Austin Film Festival's On Story®

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Austin Film Festival’s On Story is a one-hour series that offers a look inside the creative process from today’s leading writers, creators and filmmakers. On Story is recorded live at Austin Film Festival and at our year-round events. Searching for a show that your core listeners and audiences can get behind? Rooted in the fine craft of storytelling, and the creative processOn Story is for any film or TV fan curious to learn more!

Feel free to contact us: onstory@austinfilmfestival.com
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Hear what other programmers have to say about On Story

“I've been a fan of all things On Story from the beginning. As a film buff, this show keeps me listening. As a programmer, I know that On Story is a an hour of storytelling that my listeners will love.” — Hawk Mendenhall, Dir. Broadcast/Content, KUT/Austin



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85 Pieces

Austin Film Festival’s On Story is a one-hour series that offers a look inside the creative process from today’s leading writers, creators and filmmakers.


Pieces

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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 ex...

  • Added: Jul 08, 2020
  • Length: 54:00
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This week on On Story, American playwright and screenwriter Ted Tally discusses his film adaptations including, 12 Strong which stars Chris Hemswor...

  • Added: Jun 30, 2020
  • Length: 54:00
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This week on On Story, legendary director Jonathan Demme (Silence of the Lambs, Rachel Getting Married, Philadelphia) spoke with Paul Thomas Anders...

  • Added: Jun 22, 2020
  • Length: 54:00
Caption: Indie Films, Credit: Austin Film Festival
This week on On Story, the indie filmmakers behind Transformer, Don't Talk to Irene and Mr Fish: Cartooning From the Deep End discuss their journe...

  • Added: Jun 15, 2020
  • Length: 53:56
Caption: Issa Rae, Credit: Austin Film Festival
This week on On Story, web series creator-turned cable TV sensation Issa Rae on her journey from YouTube to HBO, her desire for diversity on televi...

  • Added: Jun 09, 2020
  • Length: 54:00
Caption: John Singleton, Credit: Austin Film Festival
This week on On Story, two critically and culturally acclaimed African-American directors: John Singleton and Charles Burnett. First, we look back ...

  • Added: Jun 03, 2020
  • Length: 53:57
Caption: Liz Flahive, Credit: Austin Film Festival
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 discus...

  • Added: May 27, 2020
  • Length: 54:00
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On this week’s episode, we’ll hear from the creators behind the comedy heist film Ocean’s 8. Screenwriters Olivia Milch and Gary Ross discuss spinn...

  • Added: May 20, 2020
  • Length: 54:00
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This week on On Story we’ll hear from documentary storytellers Chapman and Maclain Way on their Emmy award winning Netflix documentary Wild Wild Co...

  • Added: May 13, 2020
  • Length: 53:56
Caption: Sofia Alvarez, Credit: Austin Film Festival
This week on On Story we’ll hear playwright and screenwriter Sofia Alvarez discuss the difference between writing for the stage and screen and the ...

  • Added: May 06, 2020
  • Length: 54:00