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Bay Area Women in Film & Media (BAWIFM) presents the 2014 Shorts Showcase. We are seeking independent short films, web series, music videos, and transmedia projects to be screened on November 6, 2014 at the Second Act Theater in San Francisco.

Received by Sept. 1st, 2014

- Works must have a woman in lead creative role, such as director, producer, writer, editor, or cinematographer.
- Must be a short film/video UNDER 15 MINUTES (if a web series, please submit as many episodes as you like, as long as combined they are under 15 min.)
- Must be completed no earlier than 2013
- Non-English language films must have English subtitles
- All genres are accepted

- Entrant need not be a member of BAWIFM to submit an entry
- Submission format: online link (YouTube, Vimeo, etc.) can be password protected. Our projection format for final screening is DVD.
- Entry fee: FREE for BAWIFM members, $20 for non-members (Entry fee will be waived if you join BAWIFM. For more information on joining, visit Otherwise, please register and pay here:

1) An entry form (completed and signed) > email for form. Or download on our website
2) A brief synopsis of the film
3) Press kit (if available) materials/crew breakdown, etc.
4) Bios/photos of production members (if available)
***Please provide online link for entry in email:

All submissions must be received by September 1, 2014
If you have questions please contact us at
Final selection and details of the screening to be published at on Oct. 13th, 2014.

Next TV Summit & Expo

September 10-11, 2014

Santa Clara Marriott

Santa Clara, CA

 Special 25% Discount for BAWIFM Members!

For the third year in a row, Broadcasting & Cable and Multichannel News present the Next TV Summit & Expo San Francisco, a high-level conference, expo and networking event that focuses on broadcasting, content, technology, digital media and OTT.As monetization is growing in the digital and mobile sectors, the Next TV Summit & Expo is a must-attend event for your business future.

To save $180 off the regular rate, simply enter Promo Code NEXTTV14 when prompted and register today!

BAWIFM is pleased to be a Media partner for the 2014 Next|VIDEO Conference + Expo! It is the new, must-attend show for content producers and technology specialists involved in video streaming, distribution, content creation and acquisition. Next|VIDEO’s conference program includes five tracks covering everything from video production, post-production, and enterprise media to storage workflow and delivery solutions.

Make sure you stay ahead of the curve by attending and gain access to relevant content delivered to you from some of the industry’s best!

Oct 1-3, 2014 

Pasadena Convention Center, Pasadena, California

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Visit our JOIN BAWIFM Section to learn about the many benefits of BAWIFM Membership and how to join.

Whether you are just launching your professional career or you are an established professional in the field, BAWIFM is an invaluable social and professional network of Bay Area women in film and media. As a chapter of WIFTI, Women in Film and Television Internationalour members are also connected to a global network of Women in Film/Women in Film and Television chapters worldwide with over 10,000 members, dedicated to advancing professional development and achievement for women working in all areas of film, video, and other screen-based media. 


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