Iris Prize 2016: Cardiff’s International LGBT Short Film Prize

iris-prize-2012-small1Access to short films are really gaining momentum with the advent of streaming platforms. Iris in the U.K. awards outstanding short work for LGBT filmmakers and subject matter. From their website,

The Iris Prize – Cardiff’s International LGBT Short Film Prize – is supported by The Michael Bishop Foundation and continues to be the largest LGBT short film prize in the world. With the winner receiving £30,000 to make their next short film in the UK, Iris is exactly what film makers need – funding, support, guidance and of course a warm welcome into the Iris Prize family.

To date seven short films have been produced with the winning filmmakers of the Iris Prize, with the eighth currently in pre-production. As for the ninth? Well, that could be yours.

Check out the Iris entries for 2016. The festival happens in October.


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