Austin Film Society’s Artist Services Manager, Iliana Sosa takes filmmakers through the application guidelines and procedures and answers questions about how to obtain a film grant from the Austin Film Society, which awards over $100,000 annually to independent filmmakers residing in Texas. This workshop is free and open to the public
As part of this year’s program, we will also be screening three award-winning shorts that received an AFS grant:
CARNE SECA TRT (12 min., Narrative Short) Director: Jazmin Diaz Brothers David and Oscar Juarez have until sunset to turn a profit on their father’s business or face the consequences of his belligerence.
1985 (9 min., Narrative Short) Director: Yen Tan A dying man seeks out a beauty consultant to hide his symptoms.
THE SEND OFF (13 min., Documentary Short) Director: Ivete Lucas and Patrick Bresnan Emboldened by a giant block party on the evening of their high school prom, a group of students enters the night with the hope of transcending their rural town and the industrial landscape that surrounds them.