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On Saturday August 22nd special guests joined us for the first ever South Texas International Film Festival awards ceremony. Filmmakers and influencers enjoyed dinner and drinks while they watched the Eddies being presented to the festivals big winners...
The Folks at Wells Fargo are excited about the future of the South Texas Film Festival and are supporting the endeavor to the tune of $2,500.00 These funds will go toward building resources for local filmmakers and recognition for international films through the South Texas International Film Festival. We are proud to have such a respected and historic organization behind us in our endeavors.
The enagural South Texas International Film Festival selection committee has chosen its first official selection in the short film category.
Congratulations to filmmaker Youssef Ouarrak. His film Breathe is the first official selection of the 2015 #south #texas #international #film #festival in the #shortfilm category. Learn more about the filmmaker, the historical basis for the film's plot and screen the film on Friday August 21st at 7pm at the historic Edinburg Municipal Auditorium at the Edinburg City Hall.
During the 1944 Warsaw Uprising, a young group of scouts march stealthily through the dark claustrophobic sewers. As the Germans bring complete destruction and chaos to the city above, a teenager boy follows the footsteps of a brave scout girl.
On Saturday August 22nd, at the new UTRGV Performing Arts Complex, actor Raul Castillo will be speaking as part of the South Texas International Film Festival. This event is free and open to the public.
Raul Castillo, born in McAllen, has had an amazing career in the New York theatre scene and is currently a member of the well respected Off Broadway theatre company LAByrinth.
Join us as we speak with Raul about his background in scriptwriting, acting, life in NYC theatre and anything else the talented actor and playwright chooses to share! This event is a must for any aspiring actor or playwright looking for some insight into a career in theatre, television and film.
BRNDhub + STXFF 2015
Zar Castillo and Manny Rodriguez from BRNDhub will be organizing musical performances for the 2015 South Texas International Film Festival's opening night festivities at the Edinburg City Hall Courtyard. BRNDhub is a full service brand marketing company based in Mcallen, Texas and the folks behind the Never Say Never Festival.
We at the STXFF are excited to work with BRNDhub this year and we hope to work with them to organize bigger and better festivities in 2016!
For more information and to see some of BRNDhub's amazing work visit BRNDhub.com
STXFF Presented to the Edinburg City Council
On Tuesday July 21 members of the South Texas International Film Festival board gave a presentation at the Edinburg city council meeting where they outlined the plans for this years festival as well as hopes for the future of the festival. The update was well received and we at STXFF have had some positive feedback on the presentation. We hope to work closely with the City of Edinburg as we move forward with the Festival.
"Meetings are held on the first and third Tuesday of every month starting at 6 p.m. Anyone can attend the meetings."