Eastern Illinois University
Call for Submissions
The Central Illinois Feminist Film Festival


Deadline: March 1, 2017
Festival: March 22, 2017-March 31, 2017 Online

We are looking for short films of high artistic quality that satisfy at least two of the following criteria:

1. Films created with an emphasis on gender and/or social justice issues
2. Films that link local and global issues
3. Films created by people underrepresented in the media field (women, people of color,
queer/transgendered people, people with disabilities)
4. Films made by people from the Central Illinois area

How to submit:

1. Submit through Film Freeway:
2. Send a video through Youtube, Vimeo, Dropbox, etc., to

Please include a cover letter with all submissions.

Other Guidelines:

1. Films should be short: under 10 minutes in length.
2. Film should be labeled with your name, address, and email address and
the title of your film.
3. In your cover letter, explain how you and your film fit our criteria and include a two-three
sentence synopsis.

Note: There is no submission fee for this film festival.

This film festival promotes the mission of our Women’s Studies Program: to promote an understanding of how issues related to gender, age, race, economic status, sexual identity, and nationality affect women's lives and the communities in which they live. In order to promote an equitable and sensitive environment for all persons, Women’s Studies also responds to issues affecting women on campus and in the community.

For more Information:
Central Illinois Feminist Film Festival
Women’s Studies Program
Eastern Illinois University
Charleston, IL 61920
Attn: Robin Murray

Thanks to UC Davis Film Fest for information regarding the Call.