Applications open for Queer Screen’s $10,000 Pitch Off

29 July, 2020 by Staff Writer

LGBTIQ+ filmmakers will have the chance to win up to $10,000 towards the production of a short film via Queer Screen’s Pitch Off.

Applications are open now for the pitch competition, which will see six filmmakers chosen to present their film proposal to a panel of expert assessors via a virtual event during the Queer Screen Film Festival in September.

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Projects can be narrative or documentary, and to be eligible, should deal with the experiences of people of diverse genders and sexualities. Applicants are able to pitch a web series pilot, but the story must also be able to stand alone.

Consideration will be given to relevance of story to a queer audience, strength and diversity of the creative team, timelines and production planning, and budget and project objectives.

The project must have on screen LGBTIQ+ representation, and at least one member of the key creatives (writer, director, producer) must be from the LGBTIQ+ community.

Applications close September 6 for Queer Screen members and August 30 for non-members. The Queer Screen Pitch Off will be held September 27. More info here.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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