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Portland Oregon Women’s Film Festival (POWFest) 2015

The Portland Oregon Women’s Film Festival (POWFest) is now accepting entries for its eighth annual festival scheduled to take place 12-15 March, 2015.

POWFest places a spotlight on women directors by showcasing their work and empowering the community of women in film. POWFest encourages women to find their voice and to share their stories through innovative and quality filmmaking.

The organizers feature the work of today’s top women directors, honoring the true pioneers while providing support and recognition for the next generation of leading women filmmakers. Past Guests of Honor include: Allison Anders, Kathryn Bigelow, Gillian Armstrong, Amy Heckerling, Barbara Kopple, Penelope Spheeris, Ondi Timoner and Joanna Priestley.

The regular deadline for entries is Friday, 15 August 2015.

Submitted films must be directed or co-directed by women and can be of any length, style, or genre. Detailed information about submitting films can be found on the official website.

Portland Oregon Women’s Film Festival (POWFest) 2015 Entry Fees

Entry fees vary depending on the submission deadline.

  • Early Bird Deadline: Postmarked by 20 June 2014 ~ $20
  • Regular Deadline: Postmarked by Friday 15 August 15 2014 ~ $30
  • Late Deadline: Postmarked by Friday 5 September 2014 ~ $35
  • WAB Extended Deadline: Postmarked by 19 September 2014 ~ $45