26th Annual Austin Film Festival & Conference | The Writers Festival | October 26 - 31, 2019 | #AFF26
#didyouknow? Yesterday was the 50th anniversary of film classic #EasyRider! Writer/Director Dennis Hopper was a panelist at AFF in 1997 and we think that Easy Rider is a premier example of how stories live on through time. Congrats on the 50th to the cast and crew! https://t.co/pwweIMCIA4
Our #PanelistOTD @realalecberg is a triple threat. Join the writer/director/executive producer of #BarryHBO, #SiliconValleyHBO, and #CurbYourEnthusiasm at #AFF26 for an inside look at his career crafting some of @HBO’s top-rated comedy series! https://t.co/CzeXQB0WS6
Badges to #AFF26 are now on sale! 8 days of #FILM , 4 days of #screenwriting panels & workshops, and countless opportunities to network with other passionate storytellers! Get your badge at the link below and join us in the Fall! austinfilmfestival.com/product-catego…
Have a story? PITCH IT! Fine-tune your pitches at AFF’s Pitch Day on July 28! Workshop, party, and compete for a Weekend Badge and Pitch Ticket to #AFF2019 to compete again at our annual Festival! Details and ticket info here: austinfilmfestival.com/event/pitch-da… #screenwriting #austin https://t.co/hCVaSi3o8F
This afternoon! Join us for our Live Script Reading of The Olympian! Walk-ups are accepted, so don't be a stranger! Enjoy some storytelling with AFF! austinfilmfestival.com/event/script-r… https://t.co/3vzvfFXVON
Badges to #AFF26 are now on sale! 8 days of #FILM , 4 days of #screenwriting panels & workshops, and countless opportunities to network with other passionate storytellers! Get your badge at the link below and join us in the Fall! austinfilmfestival.com/product-catego… https://t.co/bISiRwmUL2
Tomorrow, join us for our free script reading of The Olympian at The Clay Pit! Spaces are still available! Grab some Indian brunch and enjoy some great storytelling! RSVP here!: austinfilmfestival.com/event/script-r… https://t.co/O4MD5wjG7o
We can’t wait to welcome our #PanelistOTD @StephanyFolsom back for #AFF26! Join her this October for conversations on writing blockbuster hits like #ToyStory4 and #ThorRagnarok. #screenwriting https://t.co/bMtGauOE93
Have a story? PITCH IT! Fine-tune your pitches at AFF’s Pitch Day on July 28! Workshop, party, and compete for a Weekend Badge and Pitch Ticket to #AFF2019 to compete again at our annual Festival! Details and ticket info here: austinfilmfestival.com/event/pitch-da… #screenwriting #austin https://t.co/RwLCveCwmB
Laughs, fun, and a great preview before the film is ever shot! Join us for our free script reading of the Olympian this upcoming Sunday at The Clay Pit! RSVP here!: austinfilmfestival.com/event/script-r… https://t.co/dv11z9Vkg7
Join AFF for a free Advance Screening of Good Boys! Co-writer Gene Stupnitsky was an AFF panelist in 2018 and we're very excited to see what he has in store for us! Check out the trailer and RSVP at the link below: austinfilmfestival.com/event/advance-…
Our #PanelistOTD is our very own @Matt_Dy, former Director of Script Competitions at AFF turned Literary Manager at @lit_ent_group. Join him for conversations on breaking in and finding representation at #AFF26! https://t.co/qH1UtV6wcx
Check out the sneak peek for this Saturday's On Story episode at the link below!: youtu.be/D0ikh64qSXw
Do you like seeing Oscar® contenders before your friends? Do you like parties, storytellers, and Austin, TX? 8 Days of Film 7 Venues Entry to the Film Pass Party(21+) Q&A Sessions with Cast Members and Filmmakers Get your film pass here: bit.ly/AFFMerch https://t.co/XhRgghR40m
From suspenseful TV thrillers to series dramas and sci-fi survival stories, our #PanelistOTD @qu33nofdrama has done it all. Meet Ayanna Floyd Davis, writer/executive producer of The Chi, Hannibal, Falling Skies, and Empire at #AFF26! https://t.co/YdKdiU6PJX
Badges to #AFF26 are now on sale! 8 days of #FILM , 4 days of #screenwriting panels & workshops, and countless opportunities to network with other passionate storytellers! Get your badge at the link below and join us in the Fall! austinfilmfestival.com/product-catego… https://t.co/gnS7L160Yi
Laughs, fun, and a great preview before the film is ever shot! Join us for our free script reading of the Olympian this upcoming Sunday at The Clay Pit! RSVP here!: austinfilmfestival.com/event/script-r… https://t.co/ArxVkQqnUK
Tonight at 7PM! Join AFF at Regal Gateway for a FREE Advance Screening of Stuber, written by AFF alum Tripper Clancy! RSVP at the link below!: austinfilmfestival.com/event/advance-…
Have a story? PITCH IT! Fine-tune your pitches at AFF’s Pitch Day on July 28! Workshop, party, and compete for a Weekend Badge and Pitch Ticket to #AFF2019 to compete again at our annual Festival! Details and ticket info here: austinfilmfestival.com/event/pitch-da… #screenwriting #austin https://t.co/JRK4pMSfaD
Our #PanelistOTD is @ScottFConroy! Join the writer/creator of the fiction podcast #BLACKOUT starring @ItsRamiMalek at #AFF26 and catch the first season here: bit.ly/blkoutfp https://t.co/hEHkj3dM04
Thank you to all the writers who came out to our Writers Day Retreat in June! New Republic Studios put together this great video showing some highlights from the day. Definitely join us next year to see what the event is all about! youtu.be/evRPRzt0Aek
Tomorrow! Join AFF for a Free Advance Screening of Stuber, starring Kumail Nanjiani and Dave Bautista. RSVP at the link below!: austinfilmfestival.com/event/advance-…
Our #PanelistOTD is industry giant Jessica Julius, VP of Creative Affairs at Walt #Disney Animation Studios. Join her at #AFF26 for an in-depth look into her career spearheading the creative vision for one of the biggest voices in animated storytelling. https://t.co/IRAiJ9eojo
Join AFF for a Free Advance Screening of Stuber on July 10! RSVP at the link below!: austinfilmfestival.com/event/advance-…
Attn #docmakers: The deadline to submit for the 35th Annual #IDADocAwards has been extended to July 8! Documentary shorts, features, series & podcasts from emerging & established creators all welcome. Begin your application before it’s too late! @IDAorg: documentary.org/awards
On July 14, join us for a live script reading for comedy feature script, The Olympian! Free to RSVP here!: austinfilmfestival.com/event/script-r… https://t.co/C6ivXpzcfl
Badges to #AFF26 are now on sale! 8 days of #FILM , 4 days of #screenwriting panels & workshops, and countless opportunities to network with other passionate storytellers! Get your badge at the link below and join us in the Fall! austinfilmfestival.com/product-catego… https://t.co/S9BVH2nVae
Have a story? PITCH IT! Fine-tune your pitches at AFF’s Pitch Day on July 28! Workshop, party, and compete for a Weekend Badge and Pitch Ticket to #AFF2019 to compete again at our annual Festival! Details and ticket info here: austinfilmfestival.com/event/pitch-da… #screenwriting #austin https://t.co/sg6SoCTjlm
FREE Advance Screening of The Farewell by Lulu Wang! RSVP at the link here!: austinfilmfestival.com/event/advance-… https://t.co/OLI1Pov4Dy
Join AFF for a Free Advance Screening of Stuber on July 10! RSVP at the link below!: austinfilmfestival.com/event/advance-…
Attn #docmakers: The deadline to submit for the 35th Annual #IDADocAwards has been extended to July 8! Documentary shorts, features, series & podcasts from emerging & established creators all welcome. Begin your application before it’s too late! @IDAorg: documentary.org/awards
One hour left until our Final Competition Deadline! In this clip, Urvashi Pathania chats about her filmmaking journey at AFF25! youtu.be/LqE2vQrvwvI
Doug Camberiss talks about how collaboration allowed his film to be created. T-minus 3 hours until our Final Competition deadline! youtu.be/WMoM0KfkSoQ
Justin Cooper talks about his low budget filmmaking experience and making a film with one shoot day. youtu.be/jabEpQjNXes
Filmmaker Anthony Moran talks about the process behind his film which screened at #AFF25! youtu.be/AKWvy-wFzcQ Seven hours left until our final competition deadline of the year!
Filmmaker Renee Mao talks about using the experiences of her actual actresses to help layer more tones into her film. youtu.be/fsfTXPVwjSY
Join our #PanelistOTD duo and co-writers of @FiveFeetApart and @lalloronamovie Mikki Daughtry and @TobiasIaconis at #AFF26! Hear from these AFF competition alums on writing for multiple genres and how to use competitions to help jumpstart your career. https://t.co/Y2WF4RhUF4
On the lead-up to tonight's final competition deadline of the year (11:59 PM PST!), we wanted to share some interviews from filmmakers who submitted their films last year! Check out this interview with Anthony Falleroni, Writer & Director of Jumpy! youtu.be/8UaaT_-YNiA
FUN FACTS ABOUT OUR DIGITAL SERIES COMPETITION! 1. You can submit your scripts OR your produced digital series. 2. Your final chance to submit for #AFF26 is tonight at 11:59PM PST! Submit at the link below because the clock is ticking!: austinfilmfestival.com/submit/digital/ https://t.co/ygHU0MGPOf
REMINDER: our #fictionpodcast script competition closes tonight at 11:59 PM PST! Submit your script here: austinfilmfestival.com/submit/podcast… #audiostory #podcast #podcasting https://t.co/RUqm4o19P2
REMINDER: For our final Film Competition Deadline of the year, you can submit via our website or @FilmFreeway filmfreeway.com/austinfilmfest… https://t.co/G531UoGd9J
Have a story? PITCH IT! Fine-tune your pitches at AFF’s Pitch Day on July 28! Workshop, party, and compete for a Weekend Badge and Pitch Ticket to #AFF2019 to compete again at our annual Festival! Details and ticket info here: austinfilmfestival.com/event/pitch-da… #screenwriting #austin https://t.co/v2uAAwk44N
On July 14, join us for a live script reading for comedy feature script, The Olympian! Free to RSVP here!: austinfilmfestival.com/event/script-r… https://t.co/pgwpUGqXes
Here we go! Tonight at 11:59 PM PST is the last day to submit your #films #digitalseries #fictionpodcast #shortfilm #studentfilm #documentary to #AFF26! Submit here! austinfilmfestival.com/submit Remember! Every submission receives a discount to our Writers Conference! https://t.co/DyAMec8Iic
Have a #digitalseries ? We have a competition. Submit your stories to #AFF26 before our July 5 deadline! austinfilmfestival.com/submit/digital/ https://t.co/RHRP3pt2w6
Get the inside scoop on our #PanelistOTD and TV writer @markbianculli’s upcoming projects #Lincoln and #TheHunt at #AFF26! https://t.co/2o5n3MbXyV
We'd love to help as many Fiction Podcasters as possible! If you can help share for the community, please do! :) @audible_feast @intlpodcastday @podcastswelistento @podcastbrunch @PodcastMovement @Simplecast @criterioncast @podtalesfest @podnews @discover_pods @podcon https://t.co/178KlZxy8g
Wondering if Fiction Podcast writing might be up your alley? Check out some of the recording scripts from Wolf359 at the link here: wolf359.fm/extras Gabriel Urbina, writer and creator of Wolf359 will be joining us for this year's podcast track, so make sure to submit https://t.co/JA4YhMuaLx
ONE MORE DAY LEFT! Remember, you receive a discount on Badges to our annual Writers Conference with your submission. So make sure to submit and pick up your badge! We'll see you in the fall! austinfilmfestival.com/submit https://t.co/9fmGi4at8L
Badges to #AFF26 are now on sale! 8 days of #FILM , 4 days of #screenwriting panels & workshops, and countless opportunities to network with other passionate storytellers! Get your badge at the link below and join us in the Fall! austinfilmfestival.com/product-catego… https://t.co/mVoz3wAXvc
Our #PanelistOTD @JewerlRoss is the Owner of Silent R Management. Join him for conversations on finding representation and navigating #Hollywood at #AFF26! https://t.co/st84IjCBOO
Have a script, but missed our final deadline? Try adapting it for our Fiction Podcast Script Competition! You have until this Friday at July 5 to submit! austinfilmfestival.com/submit/podcast… https://t.co/IPaRLQunyk
On this week’s episode of On Story, sketch comedy master and Kids In The Hall co-founder Kevin McDonald & The Simpsons staff writer and Stan Against Evil creator Dana Gould: bit.ly/2XlFWd1 dts.podtrac.com/redirect.mp3/t…
Today is the 75th anniversary of Double Indemnity by Billy Wilder! Check out our On Story episode of Deconstructing Billy Wilder at the link below: youtube.com/watch?v=4G1r8J…
Two days left for Film, Digital Series, and Fiction Podcast submissions to the 26th Annual Austin Film Festival & Writers Conference! Submissions close at 11:59 PM PST Friday Night! Submit here: austinfilmfestival.com/submit https://t.co/nwLHOWeV9b
Cap off your classes with a new film 8 days straight! Our Film Passes are one of the best ways local #austin area students can experience our Festival. Get yours and join us October 24-31! Get yours here!: austinfilmfestival.com/product/film-p… #film #do512 #movie #festival #centraltexas
On July 14, join us for a live script reading for comedy feature script, The Olympian! Free to RSVP here!: austinfilmfestival.com/event/script-r… https://t.co/fE3zexJmlc
Join us in welcoming back our #PanelistOTD @turnerguinevere to #AFF26! Hear her talk about crafting suspenseful thrillers like #AmericanPsycho and #CharlieSays at this year’s Conference https://t.co/o46wBEu6VQ
Have you seen the new trailer for Rian Johnson's Knives Out? Check it out at the link below! indiewire.com/2019/07/knives… ...and watch Rian's episode of On Story at the link below and subscribe for more content! youtu.be/GXW-LmruQo0
Three days left until our Final Competition Deadline of the year! This deadline is for #films #digitalseries and #fictionpodcasts. Submit, compete, and come join us in the Fall https://t.co/dU0STJtwMn
Have a story? PITCH IT! Fine-tune your pitches at AFF’s Pitch Day on July 28! Workshop, party, and compete for a Weekend Badge and Pitch Ticket to #AFF2019 to compete again at our annual Festival! Details and ticket info here: austinfilmfestival.com/event/pitch-da… #screenwriting #austin https://t.co/e53N1SASSE
Our #PanelistOTD is the legendary @DavidHMandel, @SeinfeldTV writer and Executive Producer of @VeepHBO and #CurbYourEnthusiasm. Hear about his career crafting incredible TV comedies at #AFF26! https://t.co/OPPCXJy4uC
Our FINAL Extended Deadline for our #Films #DigitalSeries #FictionPodcast is this Friday at 11:59PM PST! This is your last chance to submit to #AFF26! Submit here: austinfilmfestival.com/submit https://t.co/iFq1IJv9XZ
Badges to #AFF26 are now on sale! 8 days of #FILM , 4 days of #screenwriting panels & workshops, and countless opportunities to network with other passionate storytellers! Get your badge at the link below and join us in the Fall! austinfilmfestival.com/product-catego… https://t.co/dQSOvcic0Y
RT @scriptchat: #Scriptchat transcript is live! Get deets from @Steven_DeBose of @austinfilmfest on their new contests, navigating #AFF & m…
Don't forget to submit your films and scripts by this Friday 7/5 and #HappyWriting everyone! #screenwriting #filmmakers #scriptchat
Also check out these now produced casts from our alumni! ameliapodcast.com carlottapodcast.com tandonproductions.com/super-ordinary #scriptchat
Fiction #podcasting is a great format because it allows for a new way you to get your story out. There are so many great casts! #scriptchat
Some more tips from @austinfilmfest - “Tricks of the Trade: Writing for Audio Fiction” austinfilmfestival.com/blog/2019/06/0… #scriptchat #screenwriting
 
Be sure to check out the Tricks of the Trade Link that @jeannevb tweeted if you are curious about fiction podcasting. #scriptchat
Hey everyone! @Steven_DeBose from @austinfilmfest here! Let's #scriptchat! #scriptchat
Have a story? PITCH IT! Fine-tune your pitches at AFF’s Pitch Day on July 28! Workshop, party, and compete for a Weekend Badge and Pitch Ticket to #AFF2019 to compete again at our annual Festival! Details and ticket info here: austinfilmfestival.com/event/pitch-da… #screenwriting #austin https://t.co/XfDbw5SKZV
Cap off your classes with a new film 8 days straight! Our Film Passes are one of the best ways local #austin area students can experience our Festival. Get yours and join us October 24-31! Get yours here!: austinfilmfestival.com/product/film-p… #film #do512 #movie #festival #centraltexas
On July 14, join us for a live script reading for comedy feature script, The Olympian! Free to RSVP here!: austinfilmfestival.com/event/script-r… https://t.co/emBNA5VtDr
Tomorrow! Join Steven DeBose, AFF's Director of Script Competitions for a #scriptchat this Sunday at 5pm PST. He will be talking about competitions, the Festival experience, and answering your burning questions! scriptchat.blogspot.com/p/how-to-chat.… https://t.co/IOTtociUNi
On July 14, join us for a live script reading for comedy feature script, The Olympian! Free to RSVP here!: austinfilmfestival.com/event/script-r… https://t.co/RMhxIn76Yv
Badges to #AFF26 are now on sale! 8 days of #FILM , 4 days of #screenwriting panels & workshops, and countless opportunities to network with other passionate storytellers! Get your badge at the link below and join us in the Fall! austinfilmfestival.com/product-catego… https://t.co/EJvXdYDbj7
Alright everyone, the Late Deadline has officially closed! If you missed this deadline, then you have have one more chance! Our next deadline is on July 5. REMEMBER, submitting filmmakers gets a discount on a Conference or Producers Badge to our Writers Conference! #aff26
One more hour left! Get those #films ready to go for #aff26! Our late deadline closes at 11:59PM PST! Already submitted? Sit back, relax, and check out this throw-back On Story episode with Ron Howard! youtu.be/wU3mAMNnuW0
Two more hours to submit before our Film Competition Late Deadline! For inspiration, check our past Audience Award Winner for Student Short, Luke by Conor Hamill at the link below: vimeo.com/97947329
Three hours left until our Film Competition's Late Deadline closes! Check out this interview from AFF25 with filmmaker Urvashi Pathania youtu.be/LqE2vQrvwvI #filmmakers
Only four hours left to submit your #films before our late deadline! Is your film tuned and ready?! Submit at: filmfreeway.com/austinfilmfest… @filmfreeway https://t.co/Pi2cCauar7
In this video, Jason Reitman talks about #filmfestivals and his experience with Austin Film Festival! youtu.be/mNH_gnxlCK0 5 hours left to submit before our Film Competition Late Deadline!
Check out this filmmaker interview from last year's Film Competition with Anthony Falleroni! youtu.be/8UaaT_-YNiA Watch his short Jumpy at the link below!: vimeo.com/231344456
T-Minus 7 hours until our Film Competition Late Deadline! Submit before 11:59 PM PST! #buckhenry #comedy #screenwriting #filmmaking https://t.co/snUpBx9Qf0
On the lead-up to our Late Deadline for #AFF26 Film Competitions, tonight at 11:59PM PST, we want to share some of the best storytelling tips and filmmaker accounts from our 26 years. To start, check out this great bit of advice from writer/producer Elizabeth Hunter in 2011! https://t.co/Ay92MatuKw
If you're submitting a film to our #filmcompetition tonight, remember that you get a great discount on Conference & Producers level badges to our annual #Writers Conference! Submit your film and join us in the fall to network and learn! filmfreeway.com/AustinFilmFest… @FilmFreeway https://t.co/0b8FeSN8Av
We’re thrilled to have our #PanelistOTD @1timstreet back for #AFF26! Catch Tim and the growing list of podcasters joining our Fiction #Podcast Track at this year’s Conference! #audiofiction #audiostorytelling https://t.co/b3ZYgAsryB
Sad about The Office leaving Netflix? Well, AFF's 2018 Audience Award Recipient for Digital Series can fill a bit of that hole in your heart! Watch the first episode here!: youtu.be/6n6FA8abIfc Have a digital series? Submit yours before our July 5 deadline! #aff26 https://t.co/YkbL0oCi6r
RT @filmhouston: Hey #Houston filmmakers! @austinfilmfest FILM Competition Late Submission Deadline is midnight FRI6/28 (Extended Deadline…
On this week's Tricks of the Trade, learn about the art of filmmaking from some of the best panels from AFF's history: austinfilmfestival.com/blog/2019/06/2… #film #screenwriting #storytelling https://t.co/kvO0fNs9a6
Did you see our latest juror announcements for our Film Competititon in the fall? Check them out at the link below! austinfilmfestival.com/festival-and-c… REMEMBER: Our late deadline for film entries is tonight at 11:59PM PST! #FILM #SCREENWRITING #filmcompetition #aff26 https://t.co/7NtebAontk
Start off your weekend with a short film! Many people never picture the Asian-American experience in a rural area, but that's exactly what director Roy Rutngamlug did in his short film Formosa, TX. Check it out at the link below!: youtu.be/rCSKabppc_Y #asianamerican #texas
Today's our Late Deadline day for our #filmcompetition! Finalize your cut, polish that audio, and get your film as ready as can be to submit! austinfilmfestival.com/submit @FilmFreeway #film #digitalseries #shortfilm #comedy #horrorfilm #documentary https://t.co/PPDDjemeSv
We're excited to welcome our #PanelistOTD @AkelaCooper to #AFF26! Join the writer of @cwthe100, @AHSFX: Roanoke, and the upcoming Nun 2 at AFF this October! https://t.co/5ZdxSa0dbC
Check out this teaser for our On Story episode on Deconstructing Nora Ephron! Nora wrote great films like When Harry Met Sally and Sleepless in Seattle, entertaining audiences with every key-press and pen-stroke. Watch here! youtu.be/xPnmn3Gs_nI #screenwriting #filmmaking
Badges to #AFF26 are now on sale! 8 days of #FILM , 4 days of #screenwriting panels & workshops, and countless opportunities to network with other passionate storytellers! Get your badge at the link below and join us in the Fall! austinfilmfestival.com/product-catego… https://t.co/NhICJ62RNf
Sometimes...courage, even in liquid form, is all you need! twitter.com/kyliesparks/st…
Have a story? PITCH IT! Fine-tune your pitches at AFF’s Pitch Day on July 28! Workshop, party, and compete for a Weekend Badge and Pitch Ticket to #AFF2019 to compete again at our annual Festival! Details and ticket info here: austinfilmfestival.com/event/pitch-da… #screenwriting #austin https://t.co/50LoO6nnee
 
 
 
 
 
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