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Austin Film Society Announces Recipients of the 2022 AFS Grant for Short Films

(Still from Kenya Gillespie’s GIVE, a 2022 AFS Grant for Short Films recipient) MEDIA CONTACT Will Stefanski Will@austinfilm.org Ten Short Projects and Eleven Directors Reflect the Diversity and Exceptional Talent of Texas’ Filmmaking Community January 10, 2023, AUSTIN, TX— The Austin Film Society is proud to announce 11 recipients of the 2022 AFS Grant for Short […]

Applications Now Open for the Austin Film Society’s 2023 Creative Careers Program

  MEDIA CONTACT Will Stefanski Will@austinfilm.org Applications Open January 3 for Creative Careers, a Unique Workforce Development Program for Underrepresented Groups Interested in Breaking Into the Competitive Film and Creative Media Industries January 3, 2023, AUSTIN, TX— After a successful first year of the Austin Film Society’s unique creative media workforce development program, Creative Careers, […]

Austin Film Society Announces New Board Members

(L–R: Greg Canally, Mike Jackson, and Evan Smith) MEDIA CONTACT Cecilia Conti Cecilia@austinfilm.org Three Leaders in the City Government, Film/Television, and Journalism Industries Join the AFS Board of Directors September 2022–August 2025 December 13, 2022, AUSTIN, TX—The Austin Film Society (AFS) is proud to announce the election of three new members to its Board of […]

AFS Announces Its January/February 2023 Program Calendar

(Jean-François Laguionie’s GWEN, OR THE BOOK OF SAND, 1985) MEDIA CONTACT Will Stefanski Will@austinfilm.org AFS Announces Its January/February 2023 Program Calendar December 8, AUSTIN, TX— The Austin Film Society announces its calendar for January and February of 2023 featuring signature programs, special screenings and events, and a new, diverse lineup of films from around the […]

Austin Film Society Announces Lineup for 2022 New French Cinema Week

(Still from THE WORLD AFTER US, 2021) AUSTIN, Texas, October 17, 2022— Austin Film Society (AFS) announces the 2022 lineup for New French Cinema Week, a festival of new international films by up-and-coming Francophone filmmakers. The festival will run from Thursday, November 10th, to Sunday, November 13th, at AFS Cinema.  Save the date for our […]

AFS Announces November/December 2022 Program Calendar

(Martin Syms’s THE AFRICAN DESPERATE, 2022) MEDIA CONTACT Cecilia Conti  Cecilia@austinfilm.org Oct 11, 2022 AFS Announces November/December 2022 Program Calendar AUSTIN, TX—Austin Film Society announces its calendar for November and December of 2022 featuring our signature programs, special screenings and events, and a new, diverse lineup of films from around the globe that filmgoers can […]

Austin Film Society announces the recipients of the 2022 AFS Grant for Feature Films

MEDIA CONTACT Cecilia Conti cecilia@austinfilm.org Austin Film Society 2022 grant recipients showcase the power and scope of the Texas filmmaking landscape 11 feature-length film projects by 14 directors reflect the exceptional talent and diversity of Texas’ film community September 7, 2022 (Austin, TX) — The Austin Film Society announces the 14 recipients of the 2022 […]

AFS Announces September/October 2022 Program Calendar

(Krzysztof Kieślowski’s THREE COLORS: RED, 1994) MEDIA CONTACT Cecilia Conti Cecilia@austinfilm.org Aug 10, 2022 AFS Announces September/October 2022 Program Calendar AUSTIN, TX—Austin Film Society announces its September and October 2022 calendar featuring our signature programs, special screenings and events, and a new, diverse lineup of films from around the globe that filmgoers can only see […]

AFS Announces Call for Entries for the 2022 AFS Grant for Short Films

(Still from Tay Mansmann’s short film OBSCURA, a 2021 AFS Grant for Short Films recipient) MEDIA CONTACT Cecilia Conti cecilia@austinfilm.org Austin Film Society Announces Call for Entries for the 2022 AFS Grant For Short Films- Now Open  Applications Open Today, Deadline to Apply September 16th, 2022 August 3, 2022, AUSTIN, TX –The Austin Film Society […]

Austin Film Society Announces the 2022 Artist Intensive Participants and Mentors

(2022 Artist Intensive participants, left to right: Déjà Cresencia Bernhardt, Barbara Cigarroa, and Paloma Hernández) MEDIA CONTACT Cecilia Conti cecilia@austinfilm.org May 4th, 2022 Austin Film Society Announces the 2022 Artist Intensive Participants and Mentors  Mentors include Acclaimed Show Creator and Filmmaker Noah Hawley, Richard Linklater, Elizabeth Avellán, Jennifer Phang and Toby Halbrooks.  Austin, TX—The Austin […]

AFS to Honor Evan Smith at A Toast to Texas Film, March 10, 2022

Media Contact: Brady Dyer, Communications Manager brady@austinfilm.org Austin Film Society To Honor Evan Smith, Co-Founder of Texas Hall of Fame and Former AFS Board Member at A Toast To Texas Film March 10, 2022 February 22, 2022— AFS announces that Evan Smith, CEO and founder of The Texas Tribune and longtime AFS supporter, will be […]

Austin Film Society Announces the March/April 2022 Film Program

(Dennis Hopper’s Out of the Blue, 1980) MEDIA CONTACT Brady Dyer, Communications Manager brady@austinfilm.org AFS Announces March/April 2022 Program Calendar Includes new films from the Middle East, the ‘Lost Films from Taiwan’ in partnership with the Austin Asian American Film Festival, Newly-restored selections including The Conversation, Evergreen classics Mulholland Drive, Eve’s Bayou, The Wicker Man, […]

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