The Portland Oregon Women’s Film Festival (POWFest)

The Portland Oregon Women’s Film Festival (POWFest)

Type: Dedicated shortfilm festival
Location: Portland,
Start Month: March


POWFest’s overall goal is to provide space where women can thrive as media makers. We accomplish this by putting strong, women-directed films on screen, growing the next generation of women filmmakers, and making it easier for women to make films.

Submission Requirements:

*Films and videos of any length or genre: narrative, documentary, animation, experimental, young filmmakers, music videos and web series are accepted by POWFest.
*Submissions must be directed or co-directed by a woman.
*POWFest accepts pieces completed within the last three years. No works in progress.
*A separate entry form and fee is required with each submission.
*Films must be submitted via an online submission method.
*Non-English language films must be subtitled in English.

Submission Deadline: September


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