Our festival is for short films (7 minutes and under) by independents. Our participants include children and families, so subject matter should respect those interests. We are based in Texas' Hill Country, and the festival entries will be accepted only from Texas. The festival itself is on January 13, 2018, in Wimberley, about an hour southwest of Austin.

We offer trophies for first-place entries in two categories (18 and over and 17 and under) for: Best Actor, Best Director and Best Movie.

Movies must be no longer than 7 minutes in length, including credits. They must be by independent movie-makers and must be original and must be about Texas subjects or be directed by Texas filmmakers. We have two categories for entries: 18 years of age and older, and 17 years of age and under. We retain no rights to the movies and simply want to show them once at the festival. Entries must be received or posted no later than midnight December 13, 2017, for the January festival.

Overall Rating
  • Phenomenal film festival. Not too big but that is okay! The people there are extremely nice and have great taste in selection of films to showcase. I will definitely be submitting any future short films to Wimberley Film Festival.

    January 2018
  • Thank you Wimberley Film Festival for the selection!

    April 2017
  • Larry Loc

    Was not able to attend. Thankful that they showed my PSA. Let's hear it for library programs.

    January 2017
  • Farid Bozorgmehr

    I could not be there but the news and reviews were all good

    January 2017
  • MilkMoostacheMovies .

    I didn't go because I'm broke and couldn't afford a ticket to Texas, but I'm very untalented and don't get into many festivals. I got into this one and I was pumped about it for weeks on end. For that alone this is the greatest film festival in the world!

    January 2017