Independent Film Festival

The LoneStarCon 3 Independent Film Festival showcases the best film shorts, features and trailers from around the world, specializing in the science fiction, fantasy, horror and comic genres. The festival is once again being run by Nat Saenz, who also delivered the equivalent and very successful events for Renovation and Chicon 7.

LoneStarCon3 Film Festival Winners

We are pleased to announce the Film Festival winners. Our congratulations to each of them, and to all entrants to this year's Festival.

In total, the Film Festival screened 14 feature films and 132 short films from 16 different countries.

Festival Entries

The final list of entries is available here in PDF format. This is complete through June 28, 2013.

Our screening schedule is also now available for download. This is accurate as of August 12, 2013.

The Film Festival also has its own promo video - feel free to share!

How to Enter

The submission deadline of July 1, 2013 has now passed. We are therefore closed to new entries, however, we have left the entry information online for information only.

Promotional Logo and Posters

Film makers with accepted entries can download the logo below and place it on their websites and other publicity materials to promote both the LoneStarCon 3 Film Festival and their films, once they have been selected for presentation at the convention.

Film Festival - Selected Entry Logo

(The logo above is also available as a larger, higher resolution TIFF format file for use in print publications).

A poster can also be downloaded for printing or web sites.

Click for full size version


There will be a monetary award for first place as well as specially designed LoneStarCon 3 Film Festival trophies or certificates.


For more information or any questions about the film festival please email Nat Saenz, LoneStarCon 3 Film Festival Director at