SXSW 2012: Saturday

10 04 2012

(All photos courtesy of Kara Schectman Photography)

At this point, I’m pretty much running off of breakfast tacos and Tito’s vodka. And whatever free chips they’re handing out. Today on the agenda was the Rachel Ray day party, Filter Showdown at Cedar Street, Hype Hotel, Rachel Ray Greenhouse, etc. Protip: There’s no time to stop and eat at festival or you’ll lose precious minutes. Always keep moving. And drinking.

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SXSW 2012: Friday

10 04 2012

(Of Monsters and Men were the highlight of Friday. All photos courtesy of Kara Schectman Photography)

Friday I played host to the 2nd annual Local Edge at SXSW unoffish day party at Doc’s (more on that in a separate post). But that wasn’t the only event on my Friday agenda. I hit up the Spin day party, the Filter Showdown at Cedar Street party, and the Windish Agency showcase. Can’t stop. Won’t stop.

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SXSW Bound Annie Silverstein, Eliza Kinkz & Lindsey Dryden

8 03 2012

SXSW Film section is broken down into 19 sections and only one doesn’t have a film that is directed by a woman.  The film festival circuit, compared to major studios or even the Oscars, seems to have clued in to the fact that having an unbiased viewpoint (whether on Race, Sex, or Origin) is the best mentality.   I wanted to highlight three up and coming female directors in three very different sections.  Click thru to meet Annie Silverstein, Eliza Kinkz & Lindsey Dryden.

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SXSW Bound with Director Ben Steinbauer

8 03 2012

SXSW Bound with Director Ben Steinbauer and his short film Brute Force.  The Austinite chatted with me about his documentary chops, his production company with PSD favorite Berndt Mader, and of course the “Fuh-King” man that is Brute Force.

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SXSW Bound with Director Russell O. Bush

6 03 2012

An all Austin based film with Austin talent directed by a UT Longhorn = Magpie.  Here is our chat with the SXSW Bound Director Russell O. Bush.

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Sundance Bound with Austin Writer/Director Kat Candler

21 12 2011

Kicking off our 2012 Sundance Bound Series we like to introduce you to Writer/Director Kat Candler and her film Hellion.

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Fond Farewell Austin Film Festival 2011

28 10 2011

A hell of fun time out in ATX for the 18th shindig that is the Austin Film Festival and Conference.  Click thru for photos and winners.

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Lights, Camera, Action! Dallas Pride Event with Pit Stop Director Yen Tan and Producer Eric Steele

12 09 2011

Wednesday Night Director/Writer/Graphic Designer Yen Tan will showcase his latest film script, Pit Stop, which is already a TFPF recipient and has started its campaign to build funds.  The evening is titled Lights. Camera, Action! Dallas Pride Event! and is presented by the Historic Texas Theater and OutTakes Dallas.  Click Thru for a round-table interview with Yen Tan and Producer Eric Steele.

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Skateland – Q & A with Director Anthony Burns, Producer Brandon Freeman, Producer Justin Gilley and Actor/Producer Heath Freeman.

24 05 2011

A step back into the late 70′s and mid 80′s with some good ol’ Texas boys!  Skateland is a wonderfully fun and entertaining film that is now in theaters.  Director Anthony Burns, Producer Justin Gilley, Producer Brandon Freeman , and Producer/Actor Heath Freeman took part in a Q & A on Monday evening following the screening of Skateland at the Angelika Theater in Dallas.

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Exclusive Interview with Musician Tiger Darrow Part 2

13 04 2011

Booker T. Washington student and NYU bound Tiger Darrow is becoming a regular figure at places like The Kessler.  Get to know this young rising Musician.

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