The USA Film Festival and the
Texas Association of Motion Media Professionals

DALLAS — The USA Film Festival and the Texas Association of Motion Media Professionals will once again partner to present TexFest, a community showcase screening series featuring works by Texas filmmakers.

The next installment of the series will take place on Thursday, August 3, 2017, at 7:00pm at the Angelika Film Center, 5321 E. Mockingbird Lane, Dallas, Texas.

This installment will honor two Dallas-based filmmakers — Matthew Stephen Tompkins and Jon Keeyes, whose successful collaborations and individual projects have spanned over twenty years.

The evening will include a screening of their new feature film The Harrowing, a supernatural horror-thriller shot in Dallas, written and directed by Keeyes and starring Tompkins. The screening will be followed by an on-stage Q&A with Keeyes and Tompkins as well as a reception honoring the filmmakers, cast, crew and friends.

ADVANCE TICKETS for the screening are $10. Advance tickets may be obtained by contacting the USA Film Festival by telephone at 214-821-6300 or via email at

For additional information about the program, contact the USA Film Festival at 214-821-6300 or

ABOUT THE USA FILM FESTIVAL — Now celebrating its 48th year, the USA Film Festival is a Dallas-based, 501c3 nonprofit organization dedicated to the encouragement and recognition of excellence in the film and video arts. The Festival’s year-round programs and events include KidFilm®, special monthly programs and premieres, and the USA Film Festival, held each spring, one of the oldest film festivals in the U.S. The USA Film Festival is supported in part by the City of Dallas Office of Cultural Affairs. Support for TexFest and other programs is provided in part by the Dallas Film Commission.

ABOUT THE TEXAS ASSOCIATION OF MOTION MEDIA PROFESSIONALS — For over 40 years, the Texas Association of Motion Media Professionals has been the number one industry resource in the state of Texas. As a not-for-profit trade association, TAMMP’s goal is to promote the film, video, television and commercial production industry throughout the state. The organization accomplishes this mission in a variety of ways including a website resource, educational seminars and networking opportunities. TAMMP members represent a wide cross section of the production industry – from rigging gaffers, producers and studios to gear houses – TAMMP members can fulfill every production need. Since 1976, the TAMMP goal has remained the same – to keep Texans working.

[Editor’s Note: For film artwork, filmmaker headshots, or additional information, please contact the USA Film Festival, 214-821-6300.]