Submissions by, about, or of interest to the LGBT community are now being accepted for programming consideration for the 33rd annual Out On Film LGBT film festival in Atlanta, GA, beginning September 24, 2020.


As of January, 2020, Out On Film is pleased to announce its status as an Academy Award Qualifying Film Festival. As one of only six LGBTQ film festivals worldwide to achieve this status, our mission is to become an even greater platform to elevate the community of filmmakers we support.

Submission Deadline: June 26, 2020.  Entries must be postmarked or uploaded to FilmFreeway by that date to be considered.

Entry fee: $30 for each entry.


In addition to Audience Awards in the categories of Best Overall Feature, Best Men’s Feature, Best Women’s Feature, Best Comedy, Best Documentary, Best Men’s Short and Best Women’s Shorts, we will again feature Jury Awards. 

FilmFreeway Submissions

We do take submissions directly. We highly prefer submissions through FilmFreeway.