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Galveston Island Film Society

The Galveston Island Film Society is a nonprofit founded with the vision to promote and nurture a thriving film, performing and media arts community in Galveston, Texas and Galveston County area. The society is a resource for members to learn about the entertainment industry, to network and promote their projects.

Our Mission:

Our mission is to educate through workshops, panel discussions and outreach programs for adults and youths, and to inspire creativity to bloom by providing members a platform to explore and showcase their voice. Also, to promote Galveston as the film Production destination for all.

Objective and Purpose

• Provide instruction in the Film & Entertainment Industry. (Note! The term “Entertainment” encompasses

   the entire range of media arts, performing arts, visual arts, technology and entertainment business).

• Sponsor special events involving screenings, networking events, festivals, live performances, and film


• The youth of the Galveston community & county obtain an educational and professional experience in

   the film industry through after-school programs, summer camps, and adult outreach programs.

• Provide film, television and multi-media consultation services for the Galveston Community

   and Galveston County area.

• Directly engage in and to provide facilities for others to engage in the promotion of the film and

   entertainment industry.

• Sponsor the “Annual Galveston Island Film Festival and Conference” with an emphasis on exhibiting local,

   international and diverse films.

• Sponsor other informational events, open to the public which focus on all aspects of the film and

   entertainment industry.

• Liaison to Hollywood, Los Angeles, and other major film and television market both domestic and international.

Contact Information:


Address: 601 Tremont Street, #2222, Galveston, TX 77553

Phone: (409) 210-9817


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