Film Events in Austin! [April 2016]

Check out of these events coming up in the month of April in the Austin film community!

Women in Cinema Monday Mixer

Monday, April 11th, 2016 @ 7 PM

Spiderhouse Chapel, 2908 Fruth St


Women in Cinema has a mixer once every month where you can network and meet some great people! Join them for some queso, beer, and good times!

Free and open to the public.

Details here:

Austin Film Meet Short Script Table Reading

Tuesday, April 12, 2016 @ 6:30pm-8:30pm

Cepeda Branch Library, 651 N Pleasant Valley Rd


Join Austin Film Meet for a table reading and group review of feature and short film scripts. While hearing scripts out loud writers can get a better understanding of the story they created. It’s also an opportunity to hear real people say the dialog to show if it doesn’t sound right, and get suggestions to make it sound better!

Free to attend, membership required for selected scripts.

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Saturday, April 16, 2016 @ 6:30pm

Resistencia Bookstore, 4926 E Cesar Chavez St


Alt Girl Cinema is an alternative pop-up film series programmed by the Women's Community Center of Central Texas. This month WCC will be screening a documentary about Cuban artist Ana Mendieta who’s own filmed records of her earthwork art and performances are incorporated in the film to render a vivid testament to her energy and extraordinary talent after her tragic, untimely death in 1985.

$5 suggested donation.

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Indie Meme Film Festival

Saturday & Sunday, April 16 & 17, 2016

The Marchesa Hall & Theatre, 6226 Middle Fiskville Rd


Indie Meme is presenting the FIRST South Asian film festival in Austin, showcasing bold, contemporary films from South Asia! Join them for three days of movies, parties, Q&A’s, and more!

Prices vary.

For more information and to purchase tickets visit here:

CineAmigos Pre-Party

Tuesday, April 19, 2016, 7pm-9:30pm

Nomad Bar, 1213 Corona Dr


The 19th Cine Las Americas International Film Festival is right around the corner (May 4th-8th) so head over to party and find out about their exclusive one-night-only discounts on festival badges. There will also be light apps, drink specials, giveaways, and sneak-previews for this year’s film selections!

Free and open to the public.

For more information and to purchase tickets visit here:



Austin Film Society Grant Now Accepting Submissions


The AFS Grant is accepting submissions through June 2, 2016. In addition to the cash grants from the AFS Grant fund, this year's grant partners are offering applicants a range of budget-relieving services and cash for every phase of production.

Apply here:


Austin School of Film Upcoming April Classes:

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Intro to Adobe Animate (Flash) / April 12 - May 3 / Tuesdays / 6:30pm - 9:30pm

Intro to Adobe Premiere / April 16 & 17 / Saturday & Sunday / 10:00am - 4:00pm

Advanced Final Cut Pro X / April 16 & 17 / Saturday & Sunday / 10:00am - 4:00pm

Aesthetics of Editing / April 16 / Saturday / 12:00pm - 6:00pm

HD & DSLR Camera Basics / April 16 & 17 / Saturday & Sunday / 10:00am - 4:00pm

Handmade Animation April 23 & 24 / Saturday & Sunday / 10:00am - 4:00pm

Intro to Final Cut Pro X / April 23 & 24 / Saturday & Sunday / 10:00am - 4:00pm

DSLR Video Workshop / April 23 & 24 / Saturday & Sunday / 10:00am - 4:00pm


Written by:  Andrea Zarate