Shutter Speed film festival is designed to bring independent filmmakers together. This will be our second Annual film festival.

Shutter Speed Film Festival, is a festival created by filmmakers. We greatly appreciate the artform, and the amount of energy put into each film.

What does Shutter Speed Film Festival offer?
*Opportunity to have your films screen to public audiences.
*Film Workshops and much more.

We hope to see you there!


Audience Choice
Best Original Screenplay 
Best Short Screenplay
Best Short Screenplay from Dallas Fort Worth, will win an award from Zen Productions

1. All non english films must include english subtitles.
2.Film works must be original/ and we are not responsible for your content if you do not have permission to use it.
3. All submissions must be submitted on
4. If you are selected you must provide your own trailers and movie posters.
5. The festival Reserves the right to shut the festival without notice.
6.The Festival Reserves the right to make any changes necessary in regulations or scheduling.
7. A filmmaker may submit more than one film, with a different entry fee.
8. Submissions will not be returned.
9.All Fees are non- refundable. (Ticket sales are final)

Overall Rating
  • George Wada

    A great film festival, convenient location in the middle of the DFW metroplex. Awesome staff, hospitality excellent. If you attend, you will not be disappointed.

    May 2019
  • Such a warm welcome! I like the intimate atmosphere and the friendliness. So honored to be an Official Selection!

    April 2019
  • DGW Writer

    Shutter Speed FIlm Festival was great, I networked with other writers, actors and directors. The Directing workshop was very informative. I look forward in submitting more films to this film festival. Thanks again for a great experience for my first film festival I recommend Shutter Sped Film Festival to anyone looking to submit to a great film festival in the DFW area.

    April 2019
  • Jerry Ice

    Great event! Thank you for honoring my script, Indian Billy Ice, as Best Screenplay. The true story of my 3 times great grandfather may not seem political correct by todays standards but the truth is still the truth!

    April 2019
  • Sheril Rodgers

    This Festival was so organized and user friendly! The Hospitality was better than most main stream festivals! The location was easily accessible with plenty of parking. We can not wait to submit and attend next year!!!!

    April 2019