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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.

Good Storytelling + Great Filming + Diverse Community = Beautiful Art &Thought Provoking movies

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.

Our Mission

Objective & 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 productions.

• 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


• 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


• Liaison to Hollywood, Los Angeles, and other major film

   and television market both domestic and international. 



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