High Falls Women's Film Festival


Kate Herrmann, Executive Director

Submission Policy:

Festival Season: Monthly

Deadline: Rolling (check website for exact dates)

Entry: $60 for features. $30 for shorts. (All films must feature a woman in a strong leading role, or be made by women.) Genres including live action narrative, live action documentary, animation, experimental, hybrid, etc.


Features, Shorts, Documentaries

Festival Season:



The High Falls Women's Film Festival, held in Rochester, NY celebrates the artistry and innovation of women in film — behind the camera, in leading roles on the screen, and at the heart of story lines. The offerings include an international slate of feature length independent films as well as shorts programs, with panels, workshops, and talks with filmmakers.