Women Over 50 Film Festival, 20-23/9/18

Deadline | Event Dates (period)
31 July 2018
Brighton and Depot, Lewes, UK
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Festival News:

 Saturday 22 September, 11:00AM – 8:00PM (Where: Depot, Lewes): Four programmes of international, short films (drama, documentary, animation and experimental) by or about women over 50. Followed Q&A with WOFFF filmmakers. Three workshops, panel events, talks and lectures.

Tickets: Full price – £8.00. Concession – £4.00


(Archive): Call for entries


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

Your film should:

  • be under 15 minutes for animation or experimental films
  • be under 20 minutes for dramas
  • be under 25 minutes for documentaries 

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.

1 March – 31 March – Earlybird submissions – $15.00
1 April – 30 June – Regular submissions – $20.00
1 July – 31 July – Late submissions – $25.00

A bursary fund is available to assist a small number of filmmakers to submit work to WOFFF. In 2017 WOFFF offered bursaries to filmmakers with work from Afghanistan, Sri Lanka, Korea, Egypt and Iran so they could submit their film without a submission fee. To apply for a submission bursary, please request further information by contacting us at  info (at) wofff (dot) co (dot) uk


Event Dates

  • From 20 September 2018 to 23 September 2018


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