1801 Salina St.
Suite 210
Austin TX 78702

Phone: (512)478-4795 or (800)310-3378
Fax: (512)478-6205


Contact: Conference Director.


"Built around one of the most prestigious screenwriting contests in the country, the conference attracts groundbreaking producers, agents, managers, and development executives, as well as countless working screenwriters and filmmakers. The speakers converging in Austin every October range from established A-listers like Steven Zaillian, Ron Howard, Judd Apatow, Caroline Thompson, Susannah Grant, and John Lee Hancock to upstart writers and filmmakers who have just broken into the industry. The conference is famous, like its host city, for a culture of progressive ideas, big heart, and zero pretensions. You won’t just watch your heroes speak from a podium—we want you to get up close and personal—so panels are designed for intimacy and interaction, workshops are hands-on dream opportunities for writers and filmmakers, and parties are grand and fun without the velvet ropes. AFF’s combination of high-caliber talent with access is unmatched by any other film festival or conference." Runs in the final week of October each year.

Costs: Austin Film Festival offers 4 badge levels for entry, and access to the conference depends on the badge level. Go online for offers and to view the different options available with each badge.

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