The 45th Annual WorldFest-Houston International Film & Video Festival – April 13-22, 2012
Call for Entries ~ It’s Show Time!


 Howdy from Houston!

We are delighted to announce our 45th Annual WorldFest Call for Entries! The EarlyBird Discount Deadline is November 15th, 2011, the Main Entry Deadline is December 15th, 2011. Complete Entry Info awaits you at TEAM WORLDFEST

The 45th Annual WorldFest-Houston – April 13 – 22, 2012!


The New MasterFest!
Now – for the 45th Annual Worldfest, Remi Winners in six major categories will be automatically submitted for consideration by the 42nd Annual USAFilmFestival in Dallas and the 12th Annual Seoul Drama Awards in Korea. We will be adding several new festivals to this exciting new program soon.

USAFilmFestival Logo

The 42nd Annual USAFilmFestival – Dallas

Seoul Drama Awards Logo

The 12th Seoul Drama Awards – Korea


Spielberg won his very first major award at WorldFest in 1972 for AMBLIN! The next year George Lucas won for THX1138and Randal Kleiser for PEEGE!

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Click here for Advice on winning at WorldFest & other Fest!

Competition for Shorts, Docs, Features, Scripts, Music Videos, New Media, Student, Experimental, TV Commercials & TV Productions – plus many sub-categories!

WorldFest Full House at AMC

Full House at the WorldFest AMC Theaters!

Wonderful Houston – The 4th largest city in America!

Remi Competition Categories

WorldFest Premiere


Before there was Sundance or SXSW, before there was Toronto or Tribeca, there was WorldFest! The 1st Film Festival in the South and the 3rd oldest International Film Festival in North America. “WorldFest is in the business of validating excellence!” – Ridley Scott – Grand Remi  Winner 1985. “WorldFest changes lives and careers, it is the major Indie competition for North America!” – David Winning – 16 time Remi Winner – Canada. (WorldFest was founded in April, 1961 – as the Cinema Arts Film Society. It became a Competitive International Film Fest in 1968).


We Cordially Invite Your Participation…
Team WorldFest
The 45th Annual WorldFest-Houston Intl Film Festival – April 13 – 22, 2012

WorldFest is proudly sponsored by AMC Theatersthe Houston Arts Alliance (HAA)Boxer PropertyAmtrakPanasonic 3D/HDEastman KodakThe City of Houston,The Houston Film CommissionThe Texas Film CommissionThe HQ Hotel Marriott WestchaseSpace Center HoustonTexas LonghornsWagner MediaNASAThe Houston Yacht ClubPresidente  CozumelInkTipOnly In Houston (OIH) , Fest21.comTLS GraphicsUFFOThe Wellness Center and The Houston Film Society. WorldFest is a non- profit 501- (c)- (3) organization founded in 1961.