TYLER, Texas (KETK) – Local filmmakers will showcase their work at the Downtown Tyler Film Festival Sunday night.

The festival began Thursday, June 10 and the last showings will be Sunday night at 7 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. online. Tickets are $15.

The Downtown Tyler Film Festival has been running for nine years. Filmmakers were able to make 15 minute or shorter films from any genre of film. The festival rules said that the film had to be completed before January 1, 2019 and should be suitable for a general audience.

Candidates were allowed to submit to only one of the following categories:

  • Young Filmmakers
  • Texas Films
  • International Films

The film festival will have three judges and give awards and prizes to the film makers.

  • Best of Fest: $1,000
  • Best Texas Film: $500 + SXSW Film Badge
  • Best Young Filmmaker: $250
  • Audience Favorite: $150