Iris Community, Education & Micro Short Awards

As part of our ongoing Outreach work at Iris we are inviting film submissions to compete in the Iris Prize Community, Education and Micro Short Awards. For the first time in 2021, these awards will be held at Iris Prize LGBT+ Film Festival, Cardiff in October.


IRIS PRIZE COMMUNITY AWARD

This category is open to  community groups based in the UK. Your short film must be 20 minutes or less and should be related to or be of interest to LGBT+ audiences and completed within 2 years prior to the submission deadline. We consider a Community Group to be a group which works for the public benefit or the benefit of its members, or a group who share a common interest (such as sports teams; choirs etc.) Charities or public sector organisations would be considered eligible to submit under this category, but we would not accept submissions from commercial businesses.

The winner of the Iris Prize Community Award will receive £250 prize money to enable them to make further films.

IRIS PRIZE EDUCATION AWARD

This category is open to schools/colleges/other education establishments or youth groups based in the UK. Your short film must be 20 minutes or less and should be related to, or be of interest to LGBT+ audiences and completed within 2 years prior to the submission deadline. At least 90% of participants involved in making the film must be under the age of 20 years.

The winning school or youth group will receive £250 prize money to enable them to make further films.

IRIS PRIZE MICRO short AWARD

This category is open to any individual or group based in the UK. Your Micro short film must be 2 minutes or less and should be related to or be of interest to LGBT+ audiences and completed within 2 years prior to the submission deadline.

The winner of the Iris Prize Micro Award will receive £100 prize money to enable them to make further films.

 

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