Talk Shows & Conversations
Austin Film Society Film Grant Seminar
60 min.

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.

Lliana Sosa

Lliana Sosa
Artist Services Manager, Austin Film Society
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