27th Annual Austin Film Festival & Conference | The Writers Festival | October 22 - 29, 2020 | #AFF27
Have the next Breaking Bad pilot script sitting your drawer? Submit it by June 1st for its chance to be reviewed by AMC representatives. ow.ly/x1t250zQt97 @AMC_TV https://t.co/TyZdykBg2k
Calling all #truecrime aficionados & #murderinos! New episode about the art of Telling True Crime Stories with screenwriters Michael Werwie & Guinevere Turner: youtu.be/e9jFVEBfv74 twitter.com/AFFOnStory/sta…
Enderby Entertainment is looking for a feature #script with an original concept and distinctive voice. Submit to our script competition today for your chance to be the one they select! ow.ly/qYKa50zOihb @ENDERBYENT #screenwriting #screenplay https://t.co/GCgUcOWKLS
We're wrapping up #AFFatHome's Animation week with a poll! Vote for our staff-picks and let us know what else should be on this list of favorite #animation films! #screenwriting #filmcommunity
Submit your Drama Pilot script today! Our Script Competition’s Final Deadline is June 1st: ow.ly/FgDc50zQs7v https://t.co/2Y6nC0YjZQ
Is your #screenplay competition worthy? You have 6 more days to get it prepped for our Script Competition FINAL deadline! Make the finishing touches and submit here: ow.ly/Mkqo50zOfax https://t.co/zdV0AL8KAN
Have a script that challenges people to use their freedom to grow and develop? Submit to the HUMANITAS Originals category in our script competition for your chance to inspire others: ow.ly/nVyv50zOiip https://t.co/fGMKQGuW9y
Have a grounded, comedic script that features ordinary people in extraordinary situations? @RoosterTeeth wants to see what you’ve got! Submit it here & read about all of the opportunities at stake: ow.ly/lPOQ50zOig9 https://t.co/HSumq4HaPg
Making wishes come true is as easy as folding 1000 cranes. Watch The Wishing Crane (AFF 2017) by Ellen Arnold, Kaiya Telle, and Thomas Anderholm to see a girl's crane wish come true #MoodBoosterMonday ow.ly/FgYM50zOeBe @heyhiyakaiya @ellenarnoldart @SCADdotedu https://t.co/GoPtCfk8P5
...Don't know who needs to hear this but... Get off of Twitter and finish your script for the FINAL Deadline for our Script Competition! ow.ly/XowR50zOiaa https://t.co/SsJWdnrByq
This time next week you'll be able to finally relax knowing your screenplay has been submitted to our Script Competition! But for now, make those final touches and read about the fellowships and awards at stake: ow.ly/Pojt50zOffz https://t.co/8xnVYM5nSt
Get your #animated #screenplay competition-ready for the FINAL Deadline on June 1 with our #AFFatHome animation writing exercise: ow.ly/f3wO50zOhwB https://t.co/LH9007DXln
Our FINAL deadline is Monday, June 1! What do you need to do to get your script competition-ready? Submit here: ow.ly/8qgR50zOhBd https://t.co/9Jvft9xobI
Writers Guild begins virtual negotiations with studios: ow.ly/3tAt50zLTUv https://t.co/Ypi29DOMQP
Get your #animated #screenplay competition-ready for the FINAL Deadline on June 1 with our #AFFatHome animation writing exercise: ow.ly/f3wO50zOhwB https://t.co/ePI6xK41nU
Watch our new episode with Michael Werwie and @turnerguinevere, available to stream below: twitter.com/affonstory/sta…
It’s hard to sit through a story about a totally invincible superhero or experience a lawless magical world. If you’re working on an animated script, spend some time this weekend describing your character’s limits with the #AFFatHome writing prompt: ow.ly/ayT150zOgYc https://t.co/hWbfJI08nl
Writers Guild begins virtual negotiations with studios: ow.ly/3tAt50zLTUv https://t.co/QL1gTjkfFY
Of the core elements in a script, character & setting have the most potential for radical creativity in an animated context. Because of this, we have to set limits for ourselves. Take the weekend to hash out the laws of your world are with #AFFatHome: ow.ly/dqpE50zOgPC https://t.co/Wq2wmJCvm7
🚨1 MORE HOUR🚨 to submit your film to our Film Competition Regular Deadline! https://t.co/gu1xHIlBVV
What do a serial-killer, a space alien, and a good joke have in common? AFF has competition categories for films featuring them! Send us your comedic, serial-killing, space aliens before our Regular Deadline at 11:59 PM PST! Submit here: austinfilmfestival.com/submit/film/
Get competition inspired with our #AFFatHome Animation pick, Afterwork from 2018: vimeo.com/380409922 There are still a couple hours left to submit your film for our regular deadline!
RT @moviemakermag: The final countdown! Today is the last day of @austinfilmfest's film competition regular deadline. You have until 11:59…
Watch our #AFFatHome Animation pick, Tête à Tête from 2017. vimeo.com/207261014 Do you have your own competition-worthy film? Submit here before the Regular Deadline at 11:59 PM PST: austinfilmfestival.com/submit/film/
Watch our #AFFatHome Animation pick, My Moon from the 2018 competition: ow.ly/9tOg50zOfKJ Feeling inspired? There are still a couple more hours to submit your film to our Regular Deadline! Submit here: ow.ly/5PPz50zOfKK https://t.co/peS8rM5bev
Watch this week's #AFFatHome Animation film team pick, NEGATIVE SPACE, from 2017. ow.ly/wZDL50zO9LX If you have your own film to submit, our regular deadline is TONIGHT at 11:59PM PST: austinfilmfestival.com/film https://t.co/9vAywyBbAC
RT @FilmFreeway: Tonight is @austinfilmfest ‘s REGULAR DEADLINE! Submit tonight before the price goes up and be sure to check out the brand…
RT @ohmissjulie: I can’t tell you folks how great the audiodrama/podcast community can be. I took a script to @austinfilmfest, started meet…
RT @humanitiestexas: .@AFFOnStory is a @PBS series that gives viewers an inside look into the making of some of the nation's most popular a…
Are you sitting on a genre masterpiece? Got Comedy? Horror? Sci-Fi? Check out AFF’s Dark Matters and Comedy Vanguard Categories! We’re ready for your film to make us laugh, scream, and float through the void of space! Submit here: ow.ly/l9Nt50zNebM https://t.co/hMEXmzKctN
New Star Trek series set at CBS All Access with 2019 AFF panelist Akela Cooper set to Co-Executive Produce: ow.ly/2iOS50zLTRX https://t.co/TtcM6BezYd
Enter any of our film competition categories for the opportunity to have an exclusive advisory session with a member of our expansive jury. Only selected in-competition filmmakers will have the chance, but you can’t win if you don’t enter! Deadline TODAY: ow.ly/jVpT50zNe8x https://t.co/BokhAHlM8s
We know you’ve got a story to share, and we want to provide you with the tools to get there! Add our new @ENDERBYENT Filmmaking Fellowship Award to your narrative or student short film submission today for an experience filmmakers won’t want to miss! ow.ly/4JJG50zNe5x https://t.co/upNTIyX3R9
TODAY! Did you know we've expanded our eligibility rules this year? Learn more & get your film in today before 11:59 PM PST: ow.ly/kB0w50zNdxm https://t.co/uZUt77Lqk0
RT @afilmwriter: Announcing: Scholastic Entertainment Fellowship austinfilmfestival.com/blog/news/anno… via @austinfilmfest
We're thrilled to announce that our Screenplay Competition Drama Feature Category, presented by @WGAEast, will be judged by writer/director Richard Lagravenese! Read more here: ow.ly/lreq50zM9me #screenplay #screenwriting #screenwriter https://t.co/jIfjU3bR4Q
A good #documentary film captures the world around us and imbues it with a fresh lens and unique insight. Bring your perspective to our documentary feature and #short competitions. ow.ly/JMGH50zM97A #filmcommunity
Enter any of our #film competition categories today for the opportunity to have an exclusive advisory session with a member of our expansive jury. Only selected in-competition #filmmakers will have the chance, & you can’t win if you don’t enter: ow.ly/lNsz50zM8xX https://t.co/gQ1FMp66ax
We’re expanding our relationship with @ENDERBYENT with our Filmmaking Fellowship Award for the Narrative & Student Short Film Competitions. Enter for a chance at a trip(travel & lodging included)to learn on-site at the Enderby LA offices: ow.ly/zRKK50zKWQx DEADLINE TOMORROW https://t.co/eLOYaFq1qY
RT @AFFOnStory: The Best of Austin's Movie Podcasts: ow.ly/fzpX50zMMc8 https://t.co/4mJvQGaHWD
This week for #AFFatHome, we're looking at writing for #animation! How does it differ from writing for live-action? Get started here: ow.ly/A5jJ50zM9tG https://t.co/ELgCUYpdl6
Are you sitting on a genre masterpiece? Got Comedy? Horror? Sci-Fi? Check out AFF’s Dark Matters and Comedy Vanguard Categories! We’re ready for your film to make us laugh, scream, and float through the void of space! Submit here: ow.ly/PX2S50zM8lJ https://t.co/htoxz1ilup
You’ll never know what words of wisdom you may glean from the members of our film competition jury until you submit your film. A chance at an informative advisory session awaits in every category: ow.ly/Jv0T50zJzos https://t.co/ookFj0qhWQ
BJ Novak Anthology Series Gets Greenlight at FX: ow.ly/ylVB50zJzRD https://t.co/sla6P2jauG
Who said animation was just for kids? This week for #AFFatHome, join @netflix’s 'Seis Manos' co-creators @alrodz, @BradGraeber, & director @willisbull for a conversation on #writing, developing, & animating the adult #anime series. ow.ly/Nrv450zLSD9 https://t.co/IO3lY5GbPJ
Catch up on all of Season 10 of our series On Story at youtube.com/austinfilmfest…. Subscribe & turn on notifications so you never miss an episode! twitter.com/AFFOnStory/sta…
RT @FeliciaDHen1: It's on #YouTube! My interview w/@AFFOnStory @austinfilmfestival. I love this film festival because it honors writers. Th…
RT @ScriptAnatomy: If you still plan on submitting your screenplay or teleplay to the 2020 @austinfilmfest competition, the final deadline…
Whether a bite-sized short or a longer epic saga, you certainly didn’t spend time killing your darlings for nothing. So run to the site, our Narrative Feature and Narrative Short competitions are awaiting your submission today! austinfilmfestival.com/submit/film/ https://t.co/AIrjRoxuYu
🔔Laughter is the best medicine and AFF has a fever! A fever for Comedy Vanguard films! Submit your film today and make us laugh until our Regular Deadline, Friday the 22nd! Submit today: ow.ly/voqP50zJuAH https://t.co/woaHkyXqMU
We know you’ve got a story to share, and we want to provide you with the tools to get there! Add our new @ENDERBYENT Filmmaking Fellowship Award to your narrative or student short film submission today for an experience filmmakers won’t want to miss! ow.ly/2lsA50zJz1d https://t.co/mz2S7SsKTB
You’ll never know what words of wisdom you may glean from the members of our film competition jury until you submit your film. A chance at an informative advisory session awaits in every category: ow.ly/Jv0T50zJzos https://t.co/m2oAldAQBz
Are sitting on a genre masterpiece? Got Comedy? Horror? Sci-Fi? Check out AFF’s Dark Matters and Comedy Vanguard Categories! We’re ready for your film to make us laugh, scream, and float through the void of space! Submit here: ow.ly/Ighj50zJtsG https://t.co/rXp8lZkcUY
We’re expanding our relationship with @ENDERBYENT with our Filmmaking Fellowship Award for the Narrative & Student Short Film Competitions. Enter now for a chance at a trip (travel & lodging included)to learn on-site at the Enderby LA offices: ow.ly/zRKK50zKWQx @FilmFreeway https://t.co/CESQnEqj9e
🐉🤖The most interesting stories sometimes exclude dragons and robots, but they all include a subject & deep fascination for events unfolding around us. The doc scene is growing, dive into our Documentary short & feature competitions before it's too late: ow.ly/he2t50zKVKs https://t.co/1IB3VrJlsl
What do a serial-killer, a space alien, and a good joke have in common? AFF has competition categories for films featuring them! Send us your comedic, serial-killing, space aliens before our Regular Deadline! Submit here: ow.ly/403z50zJtvR https://t.co/Og2cyk8MOa
Questions about submitting your film to festivals during #COVID19? Join Crickett Rumley, @NYFA’s Director of Film Festivals, for a discussion with veteran festival directors & programmers. You might even notice a familiar AFF face in the bunch! RSVP: ow.ly/SoAi50zJLWs https://t.co/0pp2EQJXqm
New HBO Max Animated Series from writer/showrunner/exec producer Alexandra Rushfield: ow.ly/FKDm50zJzON https://t.co/KyjZj795dF
You’ve mined your life for its most dramatic moments to create stories that can touch the world, don’t miss the chance to share your story in our Narrative Feature or Narrative Short competition before the regular deadline this Friday! austinfilmfestival.com/submit/film/ https://t.co/AU2iARFJwM
You asked, she answered. Read the full Q&A with screenwriter @WriterobinRS (1994's Little Women) about what it takes to write adaptations for the big screen. Full interview: ow.ly/9Cxf50zJPPs https://t.co/DXFlBKo4Nv
Thank you again to everyone who attended our virtual event on Saturday! We hope you all gained some insight and inspiration to apply to your current stories. We plan to do more events like this in the future - so keep an eye out for news on the next virtual gathering! https://t.co/kNZT6kMRGk
The most interesting stories sometimes exclude dragons and robots, but they all include a subject and deep fascination for events unfolding around us. The doc scene is growing, dive into our Documentary short and feature competitions before its too late. ow.ly/nvhC50zJuyv https://t.co/UArU2RgnX9
Supporting the vibrant community of Haiti and its filmmakers on #HaitianFlagDay. Shout out to AFF Film alum: @jasmuelandri, @BrunoMourral, and @GibszZZz. #AFF24 selection and recent #AFFatHome KAFOU streaming now: ow.ly/jeE350zJIPs
You’ll never know what words of wisdom you may glean from the members of our film competition jury until you submit your film. A chance at an informative advisory session awaits in every category: ow.ly/Jv0T50zJzos https://t.co/SKzdGPnV28
We’re expanding our relationship with @ENDERBYENT with our Filmmaking Fellowship Award for the Narrative and Student Short Film Competitions. Enter today for your chance at an all-expenses paid trip to learn on-site at the Enderby LA offices: austinfilmfestival.com/film/ @FilmFreeway https://t.co/oJcs5jgCc0
It's deadline week for our Film Competition, and we know you need some motivation & inspiration! Get some wisdom from our new episode with the incredible @FeliciaDHen1: twitter.com/AFFOnStory/sta…
Try, try, and try again! We've got some time and spend some of your's watching Alexander Engel's AFF 2015 short, Digits #MoodBoosterMonday vimeo.com/147406481
We know you’ve got a story to share, and we want to provide you with the tools to get there! Add our new @ENDERBYENT Filmmaking Fellowship Award to your narrative or student short film submission today for an experience filmmakers won’t want to miss! ow.ly/2lsA50zJz1d https://t.co/hR5A7xV6ah
In the Ring they had 7 days, you've got 4 until our Regular Deadline to submit your horror film to our Dark Matters category! Don't wait and find out if we're going to crawl out of your television! Submit now! ow.ly/tSJq50zJtfH https://t.co/dehyGiENCH
The Regular Deadline for our Film Competition is this Friday! Did you know this year we've adjusted our eligibility rules? Learn more here: ow.ly/DUKc50zIxAq https://t.co/bAR49ynrgI
Thank you to all who joined us online! We hope you gained valuable insight and knowledge. Keep an eye on our website and newsletter for future virtual events! https://t.co/V2QmN8Aesv
RT @thismaya: "What you mean doesn't matter. What the audience thinks you meant is everything." - @chrismcquarrie for @austinfilmfest's 'In…
RT @CaitlinMcWriter: My brain is exploding from the knowledge being dropped by @chrismcquarrie right now during the AFF "Inspiration in Iso…
🕵️‍♂️Who knew Christopher McQuarrie worked at a detective agency before starting his writing career? https://t.co/ssyXlMKB9J
"You do it poorly a few times!" - Pamela Ribon on how to pitch in the panel "Creative Pursuits in a Pandemic". https://t.co/uOalyKCh7j
"Good notes are a symptom of something that could be better [...]" - Nicholas Kazan on collaborating in the panel "Creative Pursuits in a Pandemic". https://t.co/a8s2w9ZHyF
"If you want to work [...] you have to go out and hustle, for yourself." - Nicholas Kazan (writer Reversal of Fortune, Fallen) in the panel "Creative Pursuits in a Pandemic". https://t.co/O0Z58UdTV4
"Having a 7 year-old as a co-worker is.. A LOT" - Pamela Ribon (writer 'Moana', 'Ralph Breaks the Internet') on how the pandemic has affected working as a writer in the panel "Creative Pursuits in a Pandemic". https://t.co/P5i34IwynC
That's a wrap on the first panel "What to Write Right Now"! What insight did you gain? The next panel starts in 15, plenty of time to grab more snacks and stretch! See you in Panel 2: Creative Pursuits in a Pandemic with Pamela Ribon & Nicholas Kazan https://t.co/f9Lxm0UlQq
"We don't know you as an artist, you choose your path... who are you going to be?" - Adam on script queries in "What to Write Right Now". https://t.co/2YIn7jEpn0
"It is a great time for writers, because there's so much demand." - Roy Lee (producer, Vertigo Entertainment) on the effects of the pandemic on the industry in the panel "What to Write Right Now". https://t.co/KHEr94CHEw
"Type Fade Out, then type Fade In the next day" - Adam on not relying on one script in the panel "What to Write Right Now". https://t.co/m2uwBcC0kR
"For writers: print out and read your script." - Adam Kolbrenner (Literary Manager, @Lit_Ent_Group), on what to do before submitting your script in the panel "What to Write Right Now". https://t.co/tilThHqotb
Panel 1: 'What to Write Right Now' has started! Where is everyone watching from? Comment below! https://t.co/9tayTPWHig
Event sold out! If purchased a ticket, check your email for registration instructions. See you in an hour! https://t.co/rvP7qdHRE9
Full episode with Felicia D. Henderson below! Catch all of season 10 on onstory.tv and youtube.com/austinfilmfest…. twitter.com/AFFOnStory/sta…
TODAY! Grab your snacks & notebook, & settle in for 3+ hours of panels with industry professionals and creators. If you've purchased a ticket already, check your email for registration instructions for each panel. There are still a few tickets left here: ow.ly/G7Nj50zI5pl https://t.co/HqpuWVoOP7
One week until the Film Competition May 22 Deadline! Did you know we've expanded our completion date requirements and are allowing picture-locked unfinished films to be considered? For more info: ow.ly/jO1H50zHNHS https://t.co/a4UWzFZ9xm
Unsure about where to get started with your pitch? Listen to this Pitch Workshop panel from the 2016 Festival: ow.ly/cTyl50zHLiN and pitch your story here: ow.ly/p02550zHLiM https://t.co/NMQSVSi27H
On October 30, 1938, Orson Welles’s legendary “War of the Worlds” radio show is broadcast to the nation, and one New Jersey town took it... SERIOUSLY. Watch 'Brave New Jersey' with us for #AFFatHome's look at adaptation: bit.ly/3fHM9dD https://t.co/euCbAGGJwt
This week while we're studying adaptation for #AFFatHome, we're watching the doc short "Second Sight", the story of a blind mother & her family facing the life-inhibiting consequences of cataracts until a doctor visits the village & gives the gift of sight ow.ly/1N6P50zHDDO
ICYMI: we've extended our Script Competition Late Deadline! Don't worry, you have a little more time to finish up that story. Read more about the competition & award opportunities here: ow.ly/MQar50zHAIZ https://t.co/CcU6FzPLQX
Spinoff of 2002 AFF Awardee Darren Star’s ‘Younger,’ Starring Hilary Duff, in Early Development: ow.ly/gAra50zHxGR https://t.co/VJmakfKcE7
Sign up for @ColdTowne’s “Intro to Playwriting” and get from A to Z by using story structure to shape your comedy, instead of comedy shaping your story structure. Classes start next week! Sign up here: ow.ly/VuCq50zGPdK #screenwriting #coldtowne #comedyclass
New episode out this weekend! Check out the sneak peek below. Subscribe to youtube.com/austinfilmfest… so you never miss an episode of On Story! twitter.com/AFFOnStory/sta…
Find your character’s voice and sharpen your joke writing with @ColdTowne’s “Character Sketch” class. Sign up now – classes start Monday! ow.ly/eJnG50zGPcX #comedyclass #coldtowne #sketch #character #screenwriting
BOO! Did we get you? Well, something got our Script Competition Director in 2019. Join AFF's Sage Kosiorek as he recalls some mysterious happenings at the 2019 festival 👻: ow.ly/35Lx50zGIS3 #tbt https://t.co/rKKhyPumtH
 
 
 
 
 
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