The Austin Film Festival was started in 1994 in Austin, Texas and is the first organization of its kind to focus on the writer’s unique creative contribution to the film and television industries. It has a number of events and services for emerging and professional writers and filmmakers. Past participants include Robert Altman, Wes Anderson, James L. Brooks, Russell Crowe, Barry Levinson, Darren Star, Robert Duvall, Buck Henry, Dennis Hopper, Lawrence Kasdan, John Landis, Garry Shandling, Bryan Singer, Oliver Stone, Sandra Bullock, Harold Ramis, Shane Black, Sydney Pollack, America Ferrera, and Owen Wilson. Robert Bernard Altman (February 20 1925 – November 20 2006 was an American Film director known for making films that are highly naturalistic, but with Wesley Wales Anderson (born May 1, 1969) is an American director, writer, Actor, and producer of features James L Brooks (born May 9, 1940) is an American producer, Screenwriter and director. Russell Ira Crowe (born 7 April 1964 is an Academy Award - BAFTA - Golden Globe - and Screen Actors Guild Award -winning New Zealand and Barry Levinson (born April 6, 1942) is an Academy Award -winning American Screenwriter, Film director, Actor Darren Bennett Star (born 1961 is an American television and Film producer and screenwriter best known for creating the hugely successful television series Robert Selden Duvall (born January 5, 1931) is an American Film Actor and director who has won an Academy Award Henry Zuckerman better known as Buck Henry (born December 9 1930 is an Academy Award -nominated American Actor, Writer, Dennis Lee Hopper (born May 17, 1936) is an Academy Award -nominated American Actor and Film -maker Lawrence Kasdan (born 14 January, 1949) is an American movie producer, director and Screenwriter. John David Landis (born August 3, 1950) is an American movie Actor, director, writer, and producer. Garry Shandling (born November 29, 1949) is an American Comedian. Bryan Singer (born September 17, 1965) is an American Film director and Film producer. William Oliver Stone (born 15 September) is an American Film director and Screenwriter. Sandra Annette Bullock (born July 26 1964 is a Screen Actors Guild Award-winning and two-time Golden Globe Award-nominated American - German Harold Allen Ramis (born November 21, 1944) is an American actor director and writer specializing in comedy Shane Black (born December 16, 1961) is an American Actor, Screenwriter and Film director. Sydney Irwin Pollack ( July 1, 1934 – May 26, 2008) was an American Film director, producer and Actor. America Georgine Ferrera (born April 18 1984 is an American Actress. Owen Cunningham Wilson (born November 18, 1968) is an Academy Award -nominated American Actor and Writer.
It is dedicated to furthering the art, craft and business of writers and filmmakers and recognizing their contributions to film, television and new media. Television ( TV) is a widely used Telecommunication medium for sending ( Broadcasting) and receiving moving Images, either monochromatic New media is a term meant to encompass the emergence of Digital, Computerized or Networked information and communication technologies The AFF supports the work of aspiring and established writers and filmmakers by providing unique cultural events and services, enhancing public awareness and participation, and encouraging dynamic and long-lasting community partnerships.
The Austin Film Festival is known for the access they provide to filmmakers and industry professionals.
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The 15th Annual Film Festival will take place from October 16-23, 2008, in Austin, Texas. Badge prices start at $95.