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Survival of the Fittest?
The unlikely story behind the Austin-based black comedy, Natural Selection.
"...Screenwriters Conference and Film Festival directors Marsha Milam and Barbara Morgan, directed by Mark Bristol, and written by B.J...."

Feb. 4, 2000 Screens Feature by Marc Savlov

Remembering Polly Platt
A collaborative filmmaker, friend to AFF, and mentor to many
"...for that evolution, says festival executive director and co-founder Barbara Morgan, belongs to Platt...."

Aug. 19, 2011 Screens Feature by Josh Rosenblatt

Previewing the 2006 Texas Book Festival
"...Adam Pitluk, Jesus Chavez; Moderator: Barbara Hines..."

Oct. 27, 2006 Books Feature by Shawn Badgley

Here, the Writer Gets the Close-Up
'On Story' season four opens with Vince Gilligan
"...AFF co-founder Barbara Morgan credits the show's subject matter for its success...."

April 18, 2014 Screens Feature by Josh Rosenblatt

The Many Projects of Lawrence Wright
From TV to the stage the local writer has been busy
" a conversation between Wright and AFF Executive Director Barbara Morgan. They will delve into Texas in all of..."

April 13, 2018 Arts Feature by Elizabeth Banicki

Portrait of Wally
UT film professor Andrew Shea’s documentary is an engrossing account of how this Egon Schiele painting changed hands over the years.
"...made more explicit. (Austin Film Festival founder and director Barbara Morgan also produced.)..."

Sept. 7, 2012 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

Naked City
Headlines and happenings from Austin and beyond
"...the cash-prize contest, along with the Austin Film Festival's Barbara Morgan. According to a press release, "TYWC is a..."

Aug. 11, 2006 News Feature

Natural Selection
This locally shot black comedy examines the bizarre feedback loop that exists among celebrity psychopaths, the increasingly tabloidized mainstream news media, and, not least, our own bad selves.
"...least as coherently as Stone did, while saving producers Barbara Morgan and Marsha Milam 50 or 60 mil in..."

Feb. 4, 2000 Movie Review by Russell Smith

Texas Book Festival 2016: The Full List
TBF hosts Don DeLillo, Thomas Dolby, Emma Cline, 277 more
"...of the American Roadside Derek Chollet, The Long Game Barbara Schoicet, Don't Think Twice Kevin Smokler, Brat Pack America..."

Sept. 15, 2016 Arts Post by Robert Faires

Holiday Gifts for Fans of the Big and Small Screen
From essential box sets to writers’ wisdom: stocking fillers and the gifts that keep on giving for your watching pleasure
"...The Golden Ages of TelevisionEdited by Maya Perez and Barbara Morgan, University of Texas Press, 208 pp., $19.95..."

Dec. 7, 2018 Screens Feature by Richard Whittaker

Austin Film Festival Leading the Charge on Diversity
Film fest awarded Academy grant for second year
"...Announcing the award, AFF Executive Director Barbara Morgan stressed the festival's commitment to "challenging the status..."

Sept. 6, 2018 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

NEA Backs Austin Film Festival's On Story
The writer's film festival gets national support
"...of the year. Celebrating the funding, AFF executive director Barbara Morgan said, "We couldn't be more thrilled for this..."

July 12, 2018 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

A Good Time to Be Lawrence Wright
With new book God Save Texas, The Looming Tower series on Hulu, and his play Cleo at the Alley, Lawrence Wright is the man of the moment

April 13, 2018 Arts Feature by Elizabeth Banicki

Austin Film Festival Puts Diversity First
Writer-focused fest plans to amplify more unheard voices
" its diversity program, this morning AFF Executive Director Barbara Morgan said this was about “our responsibility of challenging..."

Dec. 19, 2017 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

Holiday Viewing: Remember the Night
The key to a merry Christmas is a shoplifter in the house
" worked out pretty well for Fred MacMurray with Barbara Stanwyck...."

Dec. 18, 2017 Screens Post by Robert Faires

Austin Film Festival: Jon Stewart Closes Out Fest
Jon Stewart caps his week in Austin with Rosewater debut
"...few questions from the capacity crowd. AFF’s Executive Director Barbara Morgan opened the conversation talking about the development process...."

Oct. 31, 2014 Screens Post by Fernie Martinez

Film to Table
The Austin Film Festival celebrates two Austin obsessions
"...original developers of the party (along with Executive Director Barbara Morgan). "For us, it felt very organic because all..."

Oct. 17, 2014 Food Feature by Nadia Chaudhury

Awards, preorders, and Amazon news
"...The Austin Film Festival book, edited by festival co-founder Barbara Morgan and longtime conference Director (and current Michener Center..."

Sept. 5, 2013 Books Post by Monica Riese

AFF2012: A Conversation with Frank Darabont
Just don't ask him about 'The Woman in the Room'
"...AFF founder Barbara Morgan quizzed the director of The Shawshank Redemption, The..."

Oct. 21, 2012 Screens Post by Marc Savlov

Campaign Finance Flare-Up
When is a run-off not a run-off?
"...head Roland Swenson and Austin Film Festival Executive Director Barbara Morgan, plus Pike Powers and wife Pam. McCracken spent..."

May 8, 2009 News Feature by Wells Dunbar

All Access
Austin's B-Side Entertainment rethinks how to get a movie to the masses
"..."It was awesome," says Austin Film Festival founder Barbara Morgan, whose festival served as the B-Side guinea pig...."

Feb. 20, 2009 Screens Feature by Mike Kanin

You Can Leave Your Hat On
Watching movies in Marfa
"...Founder Robin Lambaria believed in a noncompetitive event. Barbara Morgan, executive director of the Austin Film Festival, pointed..."

May 9, 2008 Screens Feature by Jardine Libaire

Short Cuts
The Austin film community appears ready to rumble as the Austin Film Office (under the aegis of the Austin Convention and Visitors Bureau) files suit against the Austin Film Commission, whose name and mission statement the AFO thinks is too close for comfort.
"...of TFC Director Tom Copeland, Austin Film Festival head Barbara Morgan, and various other members of the Austin film..."

May 3, 2002 Screens Column by Marc Savlov

Getting Their Due
The Texas Film Hall of Fame Debuts
"...will induct Robert Benton, while Austin Film Festival founder Barbara Morgan will give William Wittliff his award. Former Texas..."

March 9, 2001 Screens Feature by Margaret Moser

Page Two
There are 40 blocks closed in downtown Austin due to various construction and cable-laying projects. When the Empire State Building was built in New York City, the city closed no blocks. Also, news on the upcoming SXSW festival and the Texas Film Hall of Fame.
"...Benton (presented by Anne Rapp), Bill Wittliff (presented by Barbara Morgan), Liz Smith (presented by the honorable Ann Richards),..."

March 2, 2001 Column by Louis Black

Page Two
Heralding the techno-cultural explosion known as SXSW.
"...Benton (presented by Anne Rapp), Bill Wittliff (presented by Barbara Morgan), Liz Smith (presented by the honorable Ann Richards),..."

Feb. 23, 2001 Column by Louis Black

Short Cuts
Mike Judge receives the Ernie Kovacs Award from the Dallas Video Festival and other news and events of interest to area filmmakers.
"...Rip Torn, screenwriter Anne Rapp, Austin Film Festival Director Barbara Morgan, former Gov. Ann Richards, and director Quentin Tarantino...."

Feb. 16, 2001 Screens Column by Marc Savlov

Fade In
Austin Heart of Film Screenwriters Conference & Festival
"...Programmer Jason White and co-founders Barbara Morgan and Marsha Miller photograph by Kenny Braun Now..."

Oct. 3, 1997 Screens Feature by Russell Smith

Play It Again, Sam
All About Eve (1950)
"...Baxter, George Sanders, Celeste Holm, Gary Merrill, Marilyn Monroe, Barbara Bates...."

June 4, 1999 Screens Feature

Naked City
Headlines and happenings from Austin and beyond
"...environmental, health, and safety factors associated with the Kinder Morgan Rancho Pipeline project. The city and Austin Energy contracted..."

March 5, 2004 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

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