Lone Star Film Festival 2023 - How to Fest

Chad Mathews, director of the Lone Star Film Festival, promises this year’s Lone Star Film Festival to be spectacular. "One quarter of films featured at the 17th annual Lone Star Film Festival will feature movies made in the Lone Star State," Mathews said. "The festival experience will draw locals…

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So You Want To Film in Fort Worth?

Fort Worth has a lot to offer to filmmakers, including diverse locations such as the historic Stockyards and the city’s buzzing Downtown district to architecturally stunning museums and the artistically eclectic Near Southside area. Exploring a new city is always exciting, but when it comes to…

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12 Mighty Orphans: Filming Locations Tour

This guide to “12 Mighty Orphans” filming locations is written by one of the film’s associate producers, guest blogger Anne Fleitas. Fans of the film can enjoy touring the real-life locations in Fort Worth at their leisure.   This sports film, starring Luke Wilson, Vinessa Shaw, Wayne Knight, Martin Sheen and Robert Duvall, tells the true story of the Mighty Mites, the football team of a Fort Worth orphanage who, during the Great Depression, went from playing without shoes--or even a football--to playing for the Texas State Championships. We always knew we wanted to shoot in Fort Worth, where the true story took place. Creating an authentic portrayal of Depression-era Fort Worth was no easy task, but with help from the Fort Worth Film Commission, we had access to some truly amazing and historical locations, which ultimately set the scene for the story director Ty Roberts wanted to tell…

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Film Screening Venues in Fort Worth

You’ve planned, coordinated, spent long hours on set and in the editing room, and now it’s finally time to premiere your work to friends, family, or film enthusiasts alike. Fort Worth has a great selection of venues to showcase films of any size, style or budget. Rose Marine Theater The Rose Marine…

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Fort Worth Filmmaker Edy Martinez

Before filmmaker Edy Martinez was creating the culinaryEATFW and Chef Stories for Visit Fort Worth, his future seemed uncertain. The self-taught creator faced challenges but his passion pushed him to keep shooting to make his dreams come true. …

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25 Great Sports Movies to Stream

We’ve curated a list of 25 of the greatest sports movies ever, and where to find them.We’ve listed several options for watching these movies, but we don’t claim to have found all of them. In most cases, there are additional options for renting or buying them. …

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