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Thu, Jul 15


Online Submission


Get a chance to pitch your stories based on LGBTQ+ to renowned Directors such as Malini Jeevaratham of Ladie and Gentlewomen fame and Aneel Laxman of Bollywood Blockbusters like Ra One and Ek Tha Tiger.

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Time & Location

Jul 15, 2021, 7:00 PM

Online Submission

About the Event

From the makers of Ra -One, Ek Tha tiger, Ladies and Gentlewoman, Namma Ooru Nayagan and many more we have the best 5 film makers and visual effects directors to select your storieson LGBTQ+ for film making.

Selection Panel

1. Malini Jeevaratham - Director, Ladies & Gentlewomen

2. Yaar Kanan - Director, Yaar?,  Namma Ooru Nayagan

3. Meera Kathiravan - Director, Vizthithiru, Aval Peyar Tamilarasi

4. Aneel Laxman - Director, Visual Effects, Ra One, Ek Tha Tiger

5. Govind Raj - Director, Amour, Rekha (Short Film)

How to participate?

1. Write your stories or poetry based on LGBTQ+ ( Word count of Stories should be between 800 words and 10,000 words while that of poetry should be between 500 and 8,000 words.)

2. Submissions maybe in both English and Tamil

Stories which are already published can also be nominated for selection whereby you may register yourself and email us the name of your published title.

Selection Process

  • All submissions will be first curated and published as Paperbacks, Hardbacks, Flipbooks and eBooks with worldwide distribution
  • Each Director will choose top 3 stories for their curation and decide on further film making processes
  • Authors may/may not be required to record a video pitch expaining their story to be sent across to the respective Director
  • Once selected separate film making contract would be signed as per film producers' standard terms

Terms and Conditions

  • Participants maybe from anywhere in the World
  • Participant needs to pay the registration/ticket fee and then mail us his/her short story or poetry along with author profile and author photo to
  • Content would be curated as and when they are submitted on a rolling basis and participants would be intimated of the same
  • For poetry, collection of poems maybe submitted within the given word count and with a common name
  • As registration/ticket category price increases with dates, tickets may be booked now while content may be sent latest by 15th July'21.

For any queries feel free to write to us at

NOTE - Complete amount will be refunded in case your story is not taken up for publication

Conducted in association with Pachyderm Tales.


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    Register now and send your content latest by 15th July.

    +₹15.00 service fee
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