Lone Star Film Festival

The Lone Star Film Society is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization that exists to cultivate an appreciation and understanding of the moving image as an art form and to showcase the … Read more

J.S. Mayank

Mayank will receive an all-expenses paid trip to Beijing for the June 9, 2013 awards ceremony where he will be presented with $1000 cash. He will also have the opportunity to have his script produced in China during his stay.

Matthew Thompson

Congratulations to SFTV freshman Matthew Thompson whose film, Night Sights, has been picked up by ITN Distributions. Night Sights was the only feature film to be screened at the 2012 National Film Festival … Read more

Glenn Gebhard

SFTV Professor Glenn Gebhard’s film, Greetings from Fire Island, won the J. Stuart Blackton Award for Best Documentary at the Long Island Film Festival.

The documentary provides a snapshot of Fire Island: its ecological treasures, history of shipwrecks and hurricanes, thriving gay communities, conflict with the mainland and enduring transience as its buffeted by forces both natural and man-made.

Film Outside the Frame

SFTV Students! It’s time to submit your film, screenplay or teleplay to SFTV’s 2013 Film Outside the Frame Film Festival!

Entry forms must be submitted online. Please read and follow the directions carefully and pay special attention to eligibility rules and required entry materials, as there have been changes since last year. You must submit your film or screenplay to be considered for juried awards.

We look forward to receiving your submission!

FINAL DEADLINE: 4 P.M. on MAY 31, 2013

Bryce Hirschberg, Isidor Pollak

The short films Counterfeiters, directed by recent SFTV alum Bryce Hirschberg and 2012 FOF’s Best Picture winning film, and Dreams- A Trayvon Martin Story, directed by SFTV sophomore Isidor ‘Izzy’ Pollak, have been selected as part of KCET’s Annual Fine Cut Student Film Festival. KCET’s annual festival honors filmmakers from eight of LA’s film schools. Fine Cut will air each Thursday over the course of five-weeks beginning January 17, 2013 at 9 p.m. The series airs during KCET’s arts and culture series, Open Call, hosted by Suzanna Guzmán.

Dreams- A Trayvon Martin Story will air on January 24, 2102
Counterfeiters will air February 7, 2013

Creative World Awards Screenwriting Competition

The mission of Creative World Awards is to discover and advance talented screenwriters. Finalists get first looks from sought after companies in the industry such as Lionsgate/Mandate International, Inferno Entertainment, Morgan Creek and others. A grand-prize winner will receive a production award–a produced short film version of their feature script, produced in conjunction with The Moving Image Xchange. The film will premiere at the Richmond International Film Festival, giving the writer an official imdb credit.

EARLYBIRD DEADLINE: DECEMBER 7, 2012
REGULAR DEADLINE: JANUARY 31, 2012