QFest St. Louis

April 4 – 8, 2018

QFest uses the art of contemporary gay cinema to spotlight the lives of LGBTQ people and to celebrate queer culture. The event will excite, entertain, and enlighten audiences of all identities.

Films may be submitted through FilmFreeway using the links to the right.

February 28, 2018

Submissions are now open.

Saint Louis Science Fiction & Fantasy Short Film Festival

May 4, 2018

Cinema St. Louis (CSL) and the Saint Louis Science Center are excited to announce the first edition of a science fiction and fantasy short film contest – an opportunity for regional filmmakers to let their imaginations shine.

This juried competition will award cash prizes to the top three entries: $500 for Best of Fest, $200 each for Best Sci-Fi and Best Fantasy selections. The winning shorts will then be featured at the Science Center's First Friday program on Friday, May 4, 2018, and will screen in the Science Center’s OMNIMAX® Theater. In addition to the three cash-prize winners, additional works will be chosen to screen throughout the First Friday program .

Only St. Louis area filmmakers are eligible to apply and must live within a 450-mile radius of St. Louis.

The event is now accepting submissions. Films may be submitted through FilmFreeway using the link to the right.

March 30, 2018

Submissions are now closed.