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Austin Film Society Announces July/August 2019 Film Program

MEDIA CONTACT Brady Dyer, Communications Manager brady@austinfilm.org | (512) 203-4051 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 5, 2019   Austin Film Society Announces July/August Program Includes the films of Jean Arthur, John Doe Presents, World Animation series, newly restored selections, and more. AUSTIN, TX — AFS announces its July and August signature programs, and select new releases. […]

Austin Film Society to Receive $30,000 Grant from the National Endowment for the Arts

MEDIA CONTACT Brady Dyer, Communications Manager brady@austinfilm.org | (512) 203-4051 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Friday, May 17, 2019 AFS has announced that it is one of the 45 Texas organizations to receive an Art Works Grant from the National Endowment for the Arts. The NEA approved more than $80 million in grants as part of their […]

AFS Opens Call For Entries for 2019 AFS Grant

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 12, 2019 WHO:  Austin Film Society WHAT: Austin Film Society announces call for entries for 2019 AFS Grant WHEN: Opens April 12, 2019; Deadline June 7, 2019WEB: austinfilm.org MEDIA CONTACT: Austin Culp, austin@austinfilm.org | Office: (512) 322-0145 x3210 Austin Film Society opens Call for Entries for the annual AFS Grant, a […]

Austin Film Society Announces May/June 2019 Film Program

MEDIA CONTACT Austin Culp, Director of Marketing austin@austinfilm.org | (512) 694-2825 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 8, 2019   Austin Film Society Announces May/June Film Program Includes Fourth Edition of Richard Linklater’s series, Jewels in the Wasteland, and initial AFS Doc Days 2019 selections AUSTIN, TX — AFS announces its May and June programming, notably featuring […]

Austin Film Society announces 2019 New French Cinema Week Lineup 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE WHO:  Austin Film Society WHAT: Austin Film Society announces 2019 New French Cinema Week Lineup  WHEN: April 18, 2019 to April 21, 2019 WHERE: AFS Cinema | 6406 N Interstate 35 Suite 3100, Austin, TX 78752 WEB: austinfilm.org MEDIA CONTACT:  Holly Herrick, holly@austinfilm.org | Office: (512) 322-0145 x3204  Austin Film Society Announces […]

Austin Film Society announces 2019 New French Cinema Week Lineup 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE WHO:  Austin Film Society WHAT: Austin Film Society announces 2019 New French Cinema Week Lineup  WHEN: April 18, 2019 to April 21, 2019 WHERE: AFS Cinema | 6406 N Interstate 35 Suite 3100, Austin, TX 78752 WEB: austinfilm.org MEDIA CONTACT:  Holly Herrick, holly@austinfilm.org | Office: (512) 322-0145 x3204  Austin Film Society Announces […]

Austin Film Society Films and Events during SXSW 2019

BACKGROUND Austin Film Society celebrates Texas film year-round, and we are thrilled to be a part of the 2019 SXSW Film Festival. AFS’s participation in SXSW represents the many ways that AFS supports filmmaking: by providing career leaps through its AFS grant, providing filmmaker education and training, and building community. Together, AFS and SXSW give […]

Tickets on Sale for Austin Film Society’s 20th Anniversary Screening of Office Space

Event: The Austin Film Society (AFS) will host a 20th anniversary screening of the cult classic film Office Space with cast and crew on Wednesday, March 6, at the Paramount Theatre. The following evening, on Thursday, March 7, the film will receive the 2019 Star of Texas Award at the Texas Film Awards. Tickets for […]

2019 Texas Film Awards Announces Presenters & Special Guests: Kathy Bates, June Diane Raphael to present, OFFICE SPACE cast Ron Livingston, Gary Cole & David Herman to accept award SWORD OF TRUST duo Marc Maron and Lynn Shelton to MC

Austin, TX – (February 14, 2019) The Austin Film Society (AFS) today announced the addition of presenters and special guests for the 2019 Texas Film Awards, including Academy Award®-winning actress Kathy Bates; actress June Diane Raphael; actors Ron Livingston, Gary Cole, and David Herman, comedian Marc Maron and writer/director/actress Lynn Shelton. The Texas Film Awards […]

Austin Film Society Announces March and April 2019 Programming

AUSTIN, TX  (February 4, 2019) — AFS announces its March and April programming with a unique selection of New Releases and repertory films, all curated by AFS programmers. Of the vast programming, major series include the Essential Cinema of Jean Vigo and Hitchcock Before Hollywood, highlighting the four movies that made him a household name. […]

Austin Film Society to Honor Filmmaker John Lee Hancock and 20th Anniversary of​ Office Space at 2019 Texas Film Awards

Austin, TX – (February 1, 2019) The Austin Film Society (AFS) announced two honorees for the Texas Film Hall of Fame: filmmaker John Lee Hancock (The Highwaymen, The Blind Side, The Rookie) and Office Space, in honor of its 20th year anniversary. John Lee Hancock and Office Space writer/director Mike Judge will attend to accept […]

Austin Film Society Projects at the 2019 Sundance Film Festival

Austin, TX (January 22, 2019) — Kicking off January 24 in Park City, Utah, the 2019 Sundance Film Festival features six films by notable Texan filmmakers, all who have received past support from the Austin Film Society (AFS). AFS provides financial support to filmmakers through the annual AFS grant, which has awarded over $1.8 million in cash […]

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