2018 Texas Film Awards: Press Conference
2018 Texas Film Awards: Press Conference

2018 Texas Film Awards: Press Conference

Austin Film Society’s Texas Film Awards: Press Conference
Fairmont Austin, March 8, 2018
Photography by Jim Chapin

The 2018 Texas Film Awards Press Conference took place at the brand new Fairmont Austin in Austin, TX on Thursday morning, March 8. The Austin Film Society’s Texas Film Awards is the year’s biggest event for Texans in film. Now in its 18th year, the Texas Film Awards brings together legends of cinema and television for an unforgettable evening of festivities inducting industry icons into the Texas Film Hall of Fame, all benefiting the artistic and educational programs of the Austin Film Society.

An hour-long panel discussion, Moderated by Variety’s Steven Gaydos, included Eight-time Academy Award®-nominated screenwriter and director Paul Thomas Anderson (Phantom Thread, Boogie Nights), actor and star of Best Picture Oscar nominee Call Me By Your Name, Armie Hammer, actor Regina Hall (Girls Trip) , and AFS Founder and Artistic Director Richard Linklater.

About Austin Film Society

Founded in 1985 by filmmaker Richard Linklater, the Austin Film Society’s mission is to empower our community to make, watch, and love creative media. AFS curates and screens hundreds of repertory, international, and art house films annually at the AFS Cinema; delivers financial support to Texas filmmakers through the AFS Grant; operates Austin Studios, a 20-acre production facility, and Austin Public, a space for our city’s diverse media makers to train and collaborate. Through its award-winning after-school classes, intern training, and the Ed Lowry Student Film program, AFS encourages media literacy and provides a place for youth of all backgrounds to learn the craft of filmmaking and gain access to tools for media production. By hosting premieres, special events, local and international industry events, and the Texas Film Awards, AFS shines the national spotlight on Texas filmmakers while connecting Austin and Texas to the wider film community.

To learn more about the AFS Cinema or about Austin Film Society’s mission visit: www.austinfilm.org and follow @AustinFilm on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.

About the Texas Film Awards

Austin Film Society’s Texas Film Awards is the year’s biggest event for Texans in film. Now in its 18th year, the Texas Film Awards brings together legends of cinema and television for an unforgettable evening of festivities inducting industry icons into the Texas Film Hall of Fame, all benefiting the artistic and educational programs of the Austin Film Society. The 2018 Texas Film Awards is chaired by Kathy Blackwell, Executive Editor of Texas Monthly.

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Jim Chapin
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