All films & screenplays are reviewed by a panel of 12 international judges. Selections are invited to the screening, filmmaker Q&A, award ceremony, & red carpet cocktail mixer. Awards are presented to to the top-rated films following the screening.

Stick around for a Q&A with the filmmakers & screenwriters - a perfect opportunity to discuss upcoming projects & broaden your network!

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Film Festival Awards

SUPERSTAR

Judges' Choice best-reviewed film.

WONDER WOMAN

Outstanding female filmmaker. 

AUDIENCE CHOICE

Audience voted best film.

Awards are presented to the following categories:
Best Overall Screenplay (Short)
Best Narrative Screenplay (Short)
Best Comedy Screenplay (Short)
Best Horror Screenplay (Short)
Best Overall Screenplay (Feature)
Best Narrative Screenplay (Feature)
Best Comedy Screenplay (Feature)
Best Horror Screenplay (Feature)
Best Feature
Best Narrative
Best Comedy
Best Horror
Best Music Video
Best Animation
Best Documentary
Best Student Feature
Best Student Short
Best Director
Best Actor
Best Actress
Best Ensemble
Best Writer
Best Score
Best Cinematographer
Best Editor
Most Original Concept
Best Texas Film
Keep Austin Weird
M. Night Shyamalan (Best Twist)
Audience Choice
Wonder Woman (Outstanding Female Filmmaker)
Superstar (Best Film)

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