My Queer Career Entry Form
Presented by Queer Screen as part of Queer Screen's Mardi Gras Film Festival every February, My Queer Career aims to showcase the best in Australian short filmmaking of interest to, or created by Queer (LGBTIQ) identified screen practitioners.

Sponsored by the Stephen Cummins Film Trust – the Best Film award carries a $3000 cash prize as well as automatic entry into the Iris Prize. There are also awards in many other categories!

In 2020, Queer Screen celebrates 27 years of being Australia’s leading Queer Screen & Arts organisation and we are searching for the finest Australian short films to be part of My Queer Career at Queer Screen’s 27th Mardi Gras Film Festival.

Entries can only be submitted as an online link to view through download or stream.

Resubmissions are not permitted unless Queer Screen has requested it.

Entries close November 12, 2019.


Note - If you submit to My Queer Career you are automatically submitted for Mardi Gras Film Festival and do not need to fill out the MGFF submission form as well.
Title of Film: *
Your answer
Online Screener Link and Password *
Your answer
Year Of Completion: *
Film Type: *
What LGBTIQ representation is present in the film? (Tick all that apply) *
Is this an Australian produced work? *
Director *
Your answer
Short Synopsis: *
Your answer
Duration *
Your answer
Producer/ Rights Holder: *
Your answer
Premiere Status at time of submission: *
Indicate which members of your key team identify as part of the LGBTIQ Community? *
Website (if applicable):
Your answer
Exhibition Formats: *
Is the film available to view by the public through online/streaming? *
If Queer Screen was able to stream the My Queer Career finalists to a national audience, after the festival would you be interested? *
Answering Yes or No has no bearing on whether your film will be selected as a finalist
Screen Ratio: *
Your answer
Original language/s: (all non-english films must be subtitled in English) *
Your answer
Principal contact: *
Your answer
Position/Title: *
Your answer
Email Contact: *
Your answer
Phone: (With International Code) *
Your answer
Rules and Terms and Conditions
Regulations and conditions of entry
1. All films submitted must be about or of significant interest to the LGBTIQ/Queer community
2. Industrial, promotional and instructional films are ineligible.
3. It is Queer Screen's policy not to offer comments or reasons when submissions are not invited to participate.
4. Once a film has been submitted, it cannot be withdrawn.
5. Resubmissions are not permitted unless Queer Screen has requested the film be resubmitted
6. Queer Screen, its officers, agents and employees take no responsibility for any infringement of copyright, performers' rights, defamatory, illegal or obscene material or other liability whatsoever contained in or arising out of films/videos submitted.
7. There is no entry fee for submissions.
8. All non-english films must provide an exhibition copy with English Subtitles
9. My Queer Career is eligible for entry by Australian filmmakers only
10. Submission of a film represents agreement with the terms and conditions set out herein.
Do You Agree To The Rules and Terms and Conditions *
I certify that I hold all necessary rights for submission of this film to My Queer Career, and if selected, grant permission to Queer Screen to screen the film in My Queer Career/Mardi Gras Film Festival (or any other screening event mutually agreed) and to reproduce a fragment of the film and/or use the films trailer for promotional purposes related to the festival or agreed screening.
Do You Agree To The Declaration *
Name *
Your answer
Date *
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