OPENING NIGHT FILM 2020

“Be Natural: The Untold Story of Alice

Guy-Blaché”

We're excited to announce our 2020 Worldwide Women's Film Festival opening night film on February 7, 2020!! Be Natural: The Untold Story of Alice Guy-Blaché (2018) - directed by Pamela B Green, also known for Jason Bourne (2016), The Cabin in the Woods (2011), The Kingdom (2007) Narrated by Jodie Foster - https://www.imdb.com/name/nm0000149/?ref_=ttfc_fc_ cl_t32 Including interviews and special appearances from other widely known talent such as Catherine Hardwicke, Patty Jenkins, Geena Davis, Ben Kingsley, Kathleen Turner just to name a few... https://benaturalthemovie.com/in-theaters/ *********************************************** In addition to the opening film, we'd like to announce and thank Activ Intimates for being the sponsor for the Opening Night Film. We're excited they have partnered with us to share in our journey of recognizing talented women from all over world. They are recognized for being trend setters and supporting women, so it's a great fit for them to be a part of the Worldwide Women's Film Festival for 2020!! *********************************************** “A detective story wrapped up as a biopic…had me in tears by the time it ended. A stirring document of an amazing filmmaker!" - Pete Hammond, DEADLINE HOLLYWOOD “A timely contribution to the conversation about the challenges facing women filmmakers…someone who really should be better known by now.” - Leslie Felperin, The Hollywood reporter
Film Submissions Under Review We are currently reviewing submissions and notifications will be sent out to the filmmakers on December 1, 2019. The tentative program schedule will be published at that time. Earlybird VIP Festival Passes are available for sale now. Regular tickets will go on sale between December 1 - 15, 2019
WORLDWIDE WOMEN’S FILM FESTIVAL FOCUS ON THE FUTURE 2020
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NEW AWARD SPONSOR

Look out “Best Cinematography

presented by Panavision” Award!!

We’re excited to have Panavision join us as our major award sponsor for the “Best Cinematography presented by Panavision” Award. Our press release was just published Nov 4 - Go to link for full details: https://www.prlog.org/12795078-panavision-to- donate-top-cinematography-prize.pdf Excerpt from Press Release: SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. - Nov. 4, 2019 - PRLog -- Panavision, a leader in camera and optics technology for the film and television industry, will donate a Platinum camera package valued at $60,000 to the winner of the "Best Cinematography presented by Panavision" award for the 2020 Worldwide Women's Film Festival (WWFF). The award will be given at the awards ceremony on Saturday, February 8, 2020. Panavision is the world-class provider of end-to-end solutions that power the creative vision of filmmakers. Panavision’s comprehensive offerings include unparalleled optics, proprietary camera and lighting systems, and state-of-the-art post production services. Driven by a passion for collaborative innovation, Panavision provides the content creation industry with the highest standard of quality and service. Panavision’s portfolio includes the renowned brands Light Iron, Panalux, LEE Filters, Direct Digital, and Island Studios.

SUBMISSIONS ARE CLOSED

Our film festival submissions are now closed as of the October 31, 2019 and extended-extended deadline!! Earlybird VIP Full Festival Passes on Sale Now!!!

Activ Intimates

Opening Night Film Sponsor

Activ Intimates…who they are. Activ Intimates co-founders and sisters, Laurie and CJ, have a simple mission – better sex. And they are changing lingerie to get there with designs that understand a woman’s body and activate her sensual energy. Essential to their mission is supporting and empowering women as they navigate all stages of living female with meaningful information and real conversations about sexual wellness. For more information visit: www.activintimates.com. Follow Activ Intimates on Instagram, Facebook, Pinterest and Twitter @activintimates. Activ Intimates Sponsor Statement When presented with the opportunity to sponsor Be Natural: The Untold Story of Alice Guy-Blaché at the 2020 Women’s Worldwide Film Festival, we didn’t know Alice’s story. But as we learned about the life and work of this talented filmmaker, we understood why we had not heard her story. Alice once said, “History is written by men.” She must have known that she would effectively be written out of history. We are honored to sponsor this film which rediscovers and celebrates Alice’s contributions to cinematic history. Thank you WWFF for bringing Be Natural to Arizona and setting history right with this inspiring documentary of the first female film director, Alice Guy-Blaché.
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