2015 DFS Summer Film Camp
Professors from the Southern Methodist University Division of Film and Media Arts will present highly focused information on film topics and tricks of the trade to small classes. It's a unique, hands-on learning opportunity that goes well beyond standard classroom work. And it's summer camp, so you know it's fun! Click to find out more.
Announcing the first 10 films for DIFF & John Landis to receive Dallas Star Award
We're excited to reveal the first 10 films for the 9th annual Dallas International Film Festival, and announce that acclaimed director John Landis will be at the Festival for a special screening of THE BLUES BROTHERS and to accept the Dallas Star Award.
DFS at Sundance 2015: James Faust on Daily Buzz podcast
In addition to helping Sarah Harris find the best movies at Sundance to bring to Dallas this year, DFS Artistic Director James Faust will participate as one of hosts on The Daily Buzz, a “festival only” radio show featuring interviews with the top talent attending with their films, bringing the festival experience to the listener.
DFS Programmers share their favorite films of 2014
Dallas Film Society programmers, James Faust and Sarah Harris, give us their favorite films from 2014 and let us know about a few they're looking forward to seeing in the coming year.
Love Film. Live Film. Spotlight: PaperCity Magazine’s Dallas Social Editor, Jane Rozelle
Many different people help make the Dallas Film Society and Dallas International Film Festival what it is. PaperCity Magazine, our loyal sponsor, often highlights where glamour and fashion intersect with film's artistic elements and DFS's stylish events. PaperCity’s Dallas Social Editor, Jane Rozelle, to discuss her love of movies and her favorite film fashion moments.
Sponsor Spotlight: Lauren Embrey and the Embrey Family Foundation
We chatted DFS sponsor leaders, Lauren Embrey, President and CEO of The Embrey Family Foundation, an organization that cultivates human rights awareness and advances initiatives that challenge and embolden people to walk better in the world. Lauren and her team sponsor the Silver Heart Award.
DIFF Filmmaker Yen Tan (PIT STOP) shares his screenwriting tips and influences
Yen Tan's feature-film writing and directing credits include CIAO (2008) and PIT STOP (2013), which won the Texas Competition Grand Jury Prize at the 2013 DIFF. DFS Senior Programmer Sarah Harris gets his thoughts on screenwriting and the process of developing a film.
Now Streaming: Watch Four Incredible DIFF Documentaries Online
NOW STREAMING: These documentaries transfixed audiences at the Dallas International Film Festival. Now you can watch them online.
Second Look: Shorts from the 2012 Fest
The inventiveness of shorts filmmakers never ceases to amaze us. Submissions for the 2012 Dallas international Film Festival include a breakfasting lost soul, a chicken in the city, a twist on history, and a conflicted father-son relationship. Watch them again.
Cinemark Classic Series sponsored by the DFS
The Cinemark Classic Series brings some of cinema's most critically acclaimed films back to big screens around DFW. Each week we hope you'll find a cherished favorite, or a film that you've always wanted to see, expertly presented with the full movie-theater experience.
DFS Members receive invitations to year-round films and events, reserved seats at screenings with our cultural partners and exclusive benefits at the Dallas International Film Festival.
Your support helps the DFS bring filmmakers to Dallas, offer year-round programming and provide educational events for future filmmakers.
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The 9th annual Dallas International Film Festival is scheduled for April 9-19, 2015. Festival Passes are available now! We will update the site with information on Festival venues and screenings in March 2015.
Revisit the films and events of the 2014 Festival here! »