Submissions are open!

The Dortmund | Cologne International Women's Film Festival presents a broadbased programme with around 100 films made by women directors from all over the world. For the upcoming festival edition in Cologne, Germany (24 - 29 April 2018) we are accepting films by women directors for the following categories:

International Debut Feature Fiction Film Competition
(Prize money of € 10,000)

National Competition for Women Directors of Photography
(Prize money of € 5,000)
Please note:
this is a national competition only for DoPs living and/or working in Germany!


desired! – film lust & queer

Further information on the regulations for each competition/section, submission forms and deadlines can be found


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