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Women's Adventure Film Tour

Women's Adventure Film Tour - Call for Submissions

Films featuring women's adventure activities (e.g. mountaineering, climbing, hiking, skiing, exploration, surfing, kayaking, paragliding and more). Australia, New Zealand, USA, Canada, UK, Italy, Germany, Portugal, Spain, Scandinavia, Hong Kong, Singapore, Malaysia, India and more. Touring from September 2019 and all year round.

The Women's Adventure Film Tour features some of the world's most inspiring women in adventure. This festival is a celebration of the fantastic women around us who are doing extraordinary things.

In a global first it was launched to a sell-out crowd in Sydney in May 2017 before touring to packed theatres around Australia, Hong Kong and Singapore. We are pleased to be now bringing the Women's Adventure Film Tour back for a third season in 2019 and are looking for films to include as we expand the Women's Adventure Film Tour to new locations.

Partnering with She Went Wild and in Australia, Jean Hailes for Women's Health and Girls Make Your Move, this is an extraordinary chance to have your films included in an event that is advocating for diversity and inclusion in the outdoor industry.

Each night of the Women's Adventure Film Tour includes up to 2 hours of short films that can range from 2 minutes in length up to 30-40 mins.

Awards & Prizes


We will be presenting the women's adventure film awards to the best women's films. We are looking for films that feature women doing adventure activities and / or that are produced by women focused on adventurous activities in the outdoors.

Films from all over the world will be considered and we would love to see ethnic and cultural diversity represented in the film submissions.

The overall winner of the Women's Adventure Film Awards will receive AUD$2,000 worth of camera / filming equipment as well as recognition as the status of Women's Adventure Film Award winner.

Laurel recognition will be awarded to all other directors whose films are selected for inclusion in the festival.

Rules & Terms


We are looking for submissions that celebrate inspiring women participating in adventure activities. Stories can come from any region. Your piece can be of any length ranging from <5 mins (Clip), 5-25 mins (Short Film) or greater than 25 mins (Feature Film)

There are no time constraints for when the film was produced, nor are there location constraints for where the film takes place, however, priority will be given to films produced in the last 12 months.

Online screeners and digital submissions preferred. Submission by mail will gladly be accepted, but please consider the environment in choosing your packaging material. For formats, please contact the organiser prior to submission of the preferred format (DVD, NTSC, blue ray etc). If a film is in a language other than English it must have English subtitles or dubbing to be considered.

Please include the following in your submission: synopsis of the film and a copy of the film. If your film is selected for inclusion in the Women's Adventure Film Tour you must also provide a trailer extract and still imagery for use in promotion.

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Friday 13 March, 2020
Monday 29 June, 2020

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