The mission of the Houston Film Critics Society is to promote the appreciation and advancement of film in the Houston community and beyond.
The Houston Film Critics Society is a not-for-profit, unincorporated voluntary organizaton of print, broadcast, and internet film critics based in the Greater Houston metropolitan area that meet its membership criteria. It's purposes include:
- Encouraging the publication and broadcasting of substantive critical commentary on film, and cooperation among those regularly engaged in film criticism in the region.
- Increasing public awareness and appreciation for cinematic excellence.
- Recognizing extraordinary accomplishment in film through the selection of annual recipients of Houston Film Critics Awards and publicizing of those awards.
- Honoring both current and former distinguished members of the Association and their contributions to the Association's mission.