01.28.2015 You’ve seen the films, you’ve picked your favorites, and now you’re ready to make your predictions. Try your luck at predicting the 87th Annual Academy Award® winners with AFF’s Oscar Prediction Contest! Austin Film… Read More
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In 2011, I set out to direct my first feature film with the help of an incredible team.
The film was called Terrible Love, and was a romantic drama about an Iraq war veteran returning to his family, with one catch- all the dialog was improvised. This was an ambitious storytelling endeavor for a first-timer, and it took until the summer of 2014 to complete the film and to begin entertaining options for the festival circuit.
This is an intense scenario for an artist. After spending multiple years crafting a story, there is a lot of pressure to play at the right festivals, and to play at the best festivals, and to not undersell- or oversell- your product. It is your introduction to the world, and you only have one shot at it. Who are you going to trust with that responsibility? Read More
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE AUSTIN FILM FESTIVAL ANNOUNCES NEW SCRIPTED DIGITAL SERIES COMPETITION FOR 2015 FESTIVAL, Oct. 29-Nov. 5, 2015 AUSTIN, Texas—Jan. 13, 2015— For its 22nd anniversary, Austin Film Festival (AFF) is introducing a new… Read More