Filmmakers from 32 countries have submitted films for the 2020 Iris Prize LGBT+ Film Festival so far, including the Central America countries of Puerto Rico, Guatemala and Panama for the first time. The Iris Prize festival team have confirmed that filmmakers from a record 32 countries have so far submitted films Continue Reading
£30,000 prize will allow Lara to make a new LGBTQ+ short film in Wales – becoming the eleventh Iris production Directed by Lebanese filmmaker Lara Zeidan, Three Centimetres has been announced the winner of the Iris Prize 2018, Cardiff’s International LGBT+ Short Film Prize – the first time in the festival’s 12 year Continue Reading
BFI Flare Film Festival and British Council share this year’s #FiveFilmsForFreedom On Sunday evening, as part of the BFI Flare London Film Festival and in partnership with the British Council, excerpts from five short films which recognise and celebrate queer lives were projected onto the Tower of London. The films from Continue Reading
Submissions are now open for the 2018 Iris Prize Festival, with a total prize fund of £50,000! Organisers of the Iris Prize have today confirmed that the £30,000 Iris Prize, awarded to the best LGBT short film, will continue to be the world’s largest short film prize, thanks to the generous Continue Reading
This year’s Iris LGBT Film Winners announced at carnival celebration in Cardiff Mother Knows Best (Mamma Vet Bäst) directed by Swedish filmmaker Mikael Bundsen has been announced as the winner of the 2017 Iris Prize, Cardiff’s International LGBT Short Film Prize. The £30,000 prize will allow Bundsen to make a new short film Continue Reading
One includes an animation about a gay man who lives with a real live bear.
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Organisation to continue supporting LGBT filmmakers with a greater emphasis on making Iris available across the UK to build audiences for LGBT stories.