(We have finished taking submissions for this year's festival,
but we would be happy to take your submission for next year's festival. )
Second Kansai Queer Film Festival Looking for submissions
We are looking for a wide variety of films dealing with sexuality, gender or queerness for the festival opening in July 2006. Your film could be shown!
Conditions for consideration
-Works of any genre dealing with sexuality, gender or queerness (drama, comedy, documentary, science fiction, animation, music video, art, etc.).
-Works acceptable regardless of whether or not they have been previously shown
-No restrictions on runtime
Submission from filmmakers
1. Eligibility for submission
We accept submissions regardless of nationality, age, gender, sexuality, pro or amateur, individual or group.
You may submit as many works as you like.
2. Conditions for submission
-Only completed works can be submitted
-We prefer 35mm film, mini DV, DV-cam, Beta-cam, Beta-cam SP formats.
For other formats, please get in touch to discuss it with us.
-When you apply, for preview use please send a VHS, DVD or mini DV copy of the original with sound dubbing
-There is no entry fee; you can send as many works as you like with no charge.
-Please be aware that we do not guarantee that all works submitted will be shown at the festival.
3. How to apply
-First of all, please e-mail us at the following address:
firstname.lastname@example.org (submissions - Japanese)
email@example.com (English enquiries)
putting 'submission' in the subject line
-We will inform you of further details, including the postal address for preview copies
-Once mail contact is established, please send the requested information along with the dubbed tape or DVD.
-Please be aware that our response may sometimes be slow.
4. Application deadlines
Outside Japan: 31 December 2005 (first deadline)
Japan: 28 February 2006