18th Annual Gulf Coast Film & Video Festival, 2016

Call for Projects: OPEN

The 2016 season of the Gulf Coast Film & Video Festival is calling on all movie-makers and screenwriters to submit their projects to the 2016th festival.  The GCFVF team is looking forward to your submissions and it’s never too late to start thinking about what projects YOU may want to enter. This year the GCFVF is looking for quality and competitive projects.  Last years competition was outstanding and the entered projects were highly competitive.  So, step up your game!

Enter your projects stating February 1st, 2016 through March 4th, 2016 with an early bird discount rate.  

For details about entering your Movie/Film project < click here >

For details about entering your screenplay project < click here >

 Take a look back at the 2015 season: 

The 17th Annual 2015 Annual Gulf Coast Film & Video Festival, (GCFVF) took place 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 and additional screenings of one-of-a-kind movies all in the Greater Bay Area and the Clear Lake City and NASA area. 

Appearing in Person:

Actor/Producer LEW TEMPLE

This year, the GCFVF brought in Houston Actor Lew Temple as their honored guest  and presented Mr. Temple with 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/   This was a SOLD-OUT EVENT.

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ErnieManousePix30002dMaster of Ceremony and Host:


Houston Public Broadcasting celebrity Mr. Ernie Manouse hosted and MC’ed the GCFVF Saturday Night “Live” Cascade Awards Presentation, 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.

The 2015 Winners: <click here>