Europe! Voices of Women in Film

The Levelling (2016), directed by Hope Dickson Leach

Europe! Voices of Women in Film, an EFP programme, highlights innovative cinema by female European filmmakers. In close co-operation with Sydney Film Festival, the programme recognises new works by some of Europe's most exciting women directors and presents them in a dedicated section of the festival.

The programme is selected by Sydney Film Festival director, Nashen Moodley, and UK nominees are then supported to attend by the British Council.


To take part, applicants must:

  • be a UK female director whose film has not yet had an Australian premiere
  • be available to travel to Sydney Film Festival in June.

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Take a look at 2019's Europe! Voices of Women in Film.

Recent UK nominations include Hope Dickson Leach (The Levelling, 2016), Harry Wootlif (Only You, 2018) and Rachel Tunnard (Adult Life Skills, 2016).

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