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New Leader at the Film Commission
Entertainment attorney becomes temp boss
"...Big change over at the Texas Film Commission: The governor's office has appointed a member of..."

Dec. 18, 2010 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

Austin Film Festival: Filmmakers of the World, Unite!
Why film commissions are really your friend
"...What's the difference between a director and filmmaker? A filmmaker carries their own equipment...."

Oct. 24, 2014 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

New Director for Austin Film
Brian Gannon will replace Gary Bond at the Austin Film Commission
"...There's been a major casting change at the Austin Film Commission. After 30 years, Gary Bond has stepped..."

July 31, 2015 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

Fitzmaurice Quits Texas Film Commission
UPDATE: TXMPA president praises exiting TFC executive director
"...Texas Motion Picture Alliance holds its annual meeting in Austin tomorrow, but we can already guess what one topic..."

July 6, 2012 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

Austin Film Society Announces 2018 Grant Winners
Recipients show strength and diversity of Texas filmmakers
"...The biggest challenge facing first time and independent filmmakers is often finance, and that’s just one barrier to..."

Sept. 5, 2018 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

Austin Film Festival Screenings
"...Film passes are $41 and good for all festival films...."

Oct. 13, 2000 Screens Feature

Austin Film Festival: 'Houston We Have a Problem'
To find out what happened to U.S. energy dominance, Houston We Have a Problem goes to the source.
"...If the film boasts a high concentration of oil company executives and..."

Oct. 25, 2009 Screens Post by Cindy Widner

The Future May Finally Be Brightening for Texas Film Incentives
The sequel to film rebates?
"...it to Hollyweird, the state's economic support for the film, TV, commercial, and gaming industries has seen its financing..."

Jan. 4, 2019 Screens Feature by Richard Whittaker

Taxing Times for Film and Music
Council looks to raid the budget intended to bring creative jobs to Austin
"...First the Legislature cut support for film and music. Now City Council may do the same,..."

Sept. 8, 2017 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

Numbers Don't Lie, Film Rebates Work
Which films and TV shows quit Austin over lack of rebates?
"...With the Legislature's budget arguments almost done, the film, TV, and video-game industries nervously await the fate of..."

May 25, 2017 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

Council Weighs Film Incentives Deal
City looks to keep film and digital production inside city limits
"...With multiple sound stages, globally recognized local filmmakers like Richard Link­lat­er and Robert Rodriguez, and a large..."

April 25, 2014 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

Austin Considers Film Incentives
Localized subsidies proposed to fight off in-state competition
"...Texas has economic incentives to encourage film, TV and video game projects to move to the..."

April 22, 2014 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

How to Get an Education in Film
Austin Film Society Projections
"...granted -- like movies and their perpetual motion. But filmmaking has existed as a business, a science, an art,..."

Oct. 27, 1995 Screens Feature

ATX Film News: Good News for Texas’ Film and Game Incentives
"...Industry Incentive Program, better (if incorrectly) known as the film incentives. The program – which actually covers TV, film,..."

March 8, 2019 Screens Column by Richard Whittaker

ATX Film News
Emmys, gen:LOCK cast, plus a good omen for film incentives
"...Emmys for Austin: Huge congratulations to two sets of Austin documentary filmmakers,..."

Oct. 12, 2018 Screens Feature by Richard Whittaker

How The Texas Chainsaw Massacre 2 Helped Shape Austin Filmmaking
The saw remains the same for Mike Blizzard
"...It's been said that there would be no Austin filmmaking scene without The Texas Chain Saw Massacre. The..."

Feb. 22, 2019 Screens Feature by Richard Whittaker

Getting Film Incentives to Pay Off
Film Commission director Bob Hudgins talks about proposed reforms to the incentive program
"...Rep. Dawnna Dukes, D-Austin, scored a big victory last session by finally getting..."

Feb. 10, 2009 News Post by Richard Whittaker

Luke Wilson, Tommy Lee Jones to Recieve Texas Film Awards
Hollywood heavyweights, indie icons, and an honorary Texan lauded
"...their 15th outing being the crystal anniversary, the Texas Film Awards winners' list gets ever more sparkling, with the..."

Jan. 7, 2015 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

Building a Film Community at Renegade Studios
Austin filmmakers create a one-stop production space in Taylor
"...B. Koontz was a studio president, he was a filmmaker – and he still is. A producer on cult..."

Nov. 30, 2018 Screens Feature by Richard Whittaker

Film Flam
Movies being made and movies being shown
"...break from all the news flying in about local films and film festivals. Dudes: I'm typing as fast as..."

Sept. 7, 2012 Screens Post by Kimberley Jones

Film Flam
Austin-for-Corpus-Christi, cash for 'Chess,' and more
"...Is Richard Kelly shooting his next movie in Austin?..."

April 12, 2012 Screens Post by Kimberley Jones

Film News
Last thoughts on Altman, courtesy of collaborator Stephen Harrigan; plus, incentives and local interest
"...Robert Altman died, with an early 2007 start to filming planned. Now, the project is in limbo. "All I..."

Dec. 1, 2006 Screens Column by Joe O'Connell

Can New Republic Studios Be a Game Changer for Austin?
Massive makeover could make Austin the new Atlanta for film
"...It's no newsflash that Austin is a film town. The last few years saw..."

Nov. 21, 2017 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

Texans to Watch, Indie Film Edition
Joe Nicolosi and David Lowery make the list
"...Texas directors Joe Nicolosi and David Lowery top Filmmaker Magazine's just-announced roundup of the 25 New Faces of..."

July 20, 2011 Screens Post by Kimberley Jones

Austin Creative Alliance Honors 2016
ACA salutes SVT, Byrd, Brooks, Seibert, Willenzik at the ND
"...because of that, each is being honored by the Austin Creative Alliance at the North Door tonight...."

Nov. 16, 2016 Arts Post by Robert Faires

Welcome to Austin, Soundcheck
Council approves sound company sublease at Austin Studios
"...upset some of the self-appointed saviors of the local film community, but Austin Studios has a new tenant. This..."

Aug. 27, 2009 News Post by Richard Whittaker

Austin Creative Alliance Honors 2015
Third class of honorees: Moser, Mexic-Arte, Esparza, Harden
"...When the Austin Creative Alliance isn't busy connecting members of our arts,..."

Nov. 10, 2015 Arts Post by Robert Faires

Film News
Despite a forlorn fall, Austin racked up its second best film year ever in 2004, and, cross your fingers, 2005 is starting off strong
"...Despite a forlorn fall, Austin racked up its second-best film year ever in 2004,..."

Jan. 7, 2005 Screens Column by Joe O'Connell

Dukes Moves to Boost Film Incentives
"...that investment to $60 million, and Rep. Dawnna Dukes, D-Austin, wants to fine-tune legislation to keep media production in..."

Feb. 6, 2009 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

Film News
It's raining cash for film in Texas ... but not a drop leftover for Waco
"...Open the Film Floodgates?..."

June 5, 2009 Screens Column by Joe O'Connell

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