TSW Short Film Showcase


Theatre Southwest is proud to celebrate the talent of Houston producers and filmmakers at its inaugural Short Film Showcase.

A collection of short films will be showcased at Theatre Southwest on August 7, 2021.

Submit your short film to be considered for our Inaugural TSW Short Film Showcase before June 21, 2021!

Filmmaker / Film Guidelines


  • All filmmakers submitting films must be from or live in the Houston area.

  • Filmmakers must own and retain all rights to their submitted films.

  • Films produced and filmed in or around Greater Houston are preferred but not necessary.

  • All genres are accepted; however no films with nudity or overtly political themes will be accepted.

  • Films may not exceed twenty minutes in length.

  • Submitted films must have been completed within four years (no films completed earlier than June 1, 2017).

  • Films must be submitted no later than June 21, 2021 to be considered.

Submission Guidelines

Video links (such as Google Drive, YouTube, or Vimeo) should be emailed to theatresouthwesthou@gmail.com. Emails should include:

  • Subject title: Short Film Showcase Submission

  • Film details: Film title, genre, year and location(s) filmed

Selected films will be screened at the Short Film Showcase at Theatre Southwest on Saturday, August 7 at 8:00 pm. There will be a talkback with filmmakers prior to intermission and after the final screening.