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Texas Film Festivals

Texas Film Festivals






Houston African Film Festival

(Inaugural Festival: Feb. 6-8, 2015 in Houston TX)


Reelabilities: Houston Disabilities Film Festival

(Feb. 8-12, 2015 in Houston TX)


Houston Comedy Film Festival

(Feb. 16-19, 2015 in Houston TX)


Boomtown Film and Music Festival

(Festival: Feb. 26-28, 2015 in Beaumont TX)


Texas Black Film Festival

(Festival: Dates N/A – check website)


Mountainfilm in Telluride Film Festival

(Festival: February 20-21, 2015 in Houston TX)


Thin Line Film Festival

(Festival: February 18-22, 2015 in Denton, TX)



       Indian Film Festival of Houston

(Festival: March 3-5, 2015 in Houston TX)


South by Southwest Film Festival

(Festival: Mar. 13-21, 2015 in Austin TX)


Houston Jewish Film Festival Mar. 8- 22, 2015 in Houston TX)


The Zone Sci-Fi and Fantasy Film Race and Film Festival Mar. 13- 20, 2015 in Houston TX)


Victoria TX Independent Film Festival

(Festival: March 18-21, 2016 in Victoria TX)




Dallas International Film Festival

(Festival: Apr. 9-19, 2015 in Dallas TX)


Texas Independent Film Festival

(Festival: April 10-11, 2015 in Bryan, TX)


Worldfest-Houston Independent Film & Video Festival

(Festival: April 21-30, 2017 in Houston TX)


Our Image Film & Arts Festival

(Festival: April 17-18, 2015 in Houston TX)


Hill Country Film Festival

(Festival: April 28 – May 1, 2016 in Fredericksburg, TX)




Houston Palestine Film Festival

(2015 Festival: May 8-9 @ MFAH, 15-16 @ Rice University Cinema, and 22-23 @ Rice Unviversity Cinema in Houston TX)


14 Pews – TBD

(Festival: Dates N/A – check website)


Smithville – TBD

(Festival: Dates N/A – check website)


Lagniappe Film and Music Festival

(Festival: Dates N/A – check website)


Houston Public Library Reel Teen Film Festival

(Festival: Dates N/A – check website)





(Festival: June 19-21, 2015 in Houston TX)


ATX Television Festival

(Festival: Jun. 4-7, 2015 in Austin TX)


(Festival: June 17-19, 2016 in Houston TX)


Oak Cliff Film Festival

(Festival: June 11-14, 2015 in Oak Cliff TX)


10th Annual Houston Asian Pacific American Film Festival (Festival: June 12-20, 2015 (recurring every 2 weeks on Fri/Sat) in Houston TX)




Asian Film Festival of Dallas

(Festival: July 10-17, 2014 in Dallas TX)

(2015 TBD – check website)


QFest Houston

(Festival: July 23-27, 2015 in Houston TX)


San Antonio Film Festival

(Festival: Jul. 29- Aug. 2, 2015 in San Antonio TX)




Architecture Center Houston Film Festival

(Festival: Dates Aug. 21-23, 2014 in Houston TX)

(2015 TBD – check website)

Senorita Cinema

(Festival: August 27-30, 2015 in Houston TX)

(Deadline: N/A – check website)


San Antonio Horrific Film Fest

(Festival: Dates Aug. 27-30, 2015 in San Antonio TX)

(Deadline: N/A – check website)


Plaza Classic Film Festival

(Festival: Aug. 6-16, 2015 in El Paso TX)




Cinesol Film Festival

(TBA – check site)


The Austin Gay and Lesbian International Film Festival

(Festival: Dates Sept. 10-13, 2015 in Austin TX)

(Regular Deadline: May 23, 2015)

(Late Deadline: June 13, 2015)

(Extended Deadline: June 20, 2015)


Gulf Coast Film and Video Festival

(Festival: Sept. 11-12, 2015 in Houston TX)

(Deadline: 11:59pm Aug. 1, 2015)


Third Coast Dance Film Festival

(Festival: Sept. 11-12, 2014 in Houston TX)

(2015 TBD – check website)


Fantastic Fest

(Festival: Sept. 24-Oct. 1, 2015 in Austin TX)




Chick Flicks Film Festival

(Festival: Oct. 2, 2014 in Dallas TX)

(2015 Date TBD – check website)


Dallas Videofest 18

(Festival: Oct. 8-18, 2015 in Dallas TX)

(Regular Deadline: June 1, 2015)

(Late Deadline: June 30, 2015)

Marfa Film Festival

(Festival: October 14-18, 2015 in Marfa TX)

SplatterFest Horror Film Festival and Convention

(Festival: Oct. 2014 in Houston TX)

(2015 Date TBD – check website)


Austin Film Festival

(Festival: Oct. 29-Nov. 5, 2015 in Austin TX)




Rockport Film Festival

(Festival: Nov. 5-7, 2015 in Rockport TX)


Lone Star International Film Festival

(Festival: November 5-8, 2015 in Ft. Worth TX)


Cinema Touching Disability Film Festival and Short Film Competition

(Festival: Nov. 6-7, 2015 in Austin, TX)


Flatland Film Festival

(Festival: Nov. 12-15, 2015 in Lubbock TX)


Housecore Horror Film Festival

(Festival: Nov. 13-15, 2015 in San Antonio TX)


Houston Cinema Arts Festival

(Festival: Nov. 10-17, 2016 in Houston TX)




      Other Worlds Austin SciFi Film Festival

(Festival: Dec. 3-5, 2015 in Austin TX)


      South Texas Underground Film Festival

(Festival: Dec. 3-6, 2015 in Corpus Christi TX)

(Deadline: May 1, 2015)

(Late Deadline: June 5, 2015)