It’s our favorite time of the year! Submissions are now open for the 2022 Athena Film Festival, the 2022 Athena List and the 2021 Athena Virtual Writer’s Lab. Not sure which program is right for you? Let’s run a few scenarios.
“I have a completed short film about women leaders!”
Submit it to the 2022 Athena Film Festival!
“I have completed and developed a script about women leaders that has already gone through a lab or workshop.”
Submit it to the 2022 Athena List!
“I have a feature film script or a TV pilot about women leaders that I want to workshop.”
Submit it to the 2021 Athena Virtual Writer’s Lab! Submit your feature film script through our Screenwriter Portal or your TV Pilot through our TV portal.
2021 Athena Virtual Writer’s Lab – Submissions Open June 1 – July 8, 2021
The Athena Film Festival at Barnard College Virtual Writers Lab is a Creative Development program workshop for emerging women writers. The Lab provides women storytellers with creative feedback, pitch training, and a robust supportive network. Learn more about the Screenwriting Lab here! Learn more about the TV Writing Lab here!
2022 Athena Film Festival – Submissions Open June 1 – August 15, 2021
The Athena Film Festival at Barnard College celebrates extraordinary films from across the globe that tell the stories of fierce and fearless women leaders. Learn more here!
2022 Athena List – Submissions Open June 1 – September 15, 2021
The Athena List is an annual script competition that selects exceptional scripts with women leaders at the heart of the story. As the central program in the Athena Film Festival’s Creative Development program, The Athena List’s goal is to raise the profile of the scripts and the writers within the industry with the purpose of getting these movies made and elevating their careers to the next level. Learn more here!