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Austin Film Festival Announces Second Wave of Programming
Today, Austin Film Festival announced the second wave of film selections slated for the 28th annual festival, scheduled for October 21-28. Six films have a local connection and three will be directorial debuts.

9:36AM Thu. Sep. 9, Katherine McNevins Read More | Comment »

AFS Announces 2021 Feature Grant Recipients
Austin Film Society has awarded 10 feature projects made by 14 directors an AFS Grant for Feature Films, providing vital funding for films made by Texas artists that have been underrepresented in the industry.

12:01PM Tue. Sep. 7, Katherine McNevins Read More | Comment »

Fantastic Fest Reformats, Resets in Pandemic Response
Another domino on the fall festival circuit has, if not fallen, at least is angled in a different direction. Fantastic Fest has announced that, while it will still proceed in 2021, due to the ongoing pandemic it's going to look radically different (with a lot of details still to be announced) to the planned in-person return to the Alamo South Lamar.

12:05AM Fri. Sep. 3, Richard Whittaker Read More | Comment »

UT Football Legend Ricky Williams Getting the Biopic Love
From Michael Phelps to Simone Biles and Naomi Osaka, athletes have been increasingly willing to talk about their mental and emotional health. When Ricky Williams – the Heisman-winning Longhorn and NFL vet – quit football, it seemed like a mystery. Now a new biopic will explain what happened.

11:29AM Thu. Sep. 2, Richard Whittaker Read More | Comment »

Q&A: Sealed Room Terror in We Need to Do Something
Whatever you do, if you watch We Need to Do Something, do not repeat the supernatural incantation that slips through a character's lips. "It's a real spell," writer Max Booth III warned.

7:00AM Thu. Sep. 2, Richard Whittaker Read More | Comment »

A Man Among Monsters: Elijah Wood on No Man of God
There are many films about serial killer Ted Bundy. No Man of God is not one of them. Instead, the biopic focuses on the man who was arguably closer to Bundy in his last few months than anyone: FBI Profiler Bill Hagmaier, played by Elijah Wood.

7:00AM Sat. Aug. 28, Richard Whittaker Read More | Comment »

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Austin Film Festival Announces First 10 Films
Ghosts, sounds in the earth, bad boyfriends: Austin Film Festival (Oct. 21-28) the celebration of cinema that puts writers first, has just announced its first 10 films for its 2021 edition.

1:20PM Thu. Aug. 26, Richard Whittaker Read More | Comment »

Emily Hagins Says Sorry About the Demon
Austin's horror community has come together again for a new collaboration. Emily Hagins, director of My Sucky Teen Romance and Grow Up, Tony Phillips, has joined forces again with ATX-based Paper Street Pictures for her new feature, Sorry About the Demon.

1:00PM Mon. Aug. 23, Richard Whittaker Read More | Comment »

Capital City Black Film Festival Returns for 2021
Austin’s only event dedicated to Black cinema, the Capital City Black Film Festival, is back in 2021 for a hybrid event, showcasing Black filmmakers and stories both online and in person after a fully virtual showcase in 2020.

1:10PM Fri. Aug. 20, Cody Song Read More | Comment »

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