OUTshine is South Florida's premiere showcase for LGBT films producing a large scale festival in Miami (April) and Fort Lauderdale (October).

OUTshine - Fort Lauderdale (formerly MiFo - Fort Lauderdale), is a critically acclaimed event, based in the world-renowned South Florida city of Fort Lauderdale.
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The 10th Fort Lauderdale festival will take place from October 12 - 21, 2018.

OUTshine is committed to its mission: To inspire, entertain and educate the public, encourage a sense of community through international and culturally diverse film, video and other media that offer historical and contemporary perspectives on the gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender experience.

The festival has grown from a 3-day event in which 25 films were presented to the current format of 10 days with 65+ films. OUTshine is an internationally acclaimed event serving as a platform for numerous World Premiers, North American Premiers and East Coast Premieres.

Best Full Length Feature: Audience Favorite Selection
Runner-Up Best Full Length Feature: Audience Favorite Selection
Best Documentary: Audience Favorite Selection
Runner-Up Best Documentary: Audience Favorite Selection
Best Short: Audience Favorite Selection
Runner-Up Best Short: Audience Favorite Selection
Best Full Length Feature: Jury Selection
Runner-Up Best Full Length Feature: Jury Selection
Best Documentary: Jury Selection
Runner-Up Best Documentary: Jury Selection
Best Short: Jury Selection
Runner-Up Best Short: Jury Selection
Programmers Award For Excellence

ONLINE LINKS ONLY!

OUTshine only accepts online screener submissions. Please send Vimeo links, dropbox, secure youtube or other on-line links to joe@outshinefilm.com.

Physical screeners that are sent to the office will not be accepted, reviewed or returned.

Once we receive your link we will check FilmFreeway to ensure all of the submission process has been fulfilled.

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  • Steven Esteb

    Love this festival and the people who make it happen. Can't say enough about how wonderful MiFo is. Great time, great films, great party, great town to visit.

    October 2016