Beginning tomorrow, thousands of film industry heavyweights and fans will converge on Austin for the annual SXSW Film Conference and Festival to network and discover new talent in the independent film industry. Researchers, filmmakers and film industry experts at The University of Texas at Austin are available to comment on the many aspects of filmmaking, such as the independent film industry, screenwriting, film history and criticism, film preservation and the role of celebrities in American culture.Read more
"Danzak," a film written and directed by Radio-TV-Film alumna Gabriela Yepes, (M.F.A. '08), won the best student short film category at the Emerging Filmmaker Showcase at the American Pavilion at the Cannes Film Festival May 17. "Danzak" was selected among 400 other shorts from around the world.Read more
University of Texas at Austin Faculty Lead Series of Digital Media Workshops Through Collaboratory with Portugal
University of Texas at Austin faculty have returned from leading a month-long series of workshops and lectures on digital media in Lisbon, Portugal, as part of The University of Texas at Austin|Portugal International Collaboratory for Emerging Technologies program, also known as CoLab.Read more
University of Texas Film Institute Starts Production on First All-Student Feature Film "Dance with the One"
The University of Texas Film Institute (UTFI) will make its first feature-length film "Dance with the One" this summer. Pre-production is set to begin on June 5 and principal photography will begin on July 7.Read more