Friends and Allies
Collin Miller is a content creator, editor, and writer based in DFW. He conceived of the “Queer 2 Queer Film Festival” with the help of “Stranger Mornings Productions” in 2021. He produces “Gooplah” with “Q2Q Festival” hosts Tyler Kern Watson and Andy Nichols, “Cast Me, Reality” with co-host Paul Alley, and our official “Q2Q Festival” podcast, “The Queer 2 Queercast.”
Dr. Sana Syed is the founder of Kimiya International and one of our most esteemed partners. We’re collaborating with her to create art programs and visual media intended to enable silenced voices within DFW. We ask you to please support her important work within Dallas City Hall.
“Gooplah” is the popular, queer-centric podcast hosted by Tyler Watson and Andy Ryan. These beautiful boys lent us their charming vocal chords as hosts for the second ever film festival, and we are excited to announce that they will continue to host for the foreseeable future.
Krista V King
Friends of Fair Park
“Friends of Fair Park” is a group of hard-working individuals who bring events and art to the Dallas Magnolia Lounge. With their help, we hosted our second “Q2Q Film Festival” in the historic Margo Jones Theater. We’re pleased to announce that we will be sharing their space for our third film festival on July 2022. Please donate to our friends so they can bring more awesome shows your way.
CJ’s Sweets brings us the most fabulous treats, both savory and sweet! She will be joining us again for this summer’s 2022 Festival! Expect cookies, cakes, sandwiches, and more! Check out more of her work!
He’s the embodiment of pride and what Q2Q is all about! Producer, singer, dancer, host, and all-around artist, there’s nothing this all-star, articulate angel can’t do! That is why we’re happy to have booked them for our Summer 2022 Film Fest as our returning headliner! Download all their music and listen to their show, TheWayneHoltzPodcast!
Gail Cronauer is a legendary force in acting, directing, and beyond. She is Vice President of ‘Women in Film” here in Dallas, and continues to teach up-and-coming actors when she can. As one of our selecting panelists for the 2nd “Q2Q Film Festival,” in 2021, you can look forward to seeing her on our stage again for the next round in Summer 2022.
This comedy sensation from NYC helped judge our second round of films! Now they are promoting/co-hosting our upcoming Q2Q festival. They perform with @teabeforebedshow, @darkwithachanceofstupid, and @queerwindow to name a few. Don’t leave this gorgeous specimen or their cute butt in your rearview mirror.
Unqualified Observers (or @ObserverCast on Twitter) is a magnificent movie podcast hosted by the always engaging Thomas Stimpson and Kelham Metcalf. They are currently media selectors for the Summer 2022 film festival and one of our regular collaborators. You’ll be seeing them around a lot in these parts.
Abstract painter, bass player, and host of “The Broken Lighthouse” podcast and a collaborator and fierce friend of Q2Q. He helped promote and produce our freshmen season in Ft. Worth, and he continues to partner with us on content creation to this day. You never know when we’ll next have an opportunity to showcase his immense talents and rest assured we’re always looking forward to those magical occasions.
The Summer Season of the Queer 2 Queer Film Festival is coming! The event on November 20 provided an evening of diverse, engrossing, and entertaining queer films. We look forward to our next event on:
July 2, 2022
This is the only program of its kind in North Texas and the only program of its kind that provides filmmakers a global reach to a global audience.
The Queer 2 Queer Film Festival takes place in Spring and Autumn, with an in-person event at a local venue in North Texas (Margo Jones Theatre, see below), and then online for the following week, so people all around the world can enjoy the films.