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Austin Film Festival's On Story Podcast is the companion to Austin Film Festival's television show, On Story. Get an uncensored inside look at the creative process of film making through the eyes of some of the entertainment industry's most prolific writers, directors and producers.

AUSTIN FILM FESTIVAL'S ON STORY PODCAST Austin Film Festival

    • TV & Film
    • 4.7, 65 Ratings

Austin Film Festival's On Story Podcast is the companion to Austin Film Festival's television show, On Story. Get an uncensored inside look at the creative process of film making through the eyes of some of the entertainment industry's most prolific writers, directors and producers.

    On Writing Sci-Fi

    On Writing Sci-Fi

    This week on On Story we’ll talk with science fiction writers and filmmakers to discuss writing futuristic, out of this world stories. The team behind Skyman will discuss the freedom behind shooting a faux-documentary film. And later the writers behind Rogue One and Jurassic World: Dominion will talk about their experience writing big budget franchise films.

    • 53 min
    The Power of True Stories to Drive Change

    The Power of True Stories to Drive Change

    This week on On Story we’ll look at how true stories are told on the screen. From narrative films adapted from true events to documentaries that explore real individuals and incidents. We’ll talk with filmmakers and writers about the challenges behind balancing fact and fiction while staying true to the heart of the subject’s story.

    • 53 min
    GLOW + Crazy Ex-Girlfriend

    GLOW + Crazy Ex-Girlfriend

    This week on On Story we’re bringing you discussions with the creative teams behind two hit comedy series. Liz Flahive and Carly Mensch will discuss their Netflix series – GLOW. And later, creators Aline Brosh McKenna and Rachel Bloom join filmmaker Katie Hyde to discuss the musical comedy series Crazy Ex-Girlfriend and the documentary Oh My God I Think It’s Over - which chronicled the creation of the final season.

    • 53 min
    AFF at Home: Wrapping Up

    AFF at Home: Wrapping Up

    This week on On Story, Scott Rosenberg (writer Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle), Victoria Strouse (writer Finding Dory), and Jeffrey Lieber (writer Lost) discuss finishing scripts, trusting your gut, and finding your ‘Fade to Black’.

    • 48 min
    AFF at Home: Animation

    AFF at Home: Animation

    This week on On Story, join Netflix’s Seis Manos co-creators Alvaro Rodriguez (From Dusk Till Dawn: The Series), Brad Graeber (CEO, Powerhouse Animation), and director Willis Bulliner for a conversation on writing, developing, and animating the adult anime series. In this podcast, the team will discuss the collaborative process for creating an animated series.

    • 1 hr 3 min
    AFF at Home: Fiction & Nonfiction Adaptation

    AFF at Home: Fiction & Nonfiction Adaptation

    This week on On Story, Alex Tse (co-creator Wu-Tang: An American Saga), David Gleeson (writer Tolkien), and Micah-Fitzerman-Blue & Noah Harpster (co-writers A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood) discuss strategies for writing an effective biopic and the art of balancing fact and fiction while staying true to the heart of your subject’s story.

    Looking for more resources? Check out austinfilmfestival.com for more audio, streaming suggestions, writing prompts, and more. See you next week.

    • 45 min

Customer Reviews

4.7 out of 5
65 Ratings

65 Ratings

Troyboy72648@262 ,

Great show for writers

Great show and great production staff! So much great behind the scenes knowledge and insight

Tom Morkes ,

great show

Really enjoy tuning in and learning something new. great show!

ll0n ,

Great, but

Fantastic podcast, but it might be better if the questions from the moderator were included. The most recent Shane Black episode is a perfect example. IMO, the Black, Milch, Pollack discussion is better this time around with the moderator included.

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