The Dallas International Film Festival awards filmmakers in several categories.
The Dallas Star Award honors individuals who have made important contributions to shaping the face of modern cinema and the advancement of the art of film.
The Dallas International Film Festival honors the best in filmmaking with a series of prestigious honors and awards.
DALLAS STAR AWARDOscar-nominated cinematographer Ed Lachman’s selected credits as a cinematographer include the Emmy nominated HBO mini-series Mildred Pierce and films including DESPERATELY SEEKING SUSAN, THE VIRGIN SUICIDES, and the Academy Award nominated film, CAROL.
DALLAS MAVERICK AWARDOur inaugural honoree, director, editor and producer Monte Hellman, has a career that spans six decades. He has exemplified cutting-edge filmmaking across multiple genres, working with budgets, from high-to-low, and with casts featuring stars to complete unknowns.