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Texas Filmmaker's Showcase 2018

2018 Texas Filmmaker's Showcase

HOUSTON FILM COMMISSION'S TEXAS FILMMAKER'S SHOWCASE 2018

Pictured from left to right: Henry Proegler (The Heights), Daniel Earney (The Backup Plan), Allen Phillips (Liquid Soul), Artemis Anastasiadou (Calling), Trampas Smith, Chelsea Hernandez (An Uncertain Future), David Maddox (Alternative Math), Iliana Sosa (An Uncertain Future) , Monica Santis.

Texas Filmmaker's Showcase at AFI Mark Goodson Theater, Los Angeles

The Heights
(22:00 min.) • • by Ryan Booth & Henry Proegler Austin, TX
A promising musical duo tries to avoid a meltdown before the biggest show of their career.
The Backup Plan
(26:48min) • • by Daniel Earney Austin, TX
When a down-on-his-luck single father faces eviction, he begins stealing catalytic converters to save his home.
Liquid Soul
(12:39 min.) • • by Allen Phillips & Trampas Smith De Kalb, TX
Heartbroken and high on huffing gasoline, a psychotic fuel tanker driver plots revenge on the girl that broke his heart, her whole family, and their dog.
Calling
(15:45 min.) • • by Artemis Anastasiadou Austin, TX
Valeria, a Mexican American seamstress and mother of an intellectually challenged man is sexually assaulted one night by her employer. The film explores the next few hours after the event, the struggles of Valeria to take care of her son till she makes the final call.
An Uncertain Future
(11:00 min.) • • by Iliana Sosa & Chelsea Hernandez Austin, TX
In Austin, Texas, two expectant mothers—one undocumented and one US citizen—must contend with increased ICE raids and mounting hostility towards immigrants under President Trump.
Alternative Math
(9:00 min.) • • by David Maddox Dallas, TX
A well meaning math teacher finds herself trumped by a post-fact America.
Caroline
(11:52 min.) • • by Celine Held & Logan George Houston, TX
When plans fall through, a six-year-old is faced with a big responsibility on a hot Texas day.

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