Tuesday, August 18, 2009
The Austin Film Society funds local Filmmakers
The Austin Film Society cashes out $112,000 to 2009 Texas Filmmakers Production Fund. The Film Society unveiled 25 projects which received support from the organization’s 2009 Texas Filmmakers’ Production Fund. In addition to $90,000 in cash grants, the group gave away $6,000 worth of Kodak film stock, $5,000 in in-kind services from Seattle-based Alpha Cine Labs and $1,000 in-kind services grant from local effects house TexFX. Recipients this year include David and Nathan Zellner’s latest project, “Pardon My Downfall,” Kyle Henry’s narrative, “Fourplay,” Erik Mauck and Chelsea Hernandez’s “The Road to Livingston” and James Marsh’s “Potlatch.” For more information and a full list of recipients, visit the AFS website.