26th Annual Austin Film Festival & Conference | The Writers Festival | October 26 - 31, 2019 | #AFF2019
"AFF is welcoming, easy-going and professional. It's a great place to screen your work...Because the staff is so friendly, AFF has created a welcoming place for filmmakers to network and also be amongst industry professionals." - Chelsea Hernandez, Director of @BuildingFilm https://t.co/UAzUj16FMI
Looking for a #summercamp for your young creative? Spots are still open for AFF's Story Starter Camp! Have the young storyteller in your life learn how to create and tell stories in the medium of their choosing! More Info: austinfilmfestival.com/product/story-… Video: youtube.com/watch?v=0gdzI9…
Tomorrow! Join AFF at for an Encore Screening of #AFF25 favorite 'Care to Laugh'! Free for AFF Members and only $5 for everybody else! Seats are still available, don't miss out! bit.ly/CareToLaugh2019 https://t.co/GiVrQqqehe
Friendly Reminder: You have four days until the Regular Deadline to turn in your #films to #AFF2019 's Film Competitions! austinfilmfestival.com/submit @FilmFreeway @Withoutabox https://t.co/8GI8oWgxuj
The 2017 Academy Award® nominated 'Negative Space' won the Audience Award for Animated Short at AFF 2017 and you can see it on @BloopAnimation 's short of the week! youtube.com/watch?v=PbzTK9… Will you be the next winner? Submit to find out! austinfilmfestival.com/submit #animatedshort
Next Tuesday! Catch our screening of the documentary 'Care to Laugh' for $5! Get your tickets here: drafthouse.com/austin/tickets… https://t.co/OvkeC3eVp7
Films — you have 6 days to get your cuts ready as the deadline approaches swiftly! austinfilmfestival.com/submit #film #studentfilm #animatedfilm #stories https://t.co/EOHEKFQ2BM
Bob’s Burgers Writer/Producer Loren Bouchard is creating a New Fox Animated Comedy! Check out the news below: indiewire.com/2019/05/fox-th… #bobsburgers #simpsons #familyguy #whoisnext?
Getting #animated about AFF's upcoming 5/24 Film Competitions Regular Deadline? Check out the trailer for Siqi Song's animated short film, SISTER, which was a 2018 AFF Jury Award winner! vimeo.com/260285746 Submit your own #animations at austinfilmfestival.com/submit
Got a film you want in competition at #AFF2019? You have 7 days to beat our Regular Deadline, and save some cash! From #shortfilms, #featurefilms, #documentaries, #genrefilms -- we want your stories! Submit here: austinfilmfestival.com/submit #filmcompetitions #24framesofawesome https://t.co/iD0nn7DSUg
RT @cinelasamericas: Next week: Encore screening of @austinfilmfest 's Winner of the 2018 Documentary Feature Audience Award presented by H…
Check out our AFF Filmmaker Alum Spotlight, a series to continue championing some of the unique voices from our AFF family. The first in this series comes from a 2018 alumnus, and member of our 2018 Screenwriters to Watch list, Joshua Toro! austinfilmfestival.com/blog/2019/05/1… https://t.co/LbwCs3xDvw
"People always say acting is listening, but I think for me, writing is listening, too. I spent a lot of time listening to what my characters are trying to tell me about who they are." - Greta Gerwig (writer/director 'Lady Bird') Read more: austinfilmfestival.com/blog/2019/05/1… https://t.co/58FuV92qke
Coming to #AFF2019? Well, you might want to take a look at our latest round of exciting Panelist Announcements! More announcements on the way! austinfilmfestival.com/festival-and-c… #filmconnections #writingopportunities #squadup https://t.co/HvDk2EkGuJ
Join Jesus Trejo on his journey to becoming an established comedian while caring for his aging parents in the documentary 'Care to Laugh'. Tickets are available for $5 each. Ticket information here: drafthouse.com/austin/tickets… https://t.co/cKihOPEifs
And that's all folks! We can't wait to see what stories you all have entrusted us with! Remember, with your submission, you get a discount on badges. We want to see you in the fall, so don't be a stranger! And here's a message from #affalum Ann Lupo to finish off the night! https://t.co/V3UiWMo0Lh
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RT @scottspjut: So if any of you writers work especially well under pressure ... just remember, if you start now and write just FIVE pages…
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On the lead-up to the final deadline of the year for our #scriptcompetitions , enjoy some inspirational quotes from our 25 Screenwriters to Watch from the past couple years! You got this! Share your stories! #writingcommunity #writelife https://t.co/C7xsLvG94N
Remember! Our Script Competitions submission period ends tonight at 11:59 PM PST! Kick the tires and light the fires! #writingcompetitions #writingdeadline #writingwednesday austinfilmfestival.com/submit https://t.co/sUBlX88BLz
If you missed it yesterday and are in need of some inspiration, trying to get your script ready for tonight, check out Pamela Ribon (writer of Moana) on her experience with Austin Film Festival! youtube.com/watch?v=-VDyiV… The Final Deadline for #AFF2019 is 11:59PM PST!
This week we’ll hear from comedy veteran Ali LeRoi who’s longtime collaboration with comedian Chris Rock resulted in Everybody Hates Chris and Down to Earth. And later we’ll discuss writing Young Adult fiction: bit.ly/2HmsH7f dts.podtrac.com/redirect.mp3/t…
Congratulations Trey Selman! From being one of our 25 Screenwriters to Watch in 2017 to the great news today, we've enjoyed seeing your journey unfold!: deadline.com/2019/05/laura-… https://t.co/3MQgikUsEq
#AFF2019 Panelists VJ Boyd and Mark Bianculli got their drama Lincoln picked up by NBC! Congrats VJ and Mark! deadline.com/2019/05/nbc-pe…
Thank you @hitRECordJoe ! We AGREE! Submit your scripts tonight by 11:59PM PST as this is the FINAL deadline for #AFF2019 Script Competitions! austinfilmfestival.com/submit #WednesdayWisdom #WeWantANolanSequelWithYouAsBatman twitter.com/hitRECordJoe/s…
One of our #AFF25 shorts, The Mission by Tom Haines, is now available to view online! Visit the link below and check it out!: vimeo.com/335076477 Our Regular Deadline for our #AFF2019 Film Competitions is on May 24! Submit at the link below: austinfilmfestival.com/submit
You have until 11:59PM PST to submit your stories to #AFF2019! Remember that you can get a Badge at a discount with your submission! #screenwriting #playwriting #fictionpodcast #digitalseries #film austinfilmfestival.com/submit https://t.co/ex40R4FBzm
RT @ScreenwritingU: You can't win if you don't enter! May 15th, is the final late deadline for submitting your screenplay to the @austinfi…
#thewritersjourney #aff2019 #upcomingdeadline Pamela Ribon (screenwriter of Moana and Ralph Breaks the Internet), talks about her experience with AFF's Script Competitions. youtu.be/-VDyiVuIZbE Remember! Our Final Deadline is May 15!
Tickets for 'Care to Laugh' are now available! Come watch the heartfelt documentary that won the 2018 Documentary Feature Audience Award. Trailer: youtube.com/watch?v=vvpf4a… Tickets: drafthouse.com/austin/tickets… https://t.co/22WKMuz12q
Remember to submit your scripts before 11:59PM PST tomorrow night! This is your last chance to submit to #aff2019! https://t.co/voWNUP03H9
Exciting news for our Outstanding Television Writer Award Recipients, D.B. Weiss and David Benioff! indiewire.com/2019/05/david-… Our Script Competitions deadline is TOMORROW at 11:59PM PST! Submit and you might find yourself at our Awardee Luncheon with them!
If you are in #austin, #cedarpark, #pflugerville, #roundrock, or anywhere in the Austin area, check out AFF's Story Starter Summer Camp! Help kick-start your young filmmaker's storytelling chops! Great for storytellers of all disciplines! austinfilmfestival.com/product/story-… #aisd https://t.co/W4KsqLg1BS
Congrats to #AFF2019 panelist Rupinder Gill, who won a #WGCaward for her #SchittsCreek episode “RIP MOIRA ROSE”! writersguildofcanada.com/node/100541 #canadawriting #screenwriting
Join AFF and Violet Crown for a 20th Anniversary Screening of Cookie's Fortune, directed by Robert Altman and written by Anne Rapp! Anne will be in attendance for a post-screening Q&A so don't miss out! austin.violetcrown.com/movieinfo.php?… #do512 #film #austinfilm https://t.co/lxhwrz7Iid
Did you miss last Saturday's On Story featuring #WestWorld writers and producers Bridget Carpenter and Carly Wray? Check it out at our Youtube Channel below and make sure to subscribe if you like this content! youtu.be/NktcIvr6JT4
A simple, yet poignant quote from AFF 2016: "Write about things you love and what you know. Get it on paper." - Frank Marshall Two days left until our final Script Competition deadline for #AFF2019 ! https://t.co/YiIZv8FceS
"...Sargent had been working as an ad salesman at Variety in the early 1950s while aspiring to act...Nearly a quarter-century later, Sargent penned Julia (1977), which won him his first Oscar..." #thewritingjourney #humblebeginnings #thankyoualv deadline.com/2019/05/alvin-…
#AFF2019 Outstanding Television Writer Award Recipients, David Benioff and D.B. Weiss of Game of Thrones were prepping for "The Long Night" for quite a while! Are you prepping for AFF in the Fall? Submit, Attend, and remember... the writers are coming. theverge.com/2019/5/1/18524…
More and more, we find ourselves encouraging screenwriters to give a shot at #podcasts to tell their stories! Check out @TheVerge 's article on #AFF2019 panelist @ScottFConroy , his podcast BLACKOUT, and what inspired it! theverge.com/2019/5/5/18528… #writinglife
How do you go from writing compelling stage dramas, to crafting stories for the world of film and television? Look back on our conversations with past AFF panelists to find out on this week's #TOTD austinfilmfestival.com/blog/2019/05/0… #playwriting #screenwriting t.e2ma.net/click/dnzn5b/x…
You spend a semester writing a script, so why not submit? @USCFilmStudent @UTRTF @CalArts @AmericanFilm @FullSail @UCLA_TFT @NYUTischFilmTV AUSTINFILMFESTIVAL.COM/SUBMIT #filmstudents #aspiringscreenwriters #screenwriting twitter.com/gredtx/status/…
Paula Pell in #WineCountry on Netflix is amazing! Watch Wine Country and then check out Paula's episode of On Story at the link below: youtube.com/watch?v=N_E9DB…
Why is AFF known as the Writers Festival? For over 25 years, AFF has been proud to support storytellers in building up new connections, inspirations, and opportunities, but we can't do that until you take the first step. If you have a story, submit! bit.ly/2o7G2Dq https://t.co/1lD5BuH3y0
Today! Our free-to-attend live script reading of Prancer! Come enjoy some great storytelling! bit.ly/SRpran
Every submission to our Script Competitions receives free reader comments and a discount on badges to attend the Festival in October. The reason for the discount is simple - if you write, we want to see you at the Festival, learning and networking. bit.ly/2o7G2Dq https://t.co/fcXkjnjv9S
Tomorrow is our live script reading of Prancer at The Clay Pit! Come enjoy some Indian food and then walk upstairs for a live reading! Free Parking and Free Admission with RSVP: bit.ly/SRpran
This weekend! Don't miss out on our free live reading of Prancer by Elizabeth Mims and Tony Faia! bit.ly/SRpran
May is Asian Pacific American Heritage Month and #AFF25 film Love Goes Through Your Mind by Ronak Shah will be having a FREE screening at the Asian American Resource Center on May 16! Tickets below: eventbrite.com/e/love-goes-th… #asianamericanpacificheritage #aff #film
Our late and FINAL deadline for #AFF2019's script competitions is in five days! Get those drafts ready and submit soon! austinfilmfestival.com/submit/screenp… https://t.co/VDLr5Yt63U
Come join AFF and Violet Crown Cinema for a 20th anniversary screening of the Robert Altman directed 'Cookie's Fortune' with writer Anne Rapp in attendance for a post-screening Q&A! Tickets at the link below: austin.violetcrown.com/movieinfo.php?… https://t.co/kqSzbsXuuO
RT @AnimationMentor: To our Texas followers: If you're looking for some event inspiration, check out the #AFF2019 this October! All signs p…
REMINDER: Our final deadline for #aff2019 Script Competition submissions will be next week on May 15! This is your last chance, so be prepared to turn in your screenplays and teleplays soon! austinfilmfestival.com/submit/screenp… #writersfestival #writers #screenwriters https://t.co/wnsSxN76PP
Fan of @WestworldHBO ? This upcoming Saturday's episode of On Story will feature writers and producers, Bridget Carpenter and Carly Wray. Check out the teaser below! youtube.com/watch?v=tQU9CO…
Check out the article from No Film School on A Quiet Place, featuring info from our On Story episode! nofilmschool.com/listen-closely…
AFF ALUMNI NEWS! Eric Kripke (of Supernatural fame) just premiered his latest project, The Boys, at Tribeca. Eric won an Audience Award at AFF in 1997 for his Narrative Student Short, Truly Committed. From then till now, it's been great to see how his career has progressed. https://t.co/COoZ7WBxAX
Fun fact about Prancer's Writers, Tony Faia and Liz Mims: Liz's film Only The Young was theatrically released by Oscilloscope and won numerous awards including the Silverdoc's Sterling Silver Award for best US documentary, and an AFI Audience Award, bit.ly/SRpran
Friendly reminder that our final deadline for our Screenplay Competition is May 15! If you haven't submitted, this will be your final chance so don't miss ou austinfilmfestival.com/submit/screenp…
Did you know that Linda Woolverton is the first woman to have ever written an animated feature film for #Disney? Well, if you didn't, now you know! Check out our interview with Linda from #AFF25 at the link below! youtu.be/3V-RdDsOuAg?t=… #beautyandthebeast #femalefilmmakers
Need some #constructivefeedback ? AFF's coverage program offers #screenwriters plenty of it. Get another pair of eyes on your work, and help us help you get to the next level. Good coverage is invaluable and we hope to see more writers take advantage. austinfilmfestival.com/submit/coverag…
Middle of the work week and taking a break? Check out a #shortfilm on our Youtube channel! (Buttercup by Jason Neulander) youtu.be/YUQfoCJ6UI4?t=… Let us know if you like this type of content and if you would like to see more short films on our youtube channel! #film
In case you haven't seen it yet, Austin Film Festival and MovieMaker Magazine have once again released our 25 #Screenwriters to Watch for 2019. Congratulations you 25 talented writers! We'll be watching you! 0_0 moviemaker.com/archives/news/… #writing #screenwriting #story
Wondering what the journey of attending AFF is like or if the Festival is right for you? Find out about the experience directly from one of our alumni at the link below: austinfilmfestival.com/blog/2019/05/0… #screenwriting #playwright #aff2019
The day is here! Come stop by at the Coldtowne theatre for First Three Pages Live at 8:30pm. Tickets are still available! bit.ly/f3pl1902
Another reminder for First Three Pages, Live! tomorrow at @ColdTowne ! Come enjoy the first three pages of Austin's works-in-progress! We'll see you there! Participating writers: @problempasture @GiraffeCakes @KevinTalley @shrutesnladders @ericaliesalot https://t.co/0IINtRZyXg
So, did everyone see the #Spiderman Far From Home trailer today? Exciting times for the Marvel Cinematic Universe. If you haven't gotten a chance, check out #endgame writers Christopher Markus and Stephen McFeely at #AFF25 at the link below: youtu.be/GsnkAMUIODA?t=… #MCU #comics
Fun fact about Prancer's Writers, Tony Faia and Elizabeth Mims: Tony ran a screenwrithing workshop in Africa in 2018, collaborating with AFF and the State Department's Young Africa Leaders initiative. Come watch his feature screenplay Prancer performed! bit.ly/SRpran
BTW, in case you haven't heard. Megan will be at #aff2019 as one of our panelists! So, YES, we are definitely Team Megan!
Excited for @meganamram who deserves it all! hollywoodreporter.com/live-feed/mega… #boss #writerslife #screenwriting
Read this week's #tricksofthetrade focused on Craig Mazin yet? Check it out below before his HBO mini-series #Chernobyl premieres today! austinfilmfestival.com/blog/2019/04/3… #screenwriting #writingtips
RT @beckandwoods: Thank you to @AFFOnStory and @bartondeepwood for the great conversation at @austinfilmfest! We discuss @quietplacemovie,…
Missed #onstory this past weekend? Check out our episode with Scott Beck and Bryan Woods, screenwriters of #AQuietPlace , on our Youtube channel at the link below! youtube.com/watch?v=Q-FWYN… #screenwriting #writingtips
Only one more day until First Three Pages Live! There are limited tickets left so don't miss out! Link below: bit.ly/f3pl1902
In case you don't know, we have added an extended deadline of July 5 for our Digital Series Competitions (scripted and already produced). Less people know about these competitions, but they are great ways to get your foot in the door so don't miss out! austinfilmfestival.com/submit/digital/ https://t.co/uyEXI5j5lK
Felicia D. Henderson on what she looks for in prospective writers to bring into the writers room: 1. Work ethic. 2. Different POV's from her own and a lack of fear in challenging how the story should go. 3. "Ride or die" attitude. 4. Efficiency
Felicia D. Henderson at today's event on the creation of Soul Food: Executive - "You've never written a drama, what makes you think you're qualified to write a drama about three sisters?" FDH - "I have five sisters." Executive - "Ok, you're hired." https://t.co/xS2112relJ
Warm weather, road trips, and poolside afternoons are around the corner and we’re scouting for the best books to carry in our beach bags and picnic baskets. What makes a great summer read? Come to Texas Book Festival's Book Tips and Sips to find out! facebook.com/events/5357113…
Remember, our live conversation with Felicia D. Henderson is today! bit.ly/convFDH https://t.co/9G0XiQsOhW
RT @followFeliciaD: Honored to be interviewed by Maya Perez(@thismaya)! Thanks for asking @cdhyer @austinfilmfest. Doing my planks, running…
Joel is Cynthia's roommate but anyone can see he wishes they were something more. Joel's obsessed with Cynthia. Cynthia is obsessed with Doug. And Doug's obsessed with aliens. Come enjoy a free live script reading of Prancer! bit.ly/SRpran
Tomorrow, join Felicia D. Henderson and Austin Film Festival for a conversation about her amazing career! Tickets are still available, but going fast, so don't miss your chance! bit.ly/convFDH https://t.co/vpoE1Q1AqF
Our #aff2019 Outstanding Television Writer Award recipients, David Benioff and D.B. Weiss, appeared on @JimmyKimmelLive! Check it out at the link below: youtu.be/QHOT_GwlNzQ Get your badges to see them at our Festival in the fall! #got #screenwriting #television
I think we NAILED tomorrow's On Story episode. Check out the teaser below and your local listings for showtimes! If you can't watch it on TV, it'll be uploaded to our Youtube channel after it airs, so make sure to subscribe! youtu.be/Px4aYYWCVRE
Congrats to the cast and crew of #LongShot, opening today! In 2014, Austin Film Festival held a live reading of the script, then called FLARSKY. Check out some highlights from that event: youtu.be/uTRGoPJ7hH8
Don't miss the 2nd edition of Texas Book Festival's Book Tips and Sips! Join authors Maya Perez and Amy Gentry, along with Texas Book Festival Literary Director Julie Wernersbach, as they share their favorite books to get lost in during the summer. facebook.com/events/5357113…
RT @moviemakermag: For our fourth straight year, @moviemakermag has partnered with @austinfilmfest to highlight the 25 Screenwriters to Wat…
Cynthia's a psychology student, and Doug's obsession with aliens to abduct him to a better life is perfect for her thesis paper. Come listen to how their story unfolds at our free live script reading of Prancer! bit.ly/SRpran
Ar-ya READY for our Festival and Conference in the fall? You'd be STARK raving mad to miss out! Come DRINK and KNOW THINGS by attending parties and panels with a badge to #AFF2019 ! Great write-up by @AustinChronicle on the big news from today! austinchronicle.com/daily/screens/…
How could they cut this #GameOfThrones scene from episode 3? https://t.co/J2T5TBHq6O
You can ask David Benioff and D.B. Weiss at our Festival in the fall! :D bit.ly/GoTAFF
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