The Billy Kid Film Festival is a 501(c) 3 non profit organization dedicated to film festival in Hico, Tx the hometown of "Brushy Bill", alias "Billy the Kid". Each entry is entertaining, thought-provoking, inspiring, educational, enjoyable or just flat out fun, based on your passionate tell us a story.
The Billy the Kid Outlaw Film Festival challenges creative filmmakers to take the trail less traveled — to explore the lives of the disenfranchised, the broken, and the outcast. When you think of the outlaw, think of the stories that need to be told. The Billy the Kid Outlaw Film Festival invites filmmakers to submit completed films that answer the question: What does it mean to be an outlaw? And we’re not just talking about a stand-off in the wild west — tell us stories of any character who goes against the grain. Outlaw films explore the theme of being just outside the boundaries; facing challenges and not just the bad guys. We want the good, the bad, and the ugly. The film festival will be film festival showings during November 3-5 2023
The Billy the Kid Outlaw Film Festival accepts full length and short films and takes place in November in historic Hico, Texas. It is our mission to Hico, Texas, celebrate film makers from all over the world, while giving our local film makers and residents a place to come together and appreciate the art of making movies. Our Executive Committee is made up of movie critics, film makers, local business owners and educators. Our mission
It is our mission to Hico, Texas, to celebrate film makers from all over the world, while giving our local film makers and residents a place to come together and appreciate the art of making movies. Our Executive Committee is made up of movie critics, film makers, local business owners and educators.
We hope to invite Well Known Honoree Actor or Actress as well as Film industry people conduct Q&A sessions and Writing and Film Workshops will also be held that weekend.
The Billy the Kid Film Festival will award top winners with a one-of-a-kind ballistic or pottery sculpture award by a renowned Pottery Artist Scott Carlson. Given .. Best Narrative Feature Film, Best Documentary Feature Film, Best Narrative or Comedy Short Film, Best Performance, Viewers Choice Award, Best Local Entry(150 miles) Film, Best Animation,Best Student Short Film, Best Outlaw,Best Animation, Best Bandito Cine and some other awards will be given out too.
Ruth Buzzi award for Best Comedy.
Moore Award for Best Western award is a free day of use of western studio.
Submitters if your film is selected you will receive Two All Access Passes along with Red Carpet and Award Event on Saturday Nov 4Th.
The Films will be reviewed by industry people who have experience and clout in the movie business.
Only films completed after Jan.1 2020 will be eligible for awards.
Films must be submitted through Filmfreeway.com all length films are considered, just as long as they are the best you've got. Selected films will be notified by Sept 30,2023.
Submitting your film you agree that we may select it for screening and award considerations the 2023 Billy the Kid Film Festival Nov 3-5 2023 and clips from any film selected may be sampled to help promote the festival.