The annual Lake Travis Film Festival is returning Sept. 14-17 with over 80 film screenings, workshops and interviews open to the public.

What to expect

The festival will kick off 4:30 p.m. Thursday with a red carpet event for its first-ever theatrical screening of "Halfway to Armadillo" at the Hill Country Galleria Cinemark.

Other independent film screenings will take place at Star Hill Ranch, home to one of the largest prop houses in the country. Guided tours of "Prop World" will be given on Saturday, Sept. 16.

Screenwriting workshops will happen at FUSE Bee Cave, and an awards ceremony will be hosted at Stray Vista Studios on Sept. 17.

Get involved

Tickets can be purchased on the festival's website. Some offers include:
  • $60 for a Day Pass; includes all programming for one day
  • $200 for a Festival Badge; includes all programming
  • $400 for a VIP pass; includes all programming, complimentary food and beverage, private lounge area for talent and VIPs, and exclusive music programming
Quote of note

"This year, our fourth, the festival has matured a lot," Executive Director Jon Racinskas said in a statement. "LTFF is more than just a film festival; it’s a massive community party to celebrate the movies and the people who make them."