files/pictures/picture-35.jpg* Thursday, July 6 Sunday, July 16, 2000. Los Angeles, California, U.S.A.
The First Annual Queer Short Movie Awards presented by PlanetOut (www.planetout.com
) and IFILM (www.ifilm.com
) highlights films and videos by, for, about, or of-interest to gay, lesbian, bi or transgender audiences. Cash awards include one Grand Prize of US$10,000 and five First Prize awards of $1000 in each of the following categories: drama, comedy, documentary, animation and experimental. Twenty-five finalists will be showcased on PlanetOut throughout the month of June for an Audience Awards competition. The awards will be announced and presented at a special Queer Short Movie Awards ceremony and program at Outfest: The Los Angeles Gay & Lesbian Film Festival. For more information contact PlanetOut at: 657 Harrison St., San Francisco, CA 94107 or E-mail: email@example.com