The eighth annual Nacogdoches Film Festival will be held on February 21-23, 2019 at the historic Fredonia Hotel in Nacogdoches, Texas.

VIP All-Access Passes are available for purchase now and enable the bearer to have access to all events associated with the 2019 Nacogdoches Film Festival.

The following is the schedule of events for the 2019 Nacogdoches Film Festival as of today. Please note that the appearance of certain industry guests is subject to change should unforeseen circumstances dictate.

Following the showing of each film, there will be a brief question and answer period feature an individual who participated in the making of that particular film.

Thursday, February 21, 2019

  • FILM — Winner for 2019 NacFilmFest Feature Film competition, preceded by awards ceremony — (Fredonia Hotel/Banita Room) — 6:00 p.m.
  • FILM — TBA — (Fredonia Hotel/Banita Room) — 8:00 p.m.
  • Informal After-Party (cash bar) — (Fredonia Hotel/Nine Flags Bar) — 10:00 p.m.


Friday, February 22, 2019

  • SHORT FILMS (Short Film showings) — the very best of the submissions in the 2019 Short Film Competition (Cole Art Center) — 12:00 p.m.
  • PANELS (Three Industry Panel Sessions / Topics TBA) — (Fredonia Hotel/Rusk Room) — 2:00 p.m.
  • VIP RECEPTION (VIP All-Access Pass required) — (Nacogdoches Convention & Visitor's Bureau) — 5 p.m.
  • FILM — Winner of 2019 NacFilmFest Music Video competition, preceded by awards ceremony — (Fredonia Hotel/Banita Room) — 7:00 p.m.
  • FILM — TBA — (Fredonia Hotel/Banita Room) — 7:15 p.m.
  • FILM — TBA — (Fredonia Hotel/Banita Room) — 9:15 p.m.
  • Informal After Party (cash bar) — (Fredonia Hotel/Nine Flags Bar) — 11:15 p.m.


Saturday, February 23, 2019

  • HS SHORTS (High School Short Film showings) — the very best of the submissions in the 2019 High School Short Film Competition — (Cole Art Center) — 10:15 a.m.
  • PRESENTATION by SFA Film Program — (Cole Art Center) — 11:30 a.m.
  • SHORT FILMS (Short Film showings) — the very best of the submissions in the 2019 Short Film Competition — (Cole Art Center) — 12:00 p.m.
  • PANELS (Two Industry Panel Sessions / Topics TBA) — (Fredonia Hotel/Rusk Room) — 2:00 p.m.
  • ARSCOTT INTERVIEW SERIES — informal interview with a prominent filmmaker (TBA) in a format similar to James Lipton's iconic "Inside the Actor's Studio"). Longtime Hollywood actor, SFA graduate and current SFA faculty member Brad Maule will conduct the interview — (Fredonia Hotel/Banita Room) — 4:00 p.m.
  • FILM — Winner of 2019 NacFilmFest Short Film competition, preceded by awards ceremony — (Fredonia Hotel/Banita Room) — 7:00 p.m.
  • FILM — TBA (film selected by filmmaker chosen for the Arscott Interview / TBA — (Fredonia Hotel/Banita Room) — 7:30 p.m.
  • Informal After Party (cash bar) — (Fredonia Hotel/Nine Flags Bar) — 9:30 p.m.

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VIP All-Access Pass holders will receive priority seating at all events during the 2019 Nacogdoches Film Festival. VIP All-Access Passes are now available for purchase on Eventbrite.

One-Day Passes will be available for purchase online beginning February 1, 2019, but ONLY IF seating is available.

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2019 Nacogdoches Film Festival