May 23 – June 2 2013
OPEN CALL FOR ENTRIES
Feature Narratives are any works over 61 minutes in length. Documentary
Documentary submissions of any length are accepted for consideration. Short docs are 60 min or under. Feature docs are 61 min or over. Short
Short films are films under 60 minutes. However, we typically prefer short films that are under 30 minutes in length for programming purposes.
ABOUT THE FESTIVAL
For more than two decades, Inside Out has brought Toronto’s LGBT community together in celebration of the best queer film from Canada and around the world. Through our annual Festivals in Toronto and Ottawa, our filmmaker initiatives, our youth engagement and our year-round events and screenings, Inside Out is engaged every day in challenging attitudes and changing lives.
TORONTO LGBT FILM FESTIVAL
In 1991, Inside Out celebrated its first film and video festival with a small community of people who yearned to see film and video created by and about lesbians, gays, bisexuals and trans (LGBT) people. Currently the largest event of its kind in Canada, the Festival entertains film buffs of all stripes, showcasing the best and most diverse work of interest to LGBT communities. Taking place over 11 days, the Festival draws crowds of 35,000 to screenings, artist talks, panel discussions, installations and parties that highlight more than 180 films and videos from Canada and around the world. Since 2009, RBC Royal Bank has served as the Presenting Sponsor of the Toronto Festival.
OTTAWA LGBT FILM FESTIVAL
Since 2007, Inside Out has produced a four-day festival in the Ottawa- Gatineau region. With the support of Presenting Sponsor RBC Royal Bank, the Ottawa Festival showcases the best queer cinema from Canada and around the world. The event has received a warm welcome from the queer community in the region, building partnerships with local businesses and LGBT organizations and experiencing healthy growth in attendance each year with the 2010 Festival attracting more than 3,500 attendees to 12 film programs and parties.
Andrew Murphy (Director of Programming)
Andrew Murphy (Programming Manager)
Scott ferguson (Executive Director)
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