The Outfest Blog
Exploring LGBTQ+ Media At Our Festivals And Beyond
Introducing The Outfest Blog – a brand new space for festival coverage, in-depth interviews, thought pieces and more, all by LGBTQ+ authors on intersectional, queer media. This new space will host emerging voices, like our first ever Outfest Inclusive Press Initiative fellows, as well as queer and trans writers from all over the world.
You can also check back in here for all the latest news from Outfest including major announcements, festival updates, and information regarding our fellowships and programs.
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As Outfest filmmakers take their work beyond the Outfest Los Angeles, the festival’s audience awards help standout films reach wider audiences.
A Soulful Whimsy: Outfest Los Angeles Short Collection Epitomizes The Strength of Chosen Family and Unconditional Love
Outfest’s 2023 Los Angeles LGBTQ+ Film Festival screened ‘Soulful Whimsy: Shorts,’ a mix of narrative and documentary shorts that embody the blessings of acceptance, affirmation, and found or chosen families.
The new restoration of Chocolate Babies, which screened at Outfest Los Angeles last month, stylishly serves lessons on community-led queer liberation during the AIDS crisis of the ‘90s in New York City.
Elegance Bratton To Be Honored; Feature Film Lineup Announced For 2023 Outfest Fusion QTBIPOC Film Festival
LOS ANGELES, MARCH 9, 2023 – Outfest – the Los Angeles-based nonprofit that uplifts global LGBTQIA+ creators in the entertainment industry by providing career support and curating the exhibition and preservation of queer and transgender stories – announced today that...
LOS ANGELES, MARCH 5, 2023 – Outfest officially announced today the addition of seven new members to the Outfest Board of Directors. The new members include Angelica Ross, AJ Lee, B. Pagels-Minor, Garrett Morgan, Lucas Bailey, Sonia Mehta, and Yemi Adegbonmire. From...
PARK CITY, JANUARY 18, 2023 – Outfest announced today the Outfest Outpost at Acura Festival Village during the Sundance Film Festival, an event that will celebrate queer storytelling from diverse perspectives–from Sundance to Outfest and beyond. The event, happening...