Join the Inner Circle

We invite you to deepen your involvement with AFS. AFS nourishes the community of artists and filmmakers that makes Austin a culturally vibrant place to live. Your gift will support Texas filmmakers, underwrite museum-quality film programming at the AFS Cinema, and provide access to media making resources at Austin Public for youth and adults.


$2,500 Director’s Circle

Support the AFS mission! Director’s Circle donors receive invitations to special events in addition to other Inner Circle benefits.

$5,000 Producer’s Circle

Ensure Austin remains a film capital! Producer’s Circle donors receive invitations to private events with filmmakers and special recognition opportunities such as a dedicated seat at the AFS Cinema.

$10,000 Leadership Circle

YOU. LOVE. FILM. Leadership Circle donors gain more access to our exclusive events and are able to take their involvement to the next level by sponsoring a series at the AFS Cinema.


You resonate with AFS Founder and Artistic Director, Richard Linklater, and are deeply committed to the importance of Texas filmmaking. Founder’s Circle donors enjoy the highest level of involvement and are permanently recognized for their support on the AFS Cinema donor wall.

Inner Circle Benefits include:

– Invitations to at least 2 Inner Circle events throughout the year
– Pre-sale access to special events
– Discounts on select tables and tickets to the Texas Film Awards
– Special recognition opportunities
– Complimentary AFS Cinema tickets and gift memberships

Inner Circle levels renewable annually.

For details on the Inner Circle experience contact Torie Gehrig.
Mail checks to 1901 E. 51st Street, Austin, TX 78723