Congratulations to Writer/Director Gretchen Lynch, Evelyn Parker is a UIL Film Young Filmmakers Festival Finalist!!

There are only EIGHT films in the State competing at this level in Division II - Narrative. All 40 Finalist Films will screen at The Paramount Theatre on February 18. Judges' rankings of 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place in each category will be announced after the show. Films start at 7pm. Admission is Free.


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Congratulations! The following WHS narrative films have advanced to the Semi-Final round of the 2nd Annual UIL Film Festival:

Choices by Sarah Holland
Evelyn Parker by Gretchen Lynch
The Man Who Saw The Light by Cameron Fisher & Travis Daves!

Over 650 films were submitted to the festival. 150 films (3 categories, 2 divisions) advanced to the Semi-Finals. We are 1 of only 5 schools with ALL THREE of our submissions up for the next round of judging. Awesome!


We are proud to announce that TWO student films were selected for the prestigious, highly competitive SXSW Texas High School Shorts Program. Submissions are judged by a panel of independent filmmakers and industry figures. All high school finalist films will screen as part of the regular SXSW Film Festival. Congratulations to Gretchen Lynch & Cameron Fisher.

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Reality TV, by Travis Daves will screen at the Austin Film Festival. Cameron Fisher will participate in the annual Pitch Competition -- a rare opportunity to get feedback and coaching from industry professionals.  15 Advanced Film Production students attended the 21st Annual Austin Film Festival & Conference on scholarshop.  Congratulations!


Congratulations to Writer/Director Gretchen Lynch and crew. Two films from this talented Senior production team will play in Fall film festivals. Evelyn Parker, shot at Eanes Elementary, screens in the Urban Media Makers Film Festival in Atlanta, and The Mask We Call A Smile, screens at the All American High School Film Festival in New York. Gretchen will travel to represent the film and participate in panels and screenings with industry professionals.