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The 2024 Trinity River Student Film Festival provides students an incredible opportunity for self-expression, creativity, and collaboration through the art of ­filmmaking and videography. Whether you create a masterpiece with a cellphone or a high-end movie camera, you can share your art and reach new audiences.

Participation is simple! All you have to do is enter.

If sharing a compelling story and communicating art through video inspires you, this could be the opportunity you've been waiting for!

Voting begins April 1, 2024


For more information, explore this website or stop by the Trinity River Writing Center.


Sponsored by the Trinity River Learning Commons, the Trinity River Student Film Festival (TRSFF) provides an opportunity for students to discover and explore their cinematic, storytelling, and writing abilities.

The TRSFF is open to all TCC students.

Film Categories

Film Submission Categories:

  • Animation
  • Documentary
  • Entertainment
  • Family

How to Enter

Students have two ways to enter:

  1. In-person: Visit the Writing Center in TREF1402 or the Tahita Fulkerson Library during regular business hours and complete an Official Entry Form.
  2. Online: Complete an Online Entry Form by clicking on the Registration tab. Entry forms and all projects must be received by 5:00 pm, March 22, 2024. Entries received after the entry deadline will not be accepted.

What Happens when a Film is Selected

Selected films will be featured at the TRSFF Premiere on April 17, 2024.

Entrants whose films are selected must abide by and execute a Trinity River Release Agreement wherein entrants:

  1. Accept responsibility for obtaining all clearances and necessary copyrights for exhibition, including film, photographs and images, music, and additional audio that may be part of the film.
  2. Indemnify and hold harmless Tarrant County College, Trinity River Campus, the TR Learning Commons, and the Trinity River Student Film Festival (TRSFF), their affiliates, and subsidiaries, and any of their respective directors, staff, faculty, employees, and representatives against any claim(s) arising from the exhibition of your film.
  3. Agree to be interviewed by committee members or other TCC personnel to explain their creative process. Students retain all rights to their work; however, the TRSFF or TCC reserves the right to use entrant content (including all or part of any submission by a student(s) in any manner they choose.)
  4. Agree that submission of a film constitutes consent by the entrant to use their content, name, and photo for marketing and publicity purposes at any campus or TCC function, whether on or offsite.