Event / 5 Oct – 10 Oct 2021

IRIS Prize LGBT+ Film Festival

IRIS Prize

Iris Prize LGBT+ Film Festival brings filmmakers from around the world to Cardiff, Wales, UK. Iris is home to the largest short film prize in the world – the coveted £30,000 Iris Prize. Supported by the Michael Bishop Foundation, the prize allows the winner to make their next LGBT+ short film here in Cardiff.

The Iris Prize LGBT+ Film Festival takes place in person from Tuesday 5th – Sunday 10th October 2021 in Cardiff, the capital city of Wales. You can also access the festival online from Tuesday 5th through Sunday 31 October 2021.

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IRIS Prize

Iris Prize celebrates amazing LGBT+ films all year round. Over its 15 year history, Iris Prize has become a leading voice in championing LGBT+ short films, and a significant event in the British film festival calendar.

The Iris Prize LGBT+ Film Festival takes place in Cardiff, Wales, UK each October.

A BAFTA-qualifying festival for British film, Iris is also home of the Iris Prize £30,000 film award – the world’s largest short film prize. The award allows the winner to make a new short film. Watch some of the past films made by Iris Prize winners.

Iris also runs LGBT+ film screenings, mini-festivals and LGBT+ outreach projects throughout the year.