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: www.facebook.com/events/211703239218820/
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.
Get more info here: http://bit.ly/read-41216
Alt Girl Cinema: ANA MENDIETA: FUEGO DE TIERRA
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.
Get more info here: www.facebook.com/events/1573686949614400/
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!
For more information and to purchase tickets visit here: http://www.indiememe.com/attend.html
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: https://www.facebook.com/events/623661931119992/
GRANT TO WORK ON THIS MONTH:
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: www.austinfilm.org/afsgrant
Austin School of Film Upcoming April Classes:
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