Texas Filmmaker's Showcase


Houston Film Commission's

2016 Texas Filmmaker's Showcase

2016 Texas Filmmaker's Showcase
2016 Texas Filmmaker's Showcase at DGA Theater, Los Angeles


• Dallas VideoFest - Sunday 10/23, 2:15P at Angelika Film Center FB

• Violet Crown Cinema Austin - Wednesday 11/9 7:00PM

• South Texas Underground Film Festival in Corpus Christi - 11/10-13 Screening Date (TBA) FB

• Houston Cinema Arts Festival - Monday 11/14 (TBA) FB

• Cinesol Film Festival in the Rio Grande Valley - 11/19-20 Screening Date (TBA) FB


Breakfast in Bed (5:40 min.) by Payton Thropp - Conroe, TX

A young girl faces changes in her family with bravery and hope.


Hit & Run (12:29 min.) by Jason Neulander - Austin, TX

In this Lovecraft-inspired short, Katie finds an amulet by the side of the road and suffers the consequences of picking it up.


Jackdaw (14:50 min.) by Travis Champagne - The Woodlands, TX

A father mourns on the one year anniversary of his wife's disappearance.


Jenny & Tom (14:18 min.) by Ford Gunter - Houston, TX

Jenny and Tom have found the happiness that eludes others by living life on their own terms. But sometimes doubt comes from the warmest of places.


Minor Setback (10:00 min.) by Augustine Frizzell - Dallas, TX

High school dropouts and BFF's, Jessie and Angela come up with a brilliant excuse to skip out on work so they can spend a day at the beach. Laying in the sand, smokin' fatties and eating donuts is so close they can almost taste it... until something unexpected goes down.


More Than Four Hours (10:40 min.) by Bryan Poyser - Austin, TX

On his first day on the job, a high school algebra teacher mixes up his medications to disastrous results.


Peor Es Nada (Nothings Worse) (13:29 min.) by Gabriel Duran - Arlington, TX

Marco is a family man and who has nothing left in Mexico. He motivated to get to the US to reunite with his wife and newborn child by any possible means. Marco makes a deal with a local coyote but he ends up in the US and not knowing how he got there. With a metal box attached to his arm, he must find his way to his family.


Sound and Time (8:39 min.) by Angela & Mark Walley - San Antonio, TX

Inspired by his sensitivity to sound at a very young age artist Justin Boyd has been recording and working with sound and music since the mid 90s. This film follows Boyd as he actively captures field recordings for integration of sound with found objects.


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