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.
One of the most prestigious awards for Australian LGBTIQ+ 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. The competition is held at the Mardi Gras Film Festival.
Submissions for My Queer Career 2021 are now closed.
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.
Every year Queer Screen Film Fest hosts a season of diverse LGBTIQ+ stories, screening international and local narrative features, documentaries and shorts.
Submissions for Mardi Gras Film Festival (Feb) and Queer Screen Film Fest (Sep) are now closed, they will reopen in May 2021.
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 Queer Screen Pitch Off are now closed.