SU4H2020 call For Submissions


Stand Up For Her: Inspiration 2020

Women Creating Change From The Couch

Streaming live on Saturday, December 19th, at 8 pm PST


Calling all female Middle Eastern & North African filmmakers, comedians, poets, artists, storytellers, performers and musicians!

This year has proven the sky truly is the limit for women, and as always,  with our Stand Up For Her Events, we would like to spotlight the enormous talent of our community. We call on you to share what inspires you! Please submit your best clip in line with our theme: Inspiration 2020, for a chance to be featured during our extraordinary online celebration event of meaningful work showcasing MENA women, stories and culture.


Submissions may include monologues, poetry, music, short films, comedy, dance, visual arts, and more.
We highly encourage you to collaborate with other MENA artists, performers, and creators. 

All collaborations will be entered into an exclusive raffle.



Please make sure to follow the submission and format guidelines:


Submission Guidelines:

  • Theme: Inspiration 2020

  • Submissions accepted by MENA female artists only

  • MENA Collaborations are highly encouraged!

  • Pre-recorded performances must be a max of  3 mins for standard submissions and 5 mins for stand-up comedy.

  • We would love for this event to be inspirational and positive, please refrain from submitting anything political.


Format Instructions:


  2. Format – mp4 or mov

  3. Resolution: 1920×1080 

  4. Aspect ratio: 16×9 

  5. Bit rate: 8Mbps or more

  6. Audio: If you are using separate audio capture, ideally it would be at 48k or higher

  7. Check and review the audio with headphones or in a car

  8. Horizontal video is required to fill the frame

  9. Send the file in a way that doesn’t compress the video

  10. Leave 10 seconds at the beginning and end of the performance


Women Creating Change is hereby granted the permission to use any video, stills, or excerpt from any clip submitted, on the Women Creating Change social channels, website and media outlets, without any monetary compensation and for perpetuity throughout the universe.



Submission Deadline: 12/7/2020 at 12 pm PST

The submission fee is $10. Selected performances will be showcased during our live stream on Saturday, December 19th, at 8 pm PST.


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