Austin Film Festival

Ben is Back

Filmmaker Peter Hedges on His Latest Film ‘Ben is Back’


The filmmaker behind ‘Ben is Back’ discusses his choice to make this story now, and working with his son Lucas Hedges throughout the process.

Front Runner

Jason Reitman on ‘The Front Runner’ and the Relevancy of the Gary Hart Story


The writer-director chatted with us to talk about his latest film, working with Hugh Jackman, and more.


Austin Film Festival Celebrates Dia de Los Muertos with Coco Screening and Writer Matthew Aldrich


Revisiting ‘Coco’ a year later and it’s still as powerful as ever.

Larry Wilmore

A Conversation with Larry Wilmore


The legendary TV writer shares his experience working in television and his insight on the current state of the business.


A Conversation with Dan Gilroy


The filmmaker behind Roman J. Israel Esq. on working as a writer/director, and discovering story.

Austin Film Festival Shane Black

7 Things We Learned at The 2017 Austin Film Festival’s Writer’s Conference


“The Writers Festival” delivers a wealth of good advice for aspiring filmmakers.

Wild Honey

Austin Film Festival: The Birds and the Bees of ‘Wild Honey’


A non-traditional romantic comedy that deals with the realities of looking for romance.

Lindsay Doran Universal Pictures

Austin Film Festival: A Conversation with Lindsay Doran


We dig into growing up in the business with super producer Lindsay Doran.