OUTeast, Atlantic Canada’s Queer Film Festival, is accepting film submissions for the 2012 OUTeast Film Festival, happening in Halifax in June, with programming, schedule and venue details to come soon. Here's the deets, from the press release: "OUTeast is dedicated to presenting the very best in queer independent cinema from around the world to our community in Halifax. We are committed to showcasing work that will challenge, educate, and unite our audiences, and to celebrating artistic excellence in the medium of film. To learn how to submit a film for consideration in the 2012 OUTeast Film Festival, download the entry guidelines and form at outeastfilm.com. "Submissions may be fiction, documentary, animation or experimental of any length. We will accept films dealing with queer subject matter as well as those made by queer filmmakers. Only films completed no more than 18 months prior to the OUTeast Film Festival will be considered for admission. Preference will be given to submissions that have not been distributed theatrically or broadcast on television in the Atlantic region prior to the 2012 Festival. "Deadline for all submissions is May 4, 2012."