Nov 9-13, 2017

Texas Filmmaker’s Showcase

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Synopsis

Texas Filmmaker’s Showcase is a special screening event consisting of the best Texas short films and videos. Each year, the program is presented to executives in the Hollywood film community, with subsequent screenings around Texas throughout the rest of the year. The selection committee is a cross-section of film industry professionals from outside the state of Texas. Houston Film Commission presents the Showcase with the generous support of additional sponsors.

Breakfast in Bed (5:40 mins) by Payton Thropp – Conroe, TX
A young girl faces changes in her family with bravery and hope.

Hit & Run (12:29 mins) by Jason Neulander – Austin, TX
In this Lovecraft-inspired short, Katie finds an amulet by the side of the road and suffers the consequences of picking it up.

Jackdaw (14:50 mins) by Travis Champagne – The Woodlands, TX
A father mourns on the one year anniversary of his wife’s disappearance.

Jenny & Tom (14:18 mins) by Ford Gunter – Houston, TX
Jenny and Tom have found the happiness that eludes others by living life on their own terms. But sometimes doubt comes from the warmest of places.

Minor Setback (10:00 mins) by Augustine Frizzell – Dallas, TX
High school dropouts and BFF’s, Jessie and Angela come up with a brilliant excuse to skip out on work so they can spend a day at the beach… until something unexpected goes down.

More Than Four Hours (10:40 mins) by Bryan Poyser – Austin, TX
On his first day on the job, a high school algebra teacher mixes up his medications to disastrous results.

Peor Es Nada (Nothing’s Worse) (13:29 mins) by Gabriel Duran – Arlington, TX
Marco is a Mexican family man determined to get to the US to reunite with his wife and newborn child by any possible means.

Sound and Time (8:39 mins) by Angela & Mark Walley – San Antonio, TX Inspired by his sensitivity to sound at a very young age, artist Justin Boyd has been recording and working with sound and music since the mid 90s. This film follows Boyd as he actively captures field recordings.

Texas Filmmaker’s Showcase is a special screening event consisting of the best Texas short films and videos. Each year, the program is presented to executives in the Hollywood film community, with subsequent screenings around Texas throughout the rest of the year. The selection committee is a cross-section of film industry professionals from outside the state of Texas. Houston Film Commission presents the Showcase with the generous support of additional sponsors.

Breakfast in Bed (5:40 mins) by Payton Thropp – Conroe, TX
A young girl faces changes in her family with bravery and hope.

Hit & Run (12:29 mins) by Jason Neulander – Austin, TX
In this Lovecraft-inspired short, Katie finds an amulet by the side of the road and suffers the consequences of picking it up.

Jackdaw (14:50 mins) by Travis Champagne – The Woodlands, TX
A father mourns on the one year anniversary of his wife’s disappearance.

Jenny & Tom (14:18 mins) by Ford Gunter – Houston, TX
Jenny and Tom have found the happiness that eludes others by living life on their own terms. But sometimes doubt comes from the warmest of places.

Minor Setback (10:00 mins) by Augustine Frizzell – Dallas, TX
High school dropouts and BFF’s, Jessie and Angela come up with a brilliant excuse to skip out on work so they can spend a day at the beach… until something unexpected goes down.

More Than Four Hours (10:40 mins) by Bryan Poyser – Austin, TX
On his first day on the job, a high school algebra teacher mixes up his medications to disastrous results.

Peor Es Nada (Nothing’s Worse) (13:29 mins) by Gabriel Duran – Arlington, TX
Marco is a Mexican family man determined to get to the US to reunite with his wife and newborn child by any possible means.

Sound and Time (8:39 mins) by Angela & Mark Walley – San Antonio, TX Inspired by his sensitivity to sound at a very young age, artist Justin Boyd has been recording and working with sound and music since the mid 90s. This film follows Boyd as he actively captures field recordings.

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