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Submit Your Film For NewFest 2018

The 30th Annual New York LGBT Film Festival


Submissions for the 30th Annual New York LGBT Film Festival (Oct. 24 – 30, 2018) are now open via FilmFreeway! To be the first to hear updates and announcements on the upcoming festival, join our mailing list.

Key dates:

  • April 1 – Submissions open
  • May 25 – Earlybird Deadline
  • June 22 – Regular Deadline
  • July 6 – Late Deadline
  • August 3 – Extended Deadline
  • September 28 – Notification Date

NewFest’s annual New York LGBT Film Festival is programmed in partnership with Outfest


For questions, submissions for year-round programming, and more information, please email