Upcoming Events & Programs


2nd Annual Member Showcase

  • 13 Sep 2022
  • 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
  • AFS Cinema


Calling all Austin filmmakers!

We are excited for our 2nd Annual WIFT Austin Member Showcase. This is an opportunity for WIFT Austin Members to showcase their work in film, TV, and media at the one and only AFS Cinema.  September 13th 6:30 - 9:00pm CT

We have rounded up the best and brightest works created by our very own WIFT Austin members to screen for one night only. Come enjoy a variety of visual experiences while supporting local film & media makers— maybe you’ll meet folks who could help your next project come to life!

Ticket reservations are available via the AFS website here. The event is free and open to the public, please invite your communities, friends, and family!


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The Lineup!


Laura Annalora, Michelle Blanc, Avi Lake, Rachel Lake's Myth

---When sixteen year-old Cara Whitney discovers she is the mortal incarnation of the greek goddess of death, she’s thrust into a cosmic power struggle and comes face-to-face with the true evils of humanity.


Bianca Arvin's The Rage Against Peace

---Reporter Kris Stark sets out to expose self proclaimed savior Peace Anne Love as a fraud.


Lisa Belcher's Terminator: Bad Judgment Day

---Future soldier Kyle Reese has one job -- to protect Sarah Conner, how hard can that be? Reese's commanding officer is about to find out.


Kelli Bland's Dog Gone

---Iris travels to house and dog sit for her brother in Austin for a weekend. Unfortunately, it doesn't go as planned when she discovers the dog, Werner, is dead.


Sarah Colby's The Supernatural Feminist Caucus

---Dedicated members of the Supernatural Feminist Caucus convene for their annual meeting but must force a begrudging witch to attend.


Giselle De La Rosa's The Arthouse Film Festival

---Spotlighting work from filmmakers across the world who defy conventions, champion art and challenge audience expectations through a vibrant and engaging festival.


Giselle De La Rosa's Esperanza

---A Jewish family and the woman they're protecting face a life-changing decision when their suspicious neighbor pleads for help in a moment of crisis.


Katie Graham's Shucky Darn

---When Texas pie-eating champion Wade hears news of an impending nuclear attack, he has only minutes to prepare his survivalist bunker for the end of the world.


Chantelle James' A Thousand Times A Day

---After the tragic loss of her four-year-old son, a woman struggles to forgive her brother who was taking care of him the night of the accident.


Laurel Kulow's All You Want To Know

---After realizing that she had been sexually assaulted, Sasha has flashbacks to different moments in her life and discovers how her past actions were results of the traumatic event.


Ivy Le's Breakfast to Go

---A woman prepares a beautiful quiche on a lovely, sunny morning. Everything seems perfect until her day is ruined by a harsh reality check.


Paulina Manseau's Aurora

---A woman wakes up in a strange place where she starts relieving memories thst bring her closer to the truth she is seeking.


Amal Morse's Displaced

---Two women from Central America tell their story of fleeing violence in their home countries, and braving the unknown as they joined the Human Caravan to reach the United States on foot, so they can give their children a chance at a better life.


Gabrielle Muñiz's Ghost on the Dance Floor

---On Día de los Muertos, a young Latino attempts to go on a date as he struggles to let go of the memories of his ex.


Erin Reilly's Shifted Space

---Most people are unaware of space junk and the dangers it poses to our societies and livelihood. Shifted Space is a transmedia series to create an environmental movement to clean up space.


Carson Stone's Break

---An anxious Sammie learns an ex-boyfriend has driven cross-country to her and she must rely on her friends' advice or her own instinct to ensure her well-being.


Steph Swope's Undone

---A woman travels through space, time, and her own mind.


Dana Wing Lau & Laura Annalora's Othered

---Where clashes of cultural identity come head to head.


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The deadline to submit projects was EOD Saturday August 20, 2022 and is exclusive to members.

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