The SAN ANGELO REVOLUTION FILM FESTIVAL was created after the City of San Angelo acquired the Film Friendly Texas designation from the Texas Film Commission. The San Angelo Convention & Visitors Bureau (CVB), a division of the San Angelo Chamber of Commerce, manages the festival along with a committee of leaders from across the city.

The CVB works in collaboration with the creators of the Austin Revolution Film Festival, which has captured the indie film vibe of Austin since 2014. The Austin Revolution festival has gained a great reputation from filmmakers and fans alike, ensuring a high quality event and striving to bring unique and truly independent voices to the Texas Capitol.

The San Angelo Revolution introduces the independent film to a West Texas audience, as well as visitors from across the world. We look forward to a successful festival and to having attendees join us in our oasis in West Texas, off the beaten path.


All films must be the original work of the filmmakers and all filmmakers must have the necessary rights.

Films must not have distribution. VOD or your film being readily available to stream may affect your status. Austin premiere required. (Music videos and Web Series may be available online.)

The Austin Revolution Film Festival reserves the right to change our programming without notice.

Overall Rating
  • Katt Gilcrease

    Hello San Angelo,
    Sorry for this late review but I wanted it to be at the top when folks are deciding whether or not to enter their works in this festival.
    Folks just enter! This is a great new festival!
    James Christopher, Diann Bayes and team put together a wonderful festival and a really fun time and the screenings were on a big screen! A must for all filmmakers to do ... see their work on a big screen. This festival gives you the opportunity to try.
    The films chosen were great. The people involved and fellow filmmakers were like a family and the personal tour from Diann Bayes showcasing the beautiful city of San Angelo ( like Austin when it was small... her words.. but true!) was one of the highlights my wife and I experienced. And San Angelo is packed with lots of interesting and fun things to do and see.
    True hospitality all the way down to the hand written “ howdy” from Diann and true desire to make sure we enjoyed ourselves. We certainly did. Great job all around and congrats to Diann for putting on a super fun festival. Can’t wait to have this team evaluate our next entry.
    Thanks again for all you did for our film and giving it some love.

    Katt Gilcrease

    November 2021
  • The organizers of the festival were fantastic and made it a point to make sure all the filmmakers felt welcome and were well taken care of it. The venues were both fantastic, one of them was a legit movie palace and it was fantastic to see films there. I'll definitely attend again.

    November 2021
  • The festival is organized by wonderful people who really care about film and filmmakers. Great hospitality. Great programming. That theater is AMAZING! What an experience to have your film screened in a place like this. Thank you for a wonderful event!

    October 2021
  • A BIG thank you to everyone at SARFF for making us part of this year's festival. The communication was great and the perseverance in keeping the fest live this year was amazing. Thank you for supporting indie filmmakers, James! We hope to be back again!

    October 2021
  • Charley Vance

    Due to Hurricane Ida I could not attend. But all communication from organizers was great and compassionate. Thanks for finding my script worthy.

    October 2021