Austin Film Festival: 25 Years and Counting!
In addition to a nationally renowned 8 day Film Festival and 4 day Conference, the Austin Film Festival offers a Young Filmmakers Program, a TV show, and Podcast. Dedicated to furthering the art, craft, and business of TV, film, and storytelling, the Austin Film Festival's founder and Executive Director will walk us through the festival's past, present and future.
About Our Speaker:
Barbara Morgan serves as the Chief Executive Officer of the Austin Film Festival. Since co-founding the organization in 1993, she has shepherded the festival from a weekend of films and panels into a week-long celebration of storytelling through film, television, and other emerging forms of narrative media. Known as the prominent festival that champions screenwriters and media creators, the Festival also boasts over a dozen
internationally acclaimed film and screenplay competitions, diverse youth education programs, and a sprawling calendar of year-round events.
Morgan is an independent film producer, whose films have included Natural Selection, Antone’s: Home of the Blues, Portrait of Wally, and Spring Eddy. She serves on a number of boards, including Dell Children’s Blood and Cancer Center, and The Wittliff Collections at Texas State University. Morgan lives in Austin, Texas with her daughter, Hannah, and two dogs.
6:50am - Coffee & Networking
7:10am - Breakfast Buffet
7:25am - Introductions & Announcements
7:50am - Speaker Introduction
8:20am - Q&A
8:30am - Have a wonderful Wednesday!
Directions and Parking to UT Club
Breakfast Fees & Policy