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What is Austin Film Meet?

Austin Film Meet is a grassroots-built, community organization that facilitates a supportive environment for indie film and media makers of all types and skill levels. We offer networking, collaboration, support and education. We host a variety of events throughout the year, such as industry mixers, screenplay critique groups, guest speaker, workshops, contests and other events. We are a true community. Join Austin Film Meet Membership now. Read more about us.

When is Austin Film Meet?

Event dates and times vary based on the event. Please check the Austin Film Meet Events Calendar on our website.

Where is Austin Film Meet?

Currently, we do not have a permanent home. Instead we meet at different locations around Austin. Please double-check events on our website the day before the event for any last minute changes. Please do not rely on social media posts for accurate info. Always check our website.

Who is Austin Film Meet for?

Austin Film Meet is for anyone with an interest and drive to make or support indie film and media makers in the central Texas area. Our membership includes a wide network of varied talents and positions, including actors, directors, producers, screenwriters, copywriters, film crew, sound technicians, directors of photography, photographers, cinematographers, assistant directors, coordinators, marketers, promoters, graphic designers, scenic artists, web designers, social media gurus, make-up artists, costumers, and stunt coordinators.

Who runs Austin Film Meet?

Creative Superhero H.Cherdon is Austin Film Mefaqet's owner and primary organizer. But she couldn't do it without the help of all the generous volunteers. Find out how you can help.

How can I support Austin Film Meet?

Tell your film and video friends about us. Also, please show your support by signing up for a Basic Membership.

How much do Austin Film Meet events cost?

Austin Film Meet goes to every effort to host affordable events that everyone in the community can afford. Many of our events are free or have a small suggested donation. Events are typically free or discounted for members. Please see individual event page for details.

Can you tell me about the Open-Mic Mixer?

Austin Film Meet's Open-Mic Mixers are the most-effective film and video networking events in Central Texas, and maybe the whole state! The Open-Mic Mixers are typically free for AFM members to attend with a request and participation is open to anyone. Thanks!

I don't make films. I'm just a still photographer (or costumer designer or web designer or film festival programmer or film critic, etc.). Can I come to the Open-Mic Mixer?

Yes, please do! The Open-Mic Mixer was created especially for the purpose of bringing together people from ALL aspects of the film, video and entertainment worlds. This includes anyone involved in any aspect of making, promoting or distributing film, video or any kind of motion media on all platforms. Our group includes all skill levels from brand new beginners to seasoned, union professionals.

What does it cost to attend Austin Film Meet events?

Austin Film Meet's Open-Mic Mixers are typically free for AFM members to attend with a small requested donation. Participation is free and open to anyone. We also host a number of other events, some free and other the purchase of a ticket. Of course, Austin Film Meet members enjoy a discounted ticket price to many Austin Film Meet events. Join Now!

Can you promote my event/project to the Austin Film Meet audience?

Yes! If you are a member, your project or request may be eligible to be posted on Austin Film Meet social pages. While we would love to help everyone promote their projects, we wouldn't have time to do anything else, so we offer this only to active Austin Film Meet members. We also created several platforms where you can promote yourself to the Austin Film Meet audience. Of course, if you still want our help with promotion? Please consider Sponsorship.

How can I promote my self/film/project to the Austin Film Meet group?

Yes. The best way to promote yourself, your film/video project, or your event is to come to an event. Also, tell us about it on the open-mic. Here are some other opportunities for promotion.

I need people for my project. Can you refer people for me?

We typically receive multiple requests a day asking us to provide referrals. At this time, we are not able to provide referrals for individuals who are not paying members of our organization. Instead, we provide opportunities to help you connect with our community. The best way to find people, is to attend a mixer and tell us what you need on the open-mic. If you are unable to attend, we recommend these other opportunities for connection.

How can I sign up to be notified of new events?

Sign up for Austin Film Meet mailing list.

How can I stay updated on the latest auditions, crew calls and industry news?

First, sign up for Austin Film Meet mailing list.
Second, check Austin Film Meet cast & crew calls section for Texas auditions, casting calls, crew notices and other film related classifieds.

How can I submit my feedback about Austin Film Meet?

Please submit your comments, questions, feedback and suggestions to us via the contact form on our About page. We do our best to incorporate into our programs as many member ideas and suggestions as possible. We appreciate your feedback.

How did the Austin Film Meet start?

We've been operating since 2008. You can read about our history here.

H.Cherdon

Creative Superhero & Owner of Humblebee Media

Hi, I’m Cherdon, the founder/owner/primary operator of Austin Film Meet. I’ve been involved with the entertainment industry since I was a wee tot. My background involves a wide range of visual, digital, and performing arts, including acting on stage and film, illustration & book publishing, and graphic & web design. I’m also a skilled photographer, with an extensive knowledge of the filmmaking process. I love animals, traveling, learning and people. I also enjoying helping other creatives as a Creative Coach. Learn more about me at www.hcherdon.com

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