The Downtown Tyler Film Festival is accepting submissions of short films to be considered in next year’s festival.

Filmmakers can submit entries online at, the announcement said.

The annual festival at Tyler’s Liberty Hall showcases short films by independent filmmakers.

“We just wrapped the 2017 festival,” Adriana Rodriguez, downtown operations coordinator for the city of Tyler, said in the announcement. “But this is a year-round endeavor. Opportunities for filmmaking are growing locally, and this festival is a big part of that growth.”

Films must have been completed after Jan. 1, 2017 and be suitable for a general audience.

The next festival is set for Oct. 14-18.

-Danny Mogle


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