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Austin Film Society Announces Recipients of the 2019 AFS Grant for Short Films

(Film still from BIRDS) MEDIA CONTACT Brady Dyer, Communications Manager brady@austinfilm.org December 17, 2019 Austin Film Society Announces Recipients of the 2019 AFS Grant for Short Films Surpasses the $2 Million Mark in Grants to Texas Filmmakers since 1996 Ten emerging Texas filmmakers and projects highlight the organization’s commitment to diversity, gender equity, and artistic […]

Austin Film Society Announces Jan/Feb 2020 Film Program

MEDIA CONTACT Brady Dyer, Communications Manager brady@austinfilm.org December 5, 2019 AFS Announces January/February 2020 Programming Includes series featuring films of Jeanne Moreau and Sidney Poitier, an Austin Studios 20th Anniversary series, John Cameron Mitchell live in-person, Love Stories for Valentine’s Day, and much more. AUSTIN, TX—Austin Film Society announces its January and February calendar featuring […]

AFS Announces Martin C. Jones as New Director of Austin Studios

(photo by Serra Hadsell) MEDIA CONTACT Brady Dyer, Communications Manager brady@austinfilm.org December 4, 2019 AFS Announces Veteran Film/Television Executive Martin C. Jones Appointed Director of Austin Studios (AUSTIN, TX)—The Austin Film Society (AFS) announces the appointment of Martin C. Jones as the new Director of Austin Studios. Jones, a film and television industry veteran with […]

AFS Announces the Launch of the Creative Media Center at Austin Studios

(Photo by Suzanne Cordeiro) MEDIA CONTACT Brady Dyer, Communications Manager brady@austinfilm.org November 19, 2019 Austin Film Society Announces the Completion of National Guard Building Renovation, to be called The Creative Media Center at Austin Studios Creative Media Center to Provide Accessible Space and Jobs in Austin’s Film/TV Sector Creative Media Center is Site for New […]

AFS Announces the 2019 Artist Intensive Participants and Mentors

(2019 Artist Intensive participants, left to right: Channing Godfrey Peoples, Morrisa Maltz, Maria Lorena Padilla, and Ryan Darbonne) MEDIA CONTACT Brady Dyer, Communications Manager brady@austinfilm.org October 11, 2019 Austin Film Society Announces the 2019 Artist Intensive Participants and Mentors Austin, TX—The Austin Film Society announces the participants and mentors for its annual Artist Intensive (October […]

Austin Film Society Announces Nov/Dec 2019 Film Program

MEDIA CONTACT Brady Dyer, Communications Manager brady@austinfilm.org October 8, 2019 AFS Announces November/December 2019 Program Includes a spotlight on Austin’s original film club, Cinema 40; Best of Cassavetes/Rowlands; Special Screenings with Molly Haskell and Christine Vachon; our favorite international holiday classics; and more. AUSTIN, TX—Austin Film Society announces its November and December calendar featuring our […]

France’s Pompidou Centre to Honor Richard Linklater This November

(Photo courtesy of the Pompidou Centre, photo by PH Migeat) September 30, 2019 France’s Pompidou Centre To Honor Richard Linklater With Career Retrospective and Exhibition This November Richard Linklater: Filming Time as Material Celebrates Linklater and Austin Film Community Austin Film Society Spotlighted with Dedicated Gallery September 30, 2019 (Austin, TX) — The Austin Film […]

Austin Film Society Announces the 2019 AFS Grant Recipients

MEDIA CONTACT Brady Dyer, Communications Manager brady@austinfilm.org September 4, 2019 Twelve emerging Texas filmmakers and projects highlight the organization’s commitment to diversity, gender equity, and artistic achievement September 4, 2019 (Austin, TX) — The Austin Film Society announces 12 recipients for the fall funding cycle of the AFS Grant, the annually renewed production fund for […]

Austin Film Society Announces New Board Members 2019

AFS MEDIA CONTACT: Brady Dyer | brady@austinfilm.org September 1, 2019 AFS Announces New Board Members 2019 Leaders in Film and Entertainment Industry to Begin September 1 Austin, TX—The Austin Film Society (AFS) is proud to announce the election of seven new members to its Board of Directors: Robert Rodriguez, John Pierson, Cecilia Conti, LeMel Humes, […]

Austin Film Society Announces Sept/Oct 2019 Film Program

MEDIA CONTACT Brady Dyer, Communications Manager brady@austinfilm.org FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 6, 2019 Austin Film Society Announces September/October Program Includes films of Edgar G. Ulmer, Agnieszka Holland, Middle Eastern Film Series, classic horror picks, and more. AUSTIN, TX — AFS announces its September and October calendar featuring our signature programs and a new, exciting lineup […]

AFS Announces Special Red Carpet Screening of WHERE’D YOU GO, BERNADETTE with Richard Linklater

July 16, 2019 (Austin, TX)—Austin Film Society (AFS) will host a special red carpet screening of Annapurna Pictures’ WHERE’D YOU GO, BERNADETTE on Thursday, August 15 at 7:30 p.m. at the AFS Cinema. Richard Linklater, the director of the film and founder of AFS, will introduce the film and participate in a post-screening discussion. The […]

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Austin Film Society Announces July/August 2019 Film Program

MEDIA CONTACT Brady Dyer, Communications Manager brady@austinfilm.org 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. As the temperature […]

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