The WIN Awards: Call for submissions!

September 1st, 2009 by holliemiller | Print

WIN Combines Its Two Annual Events: The WIN Awards & The WIN Film Festival
WIN Now Accepting Film Entries

former nominee Meryl StreepAugust 24, 2009 (Los Angeles) Women’s Image Network announces The WIN Film Festival (formerly WINFemme) 2009 Entry Call, seeking independent narrative and documentary features as well as short film entries. The Early Entry Deadline is August 31st while the Final Entry Deadline is September 15, 2009.
While The WIN Film Festival supports (male and female) independent filmmakers who create dimensional female media images, The WIN Awards pay tribute to competing studio films and network television that either feature a female protagonist or are created by women.
Now in its sixth year, The WIN Film Festival 2009 will be held November 1st to 3rd in Los Angeles and will book end The WIN Awards, its annual high-profile event which will be held on Monday, November 2nd.

The WIN Awards 2009
Honors competing broadcast network television shows and released studio films. To be held on Monday, November 2, 2009.

The WIN Awards Woman of The Year 2009 Honoree
TBD

WIN Mission
Since 1993, Women’s Image Network, (WIN), a non-profit charity has produced The WIN Awards to thank film and television producers, directors, actors and executives, who create dimensional female media images and thereby promote economic and social parity.

WIN History
A few former WIN Award honorees and recipients include: Meryl Streep, Lily Tomlin, Cloris Leachman, Helen Mirren, Lauren Bacall, Drew Barrymore, Jodie Foster, Jane Campion, Lynn Redgrave, Laura Ziskin, Lauren Shuler Donner, Tichi Wilkerson, Ralph Fiennes, Pierce Brosnan, Diane Ladd, Catherine Hardwicke and Gurinder Chadha. Previous Event Chairs are Martha Luttrell, Susan Sarandon and Jane Fonda while on behalf of Robert Redford, Mary McDonnell presented our 2007 Woman of The Year tribute to Barbara Boxer.

The WIN Award present awards in seven competive categories. Former hosts, presenters and participants are: Rachel Weisz, Katie Holmes, Seth Rogen, Jon Peters, Angelina Jolie, Frances Fisher, Harry Shearer, Sam Neill, Lili Fini Zanuck, Kathy Griffin, David Brown and David O. Russell.

In addition to producing The WIN Awards show WIN also created the ABC Primetime Special 50 YEARS OF FUNNY FEMALES.
Find additional information at The WIN Awards website

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