Friday, March 24th - Tuesday, March 28th, 2023

Fierce. Independent. Outspoken. Welcome to the inaugural Valkyrie International Film Festival (VIFF), a Buffalo-based celebration of films directed by women of all backgrounds. VIFF will be held every year in March, during Women's History Month. Participate in something special from the beginning! We have an abbreviated submissions period for our first year, so act now.

Submission Dates

Early Bird Deadline: October 31st, 2022

Regular Deadline: December 31st, 2022

Late Deadline: January 29th, 2023

Extended Late Deadline: February 18th, 2023

Submission Categories

Narrative Short (1 - 40 minutes)

Documentary Short (1 - 40 minutes)

Experimental Short (1 - 40 minutes)

Western New York Short (1 - 40 minutes)

Student Film (any length)

Narrative Feature (41 - 120 minutes)

Documentary Feature (41 - 120 minutes)

Experimental Feature (41 - 120 minutes)

Western New York Feature (41 - 120 minutes)

Selections will be announced February 23rd, 2023.