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.

San Antonio Q Fest: The San Antonio LGBT International Film Festival is a production of Pride San Antonio. Pride San Antonio is a registered 501 c(3) nonprofit corporation. Pride San Antonio was founded in 2004 as Gay Pride SA by a group of community activists and organizers who wanted to put on a celebration of LGBT PRIDE that was all-inclusive and facilitated the needs of individuals so that individuals can facilitate the needs of a community.

In 2008 members of the Gay Pride SA Board of Directors began exploring the possibility of hosting an annual LGBT film festival and in 2013, members of the Board of Directors of the Pride San Antonio Inc, formerly Gay Pride SA, moved forward and executed Pride SA's Inaugural San Antonio Q Fest.

Pride San Antonio Inc. is operated by an all-volunteer Board of Directors and an all volunteer committee. The events produced by Pride San Antonio Inc. raise money for five local nonprofits and charities For 2019 Pride San Antonio has chosen the following as beneficiaries:

American Veterans For Equal Rights (AVER)-Lone Star Chapter
Fiesta Youth
MCC-Metropolitan Community Church
Rape Crisis Center
We Are Alive Inc.
Woodlawn Pointe

Film Submission Fees and Deadlines-
$10.00 (U.S. Dollars) EARLY BIRD by May 15, 2019
$5.00 (U.S. Dollars) EARLY BIRD-STUDENT by May 15, 2019
$20.00 (U.S. Dollars) REGULAR DEADLINE by June 30, 2019
$10.00 (U.S. Dollars) STUDENT REGULAR DEADLINE by June 30, 2019
$40.00 (U.S. Dollars) LATE DEADLINE by July 30, 2019
$15.00 (U.S. Dollars) LATE STUDENT DEADLINE by July 30, 2019
$50.00 (U.S. Dollars) EXTENDED DEADLINE by August 20, 2019
$20.00 (U.S. Dollars) EXTENDED STUDENT DEADLINE by August 20, 2019

Overall Rating
  • Richard E Haywood

    great festival, looking forward to next year

    November 2018
  • Jeffrey James Keyes

    We had an excellent experience with the San Antonio QFest - thank you for including Uniform in your lineup!

    October 2018
  • Carlos Ruano

    It was great to be part of this festival. Thank you ver much for the selection!

    November 2017
  • Nisha SUJAN

    It’s been great to be associated with this festival. Thank you so much

    October 2017
  • Edward King

    I loved my San Antonio Qfest experience. The screening venue was outstanding and the folks that I met were topnotch. If you get accepted to this festival, GO.

    November 2016