2016 Women Make Waves Film Festival, Taiwan


Deadline for Entry: May 1, 2016

Women Make Waves Film Festival, Taiwan aims to celebrate the achievements of outstanding female talents, to explore different aspects of women's lives as well as to promote equality and rights of all genders. By covering a wide range of genres, issues, and representations of women, the Festival seeks to present and honor women’s survival wisdom and power as they are turned into films and gain mainstream recognition.


The 23nd Women Make Waves Film Festival, organized by the non-profit Taiwan Women’s Film Association, will be held in Taipei in October, 2016. A portion of the selected films will be invited on a nationwide tour shortly after the screenings in Taipei city.


Submission is OPEN to feature films, short films, documentaries, animations, experimental films and innovative visual productions for digital media.

We OPEN to all kinds of subjects. Anything related to LGBTQI communities, women issues, and current events around the world, such as feminism and post-feminism. We also encourage SEXY, cutting-edge, daring films that are innovative in cinematic styles and forms, that explore the aesthetic possibilities of the cinematic medium, and that draws on influences from all types of art forms and cultures.

Films addressed to the following issues are highly welcomed.

l   Queer aesthetics

l   Female Musicians

l   Long Term medical care / women medication

l   Refugee’s experience: Focusing on sex and gender issues

l   Sexual Violence / Domestic Violence

l   Unconventional relationship of love and lust

l   New wave cinema

    The films submitted need to be directed at least by One FEMALE Director.

    The films submitted must be Taiwan Premiere.

    The films submitted must have been completed after May 1, 2014.

    NO entry fee is required.

    System: NTSC/PAL (NTSC highly preferred)

    Format: film—35mm, 16mm

               video—HDcam, Betacam, Digital Beta, Blu-ray, DCP


    Download the Entry Form on http://www.wmw.com.tw/en/ and follow the instructions to send materials BOTH by EMAIL and POST/COURIER.

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For any question, please contact us at:


Women Make Waves Film Festival, Taiwan

3F, No.16, Lane 10, Singcheng St.

Datong District, Taipei City 10353

Taiwan (R.O.C.)

T: +886-2-2557-8631 F: +886-2-2552-9728


E-mail:  wmwff2016@gmail.com , festival_tw@wmw.com.tw

Website: http://www.wmw.com.tw/en/


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