Years running: 19 (since 2003)

El Lugar Sin Limites

Annual LGBT Film Festival.


The non-profit film festival creates an artistic and cultural space and is considered the most
important activity within the LGBTI community of Ecuador and among the most important within Latin America. The mission of the festival is to work for social equality of LGBTI people, generate spaces of cultural and social integration and develop activities that combine knowledge, entertainment and reflection of gender diversity that is inherent in any society.

The following categories are accepted: Documentary, Feature-length and Short Fiction, Experimental, Animation and Video works that have a Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trans and/or Intersex theme.


The Film Festival El Lugar Sin Límites will award the best works for each of these categories:

  • Best Fiction Feature,
  • Best Feature Documentary,
  • Best Short Documentary,
  • Best Short Fiction,
  • Best Ecuadorian Work.


  • The duration of submitted works is open, but for screening purposes works that are less than 40 minutes, including titles and credits, will be considered short films and those longer than 40 minutes will be considered feature-length.
  • The Max Awards are considered for feature films produced in 2018 or 2019, and short films produced in 2019.
  • The accepted formats for exhibition are: For Feature-length works: 35mm, Blue Ray, DVD (NTSC or PAL), QuickTime, mov. For Short Works: DVD (NTSC), QuickTime, mov.
  • Subtitles language: Spanish
  • Applicants can submit multiple works as long as each is submitted with all required materials.

Each submission should be submitted with:

  • A copy in any format accepted by Festival (see # 3) and a DVD copy, or two copies on DVD.
  • A CD with: Completed and signed application form, high-resolution screenshots/stills, official poster (80x60cm 300dpi, CMYK), photograph of the director, press kit and any others materials useful for promotion and working with the press/media.

Premiere Requirements

National premiere required.



Casilla de Correos

Official website



0999 802 279 (inside Ecuador)
+593 999 802 279 (International)


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Dates & Deadlines
  • Deadline
    August 01, 2019
  • Event dates
    14 — 24 November 2019
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