2018 SUBMISSIONS ARE NOW OPEN!!
EARLYBIRD DEADLINE: JULY 15, 2018
REGULAR DEADLINE: AUGUST 26, 2018
EXTENDED SUBMISSION DEADLINE: SEPTEMBER 15th, 2018.
Notifications will be sent on OCTOBER 5th, 2018.
RAINBOW VISIONS is Edmonton’s LGBTQ film festival!
Launched in 2015, the 4th edition is set to take flight from NOVEMBER 1st to 4th, 2018.
Made in ALBERTA films pay NO SUBMISSION FEE!
Our inaugural edition featured such acclaimed films as: NAZ & MAALIK, TANGERINE, THE AMINA PROFILE, our Audience Award Winner, BOY MEETS GIRL, and a visit from iconic Canadian ‘punk’ filmmaker Bruce LaBruce.
Year 2 was even bigger and better, as we featured some of 2016’s hottest queer-themed films, including PUSHING DEAD, PARIS 05:59, FIRST GIRL I LOVED, GROWING UP COY, SLASH, and our Audience Award Winner, MAJOR!
As with our sister festival, NORTHWESTFEST, our mandate is to find and showcase new & emerging filmmaking talent, and we will be programming this year’s edition almost entirely from the submissions we receive!
RAINBOW VISIONS is produced by the Global Visions Festival Society, a non-profit society that produces 2 Edmonton-based festival each year: Rainbow Visions – Edmonton’s LGBTQ Film Festival, and the NorthwestFest International Documentary & Media Arts Festival.
Awards & Prizes
Audience Award for Best Feature
Jury Prize for Best Feature Film
Jury Prize for Best Short Film