How to Fest


Check out our online Prekindle film guide and buy tickets HERE!

Download a PDF copy of our print program here:


ON SALE NOW Experience the fest with a VIP BADGE for just $175! Gain entry to all screenings, music shows, and events for four days; plus special access to the Filmmakers’ Lounge!


Tickets for individual screenings are available $11.50 each online in advance or at the door for each venue during festival operating hours.

Please contact with any questions.


You’ll need to pick up your VIP badges or advance tickets in person at the Festival Headquarters (the Texas Theatre) or badge holder pick-up events. Print-at-home tickets are available.

Please pick up your tickets at least 30 minutes before your first screening time.


The festival reserves a certain amount of seats for pass holders at each screening. If those seats aren’t taken before the film starts, we make them available to people standing in Rush Lines outside the theater. People in the Rush Lines must use cash to buy a ticket to the screening.



Outdoor Screening

The Iron Giant will be screened behind House of Dirt, on Saturday, June 8th @ 8:45 pm. This screening takes place in a gravel lot, so attendees are encouraged to bring your own chair. A limited quantity of chairs will be provided. 




Kodak Filmmaking Workshop

11:00 AM – 12:30 PM

Oak Cliff Cultural Center

Kodak and Kodak Film Lab Atlanta host an introduction into 16mm Filmmaking

Within the last two years, the format of 16mm has grown as a new generation of filmmakers have embraced celluloid and this format for its unique look created with the camera.

Filmmaker and curator Bart Weiss, Cinematographer Adam J Minnick, and Michael Brown from Kodak /Kodak Film Lab Atlanta will be in attendance to review 16mm film cameras on hand and discuss how the format has evolved into modern day filmmaking workflows.  

Sponsored by Kodak, Wooden Camera and the Dallas Office of Cultural Affairs


Panel Lunch

12:30 – 1:00 PM

Free lunch included for attendees to either session during the break.

Lunch Sponsored by Dallas Film Commission / Dallas Creative Industries


Austin Film Society Workshop: Supporting Filmmakers Across Texas

1:00 – 2:30 PM

Oak Cliff Cultural Center

Despite its central Texas moniker and locale, the Austin Film Society supports filmmakers across Texas and particularly in the Dallas area. AFS Program Manager of Filmmaker Resources Michael Thielvoldt will lead an informative workshop about the ways AFS supports filmmakers towards career leaps and greater success in the Lone Star State through its various filmmaker support programs, including the AFS Grant, filmmaker intensives, Works-In-Progress screenings, and more!

Co-Presented by Austin Film Society, Dallas Producers Association, and Women in Film Dallas.

Free-to-the-public educational workshops made possible with a grant from the Dallas Office of Cultural Affairs.


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