Austin Film Festival

NAME OF FESTIVAL: Austin Film Festival
SINCE: 1994
WHERE: Austin, Texas, USA
WEBSITE: www.austinfilmfestival.com
ABOUT THE FESTIVAL: Austin Film Festival provides many local arts organizations and businesses with a creative platform to showcase their services through programming collaborations and social events, all of which serve to show off Austin and what the city has to offer.

THE EXILE, MONSTERMAN, KEEP IN TOUCH, MULLY Win Top Awards at 2015 Austin Film Festival

THE EXILE, MONSTERMAN, KEEP IN TOUCH, MULLY Win Top Awards at 2015 Austin Film Festival

The 2015 Austin Film Festival (AFF) announced its Jury and Hiscox Audience and Courage Award Winners in Film, as well as the Screenplay & Teleplay Competition winners. The jury awarded The Exile, by Arturo Ruiz Serrano (pictured above) as Best Narrative Feature and Monsterman, directed by Antti Haase as Best Documentary Feature.  The Audience voted Keep In Touch, written by Sam Kretchmar and Michael Covino as winner of the Hiscox Audience Award for Best Narrative Feature, and Mully directed by […]

THE PROGRAM is Closing Night Film of 2015 Austin Film Festival

THE PROGRAM is Closing Night Film of 2015 Austin Film Festival

The Program has been selected as the Closing Night film of the 2015 Austin Film Festival & Screenwriters Conference (AFF). From Academy Award ®-nominated director Stephen Frears (The Queen, Philomena), comes the true story of the meteoric rise and fall of one of the most celebrated and controversial men in recent history: Lance Armstrong, the world-renowned Tour de France champion. Written by John Hodge (Trainspotting), The Program features Ben Foster, Chris O’Dowd, Guillaume Canet, Dustin […]

22nd Austin Film Festival to Honor John Singleton and Chris Cooper, Opens With LEGEND

22nd Austin Film Festival to Honor John Singleton and Chris Cooper, Opens With LEGEND

John Singleton and Chris Cooper will receive the Extraordinary Contribution to Film and Acting Awards, respectively, at the 2015 Awards Luncheon at the 22nd Austin Film Festival & Screenwriters Conference (AFF).  The festival runs October 29-November 5. Singleton will present a retrospective screening of Boyz n the Hood at the 2015 AFF, for which he was nominated for an Academy Award® for Best Director and Best Original Screenplay in 1991. Cooper will be in attendance for the AFF […]