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Queer Screen has been supporting filmmakers for over 25 years and is highly committed to championing LGBTIQ filmmakers and screen content with multiple industry initiatives.

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Where can I showcase my work?

My Queer Career

One of the most prestigious awards for queer filmmakers, this competition is open to Australian-produced short films only. The major prize is $3,000 and automatic entry to the international Iris Prize.

Submissions for My Queer Career 2020 are open until November 10, 2019.

Queer Screen’s Mardi Gras Film Festival

Since 1993 the Mardi Gras Film Festival has been showcasing and celebrating world-class stories of interest to, or created by, Queer (LGBTIQ) identified screen artists.

Queer Screen Film Fest

Every year Queer Screen Film Fest hosts a season of diverse LGBTIQ stories, screening international and local narrative features, documentaries and shorts.

Submissions for Queer Screen’s 27th Mardi Gras Film Festival (Feb 2020) are open until November 10, 2019.

Queer Screen Pitch Off

Queer Screen have $10,000 to award to Australian filmmakers to produce a short film through a Pitch Competition to be held at Queer Screen Film Fest.

Submissions for Pitch Off are now closed.

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Need help getting your big idea to the big screen?

Queer Screen’s Completion Fund may be the ticket.

Round 5 will open later this month

We can support you to bring your story to life, offering financial assistance to help complete LGBTIQ screen projects, including feature films, documentaries and web series.