The Corpus Christi Film Festival is 3 days of screenings, Q&A's and After Parties right in the Heart of the Texas Riviera. Corpus Christi, Texas is a laid back, down-home friendly community with great weather during the winter months.

The festival will select Features, Shorts and Student films from International, Domestic, Texas and Student filmmakers. The festival is looking to program comedies, dramas, documentaries in all genres from all filmmakers.

Between 50 - 75 films will be selected in first year of the festival. Filmmakers are encouraged to come and support their films, South Texas audiences love to hear about the filmmaker's journey and ask questions.

Day 1: Opening Night with a Feature or Special Selection of Shorts
Day 2: All Day Screenings of Feature and Short films with Q&As. Awards in the Evening.
Day 3: Special Selection of Films with Replay of Award Winners.

Welcome to the Jewel of the Texas Coast!

The actual award is still being determined but Awards will be given to:

Best Feature
Best Short
Best Student Film
The Jewel of the Fest

Since we will only select between 50-75 films, all films will be in competition for awards.

2021 Rules
1. No waivers will be given to The Corpus Christi Film Festival.
2. Films must be in English, if not, Films must have English subtitles imprinted on film.
3. We only accept films through FilmFreeway.
4. If selected we accept films in digital format, Feature and Short films in DCP will have to make special arrangements.
5. We will accept films made between January 2018 - December 2020.
6. We love premieres and if you want to premiere at The Corpus Christi Film Festival submit and let us know by emailing
7. Please enter in the correct category!
8. If your film is online and streaming publicly, please put it on private if you are selected.
9. Winners and Awards will be announced Saturday Night of the festival. Do not bring a Tux or Gown, we plan on partying somewhere Texas style.
10. No Refunds! We reserve the right to disqualify if Rules and Requirements are not met.

Those are the Rules, now submit and let's have a festival!