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Upcoming LGBT(Q)I(A) Film Festival Seeking Screenwriters, Filmmakers & Web-Content Creators

Upcoming Live & Online LGBT(Q)I(A) Film Festival Urban Rainbow Film Festival is looking for works from LGBT(Q)I(A) screenwriters, filmmakers & web-content creators to be featured at the event July 27-July 31.

New York – 15th April, 2016 – Great news for aspiring LGBT(Q)I(A) film professionals looking for an exciting opportunity-latest LGBT(Q)I(A) Film Festival  Urban Rainbow Film Festival is seeking works from screenwriters, filmmakers & web-content creators from the same community to be featured at the event.

It is a live & online film festival to be hosted at NYC, from July 27-July 31.

Deadlines for Submissions are Early bird Deadline – 04/25/16, Regular Deadline – 05/06/16, Late Deadline – 05/16/16, Extended Deadline – 05/30/16.

“We are glad to announce that we are soon to come up with the debut season of our film festival dedicated to the lesbian, gay, transsexual, bisexual, questioning, intersexual & ‘All Our Ally People of Color-it’s going to be a great glamorous, edgy and uber festival where anything can happen. To make our event successful, we are looking for great films, screenplays and web series from the LGBT(Q)I(A)  screenwriters, filmmakers & web-content creators out there,” stated a leading spokesperson from Urban Rainbow.

URFF is an endeavor by N. Mabasa-Mathope who is a NY & LA based director, screenwriter & producer. He is also the leader for UrbanWorld Film Festival Production Team sponsored by BET & HBO–apart from being the lead of HBO sponsored Pan African Film Festival Production Crew.

The new festival is aimed to celebrate stories & images that mirror lives of diversified LGBT(Q)I(A) people. It stands as a gender-inclusive multi-ethnic platform for short & feature-length films ranging from documentaries, narratives, animated films to web content about, of interest & by LGBT(Q)I(A) community.

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“Held over 5 days, our festival would be pulling in more than 5,000 attendees from our community, added to traditional attendees, stellar names from entertainment industry & major donors. It’s going to be a huge affair no doubt and we promise you a grand exposure for your works before a massive enlightened and educated audience.”

Speaking further, another spokesperson from Mabasa-Mathope’s team stressed on greatly competitive movie screenings at the festival accompanied by filmmaker Q&A’s, grand exclusive movie premiers from Hollywood Studios, gala after parties as well as enriching industry networking opportunities.

Added to all these, the festival is going to include a special URFF Filmmaking Institute LABS which are aimed to develop & nurture the budding screenwriters, filmmakers, actors & web-content creators.

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“Apart from showcasing their works to our grand audience-base, the aspiring film professionals and content-creators here would also have the opportunity to apply for screenwriting, film direction, production, acting & content-creating mentor-ship workshops, the first ever in New York City and/or The East Coast period, at our specialized URFF LABS,” added in the second spokesperson.

URFF is not only looking forward to give the much needed voice to the voiceless via quality dynamic films which are at par with the grand Hollywood standards–but is also geared to celebrate best of film arts whilst bridging the unwanted gap with movies that explain, explore & exemplify the very spirit of togetherness, oneness and/or examine the themes of hope, tolerance & equality.

For more information regarding the festival or to submit your work, please visit

You can URFF on all social media Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Tumblr at UrbanRainbowFF

Media Contact
Company Name: URFF
Contact Person: N. Mabasa-Mathope
Phone: 929-400-7818 or 646-470-3070
Address:125 w 123rd Street
City: NYC
State: NY
Country: United States