The Melbourne Queer Film Festival is the oldest, largest and most successful queer film festival in Australia. We screen over 120 sessions of gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender and intersex films over 12 days running through March.
We also hold a 2nd festival in October (dates TBC) which your project will be automatically eligible for if not selected for March.
MQFF supports local and international filmmaking talent through our various Jury & audience choice awards. This includes the City of Melbourne Award for Best Australian Short which automatically qualifies the recipient for our nomination in the Iris Prize - the largest prize for a gay or lesbian short film in the world.
Films submitted for MQFF 2021 should be of interest to the LGBTIQ community (gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, intersex, questioning/queer).