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AWARDS


1-We believe each single entry deserves to be considered because we appreciate your work and we know how hard it is to create a piece of art. It’s your right to show off to your friend and fans, and let them know how dedicated and passionate you are to work on your dream. Therefore, we do our best to consider your piece of art, films, videos, talents, and crew, as much as we can if it is within our standards.


2-Top ( Juries & audience ) favorite winners might receive a very beautiful hand crafted 24 k gold plated Trophy is designed by Elham Madani, the Festival Founder/Director and a limited beautiful sash together with many more surprises from various Film Festival Sponsors (some condition applies).


3-This year’s live screening and award ceremony will be held twice, mid-July and mid-December in Hollywood. We will notify our winners of the exact date and location.


4-All of the submitters will receive email invitations to attend the ceremony in Hollywood.


5-Jury’s top 5 favorites will be eligible to receive a hand crafted and engraved 24 carat gold plated statuette as well as a limited edition embroidered sash designed exclusively for the WIND Film Festival.


6 -Festival officials can send printed certificates via mail to finalists who choose not to attend the event. However, the winners are required to pay for postage and will not receive a trophy or sash.
7-Winning films will be screened if they meet the jurors’ criteria (i.e. if they pass the censorship and meet the technical requirements). The festival committee reserves the right to deny screening. All accepted filmmakers, however, will be honored during the Award Ceremony. Many more surprises will be added soon, so stay tuned! Each category may have more than one winner.



At the end of each year winners might compete for more categories listed below for additional special Awards such as:


ElHAM Award

EZWAY Award

Audience Award




The Humanitarian Award  for best Feature film
Peace Award for Feature Film
Independent Spirit  Award for Feature Film
Women of the year Award
Humanitarian Award ( Female)
Peace Award ( Female)

Screen plays will compete for:
Best Low Budget Feature Screenplay Award
Best Special Mention Screenplay Award
Best Humanitarian Screenplay Award
Best Independent Spirit Award
Best Short Script Award
Best Feature Script Award




Best of luck every one !And welcome home,

"WIND International Film festival", W.I.F.F. 2016

 



 
This film festival is open to both women and men. Script Development  and Program Scripts must feature a female protagonist. Films must be produced within two years of the festival date, i.e. for 2016, films must be produced in 2014 unless approved by festival officers.The flat entry fee is $25 to be considered in competition, (except Screen play Award sections), is applicable to all deadlines re: Early, Regular, Late and Extended, and applies to all films, in all genres and/or lengths, along with screenplays. The onus is on the filmmaker, producer(s) and screenwriter(s) to decide if their project can compete on an international level. Films must be produced in 2015 unless approved by festival officials.