Who’s eligible?

Everyone is eligible to submit a film to Women Over 50 Film Festival. There’s no upper or lower age limit and it’s not only open to women. As long as your film centres on a woman over 50 or part of your core creative team is female and over 50, your film is eligible.

When can I submit my film?

Our 2017 submissions open on 1 March and close on 31 July.

The small print 

To be eligible for Women Over 50 Film Festival your film must:

  • have a woman over 50 at its centre OR be made by a female filmmaker (writer, director or producer) over 50
  • be under 20 minutes for animation, drama or experimental films or under 30 minutes for documentaries 
  • be in English or have English sub-titles

Our 2017 submissions are  hosted by Filmfreeway which offers free HD online screeners, unlimited video storage, digital press kits and more.

2017 Key dates 

1 March– Submissions open

1 March – 31 May – Earlybird submissions – $10.00

1 June – 30 June – Regular submissions – $15.00

1 July – 31 July – Late submissions – $20.00