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THE TEXAS FILM AWARDS

 

CHAIRS: LESYA MILAM AND SUZANNE COURT
Cocktails & Red Carpet Arrivals From 5:30 PM
Awards Show Begins At 7:30 PM

 

Austin Film Society's Texas Film Awards is the year's biggest event for Texans in film, and now is the time to mark your calendar for the gala that will bring the stars of Texas to Austin for an unforgettable evening of surprises and celebration, all benefiting the artistic and educational programs of the Austin Film Society.

Each year, the Texas Film Awards brings together legends of cinema and  television for an evening of festivities inducting industry icons into the Texas Film Hall of Fame.

2017 HONOREES INCLUDE

Hector Galan
AUSTIN CHRONICLE ANN RICHARDS AWARD
Filmmaker (CHICANO! HISTORY OF THE MEXICAN AMERICAN CIVIL RIGHTS MOVEMENT; NEW HARVEST, OLD SHAME; THE HUNT FOR PANCHO VILLA, CHILDREN OF GIANT)

Sarah Green

Producer 
(LOVING, MIDNIGHT SPECIAL, TREE OF LIFE, SONG TO SONG, MUD)

Shirley MacLaine
LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD

Actress 
(TERMS OF ENDEARMENT, SOME CAME RUNNING, THE APARTMENT, IRMA LA DOUCE)

 

Jeff Nichols

Filmmaker 
(LOVING, MIDNIGHT SPECIAL, TAKE SHELTER, MUD, SHOTGUN STORIES)

 

Tye Sheridan
RISING STAR

Actor
(THE TREE OF LIFE, MUD, X-MEN: APOCALYPSE, READY PLAYER ONE,  JOE)

 

TERMS OF ENDEARMENT

STAR OF TEXAS AWARD

 


More honoree and presenter announcements will be coming soon.

The event features glamorous red carpet arrivals of the evening's honorees, presenters and other special guests, followed by a spectacular catered awards ceremony, music, and a lively auction. The Texas Film Awards serves as the primary fundraiser for the AFS's year round programs that enhance the cultural landscape of our city and state.

Tables and tickets are on sale now. Book early for priority table placement today! 

See highlights from the 2016 Texas Film Awards

2017 TABLE AND TICKET BUYERS

“Producer” Table

Fairmont Austin & The Manchester Family · Amy & John McCall

“Red Carpet” Table

Deborah Green & Clayton Aynesworth/Chris Mattsson & John McHale /Jane Schweppe & Robert Johnson · Melody McCaig/Sherri West/Armando Zambrano · Lesya and Chris Milam · Rick Triplett

“Legacy” Table

The Elizabeth Crook and Marc Lewis Foundation · John Robison / Spiderwood Studios / Truth Entertainment

“Premiere” Table

Carol & Chris Adams/Maxwell, Locke & Ritter · Alamo Drafthouse Cinemas / Neon · The Austin Chronicle · Tanner Beard · Becky Beaver · Sandy Boone & Louis Black · Detour Filmproduction · Amy Edwards & Kevin Green · El Rey Network · Grande Communications · IATSE Local Chapter 484 · INDIEs · KRONIK · Anne & Mark McKinnon · Beverly & Gary Newsom · Tracy LaQuey Parker & Patrick Parker · Production 4 Use · Catherine Robb / Haynes and Boone, LLP · Tom R. Schoonover ·  Troublemaker Studios · William Morris Endeavor Entertainment

“Star Packages”

 Beverly Dale · Barbara Horan · Alexandria & Mark Green

"Ticket Purchasers"
Janet Adderly · Jeryll Adler · ATX Film & Television Studios · Blair Baxter & Aaron Adams · JK Baxter Hunt & Lacy Hunt · Tanner Beard · Mike & Karen Blizzard · Suzanne Deal Booth & LeMel Humes · Bumbershoot Productions / Lone Star Film Society · Camille Scioli Chambers &  Rick Chambers ·  Judith Daiger & Katy Daiger Dial · Katrine & Bill Formby · Haydeana Gaviria & Artemio San Martin · Abby Kenigsberg · Ellen & Steve LeBlanc · Beth Lindsey-Sepko & Jimmy Lindsey · Elizabeth V. Newman · Laurence Peterson · Julianne Ritz  · Michael Roberts · Swinerton Builders · TBD Post · Heather Wagner Reed · Wilson Elser Moskowitz Edelman & Dicker LLP

THANKS TO OUR SPONSORS

PRINCIPAL

The Austin Chronicle
Four Seasons
 


TEXAS STARS

 


COMMUNITY PARTNERS

 


For information on becoming a sponsor of the Texas Film Awards, contact Charlotte Hill at 512-322-0145 x3213 or
Charlotte@austinfilm.org.