About

Our Mission

The Gulf Coast Film and Video Festival, a non-profit organization, was established in 1999, to promote and showcase the discovery of motion picture artists through inspirational, educational and thought-provoking stories.

Our Goals

To encourage and support the work of independent filmmakers.
To promote all forms of motion pictures.
To encourage creativity in the development and production of motion pictures.
To acknowledge the artistic struggle of independent filmmakers through awards.

The Gulf Coast Film & Video Festival welcomes filmmakers. screenwriters  and attendees of every age, race, religious preference, nationality, political affiliation, gender and economic standing. We do not, however,  welcome or include projects that promote hate, discrimination, violence against humanity or sexism.

Our Team

HAL WIXON
Chairman and
Managing Director
LIZ CHAPMAN
Board Member


VAN SHOTWELL
Board Member

PEGGY DOMINO TAYLOR

Board Member

KAREN WIXON
Board Member

REBECCA COLLINS
Board Member


Rebecca Collins

SHAUN PETTIT
Board Member


MICKEY MATTHEWS
Board Member


ABIIBA HOWELL
Board Member


Abiiba Howell

JODY HASELBARTH
Board Member


Jody Haselbarth, Awards Hostess

ROBERT CLARK
Board Member

Friends of the Festival

                     Awards of Distonction

 

 

 

 

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Dominion Films

 

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