Call for Submissions: Reel Pride’s 18th Annual Canadian LGBTTQ* Short Films Competition

  • Call for submissions
  • Winnipeg
  • August 30, 2021

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Reel Pride Film Festival is Winnipeg's LGBTTQ* Film Festival.

Reel Pride’s 18th Annual Canadian LGBTTQ* Short Films Competition showcases LGBTTQ* short films from across Canada.

Please note: There is NO fee for filmmakers to submit films! All filmmakers whose films are chosen for the Official Selection will receive an honorarium.

SUBMISSIONS NOW OPEN: 18th Annual Canadian LGBTTQ* Short Films Competition 2021.

Submission Criteria:

– Your short film must be Canadian
– 20 minutes maximum length (including credits )
– LGBTTQ* expression and content are evident in the short’s theme, story, acting and/or the setting
– Films can be fiction or non-fiction, a biography, a documentary, youth topic, an animation, live action, experimental, or narrative
– Your short film was completed no earlier than January 1st 2018
– Only ONE short film per online entry. Please submit a separate entry for each short film.

*Short films previously submitted in 2018, 2019 and 2020, but which were not chosen for the “Official Selection,” can be re-submitted if completed by Jan. 1, 2018.

Closing Date: August 30th, 2021

This year’s Reel Pride Film Festival and Short Films Competition will be streamed virtually, through a virtual festival portal on, with any in-person events subject to evolving public health orders and best practices.

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