2015 The 2nd TIQFF Taiwan Queer Awards Call for Entry


The 2nd TIQFF Taiwan Queer Awards Call for Entry

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In 2014, the 1st edition of Taiwan International Queer Film Festival (TIQFF), organized by Taiwan International Media and Education Association (TIMEA), has launched with aims to create a festival focused on and dedicated to LGBTQI and relevant issues.  With great success for its grand debut, the 2nd TIQFF and Taiwan Queer Awards will collaborate with the most-anticipated Asian queer event -- Taiwan LGBT Pride -- in October 2015.  2015 TIQFF continuesd to focus on Asian LGBTQI issues, including films by established Chinese queer filmmakers as well as submissions from emerging new talents. For the first time, the partnership expands to Oceania and thus reinforces TIQFF’s exposure and connection to the international community. TIQFF shall serve as the best platform for Chinese queer films filmmakers.

DATE:Oct. 23rd (Fri) – Nov. 1st (Sun) in Taipei. (Screening Schedule in Kaohsiung and Taichung will be announced later)
ORGANIZER:Taiwan International Media and Education Association (TIMEA)
SUBMISSION:Jan. 23rd (Fri), 2015 
DEADLINE:Jun. 19th (Fri), 2015 (Include 19th, by postmark)


1) All submitting films must be completed after 2010
2) Duration of the submitting film should be no more than 45 minutes, of any genre or filming format, and the topic / key message of the film should be LGBTQI-related.
3) Film should be in Chinese language (including official and vernacular language used in Chinese-speaking territories)
4) All images and sound/music used in the film should be legally authorized for public screening; the applicant shall bear the full responsibility for its copyrights.


1) Application should be submitted online no later than Jun. 19th, 2015.
2) Each submission should accompany three DVDs or link for screener, DVD should be received by TIMEA by  Jun. 19th, 2015 with registered mail or courier; link for screener should be filled in the application form online.
    Add: 12F/6, No 128, Sec 2, Dunhua S Rd, Taipei City 106, Taiwan
    ATTN: Submission for The 2nd TIQFF

3) Taiwan Queer Awards will be sponsored exclusively by Portico Media.
丁字酷獎        NTD 50,000 cash award and certificate
三角酷獎        NTD 30,000 cash award and certificate 
四角酷獎        NTD 20.000 cash award and certificate
4) All nominated films will be screened at the 2nd Taiwan International Queer Film Festival.


1) Subtitle - Nominated film will be screened in both Mandarin and English. The production company is obliged to provide relevant subtitle material.
2) Publicity and Promotional – The production company agrees to provide trailer, film stills,original sound tracks, profile photo of the director / actor (resolution at least 300 dpi) for promotional use by the festival.
3) Screening – The festival accepts only DCP or Blu-Ray for official screening.


PHONE:+886-2-2701-9901 ext 23
EMAIL:[email protected]

 ** Submission Closed **