Be a part of LUNAFEST, a traveling festival of short films by, for, and about women.

The 13th Annual LUNAFEST Film Festival is seeking a diverse range of short films which embody the unique, touching, and inspirational roles of women in our local, national, and international communities. Films must be 20 minutes or less in runtime, and directed and/or produced by a female. There is no limit on the year of production. Winning filmmakers are awarded $1,000 USD cash.

The Midway Deadline is February 1.

Submit your film today for the chance to showcase your work in 150 cities across Canada and the U.S. in front of 20,000 people in 2013 and 2014!

Select a Category of Entry to continue.

USA applicants: By, For and About Women
Films directed and/or produced by women are accepted for this category.

FILMS MUST BE LESS THAN 20 MINUTES.International applicants: By, For and About Women In order to qualify for this category the film MUST have been produced outside of USA, and directed and/or produced by women. All other films submitted to this category will be switched to the appropriate category. FILMS MUST BE 20 MINUTES OR LESS.

Please provide the information about where the film was produced in the Withoutabox cover letter section. Additional proof of film production location may be needed.

Genres: Shorts, documentaries, drama, fiction, animation, comedies, and narratives are welcome. Films must be 20 minutes or less.

In addition to providing national exposure for emerging women filmmakers, LUNAFEST also supports the communities we live in today by donating a portion of the proceeds from the festival to the Breast Cancer Fund (BCF) as well as to local host organizations. The BCF is a San Francisco based non-profit that works to identify- and advocate for the elimination of environmental and other preventable causes of the disease. 15% of all net proceeds of the festival go to the BCF and 85% go back into the local women’s organizations and communities that host the festival.

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