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2015 Chick Flicks Short Film Submissions

  • Monday, July 13, 2015
  • Friday, September 04, 2015


  • *Must send copy of valid student ID.

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Show Us Your Shorts!
Submissions are open for the 14th Annual Chick Flicks Festival to be held at the Angelika Film Center Dallas on Thursday, October 22, 2015.


Last Deadline to Submit is September 4

 See below for submission dates and discounts. 



Our 2015 categories are:

  • Female Filmmakers - open to shorts directed by a woman. Shorts are also eligible if women are in two (2) or more of the following above-the-line positions: writer, producer, director of photography or editor. Official selections in this category qualify for the Best of Fest Award and the Audience Choice Award.
  • Short Flicks by Texas Chicks - requires all of the above plus ties to Texas. Official selections in this category qualify for the Best of Fest Award, Audience Choice Award and Texas Award.


The Best of Fest winner will receive a cash award.

The Texas Award winner will receive a cash award.

Audience Choice winner will receive prize packages. 



Official selections will be notified by early October 2015. A panel of industry professionals will choose the Best of Fest winner, as well as the Texas Award winner. The Audience Choice winner will be chosen via audience ballot.


Regular Deadline: August 14, 2015   
WIFD Member: $20
Student: $25
Non-WIFD Member: $30

Final Deadline: September 4, 2015
WIFD Member: $25   

Student: $30
Non-WIFD Member: $35   


We accept narrative, documentary, animated, and experimental short films in any genre with a runtime of 25 minutes or less. Films must have been completed after January 1st, 2011. No premiere status required.

WIFD MEMBERS - Your entry will also be considered for the 2016 Women in Film and Television International (WIFTI) Short-case to screen in cities all over the world. WIFD MEMBERSHIP IS REQUIRED FOR ELIGIBILITY.

What to submit:   

  • Your Short Film via password protected link (i.e., Vimeo or YouTube) - No DVDs
  • Filmmaker Bio (max 90 words) - Word or PDF file
  • Film Synopsis (max 50 words) - Word or PDF file
  • Production Stills (1-3) - 300dpi JPG file

How to submit:

Email attachments and password protected video link to: chickflicks@wifdallas.org


Please Note: We are only accepting electronic submissions. No postal mail will be accepted. 



  • Must be 18 years or older to submit.
  • Film must be in English, or have English subtitles.
  • Film may not exceed 25 minutes in length (including titles and credits).
  • Narrative, documentary, animated, and experimental short films in any genre are accepted. No music videos.
  • Film must have been completed after January 1, 2011.
By submitting your film to the 2015 Chick Flicks Film Festival you are agreeing to these TERMS & CONDITIONS.


Dennis Bishop
Motion Picture Production Chair - KD Conservatory

Sylvia Komatsu
Executive Vice President & Chief Content Officer - KERA/KXT

Linda Stogner
Writer/Producer/Performer - Backdoor Comedy/KERA

Amy Talkington
Writer/Director - Los Angeles

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