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 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 & 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
• 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.