The th Annual WorldFest

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Month Date 48th Annual WorldFest-Houston Event Schedule:
April 2015


The 48th Annual WorldFest-Houston – Ten great days in April. Fifty-one Features, 125 shorts, Nine Professional Production Master Classes – All film screenings at the AMC Studio 30 Cinema on Dunvale (2949 Dunvale, Houston, TX 77063). The Official HQ Hotel – The wonderful Doubletree by Hilton, 6 Greenway Plaza, East, Houston, TX. 77046  (713) 629-1200 – special WorldFest rates!
WorldFest Registration at The HQ Hotel will be Open Friday the 10th through Sunday the 19th. It is on the lower level of the HQ Hotel, Open daily from Fri 10th April 10am-6pm,  The Festival Club at the Doubletree is open every night until 2am! The WorldFest Professional Production Master Classes/Seminars are Thursday April 16th at 10:00am, 1pm and 3:00pm, Friday, April 17th at 10:00am, 1pm and 3:00pm and Saturday April 18th at 10:00am, 1pm and 3:00PM.
Awards Gala Dinner, Sat. April 18th, 2015. 7pm, Cocktails, 8pm, Dinner (check your Welcome letter for details.)
Houston Yacht Club/WorldFest Consular Regatta (check program book for address), VIP NASA/Rocket Park Tour and Texas BBQ on Sunday, April 19th, 2015. 
Monday, April 20th All WorldFest 2015 winners posted on website.
November 2015 15th Earlybird Discount Deadline – for the 49th WorldFest – postmarked / shipped / mailed by! Discount is $5 per entry and $5 per additional category! This deadline is a Mail-By, Ship-By Deadline. This ends at midnight, Nov. 15th, 2015.
December 2015 1st


Volunteer Intern Interviews & Selections begin!
DEC 15th, 2015 – MAIN Official Entry Deadline! – This is a “Mail-By” – “Send-By” Deadline, as your entry does not have to reach us by then! We will send you a confirming email when it arrives and is processed and entered! Please do not waste money by sending your entries Overnight! 
January 2016 2nd


Internships Begin – through March 31st, 2016. Internships are over May 15-31, 2016.

The Final “BRICK-WALL” Deadline for Entries is Jan. 31st, 2016! This is an “BE HERE BY” deadline, all entries must reach the festival office by January 31st, 2016.

March 2016 15th-30th Top Nominees Notified during this two week period. Entries officially CLOSED for 2015. (No worries, Entries open August 15th, 2015  for 2016!)