At first it was just wanton boasting. So a couple of movies had come out of Austin. Big deal. Then there was a film society, a few film festivals -- make that a half-dozen and counting. Maybe the River City really does know something about movies. But what finally clinched the deal was Austin Studios -- our very own production facility, a joint custody case borne from the city of Austin and the Austin Film Society. With seven features under its belt and 20 acres to roam on, Austin Studios has bypassed the baby-steps phase and can now sound out with pleasure: The Third Coast has landed.
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