What to expect at this year’s AYFF:
1) Nearly 30 films made by Central Texas middle and high schoolers.
2) *Industry Professionals offering roundtable discussions on the craft.
3) *An amazing Super 8 scavenger hunt style workshop.
4) A keynote address given by filmmaker Kat Candler (Hellion, Queen Sugar, 13 Reasons Why)
5) Time to mingle and meet other young filmmakers!
6) An awards ceremony where we’ll be giving a big ‘ol $1000 check to the Best of Fest!
Doors open at 10:30 AM for registration. The festival is at the Alamo Drafthouse Mueller location.
* notates events that are free without a badge!
Check out some of last year's films!
2018 Best of Fest Winner, Sadolescense
Exploring what it's like to live with Dysthimia, a persistent depression disorder, as an apathetic, young teen living in the modern age.
Created by: Ruby Esposito and Kate Strelzick
of Headwaters School
The Austin Youth Film Festival allows students to put their own personal touch on an event that is created specially for them. From the design of the logo to leading the Q&A's, the festival puts students in the spotlight allowing them to make it their own and share their talents.