Film Entry

Submission Instructions

Film Submissions to the 2023 OUTshine Film Festival - Now Open!


Earlybird Deadline: January 6, 2023
Regular Deadline: February 10, 2023
Late Deadline: March 3, 2023
Notification Date: March 24, 2023
Event Date: April 20 – 30, 2023



Earlybird Deadline
Standard: $20 USD
Gold Members: $15 USD

Regular Deadline
Standard: $40 USD
Gold Members: $30 USD

Late Deadline
Standard: $80 USD
Gold Members: $60 USD


Earlybird Deadline
Standard: $15
Gold Members: $11.25

Regular Deadline
Standard: $30
Gold Members: $22.50

Late Deadline
Standard: $60
Gold Members: $45

Submit Your Film via Film Freeway

Film Freeway

Submissions for OUTshine Fort Lauderdale are NOW CLOSED.

DCP encoding:

OUTshine Film Festival is being sponsored by Cineworx Digital Cinema Services and is offering reduced rate DCP encoding for our accepted filmmakers. If you'd like to obtain a quote please reach out to and include the runtime of your film. They are also offering upload and downloading services for those of you who already possess a DCP for delivery to OUTshine or other festivals around the country.

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