Filmmaker Interview | Jamie K. Kennedy | ‘Voice for the Lonely’

While taking the Digital Filmmaking course at Austin School of Film, local Austin filmmaker Jamie K. Kennedy began brainstorming an emotionally driven character study that would later became the short film Voice for the Lonely. After a long journey, the film is finally finished and making the rounds on the film festival circuit. We got a […]

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MIX/VHS | Week 018

Bummed that summer’s winding down? We feel your pain. But don’t fret! There’s lots of interesting and fantastic recommendations from your friends at MIX/VHS to dive into. We hope you enjoy your new favorite thing to watch!     The Lemon Twigs // These Words (dir. Brook Linder) WATCH IT HERE! I’m in love with this video. […]

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#SupportASoF and the NEW Motion Media Arts Center!

As you’ve probably already heard, the Austin School of Film will be renewing our look as the Motion Media Arts Center at a brand new location in east Austin! This new building is almost 20,000 square feet, which means we will have way more room to expand our services: more classes, more computer labs, artist […]

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MIX/VHS | Week 017

Rain, rain, and more rain? Don’t worry, there’s plenty of great eclectic fun stuff to watch at MIX/VHS so you can avoid getting soaked outside in the craziness. We hope you enjoy!           Le Petite Masion (dir. by Isaac Holland) WATCH IT HERE! This short was actually the graduation film of animator Isaac Holland […]

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REVIEW(S) | Kubo and The Two Strings

(EDITOR’S NOTE: This review is a two-part publication, written by Cinemaker Blog contributor Jake Sanders and Community Coordinator Spencer Mirabal respectively.) JAKE’S TAKE Laika Studios is one of the best film studios out there, let alone animation studios. Their consistent attention to detail, quality of execution, and fluidity of vision is what makes them stand […]

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MIX/VHS | Week 016

Are you in a creative writer’s block and need some inspiration? Is it too hot outside for you to do anything but sit in a pool or lay on the couch? Have you watched Stranger Things too much and need something new? We’ve got your back. MIX/VHS is eclectic and exciting as ever, with our contributing writers recommending some […]

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CREW CALL for Local Restaurant Training Video

Type of Production: Training Video Producer: Clarita Sanchez Director: Lisa Jaynes Writer: Clarita Sanchez   Project Description:    Looking to create a training video used for new employee orientations for our local chain of restaurants. The video will be no longer than 30 minutes. Lighting, editing, and sound will be needed.   Looking For: CREW Crew Positions Available: Director, Editor, and […]

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