Written and directed by Eliza Hittman, NEVER RARELY SOMETIMES ALWAYS is an intimate portrayal of two teenage girls in rural Pennsylvania. Faced with an unintended pregnancy and a lack of local support, Autumn (Sidney Flanigan) and her cousin Skylar (Talia Ryder) embark across state lines to New York City on a fraught journey of friendship, bravery and compassion. Read More
Events -- We're Here All Year!
It's not just the festival and conference. Year-round opportunities to attend conversations with industry pros, advance screenings, special retrospectives, filmmaker Q&As, and parties.
An LA afternoon chock full of seasoned advice from industry gatekeepers, executives, and producers on what they look for in a script. Read More
Voted on by audiences at the 2019 Austin Film Festival, these short films were voted as best in their categories and awarded the prestigious Austin Film Festival Audience Award. Read More
A good soundtrack is key for setting the tone of your film and guiding the audience through your story. So what is the process for finding the right sound and how can music be used as a storytelling tool? In this panel, composers and music supervisors will discuss their roles in the film world and their process for telling a story through music. Read More
Jane Austen’s beloved comedy about finding your equal and earning your happy ending is reimagined in this delicious new film adaptation of EMMA. Read More
A crew of underwater researchers must scramble to safety after an earthquake devastates their subterranean laboratory. Read More
Submit the first three pages of your scripts, sketches, podcasts, or whatevers! Selected projects will be performed. Experience your story with strangers, make friends, and listen to feedback. Read More
Join AFF for an advance screening of Angel Has Fallen with a special Q&A to follow with director Ric Roman Waugh Read More
Advancing your career as a filmmaker Read More