The Austin Youth Film Festival seeks to create film opportunities for young, independent filmmakers and foster a lifelong love of the media arts.

Accepting films made by Central Texas youth for a chance to screen on the big screen at a Drive-in and win up to $1,000 in cash prizes!!!

Best of Fest wins $1000! All selected films will be screened at a drive-in movie theater!


1) Primary creators of the film must be enrolled in a Central Texas middle school or high school.

2) Films must be no longer than 5 minutes.

3) Only one film application per film will be eligible.