Still from TOWNSHIP TO THE STAGE One of the great challenges every year is finding documentaries that fulfill our expectations of great narrative storytelling. Real life is very rarely interesting; it takes a great documentarian… Read More
Archives for October 2011
These posts were published in October 2011. If you cannot find what you want, try the site search.
The Art of the Pitch by Max Adams
In anticipation of the bevy of AFF Pitch Sessions, VH-1 Pitch Sessions, High School Pitch sessions, bar pitches, standing in line at the theater pitches and, of course, the old – and sometimes effective –… Read More
Conference Intern Katherine Freeman’s Schedule!
Hey guys! My name’s Katherine Freeman and I’m a conference intern at the 2011 Austin Film Festival. I am currently a student at Southwestern University in Georgetown, TX pursuing a degree in English with a… Read More
Conference Intern Christina Burlison’s Festival Schedule
Hello all! Meet me: Christina Burlison. I’m a screenwriter, a graduate from UT Austin’s Graduate Screenwriting program and I’m currently interning with the Austin Film Festival, which I love, by the way. This year, my… Read More
What Conference Intern Jeff Storms Would Go To If We Didn’t Have Him Working 24-Hours-A-Day
Greetings and salutations, Festivalgoers! I, Jeff Storms, am a screenwriter, sound designer, musician, and producer who has worked in Austin for the past six years. I’m a graduate of the UT Austin Radio-TV-Film program and… Read More
Alexis Bledel Joins AFF’s 9th Annual Film & Food Gala as Honorary Co-Chair
AUSTIN, TX (October 7, 2011)—The Austin Film Festival (AFF) announced today that Actress Alexis Bledel has been named honorary co-chair for the 9th Annual Film & Food Gala, benefitting AFF’s Young Filmmakers Program. Previously announced… Read More
Really, I Just Want to be a Working Writer
Okay, so maybe you don’t need any more inspiration. You figure your script is already the best it can be, or that you’ll work on it when you get back home. What you’re coming here… Read More
For the uninitiated, here’s how Roundtables work: Roundtable sessions offer you exclusive access to production company executives, filmmakers, screenwriters, and producers. We offer Roundtables: The Business Side (mostly producers, executives, agents, attorneys, etc.) and Roundtables:… Read More
Austin Film Festival Interviews Amy Talkington!
Writer/director Amy Talkington and Nick Stahl at the post-screening Q&A for AFF’s 2006 screening of THE NIGHT OF THE WHITE PANTS A writer and director, Amy most recently wrote the remake of VALLEY GIRL for… Read More