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Direction, Post Production, Production, Script Supervisor, Writer
Violently Queer Filmmaker, Film Programmer, FIlm Journalist
Artistic Director - aGLIFF / Prism FF, Creative Director - Other Worlds FF
Contributor - Hammer to Nail
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iCrime - Feature, writer/director (2011)
Age of Fempire - Feature doc, written, conceived, directed shoot - post pro (2018-2021)
The Test Stage - Feature, producer (2022)

Jury Prize - Narrative Shorts - Sundance 2016 "The Procedure" (Producer)

Grand Prize –, Anything but Hollywood, Story Pros
Finalist – Final Draft , Screenwriter’s Expo (Top 5), Austin Film Festival
Semifinals - Blue Cat, Page International, Filmmakers International, Scriptshark Insider
top %10 Nicholl Fellowship

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United States

Work Details


Film Festival Alliance, Board of Directors
The All Genders, Lifestyles, and Identities Film Festival, Artistic Director
Other Worlds Film Fest, Executive Director

Editor, Post Production Supervisor
Producer, Development
Script Supervisor
Writer, Script Consultant

Bears Rebecca Fonté is a transgender filmmaker, festival programmer, and journalist. She founded Other Worlds Film Festival after two years as the Director of Programming for Austin Film Festival. Her SciFi shorts ROADSIDE ASSISTANCE, PRENATAL, and THE SECRET KEEPER have played 150+ festivals including Fantasia, SciFi London, Boston SciFi, FilmQuest, Austin Film Festival and Dances With Films. Her LGBTQIA Horror short CONVERSION THERAPIST made its world premiere at Inside Out in Toronto and US Premiere at aGLIFF. Her feature thriller iCRIME, which she wrote and directed, was released on DVD, VOD and streaming by Breaking Glass/Vicious Circle Films in 2011. Bears Rebecca also was one of the producers on the Sundance Jury-Award Winning short THE PROCEDURE. In 2021, after five years on the Board of Directors she was made Artistic Director of aGLIFF, the oldest Queer film festival in the Southwest.

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