Out Film CT is a nonprofit cultural organization dedicated to presenting outstanding LGBT (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender) cinema throughout the year, culminating in the nine-day Connecticut LGBT Film Festival. Connecticut's longest-running film festival holds a special place in our state’s cultural landscape, bringing the community together to introduce, celebrate and rediscover the ideas and values that make the LGBT community unique.
Awards & Prizes
Audience Award - Best Feature Film
Audience Award - Best Documentary
Jury Award - Best Feature Film
Jury Award - Best Documentary
Jury Award - Best Short Film
Award certificate for each prize
$500 in cash available for Audience Awards & Best Short Film Jury Award
Rules & Terms
You must hold all necessary rights for the submission of your film to the festival. Entries must contain LGBT content. Entries are accepted starting September 1 for the following May's festival. Entries must be received by March 1 of the festival year. Due to the high volume of entries, we strongly encourage early submissions. Screeners received after March 1 will considered for the next festival year. We accept rough cuts and working versions, but they must be submitted by the entry deadline.