Austin Film Festival

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…

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.

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.

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.

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.

Austin Film Festival: A Conversation with Lindsay Doran

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