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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 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 2020 are now closed.
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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 28th Mardi Gras Film Festival (Feb) are open and will close November 8, 2020.
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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 Queer Screen 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.

Submissions are now closed. Winners for round 5 were announced in January 2020.

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.