Outfest creates visibility to diverse LGBTQIA+ stories and empowers storytellers, building empathy to drive meaningful social change.

Outfest programs give artists, filmmakers and entertainment professionals the opportunity to discover their voice, provide the pathways to the visibility of their work by all members of the public, and assure that their legacy will live on for generations to come.


Outfest Forward Education and Mentorship 

Outfest Forward provides the skills, mentorship, and networking opportunities to LGBTQIA+ storytellers and youth underserved in the film industry. 


The Outfest UCLA Legacy Project

The Outfest UCLA Legacy Project is the only program in the world exclusively dedicated to preserving and restoring LGBTQIA+ moving images at risk of becoming lost due to deterioration and neglect.


Outfest Los Angeles & Outfest Fusion Film Festivals

Outfest festivals showcase world-class content and are the ultimate gathering for LGBTQIA+ storytellers and audiences seeking diversity and fresh content.


The OutMuseum

Reframing history for a Queerer future.


The first LGBTQ+ arts and media virtual museum of its kind – available free to the public