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The 53rd WorldFest Call for Entries...

This could be you at the 53rd WorldFest-Houston!           The 53rd Annual WorldFest-Houston International Film Festival is now officially open for entries! WorldFest offers competition for Shorts, Documentaries...

Miracle in East Texas wins Platinum Remi Award for best romantic comedy

Kevin and Sam Sorbo received their Platinum Remi Award for best romantic comedy from Festival director Hunter Todd. The filmmakers were flying to Europe and could not stsay for the closing awards ceremony. ...

Awards Gala Ceremony at 49th WorldFest Houston

Hunter Todd and Kathleen Haney Check below the long list of winners (each category has 3 awards) Hunter Todd did a terrific job at announcing them all with a cavalry pace. I missed my spot when going onstage to receive the Gold Remy Award for best Romance for Get Happy, beeing not fast enough, the award was gone. (Do you think you look stupid if you walk onstage ...and quickly away without the coveted award :-) because it had already disapeared?) Thank god a few glasses of champagne dilut...

Full line up of films at Houston WorldFest

THE ANNUAL WORLDFEST SCHEDULE 4.8.2016 @ 8:00 PM Title   Type   Theater LAST MAN CLUB   Feature   B/17   Buy Now   Trailer Opening Night Premiere and Champagne Reception   Feature   A/23   Buy Now ...

Panels and workshops at 49th WorldFest Houston

MASTER CLASSES SEMINAR SCHEDULE Come and see what the heart of the film industry is all about with this set of innovative and exciting topics such as Casting for Indie Films, SAG/AFTRA, noted Film Critic Nick Nicholson’s take the world of film, Drones for Indie Filmmaking, All about DCP, NASA insiders tips for amazing footage for filmmakers, to our traditional Indie Directors’ Forum, Scriptwriters Hollywood Protocol plus much more. WHEN: April 14th, 15th, 16th at 10AM...

The 49th WORLDFEST ~ “ Best Actor Nominations”

  Offering another tantalizing cornucopia of true Indie films, WorldFest 49 continues 4 more days until Sunday, April 17th with a number of World Premieres from 78 Indie features and a large contingent of award winning shorts (106). An amazing Second Annual Panorama China has blossomed into an offering of 20+ Indie films from China with most directors and producers in attendance. Another special showcase is The Eleventh Annual Italian Panorama featuring 2 World Premieres  and their ...

WorldFest-Houston International Film Festival ~ Wraps 48th Season ~

    “We See Films Differently!”  WorldFest-Houston, the third longest-running International Film Festival in North America, and the Oldest Independent Film Festival in the world, celebrated the conclusion of its 10-day run of film, fun and fanfare in its 48th annual independent film showcase with a 9% increase in box-office despite the torrential downpours!  WorldFest opened this year’s edition with record turnouts fo...

The Rule of Lead at WorldFest Houston - Panorama Italia

The Rule of Lead - La Regola del Piombo will be screened in Competition at Houston WorldFest on April 16 at 7:00pm (CST). Director and producer Giacomo Arrigoni will be on stage with producer Alexia Melocchi from Little Studio Films, actors Gledis Cinque and Marco Continanza for a Q&A session with the public. The film is part of the Panorama Italia section, sponsored by Istituto Italiano di Cultura di Los Angeles and the Italian Consulate in Houston! Join us in Houston! ...

Last few days to submit to Worldfest Houston

Wonderful Christmas! Wishing you and yours... every happiness this Holiday Season and bountiful prosperity in the New Year. We know that this is a very busy time of the year, but we just wanted to remind you of the 48th Annual WorldFest-Houston Entry Deadline. Entered Online by Monday, December 15th. Mailed to reach us by Dec. 31. If you enter only one competition this year, make it WorldFest! Fiercely Independent! Our warmest Christmas & Ho...

History of WorldFest, Hunter Todd has one of the longest festival stories to tell

WorldFest was founded over 50 years ago as Cinema Arts, an International Film Society in August, 1961. WorldFest became the third competitive international film festival in North America, following San Francisco and New York. WorldFest is the oldest Independent Film & Video Festival in the World. It evolved into a competitive International Film Festival in April, 1968. It was founded by award-winning producer/director Hunter Todd to present a quality film festival for the Independe...

WorldFest-Houston International Film Festival Wraps 47th Season ~ "Everybody's a Critic...!"

WorldFest-Houston, the 3rd longest-running International Film Festival in North America, concluded its 47th edition with a 10-day run of Indie film, fun and fanfare, enjoying a 12% increase in box-office!  With Robert Loggia on hand to receive his richly deserved Lifetime Achievement Award, WorldFest presented a sumptuous Awards Gala Ceremony, 4/12 in the historic Crowne Plaza Hotel ~ near the famous Houston Astrodome. WorldFest bookended this year's festival with record turnouts. Ope...

Houston Cinema Arts Festival Overview

Houston Cinema Arts Society was proud to present the Houston Cinema Arts Festival, November 6-10, 2013. This five-day festival of over 50 films about the visual, performing, and literary arts also featured Meet the Makers workshops, video art installations, live performances, art exhibits, and more. With venues in several locations throughout the city accessible by Metro Rail, over 5000 attendees had exciting opport ...

HanWay Picks Up Sundance World Dramatic Competition Film "Houston"

  By Liza Foreman   London-based HanWay Films has taken on world sales for the Sundance-bound feature "Houston" by Bastian Günther (World Dramatic Competition). The film charts the epic melt-down of a German headhunter whose desperate pursuit of a Texas oil exec is hampered by booze, jetlag and a questionable sidekick.  The film is Günther’s second feature, following "Autopilots," which premiered at the Berlinale Film Festival in 2007. The f...

Extended exclusive deadline for WorldFest Houston through february, NO LATE ENTRY FEE for FILMFESTIVALS.COM readers

     Houston International Film & Video Festival April 17 - 26, 2009 Extended deadline till February 28 for and filmmakers! NO LATE FEE Download the preferred entry form here and save $15   42nd Annual WorldFest 9898 Bissonnet Street, Suite 650, Houston, Texas 77036 USA Tel: 1-713-965-9955 or fax Fax : 1-713-965-9960 Website: E-mail: mailto:...

Worldfest Houston International Film Festival

WorldFest was founded over 55 years ago as Cinema Arts, an International Film Society in August, 1961. WorldFest became the third competitive international film festival in North America, following San Francisco and New York. WorldFest is the oldest Independent Film & Video Festival in the World. It evolved into a competitive International Film Festival in April, 1968. It was founded by award-winning producer/director Hunter Todd to present a quality film festival for the Independent filmmakers. Hunter Todd has been honored with more than 115 international awards for creative excellence in film production, and he has been the producer, director, writer and/or cameraman on more than 300 motion picture and video productions. 


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