2012 Athena Film Festival Call for Submissions

Posted Tuesday 26 Jul 2011

Submissions are now open for the second annual Athena Film Festival.

The Athena Film Festival will accept submissions of documentaries, features and shorts from June 15 - September 15 and is looking for films:

  • That will reveal the diverse narratives of women leaders from all walks of life-narratives of ambition, courage, strength and resilience.
  • That will showcase women leaders who help us interpret the reality of the modern world-captivating stories of truth, determination, innovation and vision.
  • That highlight the talents of emerging artists-films that capture a new generation's take on what makes exemplary women leaders.

For a film to be considered it must have a female at the centre of the story. Films directed by both female and male directors are welcome as long as it fulfils this criteria. A female directed film that does not focus on a central female character will not be considered.

To enter your film please submit the following information to athenafilmfestival@gmail.com

  • A brief synopsis of the film and any relevant links (especially to trailers)
  • Type of film: documentary, feature, or short.
  • Running time, Country of origin and language of film.
  • Year the film was made.
  • Type and date of release (if applicable.)
  • Names of film festivals or other venues your film has played (if applicable.)
  • Contact information: Name, email, phone, skype and address.

Submissions need to be on DVD (in NTSC format) or available online.

The deadline for submissions is September 15, 2011. Please direct any questions you may have to athenafilmfestival@gmail.com