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Enter The Austin Film Festival Screenplay & Teleplay Competition

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For over two decades, Austin Film Festival has been launching writers into their careers. This year more than ever, AFF celebrates its long and growing track record by creating a week that will change your life. With one of the most respected Screenplay and Teleplay competitions, AFF yanks newcomers from the isolation of their desks and catapults them into the …

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Ava DuVernay @ SXSW Live 2015

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Ava DuVernay is the first African-American woman nominated for Golden Globe and Critics Choice Awards for Best Director for “Selma,” in addition to Independent Spirit and NAACP Image Award nominations. She won the Best Director Prize at the Sundance Film Festival in 2012 for her acclaimed feature “Middle of Nowhere.” Her previous narrative and documentary work includes “I Will Follow, …

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Louisiana Film Prize 2015 Announces $50,000 Grand Prize

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Once again The Film Prize is offering up a $50,000 cash prize for the production of a short film. this is the world’s largest cash prize for a short film. This year’s competition will also offer an added incentive – distribution for the Top 5 films on iTunes through a partnership with Shorts International, and showings at partnering film festivals. …

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SXSW Film Festival Lineup for 2015 Announced!

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Narrative Feature Competition 6 Years Director/Screenwriter: Hannah Fidell A young couple bound by a seemingly ideal love begins to unravel as unexpected opportunities spin them down a volatile and violent path and threaten the future they had always imagined. Cast: Taissa Farmiga, Ben Rosenfield, Lindsay Burdge, Joshua Leonard, Jennifer Lafleur, Peter Vack, Dana Wheeler-Nicholson, Molly McMichael, Jason Newman. (World Premiere) …

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Virtual Reality Film Tackles the Subject of Campus Rape at Sundance

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With the advent of Oculus Rift in sight and on the horizon, virtual reality films have also been making their debut at this year’s Sundance Film Festival. “Perspective; Chapter 1: The Party,”  is a 12-minute film dealing with a sexual assault at a college party by Rose Troche and Morris May. To view the film, you strap on an Oculus …

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SXSW 2015!

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 SXSW Music/Film/Interactive Conference is just around the corner! This years SXSW Conference is coming up in March. Dates are set for the 13th trough the 22nd. If you have not yet made arrangements to attend you might want to do so now… room is limited at this hugely popular, fun and informative event. So far on the schedule this year …