ACU FilmFest

Student Film Competition  Since 2004
Abilene Christian University

Outside the Paramount Theatre at the ACU FilmFest 2019 gala

Save the Date: FilmFest 2023

The 19th annual FilmFest Awards Gala will return this spring to the Historic Paramount Theatre on Friday, April 14th.

Please join us as we celebrate the work of student filmmakers and storytellers!

Students on Screen

ACU FilmFest gives students interested in careers in media and film an opportunity to develop their craft and connect with industry professionals. Since 2004, more than 1,500 students have had opportunities to write, direct, and perform in films that premiere each spring at the historic Paramount Theatre.

Get Involved

Students from all backgrounds and disciplines take part in FilmFest every year, regardless of their past experience. If you’d like to be a part of FilmFest, join the official mailing list to get FilmFest updates direct to your inbox.