17th Annual Gulf Coast Film & Video Festival, 2015

The 2015 season has concluded. The GCFVF team is working on the 2016 season and it’s never too late to start thinking about what projects YOU may want to enter, HOW you can help and HOW the festival can help YOU.

The 2015 Winners: <click here>

Friday, September 11th & Saturday 12th, 2015

The 17th Annual 2015 Annual Gulf Coast Film & Video Festival, (GCFVF) is coming up THIS Friday and Saturday,  in the Greater Bay Area of Houston, Texas, starting Friday, September 11th with one-of-a-kind movie screenings at the Courtyard by Marriott Hotel (18100 Saturn Ln, Houston, TX 77058) and Saturday, September 12th, 2015 with the The GCFVF Saturday Night “Live” Cascade Awards Presentation , (also on Saturday,  additional one-of-a-kind movies will be screened at the hotel prior to the Awards presentation.)

Appearing in Person:

Actor/Producer LEW TEMPLE

This year, Mr. Hal Wixon (organizer and founder of the GCFVF) is pleased to announce that Houston Actor Lew Temple is scheduled to be the honored guest  and accepting the 2015 GCFVF’s Lifetime Achievement Award on Saturday, September 12th.  Mr. Temple is a dynamic actor and has over a 100 credits to his name that includes a recurring part on “The Walking Dead”, “Walker, Texas Ranger”, “The Preacher’s Daughter”, “Lap Dance”, “The Rolling Road”, The Lone Ranger”, “Hawaii Five-0″ among a huge list.  Check out his IMDB page at: http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0854702/   Tickets are SOLD-OUT

LewTemplePix0002bLew Temple headshot

ErnieManousePix30002dMaster of Ceremony and Host:


The festival is excited to bring in Houston Public Broadcasting celebrity Mr. Ernie Manouse to host and MC the GCFVF Saturday Night “Live” Cascade Awards Presentation, happening Saturday, September 12th, 2015 at the Sundance Grill (800 Mariners Dr., Kemah, Texas).  Mr. Manouse is a 5-time KATIE Award Winner for Outstanding Interview/Talk Show for the Southern Region, is a producer of the nationally Syndicated HoustonPBS series “InnerVIEWS with Ernie Manouse”, helped to create and produce the prime time television magazine “The Connection”, produced and hosted the daily magazine program “WeekNight Edition” (which evolved into “WeekDay”), serves on the advisory board of STAGES Theater and the Dominic Walsh Dance Theater and has launched a late night chat fest series called, “The After Party” that combines arts coverage, with upbeat fun interview.  Mr. Ernie Manouse is a regular and supporter of the Gulf Coast Film & Video Festival and has hosted and MC’d the festival awards on numerous occasions. He is always open to say hello and chat. Don’t miss out and grab your tickets.  Tickets:  SOLD-OUT.

Volunteers WANTED. < click here >

The Festival is looking for a few good people to help from the “inside”. You can be part of the “behind-the-scenes” group of people that make this festival happen.  As part of the team, you will get a couple of tickets and experience in running a festival. All you have to do is commit and you are IN!

Visit our GCFVF Apparel Store:

Show off your festival pride, the Gulf Coast Film & Video Festival offers all kinds of apparel from short sleeve, long sleeve t-shirts to GCFVF caps, hoodies and sweatshirts.  This is pretty cool stuff for today’s hipsters. Order one for you, one for that special friend and be the envy of your crew. They come in black and in white, they have small logos and some have large ones. Order yours at: http://www.gulfcoastfilmfest.com/apparel/