Puerto Rico Queer Filmfest (9)

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Deadlines

07 May 2017
Call for entries

28 Jul 2017
Festival closed

18 May 2018
Notification date

17 May 2018
23 May 2018

Address

PO Box 9021099,  00902-1099, San Juan,  San Juan, Puerto Rico


Festival description
LGBT
Short Films 25'<
Feature Films


 
Festival requirements
 Fiction
 Documentary
 Animation
 Fantastic
 Terror
 Experimental
 Music Video
 Other
 Any Genre
 Themes
 Does NOT have submission fees
 International Festival
 Physical Location
 Production date: Any
 Production countries: Any
 Shooting countries: Any
 Director nationalities: Any
 Debut Films 
 School projects 
 Languages 
Spanish English
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Spanish English
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-Submitted works must be a Puerto Rico premiere. They can be feature films, documentaries or short films.

-The submitted works may be fiction or documentary, feature films and shorts, and should explore LGBT issues significantly.

Festival start: 17 May 2018      Festival end: 23 May 2018

Since 2009, the Puerto Rico Queer Filmfest is the first and largest LGBTQ (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer) themed festival in the Caribbean region. We are seeking out films from all over the world to be screened at the Festival’s Ninth Edition in November 2017, as well as special screenings.

-Jury Award for Best Feature Film

-Audience Award for Best Feature Film

-Audience Award for Best International Short Film

-Audience Award for Best Local Short Film

FILM SUBMISSION GUIDELINES


1. Submitted works can be feature length or short films, fiction or documentaries,
and they should explore LGBTQ themes significantly.


2. The film must be a Puerto Rico premiere.


3. To enter your film you must send us an online screener via Festhome. You can also send preview DVDs or Blurays. If you choose to do so, they must be properly labeled and tested on several models of players before sending it to our offices.


4. PRQF will retain the preview screener DVD or Bluray for a Festival archive for internal use only.


5. Along with the preview screeners you must send a completed and signed application form. If you are submitting more than one title you must fill out one form for each one.


6. We encourage you to include promotional materials (Hi resolution images, synopsis, etc.). You can post a link to the film trailer on your email.


7. PRQF may use up to 3 minutes of footage or film stills from the work for promotional purposes (reels, programs, webpage, etc.) Any restrictions for the use of these materials must be notified in writing.


8. All entry forms and screeners must be sent by July 28th, 2017.


9. If your work is selected, you will receive a notification email and we will inform you when we require your exhibition materials.


10. Exhibition copies must be on Bluray (NTSC). We also accept a link to download
the film on HI-RES Quicktime Movie format (we prefer H.264, NTSC. We project on @1440 x 1080).


11. The applicant must pay for the shipment of exhibition materials to the Festival.
The Festival will cover the cost of return shipment of exhibition materials.


12. PRQF accepts no responsibility for loss or damage of copies during shipment to or from the Festival. In case of loss or damage during the Festival, the responsibility of the Festival is limited to the costs for repair or replacement of the print.


13. Once a film is submitted it may not be withdrawn.

  

 
  

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