Film Talks 005: Philip Eisner talks Event Horizon
FILM TALKS 005: Philip Eisner talks Event Horizon

Can the familiar still frighten you? How do movies marvel us with visions of a future inspired more often than not, by other movies we’ve seen? Join acclaimed screenwriter Philip Eisner (EVENT HORIZON) as he breaks down some well-travelled cinematic set pieces (haunted houses, mystical swords, blood-thirsty monsters) across the genres to show how writers build off memory to construct their own mythology. Featuring clips from a variety of films, this workshop is perfect for genre filmmakers and fans alike.

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FILM TALKS 004: A Scanner Darkly
FILM TALKS 004: A Scanner Darkly

Presented by Austin School of Film, this special screening of A SCANNER DARKLY will include a Q&A with one of the film's head of animation Paul Beck, as well as a feature selection of his animated shorts.

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FILM TALKS 003: "I Love Dick" Screening + Conversation
FILM TALKS 003: "I Love Dick" Screening + Conversation

From Jill Soloway, the Emmy award winning creator of Transparent, and playwright Sarah Gubbins, comes the new Amazon Original series I Love Dick. Set in Marfa, Texas, Dick tells the story of a struggling married couple, Chris (Kathryn Hahn) and Sylvère (Griffin Dunne), and their obsession with a charismatic professor named Dick (Kevin Bacon). An exploration of the female gaze and how we tell stories about love and desire, I Love Dick charts the evolution of a marriage, the awakening of an artist and the deification of a man named Dick.

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FILM TALKS 002: Matt Lohr & Diane O'Bannon
FILM TALKS 002: Matt Lohr & Diane O'Bannon

Imagine a world where you learn from one of the greatest. Imagine a world where your teacher, your mentor was... Dan O’Bannon. Meet writer Matt Lohr. That was his world.

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FILM TALKS 001: Operation Avalanche with Director Matt Johnson
FILM TALKS 001: Operation Avalanche with Director Matt Johnson

Join Austin School of Film for an evening talk with Director Matt Johnson as part of our ongoing Film Talks series. Matt Johson will be discussing latest film Operation Avalanche, that premiered at Sundance Film Festival earlier this year and engage in a community Q&A on his work.

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