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Welcome to the 2016 Lone Star Film Festival in Sundance Square - Fort Worth, Texas

Ty McMahan

Director Ty Wilson is an emerging director based in Austin, Texas. He was awarded the Rising Star Award for the 2016 Attic Film Fest in Austin, Texas and been featured in 2016 The University of Texas Best in Film Showcase. Ty's award-winning short films have played at The Alamo Drafthouse, The University of Texas, public libraries and non-profit organizations across Texas. His unique stories define inspiration, hope and spirituality. 

Tyʼs focus in his work is incorporating uplifting and spirituality encouraging themes with real-life narratives. To that end, his collegiate film work has featured shorts that fused biblical stories with contemporary settings, a comic-book style short about a guardian angel and a short portrayal of the 2015 Oregon community college shooting called MEET YOUR MAKER.

Ty recently helped director Micah Barber in the production of INTO THE WHO KNOWS (2015) and assisted in the production of the television show X-FACTOR (2013). Ty recently graduated from the University of Texas Radio-Television-Film Department in 2016, and concluded his college career with his newest project called HANDICAPABLE, a short documentary about three amputees who defied the odds to become a local hero, an Olympic gold medalist and an advocate who fights for the lives of others.