News & Announcements – Industry News

Feb 8

Governor Abbott Announces Film Friendly Texas Designation For The City Of McKinney

Governor Greg Abbott today announced that the City of McKinney, having completed the multi-step training and certification process, has been designated a Film Friendly Texas community by the Texas Film Commission.

Feb 1

Governor Abbott Announces Film Friendly Texas Designation For The City Of Pearland

Governor Greg Abbott today announced that the City of Pearland, having completed the multi-step training and certification process, has been designated a Film Friendly Texas community by the Texas Film Commission.

Oct 1

Texas Films at the 2018 Austin Film Festival

The Texas Film Commission is proud to be a Community Partner for made-in-Texas films for the 2018 Austin Film Festival. These projects shot in Texas, included Texas cast and crew, and may have utilized some of our resources and services.

Aug 23

Welcoming Our New Leadership

As of September 1, 2018, Stephanie Whallon will serve as Director, and Lindsey Ashley will serve as Deputy Director.

Apr 25

Texas Films at DIFF 2018

This year, the fest included more than 20 features and shorts with Texas ties. The Texas Film Commission was proud to be a Community Partner for the Texas-made feature film THE IRON ORCHARD, which made its world premiere at the festival.

Mar 16

Texas Films at SXSW 2018

This year's festival celebrated 25 years of Texas filmmaking with over 50 features and shorts with Texas ties. View a list of SXSW premieres that filmed in the Lone Star State.

Dec 13

The Fuentes Family Home Movies Added to the National Film Registry

The collection, preserved by TAMI in partnership with Texas A&M University Corpus Christi, has been named to the National Film Registry, deemed “culturally, historically or aesthetically" significant.

Jul 26

“Leap of Faith” 25th Anniversary Celebration in Plainview

The Texas Film Commission and City of Plainview are proud to present the 25th Anniversary Celebration of "Leap of Faith" (1992) in Plainview on Saturday, August 12th with director Richard Pearce in attendance!