Pride 2020: September

Pride Day: Sat 11 July

Audience at Queer Vision

Queer Vision Film Festival

Curated by Bristol Pride, Queer Vision is the Bristol Pride film festival and presents a diverse programme of LGBT+ films from around the globe, including independently-made feature, animation and award-winning short films

Our focus is on widening engagement, increasing audience viewing and screening opportunities of and for LGBT+ content films and filmmakers

Starting as a film festival as part of Bristol Pride when the BFI stopped touring the annual LGBT+ film festival, the festival has grown and grown and now hold regular events and activities outside of Pride including partnership with national release LGBT+ films throughout the year

We’re also proud to partner with IRIS Prize and Queer Vision is a selection partner for their Best of British, in fact, the winner from Bristol in 2018, Beyond: There’s Always a Black Issue, Dear went on to win the competition.

Best of British 2020 Submissions

2020 Submission NOW OPEN

You have until April 30th to submit your film.

We are currently open for submission for Best of British, in partnership with Iris Prize. We screen a shortlist of films as part of Pride 2020 and select a winner who will automatically be submitted directly into the shortlist of the Iris Prize Best British short category.

The winner of the Iris Prize Best British Short 2020 will receive a package of sound post-production services sponsored by Pinewood Studios Group, valued at £20,000. They will also be invited to Cardiff to sit on the 2021 Iris Prize Best British Jury. Whats more, new for 2020 all films in the Iris Prize Best British shortlist will be broadcast on Film4 and streamed on their online streaming service, All 4. All Iris Prize British short films will also be considered for the Iris Prize shortlist.

All entries should be by, for, about or of significant interest to gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, non-binary or intersex audiences, and must have been completed within 2 years prior to the Iris Prize 2020 submission deadline (That is they must have been completed since 22 June 2018).

All short films must having a running time of 39 minutes or less.

All submissions must agree to and abide by the rules & terms of the the 2020 Best British Iris Prize LGBT+ Film Festival.

To make a submission and for more details visit the Queer Vision Film Freeway Site

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