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Feds Insert Film 'Pork"; Louisiana Pushes Pricey Incentives 'Button'
"...Film incentives are rightfully the buzz around Texas right now..."

Oct. 13, 2008 Screens Post by Joe O'Connell

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

UT Professor on the Making of Texas Film Epic Giant
Don Graham's Giant: Elizabeth Taylor, Rock Hudson, James Dean, Edna Ferber, and the Making of a Legendary American Film
"...their land and people. Even more miraculous was when film production came to Marfa, Texas. "I was surprised by..."

April 13, 2018 Books Review by Joe O'Connell

SXSW 2012 Film Lineup Announced
'21 Jump Street' selected as Centerpiece Film
"...The SXSW Film Festival announced today its 2012 feature film lineup. Click..."

Feb. 1, 2012 Screens Post by Kimberley Jones

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

Girls Impact the World Film Festival Is Back
Local film festival empowers young filmmakers from around the world
"...season in full swing, the Girls Impact the World Film Festival fills more than just a gap in the..."

April 12, 2019 Screens Post by Savannah J Salazar

Austin Film Society Announces 2017 Film Grants
$143,000 in cash and support awarded to 34 filmmakers
"...The Austin Film Society supports Texas filmmaking in myriad ways – workshops,..."

Aug. 28, 2017 Screens Post by Kimberley Jones

Austin Film Society Announces 2016 Grants
Program gives much-needed funds to Texas filmmakers
"...of the financial fuel to the flames of Texas filmmakers' passions, today the Austin Film Society released the projects..."

Aug. 29, 2016 Screens Post by Josh Kupecki

Austin Film Society Announces 2015 Grants
Newcomers and established names get AFS boost
"...Independent filmmaking is tough, but raising money for indie filmmaking is..."

Sept. 1, 2015 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

2011 Texas Filmmakers' Production Fund Recipients Announced
2011 TFPF winners announced
"...Funding your film is an unavoidable hurdle that every filmmaker, from the..."

Aug. 29, 2011 Screens Post by Marc Savlov

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 Society Announces 2013 Grants
$116,000 awarded to Texas filmmakers
" receive a helping financial hand from the Austin Film Society, as the local non-profit announced this year's list..."

Aug. 28, 2013 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

Production Row
The Downtown Film Scene
"...Austin Film Center photograph by Bruce Dye For a city that..."

Jan. 30, 1998 Screens Feature by Marc Savlov

The Future Is in Flux for the Texas Film Incentive Program
Texas loses productions to states with bigger and better incentive programs
"...Don't call them film incentives. For nearly a decade, the creative industries have..."

Jan. 27, 2017 Screens Feature by Richard Whittaker

Will Pay Cash for Film
Texas Filmmakers' Production Fund underwrites independent film and video
"...or simple, or easy, about the craft of independent filmmaking, and the people at the Texas Filmmakers' Production Fund..."

Aug. 3, 2001 Screens Feature by Marc Savlov

Film Flam
Production news, plus early brushes with 'Guardians of the Galaxy'
"...Country is alive with the sound of cameras rolling. Production news is in this week’s edition of Film Flam...."

June 27, 2014 Screens Post by Kimberley Jones

Film Reviews
" general, not as much attention drawn to the filmmaker's style in deference to the story line. Co-produced by..."

Sept. 15, 1995 News Feature

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

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

Dukes Moves to Boost Film Incentives
"...Dukes, D-Austin, wants to fine-tune legislation to keep media production in Texas. "We want to be realistic and competitive,"..."

Feb. 6, 2009 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

The Future May Finally Be Brightening for Texas Film Incentives
The sequel to film rebates?
" 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

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 Film Society Wants to Give You Money
Not an April fool: AFS Grants now up for grabs
"...Life can be tough for an independent filmmaker. That's why, every year, the Austin Film Society gives..."

April 1, 2016 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

Raiders!: The Story of the Greatest Fan Film Ever Made
The epic story of three kids inspired by Spielberg's adventure tale
" the late Nineties spawned a tsunami of homemade, film geek-friendly remakes and offshoots (see, for instance, variations on..."

June 17, 2016 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

UT's Radio-TV-Film Program Hits the Half-Century Mark
Department celebrates with student showcase screening
"...Fifty years ago, the University of Texas launched a Radio-Television-Film program that has grown to be one of the..."

Oct. 30, 2015 Screens Feature by Caitlin Moore

Film Flam: El Rey Shines on Austin
Robert Rodriguez's TV channel to become permanent production fixture
"...his El Rey Network will use Austin as its production and corporate headquarters...."

June 10, 2014 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

Getting Film Incentives to Pay Off
Film Commission director Bob Hudgins talks about proposed reforms to the incentive program
"...the Texas Moving Image Industry Incentive Program (aka the film incentives.) The general feeling with the program's first two..."

Feb. 10, 2009 News Post by Richard Whittaker

Film News
We're No. 1! We're No. 1!
"...whole – amassed a paltry $300,000 from Hollywood studio film production in 2007. For the record, it was a..."

Feb. 1, 2008 Screens Column by Joe O'Connell

Pet Sematary Remake to Close SXSW Film
Midnighters, Festival Favorites, plus shorts all announced
" the beginning, horror at the end: After SXSW Film (March 8-17) announced that Jordan Peele's eagerly awaited doppelganger..."

Feb. 6, 2019 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

Austin Film Festival Presents Jason Reitman
Revisiting 'Up In the Air'
"...Last night, the Austin Film Festival hosted writer/director Jason Reitman and crew members from..."

Feb. 10, 2014 Screens Post by Neha Aziz

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