The theme of the conference is: "Confronting adversity: Women in Media during
conflict and crisis."
Inspiring Creativity in a Cross-Cultural Global Setting
In 2017, the IAWRT awards for excellence, will be presented in the Philippines where they began, when the Biennial returns to that country, hosted by a renewed local chapter.
Fittingly, the 2017 Awards have been revamped to better reflect the rapidly changing media world, with revamped categories,
The new coordinator, Arshiya Ahsan (pictured) is working on a broader online media presence starting with an IAWRT Awards Facebook Page and a streamlined online submission process. IAWRT International Documentary Awards 2017 now proudly accepts entries via FilmFreeway.com, the world's best online submission platform.