Located just outside of Austin, Texas, Lake Travis Film Festival (LTFF) is an exciting, experiential festival with an eye to showcasing filmmakers and screenwriters from around the globe with authenticity, vision, and purpose. The festival aims to connect independent filmmakers and industry professionals with an eager community audience.

Join us to celebrate in the beautiful Texas Hill Country for a star-studded weekend starting Thursday, February 27th.

The festival is spread out between Bee Cave and Lakeway, Texas. The area offers natural beauty and an abundance of visitor activities. There are many hotels and locations suited to the screenings, parties, and workshops that will accompany the event.


Best Feature Film
Best Short Film
Best Documentary
Best Short Documentary
Best Student Film
Best Music Video
Best Texas Film
Best Feature Script
Best Short Script

Feature films are over 60 minutes, short films under 45 minutes.

International films are encouraged. Please include English subtitles, if needed.

Films must be available for screening during the festival, February 2020.

Student films may be any films made while filmmaker is a student.

With your submission, you grant LTFF permission to screen your film in our festival.

No waivers are granted.

We reserve the right to add subtitles for our hearing impaired guests in certain blocks of programing.

You must agree to allow highlights or excerpts of your film (e.g. a trailer) to be placed on the LTFF website and other marketing and promotional purposes. You also agree to allow LTFF to promote the following year's festival with the above excerpts, highlights and/or trailers. LTFF will never solicit or screen your film outside the promotion of the festival without additional permission. We prefer to show films with filmmakers in attendance for audience Q&A and publicity.

Submit as many entries as you like. Each entry requires its own entry fee.

Enter your film is via FilmFreeway, with an online screener (Vimeo password protected link is recommended). We do not accept hard copy entries.

The selected works will be exhibited digitally.

Your entry fee is non-refundable. You will not be allowed to enter your work unless you agree to abide by the terms and conditions of the festival.

You must have obtained all clearances for exhibition and must certify that the work is original and no disputes regarding ownership exist on the film.

All entries must be submitted through FilmFreeway by the extended late deadline of December 1, 2019.

Notification of selections is no later than January 10, 2020. Acceptance in the festival does not guarantee paid transportation or lodging for the event.