WIDC Feature Film Award (FFA)

Supported by leading Canadian screen industry organizations, CWWA administers an annual national award valued at up to approximately $200,000 in-kind towards a first or second, scripted fiction feature film project directed by a Canadian woman, anywhere in Canada. While WIDC focuses on women directors, the WIDC Feature Film Award cohort also includes the writer and producer team who will be offered a tailored mentorship, as applicable and mutually agreeable.

Sponsorships have been provided by:

In kind:
Grip & Lighting: William F. White International Inc., Walter Lighting & Grip Inc.
Post Production Sound: White Hart Post Production, Sim (Tattersall Sound & Picture)
Post Production Picture:
  Encore Vancouver,  Technicolor Toronto, Skylab Vancouver,
Post Moderne
: Panavision CanadaKeslow Camera, Sim, Post Moderne
Studio: North Shore Studios, The Bridge Studios, or Vancouver Film Studios
Executive Producing: CWWA
Clearances: The Research House Clearances Services Inc.
Insurance: Front Row Insurance
Described Video; Captioning: Descriptive Video Works , National Captioning Canada

Application Deadline: September 1, 2020

Application Form   

Application Fee: by donation / pay what you can
Due to financial stresses caused by COIVD-19 the regular fee $50 is being replaced with a pay what you can honour system. Fees are allocated towards peer jury honoraria and a cash award to the winning production.

Payable by: Cheque or Money order.
Made payable to: Creative Women Workshops Association
Send to: PO Box 34575, 1268 Marine Drive, North Vancouver, BC V7P 1T2

To submit or for more information: Awards@widc.ca

Past Award Winners