TUFF - Texas Union Film Festival

Call for Submissions

Campus Events + Entertainment (E+E) Showtime invites you to take part in the 8th Annual Texas Union Film Festival! TUFF will challenge, entertain and move you! Its the place to showcase your short film and compete with your peers, the place to embrace your fellow UT studentscreativity, and contribute to the acclaimed Austin film community. 

 Are you TUFF enough?

E+E Showtime is proud to present the 8th Annual Texas Union Film Festival on Thursday, February 23, 2017 - a night highlighting the cinematic talents of UT's students. Join us in the TEXAS UNION THEATRE (UNB 2.228) at 7:00pm for an introduction of guest judges and the film screenings, followed by judging and the awards presentation. Below are helpful dates and information regarding the 8th Annual Texas Union Film Festival.

Submission Information

Films for the competition must be under 10 minutes in length (see FAQ for more information on content length and exceptions). Exceptions to the length may be made on a case by case basis. Films must be submitted on a USB drive or DVD. The short must be filmed off of the UT campus unless previously made for an academic course. Films up to two (2) years old may be used. No work from high school will be accepted. Each student may submit more than one film, but only one may be selected to be screened at the festival.

Submission forms for 2017 can be downloaded here, via our HornsLink Page, or picked up at the Campus Events + Entertainment Office (UNB 4.312) starting on November 11, 2016.

FAQ’s are located here.