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Submissions for Frameline39 are now closed.

Founded in 1977, the San Francisco International LGBTQ Film Festival is the world's first, largest and most widely recognized LGBTQ film exhibition event. As a community event with an annual attendance of over 63,000, the Festival is the most prominent and well-attended LGBTQ arts program in the Bay Area.

Frameline39: San Francisco International LGBTQ Film Festival is a competitive film festival with cash prizes attached to each of our Audience Awards for Best Feature, Best Documentary and Best Short. Frameline39 also has two juried awards for Outstanding First Feature and Outstanding Documentary Feature.

Frameline39 will take place June 18-28, 2015 in San Francisco and the East Bay. 

Important Dates:

  • Earlybird Deadline: December 15, 2014 - $20
  • Regular Deadline: January 20, 2015 - $35
  • Late Deadline: February 17, 2015 - $60
  • Extended Deadline: February 27, 2015 - $70 (Available through Withoutabox ONLY)

The San Francisco International LGBTQ Film Festival accepts online entries submitted via Withoutabox.com, which provides cost-saving, paperless submission to film festivals around the world.

Withoutabox’s internet-only submission platform features online applications via one master entry form, online fee payments, press kits, and the option to use Secure Online Screeners, an economical, eco-friendly, and secure alternative to traditional hard-copy DVD submissions.

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