Dallas International Film Festival Opens with Dude Perfect Doc, Several DFW Projects Among 100‑Plus Film Lineup

by | Apr 25, 2024
The 18th Dallas International Film Festival opens today with a Majestic Theatre screening of "Dude Perfect: A Very Long Shot" from ESPN's "30 for 30" documentary series. Running through May 2 and featuring more than 100 films, the festival includes an array of titles from local filmmakers, producers, distributors, and investors.
From Sneakerhead to Labyrinth of Destiny, Dallas International Film Festival Celebrates Creativity With Screenwriting Winners
by | Sep 15, 2023
A suspense-horror short script takes the grand prize, with feature, TV pilot and short scripts also honored. Sneakerhead is set to be directed by award-winning filmmaker Johnathan Brownlee.
Dallas International Film Festival’s Screenwriting Competition Is Named Among the Best
by | May 3, 2023
Of the thousands of film festivals competing for titles and audiences, hundreds hold screenplay competitions, looking for scripts that could be the next "Good Will Hunting," "Moonlight," or—hey, why not—"Star Wars." This year, for the first time, the Dallas International Film Festival was named among the best. MovieMaker Magazine just named "15 Submission-Worthy Screenwriting Competitions" and DIFF made the cut. 
Lights, Camera, DIFF: The 17th Annual Dallas International Film Festival Unveils Its Bold Lineup
by | Apr 11, 2023

The Dallas International Film Festival has revealed its full lineup of feature films for its 17th edition, showcasing over 100 films from more than 60 countries....


DIFF Revives the Drive-In Movie Trend With a New Summer Series

by | Jun 11, 2020
Following the cancellation of the Dallas International Film Festival in April, Dallas Film CEO Johnathan Brownlee knew he had to pivot. Drive-in movies became the solution in a world of COVID—but Brownlee sees the trend continuing long after the dust settles.
Dallas International Film Festival Partners with EarthxFilm for Environmental Screenings
by | Mar 6, 2020
The films will be featured from April 16-23 at the Magnolia Theater in West Village during the 14th annual rendition of DIFF.
The Intersection of Corporate, Arts, and Entrepreneurship: Meet Johnathan Brownlee
by | Apr 15, 2019
As CEO & President of the Dallas Film Society and Executive Director of the Dallas International Film Festival, Johnathan Brownlee is bringing the community together and instilling a passion for the arts and film.
Don’t Miss These Local Flicks at This Year’s Dallas International Film Festival
by | Apr 9, 2019
This year's 13th annual festival, running from April 11-18, is featuring more than 130 films from over 35 different countries—and we've got the guide to those with local ties.