Proceeds benefit Austin Film Festival’s Young Filmmakers Program
Austin Film Festival is pleased to announce that our 16th Annual Film & Food Fundraising Party will take place on Wednesday, October 24, 2018 from 7-10pm. Held in the glamorous and historic Driskill Hotel, Film & Food brings together filmmakers, producers, celebrities, and foodies from around the country and the Austin area to celebrate the arts of filmmaking and screenwriting. Come enjoy flowing cocktails and inventive cuisine from over 20 of Austin’s most notable chefs. Our live and silent auctions showcase the best in luxury items, trips, and experiences.
Proceeds benefit Austin Film Festival’s Young Filmmakers Program (YFP), which aims to improve creativity, literacy, and communication skills through the arts of screenwriting and filmmaking. YFP collectively serves over 1,800 students, ages 9-18, in the Austin community annually through programs including Digital Storytelling, Arts Education Outreach, and Summer Film Camp. Programs are offered free through AISD schools and partner organizations, and YFP grants more than 300 students and teachers scholarships to attend the annual Austin Film Festival & Conference each year.