The Iris Prize Festival is a six-day celebration of LGBT film, which takes place in Cardiff, Wales (UK). The programme includes screenings of the 35 short films competing for the Iris Prize, the 15 short films competing for the Best British Iris Prize, premiere screenings of new feature films, retrospectives, Producers Forum, networking opportunities, education day, parties and the glittering Awards Show. The Festival Hub is the popular Cineworld Cinema in Cardiff’s city centre which is within walking distance of our partner restaurants, cafes, hotels and the popular gay clubs and bars.
The Iris Prize – Cardiff’s International LGBT Short Film Prize is supported by The Michael Bishop Foundation and at £30,000 continues to be the only LGBT short film prize in the world which allows the winner to make a new film.
THE IRIS PRIZE FESTIVAL 2017 COUNTDOWN