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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This week on On Story we’ll hear from filmmaker Ric Roman Waugh on his latest film, Angel Has Fallen. And later, we’ll hear from Bloodline co-creat...

  • Added: Nov 05, 2019
  • Length: 53:56
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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: Nov 05, 2019
  • Length: 53:58
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This week on On Story we’ll hear from legendary independent filmmaker and 2018 Austin Film Festival Awardee Roger Corman whose extensive body of wo...

  • Added: Nov 05, 2019
  • Length: 53:56
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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: Nov 05, 2019
  • 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: Nov 05, 2019
  • Length: 53:56
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This week on On Story we’re celebrating the 20th anniversary of the Robert Altman film Cookie’s Fortune with a conversation with the film’s screenw...

  • Added: Aug 14, 2019
  • Length: 53:58
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This week, Emmy-award winning writers Greg Daniels and Alan Yang look back on their respective journeys writing some of television’s greatest comed...

  • Added: Aug 07, 2019
  • Length: 53:56
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This week on On Story we’ll hear from filmmaker Lulu Wang on her new project, The Farewell. And later, we’ll hear from writer and producer Felicia ...

  • Added: Jul 31, 2019
  • Length: 53:56
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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: Nov 05, 2019
  • Length: 53:56
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This week on On Story, we’ll hear from actor, writer and director Chris Lowell on his latest project, the Netflix television series, Glow. And late...

  • Added: Nov 05, 2019
  • Length: 53:56
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This week, Dale Launer discusses writing and producing the acclaimed film My Cousin Vinny, and actress Parker Posey looks back on her experience wo...

  • Added: Nov 05, 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: Nov 05, 2019
  • Length: 53:57
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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: Dec 10, 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