Call for Entries: Frameline37


Now accepting submissions for Frameline37

Founded in 1977, the San Francisco International LGBT Film Festival is the longest-running, largest and most widely recognized LGBT film exhibition event in the world. As a community event with an annual attendance of over 55,000, the Festival is the most prominent and well-attended LGBT arts program in the Bay Area.

FRAMELINE37 is a competitive film festival with cash prizes attached to each of our Audience Awards for Best Feature, Best Documentary and Best Short. Frameline37 also has two juried awards for Outstanding First Feature and Outstanding Documentary Feature.

Deadlines & Entry Fees

  • Earlybird Deadline:  December 10, 2012 - Free

  • Regular Deadline: January 22, 2013 -  $35.00

  • Late Deadline: February 15, 2013 -   $50.00


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Withoutabox’s internet-only submission platform features online applications via one master entry form, online fee payments, press kits, and the option to use Secure Online Screeners, an economical, eco-friendly, and secure alternative to traditional hard-copy DVD submissions.