Call for Submissions – Stand Up For Her



Calling all female Middle Eastern and North African filmmakers, comedians, poets, storytellers, artists, performers, and musicians! Enter your submission for the opportunity to present your work in an extraordinary fundraising event celebrating female storytellers in an evening of entertainment themed: Women Creating Change.

We are now seeking 3 - 10 minute works of:

  • stand-up comedy
  • poetry
  • short film
  • songs
  • visual art pieces
  • photography
  • paintings
  • jewelry

See below for info about how to submit your work. SUBMISSION DEADLINE: July 1, 2019.

ABOUT THE EVENT:
DATE: late August, 2019.
Women Creating Change and Story Bazaar L.A. are partnering to host this exciting A-list industry event in Los Angeles featuring powerful performances by female filmmakers, comedians, poets, storytellers, artists, performers, and musicians. The event will consist of live acts, art exhibitions, a silent auction, and a sponsored cocktail hour. The theme of the evening will be Women Creating Change.

With Stand Up 4 Her, our goal is to raise $50,000 for WCC’s unique non-profit programs, which are geared toward breaking down barriers and creating opportunities for MENA female filmmakers and performers through special collaborations, showcases, and mentorship initiatives. All proceeds* from Stand Up 4 Her will directly benefit Women Creating Change and our ongoing programs. *For any visual artworks auctioned, a percentage of the proceeds will benefit WCC and the remainder will directly benefit the artist.

HOW TO SUBMIT YOUR WORK FOR CONSIDERATION:

  1. First, know what we’re looking for. Download and prepare to follow the Submission Guidelines for your particular submission type.
  2. When you are 100% ready to submit your materials, click below to be taken to the PayPal page and pay the submission fee of $10.
  3. After you’ve submitted your payment, you will be taken to the Stand Up For Her Participant Submission Form, where you will be asked enter your information and submit your work for consideration. NOTE — your material MUST be submitted in the form of a link. No attachments will be accepted.
    • Name / Email / Phone Number
    • Medium of work —choose one— Short Film/ Fiction/ Poetry/ Memoir/ Stand-Up/ Music Performance/ Visual Artwork/ Other - Pitch!
    • About You and Your Submission (300 words or less). You may also upload links to social media here, if you choose.
    • Link to submission materials
    • Are you a member of WCC? (WCC membership is NOT a requirement.)
  4. Hit submit and you’re good to go! We’ll get back to you in June, thanks!

All proceeds from Stand Up For Her will directly benefit Women Creating Change and our ongoing programs for female filmmakers of Middle Eastern & North African descent. For any visual artworks auctioned, a percentage of the proceeds will benefit WCC and the remainder will directly benefit the artist.