Alumni Films

Wednesday Nov 5th, 2014

Video Spotlight: The Grand Budapest Hotel, Extended Q&A with Wes Anderson

Written by Christina Wiese

Last March, we were thrilled to welcome storyteller extraordinaire and master of exquisite detail Wes Anderson to present his latest film The Grand Budapest Hotel. Following the screening, Wes sat down with actor Jason Schwartzman, famed music supervisor Randall Poster and moderator Richard Linklater for an exclusive extended Q&A....

Wednesday Oct 22nd, 2014

SXSW 2014 Documentary Short Winner Kehinde Wiley Makes Oscar Shortlist

We couldn't be more excited that our SXSW 2014 Documentary Short Winner Kehinde Wiley: An Economy of Grace has made the Oscar Shortlist! From this list of eight films, three to five will eventually be nominated for the Documentary Short Subject Oscar. Since SXSW is among the festivals ...

Tuesday Oct 7th, 2014

Finding Success at SXSW Film: Hellion

Written by Christina Wiese

Last March, writer/director Kat Candler’s feature debut, Hellion, received its Texas homecoming at SXSW. The gritty Southeast Texas drama, which stars Aaron Paul, Juliette Lewis, and newcomer Josh Wiggins, focuses on a small family trying to keep everything together. A frequent filmmaker and speaker at SXSW, Kat updated us...

Wednesday Sep 24th, 2014

Video Spotlight: Obvious Child Red Carpet and Q&A

Written by Christina Wiese

Hilarious. Honest. Charming. Gillian Robespierre's feature film debut Obvious Child grabs audiences with its fresh, comedic spin on a long tabooed topic. Take a look at our exclusive video above with actors Jenny Slate & Gabe Liedman and writer/director Gillian Robespierre at SXSW. If you missed it in theaters, Obvious...