The stars were out for the Texas Film Awards on March 10, at Austin Studios. Hosted by the Austin Film Society (AFS) and presented by H-E-B, with sponsors including Texas Monthly and Celebrity Cruises, this annual gala honors legends in cinema and television. This year’s event raised close to $600,000 for Austin Film Society’s artistic and educational programs. More than 800 attendees enjoyed a seated dinner, a live and silent auction with items such as a luxury spa experience provided by Celebrity Cruises, and an awards presentation. Comedy legend and San Antonio native Carol Burnett was honored alongside Michael Barker, Chandra Wilson, and Jessie Plemons. Presenters included Maya Rudolph, Ethan Hawke, Ellia English, Adrianne Palicki, and Steven Gaydos, while Lily Tomlin, Woody Allen, and Cate Blanchett sent virtual congratulations to the honorees.
Texas Film Awards | Austin | March 10, 2016