DIFF After Hours with PSD: Reel FX Party

18 04 2012

Words by Kara Brock

So far DIFF is two for two as far as after-parties go. Not just hits, but home runs. If I knew anything about baseball I would give you that batting average stat, but I know enough to know that’s good. Hit the jump to find out why.

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DIFF After Hours with PSD: Opening Night Gala

13 04 2012

Words by Kara Brock

For the past six years, Dallas has been ushering in spring with the finest independent films. But it’s not just the late night screenings and concession stand dinners that have caused all Dallas movie lovers to make their bosses shake their heads when they stroll in late to work, coffee in hand, and desperately in need of a nap. Don’t get me wrong, the films are great but in the words of the great R. Kelly “after the show is the after party and after the party it’s the hotel lobby.” These words rang true once again after last night’s opening night screening and gala.  This year, don’t just go to the movies and call it a night. Follow the after hours scene with Pearl Snap Discount.





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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35 Denton Preview: Day 2

5 03 2012

(Bethan: Come and play with us)

The outdoor main stages open for day two of #35D. They worked out great last year, so let’s hope the weather holds up this year.

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35 Denton Preview: Day 1

5 03 2012

(Final Club is, ah, real comfortable with each other)

Ah yes, it’s my favorite time of year: festival season. And it all starts with the four day walkable conferette in Denton America, 35 Denton. Here’s a real quick rundown of where you should be on Thursday. But above all, go see tons of bands you’ve never heard of. Trust me.

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24fps International Short Film Festival 2011 Recap

7 11 2011

The 2011 24fps ISFF continues to showcase some of the world’s best short films.  Click thru for a recap of our 2 days spent in Abilene and the awards list for the 2011 festival winners.

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