For the past 19 years, Austin has played host to it’s very own film conference and festival, the Austin Film Festival. This is a unique festival that places it’s focus on the screenwriters, offering access to some of the industry’s biggest names and can aide the road to a writing career.
AFF runs for 8 days, from October 18-25, and each day is packed with panels during the day and screenings in the evening. Some of the big premieres at this year’s festival includes:
–Robert Zemeckis and Denzel Washington’s new film Flight –Dustin Hoffman’s directorial debut with Dame Maggie Smith, Quartet –Philip Seymour Hoffman and Christopher Walken in The Late Quartet –The Fitzgerald Family Christmas, Edward Burns new film, with him in attendance