Wifta Film Series 2015

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Women in Film & Television Atlanta says
Each year, Women In Film & Television Atlanta (WIFTA) hosts a short film showcase that highlights the work of talented filmmakers throughout the Southeast and beyond. We accept entries from independent filmmakers from all genres – drama, comedy, action, sci-fi, animation, spiritual/gospel, documentary and experimental. The films must have strong female ties, whether it be a woman director, producer, writer, cinematographer, lead actress or a heavily female cast.

This year, for the first time, WIFTA accepted both short films and documentary features for the WIFTA Film Series on September 14 & 15, 2015 at the Plaza Theatre inAtlanta. Monetary prizes for $500 will be awarded for Best Short Film and Best Documentary Feature. Best Actor, Best Director and Best Female Representation – an award for a film that fully utilizes women both in front of and behind the camera – will also bepresented.

In 2015, we’ve received an unprecedented amount of entries from all over North America and beyond!
The winning short films and runners-up in each category will be included in the Short Film screening on Monday, September 14. The runner up and winning feature-length documentaries will be shown on Tuesday, September 15.

Winners will be announced at the Reception/Awards Ceremonies!

PLEASE NOTE: we will be screening in the upstairs theater at the Plaza Theatre. Historical building restrictions may make it difficult to easily accomodate guestes who utilitze wheelchairs. Please contact Leslie Hochsztein at leslie@wifta.org with any concerns.

MONDAY NIGHT SCHEDULE
Monday, September 14 - Short Film Winners Screening
5:30PM - 7:00PM: Reception and Awards Ceremony - Cafe 640
7:30PM - Short Film Winners Screening - Plaza Theatre
9:00PM (approx.) - Filmmaker Q&A

TUESDAY NIGHT SCHEDULE
Tuesday, September 15 - Documentary Feature Film Winners Screenings
5:00PM: Documentary Feature Runner-up Screening - Plaza Theatre
5:30PM - 7:15PM: Reception and Awards Ceremony - MINT Gallery
7:30PM - Documentary Feature Winner Screening - Plaza Theatre
9:00PM (approx.) - Filmmaker Q&A

TICKETS
Please purchase your tickets ahead of time here! If tickets are still available at the door, they will be cash only.

RESOLUTION RENTALS DISCOUNT
Thank you to one of our sponsors, Resolution Rentals! They have generously created a code for a discount off their services on behalf of the WIFTA Film Series.

Use code: WIFTA25 to receive 25% off of your video and photography gear rental with www.resolutionrentals.com.
Resolution Rentals is a professional film, video, and photography rental house based in Northern Liberties, Philadelphia. We are committed to equipping you with the tools you need, anytime, anywhere.

We do this by offering a top-of-the-line selection of gear at reasonable prices, getting products to our customers on time, and ensuring that we deliver on our promises.
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By: Women in Film & Television Atlanta

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