The Film Fest seeks work that confronts stereotypes, pushes boundaries, arouses and tantalizes, and above all, highlights the tremendous diversity of queer artists, locally, nationally and internationally.
VQFF presents over 75 films each year, including short- and feature-length documentaries, narrative and experimental works. They also host workshops, discussions, parties and performances.
All films selected for the Festival are eligible for the following awards:
- OUTtv People’s Choice Awards for Best Feature ($750)
- OUTtv People’s Choice Awards for Best Short ($500)
BC artists with a short film in the festival are eligible for:
- Gerry Brunet Memorial Award for Best BC short ($2,500 value) supported by Su Craik and Lisa Heddema and Directors Guild of Canada-BC.
- March 31, 2017
Regular Deadline (Free)
- April 30, 2017