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.

Austin Film Festival's 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 process, On Story is for any film or TV fan curious to learn more!


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Caption: writer, Bill Broyles
On this week’s episode of On Story from Austin Film Festival, we honor Veteran’s Day with a look at writing for war films with writers David Broyle...

  • Added: Nov 14, 2018
  • Length: 54:00
Caption: writer, Lawrence Wright , Credit: Jack Plunkett
This week on On Story we’ll hear Pulitzer Prize-winning author Lawrence Wright on his new book God Save Texas and the Hulu mini-series he adapted f...

  • Added: Nov 20, 2018
  • Length: 54:00
Caption: writer, Ron Nyswaner
This week, in honor of celebrating Austin Film Festival’s 25th Anniversary we’re going back into our archives to bring you conversations with write...

  • Added: Nov 28, 2018
  • Length: 54:00
Caption: author, Christopher Vogler
On this week’s On Story we’ll hear from filmmaker Faraday Okoro, a two-time Austin Film Festival alumni and featured in Moviemaker Magazine’s Scree...

  • Added: Dec 06, 2018
  • Length: 53:56
Caption: actress, Natalie Portman
On this week’s episode, we’re bringing you conversations with filmmakers and television creators behind new releases in film and television. Actor...

  • Added: Dec 12, 2018
  • Length: 53:56
Caption: writer, Shane Black
On this week’s special holiday episode of On Story, we bring you The Polar Express & Big Fish two classic films adapted from popular books which we...

  • Added: Dec 19, 2018
  • Length: 54:00
Caption: writer, Bill Broyles
On this week’s special holiday episode of On Story, we bring you The Polar Express & Big Fish two classic films adapted from popular books which we...

  • Added: Dec 19, 2018
  • Length: 54:00
Caption: writer, Vanessa Taylor
This week, we’ll hear from two of the writers behind last year’s award winning film, The Shape of Water, which was developed simultaneously as a no...

  • Added: Jan 02, 2019
  • Length: 54:00
Caption: writer, Scott Beck
This week on On Story we’ll hear from screenwriting duo Scott Beck and Bryan Woods on how the classic silent films of Charlie Chaplin and Jacques T...

  • Added: Jan 09, 2019
  • Length: 54:00
Caption: co-creator, Sarah Gubbins
This week, we’ll hear from television creator Alec Berg. Berg’s television credits include writing and executive producing Seinfeld, Curb Your Enth...

  • Added: Jan 15, 2019
  • Length: 54:00
Caption: writer, Graham Yost
This week on On Story we’ll hear from writer, producer, and showrunner Graham Yost. Yost has been behind 90's action hits Speed and Broken Arrow, W...

  • Added: Jan 23, 2019
  • Length: 53:58
Caption: actor, Keenen Ivory Wayans
On this week's episode, we’ll hear from legendary jack-of-all-trades Robert Townsend and Keenen Ivory Wayans. In 1987 the two co-wrote the groundbr...

  • Added: Jan 30, 2019
  • Length: 54:00
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On this week’s On Story, Emmy Award® winning television producer, actor, comedian and writer Larry Wilmore discusses the creation of the influentia...

  • Added: Feb 06, 2019
  • Length: 53:58
Caption: writer, Lindsay Doran
On this week’s special On Story Valentine’s Day episode, the filmmakers behind Sense and Sensibility, The Jane Austen Book Club, The Lizzie Bennet ...

  • Added: Feb 13, 2019
  • Length: 54:00
Caption: writer, Tony Gilroy, Credit: Jack Plunkett
On this week’s On Story we’ll hear from playwright and screenwriter Graham Gordy on his new film Antiquities and the third season of HBO’s True Det...

  • Added: Feb 20, 2019
  • Length: 53:56
Caption: actress, America Ferrera
On this week’s On Story we’ll hear from How to Train Your Dragon actress and producer America Ferrera and later, theatre film and television actres...

  • Added: Feb 27, 2019
  • Length: 54:00
Caption: writer, Chapman Way
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: Mar 06, 2019
  • Length: 53:57
Caption: writer, Misha Green
This week on On Story, we’ll hear from podcast pioneers on breaking into a new medium and adapting audio stories for television. And later, we’ll h...

  • Added: Mar 13, 2019
  • Length: 54:00
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On this week’s episode of On Story, It co-writer, Chase Palmer discusses adapting the Stephen King novel of the same name. Later, we'll hear from h...

  • Added: Mar 20, 2019
  • Length: 54:00
Caption: writer, Tess Morris
On this week’s On Story we’ll speak with the writers behind Mad Men, Westworld, and 11.22.63 to explore audiences fascination with film and televis...

  • Added: Mar 27, 2019
  • Length: 53:56