How to Fest
1. Visit the Festival Guide to find the films you want to see and the events you want to attend.
2. Chose one of our ticketing options:
Passes – the most affordable option if you plan to spend a lot of time at the Festival
Tickets – the best option if you know specifically which films you want to see and when you want to see them
3. Go see your movies!
Have more questions? See our Festival FAQ.
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.