San Antonio Q Fest: LGBT International Film Festival

San Antonio Q Fest: LGBT International Film Festival
PO Box 120185
78212
San Antonio, TX, United States

Tel: 210-287-3970

2017, Accepting submissions
Submission deadline: Fri 22nd Sep 17
Fri 13th Oct to Sun 15th Oct

Festival Overview

San Antonio Q Fest: The San Antonio LGBTQ International Film Festival is committed to showcasing and bringing awareness of the diverse culture and perspective of the LGBTQ Community to the greater San Antonio area. The festival will feature cinematic works recognizing and celebrating a multicultural world.

Awards

The San Antonio Q Fest:LGBT International Film Festival Jury will award honors in:
Best Feature
Best Short
Best Documentary
Best Alternative
Audience Choice
San Antonio Q Fest Jury Prize for Best Overall Film

Genres

Action Animation Comedy Documentary Drama Gay and Lesbian Horror Independent Musical Romance Short Thriller Women

Submit your film via festival focus
San Antonio QFest Open Call
Submission Fee: $30
We are accepting the following types of films-

Feature Drama
A Narrative Feature Drama will tell a story using dramatic conflict. There should be character development on an emotional level. The audience should feel like they are on an emotional journey with the characters that portray a realistic version of the LBGTQ community. A Narrative Feature will be 60 minutes or more in length.

Drama Short
Drama short will tell a story using dramatic conflict. There should be character development on an emotional level. Relational and emotional development of the characters should be the main focus of the film. The audience should feel like they are on an emotional journey with the characters that portray a realistic version of the LBGTQ community. The drama short should not exceed 45 minutes.

Feature Comedy
This category should focus on comedic situations and story lines that bring a smile to the audience. The goal of the filmmaker should be to get as many laughs as possible from their storytelling. Comedy should be the driving force of the film and should generally end in a happy ending for the characters. (This is not mandatory.)

Comedy Short
This category should focus on comedic situations and story lines that bring a smile to the audience. The goal of the filmmaker should be to get as many laughs as possible from their storytelling. Comedy should be the driving force of the film and should generally end in a happy ending for the characters. (This is not mandatory.) Film must not exceed 45 minutes

Documentary Feature
Documentary films would be films that depict a situation, an event, a life story, etc that utilizes factual content without fictitious elements. These stories should involve the LBGTQ community in a realistic way. Examples of documentaries would be: Transgeneration, For The Bible Tells Me So, Common Threads, The Times of Harvey Milk, Before Stonewall, and Paragraph 175. Documentaries must be between 60 and 120 minutes.

Documentary Short
Documentary shorts are films that depict a situation, an event, a life story, etc that utilizes factual content without fictitious elements. These stories should involve the LBGTQ community in a realistic way. Examples of documentaries would be: Transgeneration, For The Bible Tells Me So, Common Threads, The Times of Harvey Milk, Before Stonewall, and Paragraph 175. Documentaries must not exceed 45 minutes.
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Known festival contacts Contacts
James Poindexter
Festival Co-Chair

Entries

Open to the public

Eligibility:

Qualified entrants will present films that are not in wide release and have not been produced prior to 2009.

Formats:

DVD
Online Screener
Without A Box http://www.withoutabox.com/login/13367
Film Freeway https://filmfreeway.com/festival/SanAntonioQFest

Fees:

Film Submission Fees and Deadlines-
$30.00 (U.S. Dollars) by September 1, 2017 (U.S. Dollars)
$40.00 (U.S. Dollars) by September 11, 2017 (U.S. Dollars)
$50.00 (U.S. Dollars) by September 22, 2017 (U.S. Dollars)

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