The Geelong Pride Film Festival (GPFF) in an emerging LGBTIQ+ (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trans & Gender Diverse, Intersex and Queer) film festival in Geelong, Australia. Our non-profit community-run festival screens contemporary and classic LGBTIQ+ themed films in Geelong during an inclusive film festival for the whole community. In addition to our annual festival we host special one-off screenings throughout the year.
We screen a diverse mix of LGBTIQ+ feature films, short films, feature documentaries, short documentaries from across the world.
Geelong Pride Film Festival includes venue-based screenings in cinemas and theatres and selected online screenings. Cinema screenings are presented at The Pivotonian Cinema in South Geelong. Feature screenings are presented at Platform Arts theatre in central Geelong.
Occasional prizes and commissions may be awarded. Past awards have included:
- Best Short Film Concept
- Best Short Film Screenplay
- GPFF Uplift Award
Previous recipients include:
Early Career LGBTIQA+ Film Maker - Best Short Film Concept - Harriet Crawford - inaugural recipient of the GPFF for ‘THE WEDDING PLAN’
LGBTIQ+ Screenplay Commission - Joshua Machucafor 'LOVE LOCKS'
LGBTIQ+ Screenplay Commission - Andrew Blogg for 'DARYL'
Geelong Pride Film Festival Uplift Award - Daniel Orfali (Director/Writer) Megan Ellis (Producer) Aaron Drew (Cinematographer) Primrose Wohlers (Production Designer) Mitchell Scott (Sound Designer) and Evelyn Porras (Editor) - for 'LIFE IS FINE'