Mumbai Women’s International Film (MWIFF) Festival curated by Oculus Creations is set to launch itself in the month of October. The festival will be held from 9th – 13th October 2013 and is supported by Maharashtra Tourism Development Corporation-under Govt. of Maharashtra.
The aim of the festival is to bring forth the talented female filmmakers from all over the world and give them the spotlight they truly deserve. Albeit the festival highlights the works of women, it does not limit itself only to female filmmakers, it also provides ample opportunity to the male filmmakers to come forward.
The festival has a lot in its basket to offer the upcoming filmmakers from all over the world to encourage and nurture their talents. The various sections under which the films are categorized for screening in MWIFF are Short Films, Documentary Films, “HER” Film (PSA- Social Cause of Woman) and Feature Film coming under the Competition Category; World Cinebusters, World Panorama and World Premiere coming under the non-competition category.
The festival that claims to have a lot for those behind the camera and those in front of it, will see 5 days of film screenings, closing night networking parties, industry panels, post-screening discussions, masterclass, media and industry attention, celebrities, an award ceremony and a pink carpet. Expected attendees include Director Vivek Agnihotri, Cinematographer Basheer Ali, Director and Red Chillies USA Head Shailja Gupta, Ad Maker Geeta Singh, Film Maker Nandini JS, Writer Kutty Revathi and others.
Film entry submissions have already started and will close on 31st august 2013.For more details, visit www.mwiff.com.