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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On this week’s episode of On Story we’ll hear from two stand-up comedians with strong backgrounds in television writing. Sketch Comedy master and K...

  • Added: Nov 19, 2019
  • Length: 53:57
Caption: writer, Pamela Ribon, Credit: Jack Plunkett
On this week’s episode of On Story we’re exploring all aspects of comedic writing and performing. We’ll discuss writing animated features with Disn...

  • Added: Nov 05, 2019
  • Length: 53:56
Caption: writer, Ed Solomon
This week, we talk with Ed Solomon, the comedic screenwriter behind Hollywood classics Bill and Ted’s Excellent Adventure, Men in Black, and Now Yo...

  • Added: Nov 05, 2019
  • Length: 53:56
Caption: writer, Gale Anne Hurd
On this week’s episode, we’ll hear from author, screenwriter, and television creator Noah Hawley. Hawley created FX’s award winning series Fargo, w...

  • Added: Nov 05, 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: Nov 05, 2019
  • Length: 54:00
Caption: writer/director/producer, Ali LeRoi, Credit: Arnold Wells
This week on On Story we’ll hear from comedy veteran Ali LeRoi who’s longtime collaboration with comedian Chris Rock resulted in Everybody Hates Ch...

  • Added: May 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: May 08, 2019
  • Length: 53:58
Caption: director, John Singleton
On this week’s special On Story, two critically and culturally acclaimed African-American directors: John Singleton and Charles Burnett. First, we ...

  • Added: Nov 05, 2019
  • Length: 53:58
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On this week’s On Story we’ll hear from Avengers: Infinity War and End Game writers Christopher Markus and Stephen McFeely. The two will discuss t...

  • Added: Apr 24, 2019
  • Length: 53:57
Caption: writer, Lawrence Wright , Credit: Jack Plunkett
This week on On Story we’ll hear Pulitzer Prize-winning author Lawrence Wright on his book God Save Texas and the Hulu mini-series he adapted from ...

  • Added: Apr 17, 2019
  • Length: 54:00
Caption: co-writer, Stephen McFeely, Credit: Jack Plunkett
On this week’s On Story we’ll hear from Avengers: Infinity War and End Game writers Christopher Markus and Stephen McFeely. The two will discuss t...

  • Added: Apr 10, 2019
  • Length: 53:57
Caption: showrunner, Courtney Kemp
This week, we’ll hear from writer Scott Alexander. Best known for his work writing unusual biopics with larger-than-life characters, Alexander vent...

  • Added: Apr 03, 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
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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, 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
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: 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, 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: 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
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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