This festival is designed to showcase the best of LGBT stories from 2016-17. We accept screenplays (short, TV Pilot, feature) and short films from all corners of the world.

We are proud to showcase a winning LGBT screenplay at our festival every single month!! Go to the site and watch the winning readings each month.

All entries receive full feedback from the industry. Accepted screenplays get their screenplays performed by professional actors. Accepted short films get their movie showcased at the FEEDBACK Film Festival at the Carlton Cinemas, located in The Village in downtown Toronto.

One of North America’s leading gay destinations, Toronto has been holding Pride observances since the ’70s. The Pride parade draws more than 1.2 million spectators and participants annually, making it one of the top such draws in the world. Before the parade, the festival will take place. The cinema is located in the Church & Wellesley area, where all of the Pride Events take place.

Next events:
November 23, 2017.
February 23, 2018
May 31, 2018

Awards & Prizes

For examples of what you’ll receive, watch the best of videos from the festival in 2016:

LBGT Winning Screenplays:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?list=PL-0CVDAfvxipAs5K-4inkEO_qClH6eVkw&v=k3tLNO_8ilI

LGBT Short Film Videos:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?list=PL-0CVDAfvxirbP5076b37hmkhp-oa0kzZ&v=cIaDt3vIlY0

Rules & Terms

All submissions must be LGBT oriented.

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    Todd Jackson

    Entering this festival was awesome! Their team responded promptly and even provided feedback to help me improve my script. It was a great experience! It's always nice hearing directly from the team at the festival and getting quality feedback.

    July 2017
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    Zsolti Szabó

    The whole process has been wonderful, the team was extremely helpful and great with communication, they even converted my film last minute before screening as it was not fit for their system! Their feedback video left me in tear, it was so great to hear directly from the audience what they thought about our work. Thank you so much all!

    July 2017
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    David Brichetto

    Great festival with a fantastic, dedicated staff! Thanks!

    July 2017
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    Andy Galloway

    This was an excellent festival to participate in. The number of people that saw my work was fantastic. Due to the immensity of the festival, at times it seemed that you had to search for answers on your own. This however was made up for by the feedback that arrives after the festival, when the work is transferred to a smaller venue.

    July 2017
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    Vishal Srivastava

    This was an amazing experience and I must recommend this one to everybody, especially the feedback video was mind blowing. Not only does it serve as a very good PR exercise and marketing, it also serves as a confidence boosting mechanism and also triggers a learning process through the feedback we get from the live audiences. Personally to me, this has been one of the best festivals I have been a part of and is a memory that I'll always cherish. Cheers

    July 2017