Austin Film Festival furthers the art and craft of storytelling by inspiring and championing the work of writers, filmmakers, and all artists who use written and visual language to tell a story.
To ensure that all Austin Film Festival (AFF) & Conference panels, films, and parties are accessible to registrants, Austin Film Festival offers certain accommodations to patrons with disabilities.
- Accessible seating will be provided at all Conference & screening venues where seating is provided. All Austin Film Festival registrants must adhere to the Film Admission Policy.
- An accessible shuttle will be available for standard shuttle routes.
- Service animals are welcome at all events in compliance with venue policies.
Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org or call (512) 478-4795 with any questions or concerns regarding accessibility accommodations.
Sign Language Interpreters
Austin Film Festival will provide American Sign Language (ASL) interpreters at select Conference panels, which are indicated in the Program Book and the Pocket Guide. Austin Film Festival’s Program Book and Pocket Guide will also note which movies are close-captioned or subtitled.
Sign Language Interpreters are provided by LotuSIGN. LotuSIGN provides highly specialized American Sign Language (ASL) interpreting services to a diverse body of music venues, theaters, performance groups and panels. They also provide coordination, advocacy, training workshops and consultant services to festivals, conferences, theaters and interpreters across the United States. Their vision is to ensure access for the deaf and hard of hearing community by providing the best possible visual representation of an artist’s work.
AUSTIN FILM FESTIVAL POLICIES
Austin Film Festival has the right to refuse a sale or admission for any AFF product or event at its sole discretion.
What Do We Do?
The Austin Film Festival is a year-round non-profit organization. We do events throughout the year, a Membership Program, a Young Filmmakers Program with summer camps and classes – not to mention – a TV show, radio show and MORE! Check out some of our programs and initiatives below.