Record number of submissions to WOFFF21

Press release issued 1 September 2021 Women Over 50 Film Festival announces 2021 programme after record number of submissions The UK’s only international film festival dedicated to celebrating women over 50 returns from 25 September to 2 October 2021.  This autumn, the Women Over 50 Film Festival (WOFFF) will screen 57 short films from over… Read more

WOFFF21 films announced

We’re delighted to announce this year’s Women Over 50 Film Festival official selections. 57 independent short films from around the world offering a dazzling display of older women’s talent in front of and behind the camera. All the films will be available to view online from Saturday 25 September to Saturday 2 October. All films… Read more

WOFFF21 coming soon!

The Women Over Fifty Film Festival returns for a seventh edition in September. We can’t wait to share details of our 2021 programme with you, after a record number of submissions from filmmakers all over the world we’re putting the final touches to what promises to be a fantastic and diverse programme. You’ll be able… Read more


SUBMISSIONS ARE NOW OPEN FOR OUR THIRD ANNUAL SHORT SCRIPTWRITING COMPETITION IN PARTNERSHIP WITH SHEDUNNIT PRODUCTIONS Our Best Short Script prize is open until 21 July 2021 and calls for as-yet unproduced, complete short drama scripts, under five minutes, that centre on a woman over 50 and/or are written by a woman over 50. The… Read more


WOFFF20 AWARD-WINNING FILMS GO ONLINE We’re thrilled to bring you a smorgasbord of WOFFF20 award-winning short films for you to enjoy at home. In partnership with Modern Films, our virtual Best of the Fest is packed with award-winning films of witches, warriors and women who roar! What’s more, you can support WOFFF and your local… Read more

WOFFF21 submissions

WOFFF 2021 submissions are now open. 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… Read more


NEW WOFFF PARTNERSHIP  We’ve got some big news to share with you about a major new WOFFF partnership. Join Nuala and Natalie from Team WOFFF as they announce this exciting new development for WOFFF21. In 2021, TENA will be the lead sponsor of the Women Over Fifty Film Festival 2021. You’ll know TENA, the makers of… Read more

WOFFF20 Awards Ceremony

WOFFF20 Virtual Awards Welcome to our WOFFF20 virtual awards ceremony. Good luck to all the WOFFF20 filmmaker and short scriptwriters! Join your hosts, Nuala O’Sullivan and Natalie Burwell, as they announce the jury prizes for WOFFF20, along with sponsors, Heidi McCormack and Steve Wardlaw from Emerald Life, as they announce the results of the WOFFF… Read more

WOFFF20 Viewing guide

WOFFF20 What to watch

Planning what to watch To help plan your WOFFF20 viewing, here are some handy categories. Maybe you want to watch eco-films, Black films, dance films or LGBTQ+ films. Maybe Scottish, Irish, or Welsh films interest you. You might be watching with children or grandchildren and want to find something that will appeal to all of… Read more