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Artemis Women In Action Film Festival Call for Entries

Thursday, October 13, 2016   (0 Comments)
Posted by: Andrea Meyer
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Santa Monica, CA - USA
April 21 to 23, 2017

In the Spotlight today is the 3rd Annual Artemis Women In Action Film Festival , an empowering event for female-driven films. The Festival's roots are dedicated to female driven action films, the people who pioneered and contributed to the success of the genre, and the undiscovered talent of the future. This year, Artemis has expanded its definition of 'Women in Action' to include women who take action - the activists, political leaders and everyday women who affect change in the world around them. Festival fans leave screenings inspired and their awareness awakened to the powerful roles women play in society and throughout the world.

Each year, The Artemis Film Festival honors the most talented women in the action film world and features many powerful films including India's Daughter, Fight Like A Girl, and Never Let Go. In 2016, Artemis presented an All-Star stunt panel that included some of the greatest stuntwomen working today: Zoe Bell, Jessie Graff, Heidi Moneymaker, Dayna Grant. Also honored in 2016 was writing/directing superstar Paul Feig (Ghostbusters, Bridesmaids, Spy, and The Heat ) for his work directing films showcasing women in powerful leading roles. The most recent festival also included a first-ever panel on Women Warriors that featured a legendary archaeologist, a mythology professor, a female WWII aviator and filmmakers focused on military women.

Filmmakers are invited to submit Feature or Short length films, Documentaries, and Animation. Screenwriters are welcome to submit Fiction Screenplays (100-140 pages in length) in any genre.


October 15, 2016 - Regular Deadline
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Artemis Women in Action Film Festival celebrates films of female empowerment and female action.

Artemis has quickly established itself as a premiere event for up-and-coming female-driven films and those who create them. Though only in its third year, already filmmakers and honorees have gone on to wonderful achievements. Stuntwoman Maja Aro is now a stunt coordinator for several major TV projects, Jessie Graff has become a hero to millions of Americans on American Ninja Warrior, filmmaker Jill Morley (Fight Like A Girl) has continued to create amazing female athlete film projects, and director Howard J. Ford (Never Let Go) is set to helm more feature films in 2017.

Don't miss this opportunity to join an exceptional group of strong and talented filmmakers. Qualify your Screenplay or Film today!