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    July 7, 2014

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Summer Filmmaker Mixer Join film makers and lovers on July 19th for the Summer Filmmaker Mixer, presented by the Boomtown Film and Music Festival. The Mixer, hosted at the Art Studio in Downtown Beaumont, starts at 8 p.m. and is followed by a screening of the independent comedy “Five Minutes to Air“. Film writers, directors,…

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    February 20, 2014

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With a few hours before our pre-party at the Logon (complete with Houston-based Here Come The Girls, craft beer and plenty of dancing shoes) we have a few announcements as well as tips on how to get the most out of the Fest. What to Bring Cash – while BoomFest accepts credit cards for all-access…

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    February 17, 2014

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The festival is only 4 days away. We have a few last minute updates and changes to announce before the festival. Don’t forget you can purchases your All-Access festival passes online. FILM PANELS We have finalized our film panels for Saturday, February 22nd. We have four panels this year and they will all be held…

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    February 3, 2014

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The festival is nearly here! The festival is only a few weeks away. Here are a few updates for the festival this year. FILM LINEUP The film lineup is finally here and ready for view on our schedule page. The film programming was difficult this year due to the high volume of entries. We received…

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    January 13, 2014

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This year we have a great mix of local and out of town bands from Houston, Austin, and New Orleans. There are even a few playing SXSW. We also have a great mix of music genres. Full list of bands and schedule. Each of the bands provided a track to wet your appetite and get you…

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    September 3, 2013

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The 7th Annual Boomtown Film and Music Festival is now accepting film contest entries in all categories: feature length, shorts, documentaries, experimental, music video, and student. We have an early bird (October 15, 2013), normal (December 15, 2013) and late deadline (January 1st, 2014). Late entries will be accepted, but we can only guarantee judging…

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    July 5, 2013

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The 2013 festival was a great time with killer bands, exciting films, and our first outdoor event at the Spindletop Gladys City Boomtown Museum.  If you missed out on this year’s festival, here are some pics to see what you missed. If you went to the fest, please take a few minutes to fill out our survey and…

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    February 1, 2013

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The Boomtown Film and Music Festival has confirmed a screening of The Exquisite Corpse Project. Part documentary, part narrative feature and part experiment film, this self described ‘crossover’ movie is a hilarious adventure in filmmaking undertaken by five comedy writers. Each was challenge to produce fifteen pages of a movie, having read only the previous…

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    January 30, 2013

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The Boomtown Film and Music Festival has received permission to screen Tarzan: Lord of the Louisiana Jungle. This documentary traces the history of the Edgar Rice Burroughs’ 100 year old character and focuses on the making of the very first Tarzan movie, 1917’s Tarzan of the Apes, which was filmed on the gulf coast of…

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Non-native Southeast Texans may not relate to the epic history that is Sharks From Space. In fact, I’m still convinced there’s some punctuation in their title that dictates the name be spoken no louder than a whisper; punctuation unable to be seen by those who grew up outside the 409 area code. Those of you…

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