First Annual LGBTQA ShortsFest

First Annual LGBTQA ShortsFest // First Annual LGBTQA ShortsFest

1st edition

Jan 10 - Jan 16, 2021
WALNUT , United States

Open Call Open to Public Competitive Market Special Fees

Festival type Online Festival
Types of films Animation, Commercial, Docu-feature, Documentary, Experimental, Mini-series, Music video, Narrative fiction, Series, Student, TV, Web
Film length Short

Mission / description Welcome to the first annual LGBTQA ShortsFest. Have your video discovered and build relationships. Make your message known to the world. Join us as we gather together the finest filmmakers for a week of intrigue.

All videos will be posted for free during the festival. Audience members are encouraged to vote on their favorite films using an online voting form. We welcome filmmakers to generate buzz for their film through social media.

Find the right audience for your film. Forget about the conventional film festival format. Let the audience interact with your work.

Filmmakers from all around the world are welcome to join us.

Judging begins as soon as the festival opens. Once the festival is over the votes will be counted and the winners will be posted the next day.

We will be rewarding a trophy with engraving and donating proceeds to the Trevor Project Charity.

Every day, The Trevor Project saves young lives through its accredited, free and confidential phone, instant message and text messaging crisis intervention services. A leader and innovator in suicide prevention, The Trevor Project offers the largest safe social networking community for LGBTQ youth, best practice suicide prevention educational trainings, resources for youth and adults, and advocacy initiatives.
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Class Founded: 2015
Festival category: B (international relevance, international player)
Dates Open call: Nov 01, 2015

Regular deadline: Jan 09, 2016

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Awards Total prize money: 0.00 USD
Other prizes: trophy with engraving
General rules Films not in English must be submitted with subtitles
Entry fee is Free
Must be 18 years or older
You may submit your website url (facebook, youtube, vimeo page is acceptable alternative)
Multiple submissions are acceptable
You may submit a Press Kit – Film Details, Film Screen Shots, “optional” (Movie Trailer or Clips).
Youtube, Vimeo links are acceptable
You may submit your video by dropbox, and other platforms with no password
Submit your Vimeo link using the optional enclosed settings.