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The purpose of the West Texas Film Festival is to screen diverse independent films in West Texas.

The festival was launched in 2016 with a grant from Odessa Arts.

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2019 West Texas Film Festival poster

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The 2019 West Texas Film Festival poster was created and designed by Odessa College Assistant Professor of Fine Arts, Daniel Sorenson, MFA.  The poster depicts a young woman holding a vintage video camera while standing in front of a windmill, a West Texas icon. Sorenson chose the vintage JVC camcorder as it appeared in the film Back to the Future.  "We are very pleased with the portrait and design for the 2019 festival poster created by Daniel Sorenson," said Harlan W...

WEST TEXAS FILM FESTIVAL APPOINTS NEW BOARD MEMBERS

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Odessa, TX — August 1, 2019 — The West Texas Film Festival is proud to announce the addition of Jared Rush to the Board of Directors. Rush will serve as Vice-President of the film festival, which will be held from November 21st through November 23rd at the Jack Rodgers Fine Art Center at Odessa College in Odessa, Texas. This is the fourth year of the film festival. Along with Festival Director, Harlan Whatley, Rush will have programming responsibilities for the film festival and con...

WEST TEXAS FILM FESTIVAL APPOINTS NEW BOARD MEMBERS

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  Odessa, TX — August 1, 2019 — The West Texas Film Festival is proud to announce the addition of Jared Rush to the Board of Directors. Rush will serve as Vice-President of the film festival, which will be held from November 21st through November 23rd at the Jack Rodgers Fine Art Center at Odessa College in Odessa, Texas. This is the fourth year of the film festival. Along with Festival Director, Harlan Whatley, Rush will have programming responsibilities for the film festival...

4th edition of the West Texas Film Festival is scheduled for November 21 - 23, 2019

The 2019 West Texas Film Festival is scheduled for November 21st through 23rd at the Rodgers Fine Arts Center on the Odessa College campus in Odessa, Texas. The following showcases are scheduled: Tales of Texas - November 21st Education Day - November 22nd Friday Night Lights screening - November 22nd @ 7 pm WorldView - November 23rd Awards Ceremony - November 23rd @ 6 pm The Education Day will include Brian David Cange, a Line Producer from New York City (Mildred Pearce, Mad Hott B...

2019 West Texas Film Festival is scheduled for November 21st - 23rd

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The 2019 West Texas Film Festival is scheduled for November 21st through 23rd at the Rodgers Fine Arts Center on the Odessa College campus in Odessa, Texas. The following showcases are scheduled: Tales of Texas - November 21st Education Day - November 22nd Friday Night Lights screening - November 22nd @ 7 pm WorldView - November 23rd Awards Ceremony - November 23rd @ 6 pm The Education Day will include Brian David Cange, a Line Producer from New York City (Marjorie Prime, Mad Hot Ball...

OFFICIAL SELECTIONS - 2018 WEST TEXAS FILM FESTIVAL

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2018 WEST TEXAS FILM FESTIVAL ANNOUNCES OFFICAL SELECTIONS The West Texas Film Festival will return for its third year Nov. 15th through Nov. 17th at the Jack Rodgers Auditorium at Odessa College in Odessa, Texas. The following films are the Official Selections for the 2018 West Texas Film Festival. Thursday Nov. 15th Tales of Texas She Can Play Directed by Louis Ojeda, Jr. Pageant Perfect Directed & Written by Samantha McDaniel. Return of the Desert Bighorn Directed by Ben Masters &a...

Third Annual West Texas Film Festival Announces Showcases and Education Day

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  THIRD ANNUAL WEST TEXAS FILM FESTIVAL ANNOUNCES SHOWCASES AND EDUCATION DAY Odessa, Texas July 19, 2018 The West Texas Film Festival will return for its third year Nov. 15th through Nov. 17th at the Jack Rodgers auditorium at Odessa College in Odessa, Texas. This year’s festival will feature three showcases and an Educational Day. Nov. 15th Tales of Texas — Documentary and dramatic films about Texas Nov. 16th Education Day — Presentations on acting, directing, prod...

2017 WEST TEXAS FILM FESTIVAL NOVEMBER 8 - 11, 2017

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Odessa, TX - The 2017 West Texas Film Festival is slated for November 8th through the 11th. All screenings and workshops will be held on the Odessa College campus in Odessa, Texas. This year's festival will feature three showcases and an Educational Day. November 8th - Cinema of Cuisine - This showcase will feature films about food incuding the 2009 comedy Julie & Julia. Shorts and documentaries will be included.  November 9th - Tales of Texas - This showcase will feature th...

FIRST ANNUAL WEST TEXAS FILM FESTIVAL ANNOUNCES FINAL FILM SELECTIONS

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The first annual West Texas Film Festival today announced its lineup of 48 films from 18 counties. The films were curated from over 500 submissions and will be presented in blocks comprised of shorts, student, feature and documentary films over three days in Odessa, Texas. The 2016 West Texas Film Festival will take place October 13th – 16th. “We are very proud to champion this diverse group of films and provide the people of West Texas an opportunity to screen them,” said Jen...

Opening night gala films selected for West Texas Film Festival

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The first annual West Texas Film Festival has selected a lineup of three short films and a Spaghetti Western feature film for their opening night gala on Thursday October 13th. The lineup includes: There Was a Place/Hublo un Lugar (Spain) - Irene Garces (Director) Like a Star (Italy) - Daniele Bonarini Lightning in the Hand (USA) - Joey Grossfield  Ace High (Italy) - Giuseppi Colizzi  The opening night gala will include a spaghetti dinner catered by Curb Side Bistro and will ...

West Texas Film Festival venues

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The West Texas Film Festival has chosen three venues for their first annual festival  in Odessa, TX. The Rose Building on Grant Street will serve as the festival headquarters. The opening night gala will take place in the Rose Building. First Christian Church will feature Christian films on Saturday October 15th. Odessa College will screen student and other films in Deaderick Auditorium and Wilkerson Hall.  ...

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(Odessa College)

West Texas Film Festival

501 W. Scharbauer Drive, Suite 16

Midland, TX 79705 USA

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