On opposite coasts, the fraternal writing/directing duo of "Cyrus" and "Baghead" show off different muscles this week with the premieres of a new documentary "Kevin" in Los Angeles and the comedy "True Adolescents" in New York.
Richard Linklater, Catherine Hardwicke and Harry Knowles, among others, give their recollections about how the state they were raised in helped shape their view of movies and how their view would one day shape movies.
A comedy about a Comic-Con gone wrong.
On making a madcap contemporary romantic comedy that Preston Sturges would enjoy.
As the Drafthouse's Tim League sets his sights on making a splash in New York, a look back at when he was beginning to thrive, joining a great tradition of Austin's independent and innovative independent theater exhibitors.
Richard Linklater, Louis Black and Evan Smith share their thoughts on the formation of the groundbreaking organization for the filmmaking community of Austin, both about its past and future.
On a production nearly as crazy as what made it onto the screen.
R.J. Cutler and Albert Maysles, among others, talk about when a hotbed for documentary filmmaking and presentation sprung up deep in the heart of Texas.
Veterans of Texas film such as L.M. Kit Carson, David Gordon Green and Richard Linklater on how their style was informed by the great tradition of storytelling from the Lone Star State and the influence of films like "The Whole Shootin' Match" and "Bottle Rocket" that would have ripple effects on independent film.
The filmmakers from the festival's hometown are making quite a bit of noise in a lineup already heralding new films from the likes of Joss Whedon, John Sayles and "Party Girl" director Daisy von Scherler Mayer from a script by Neil LaBute.
The Austin-based filmmaker & musician on her long-deferred narrative directorial debut, a thriller set on prom night currently raising funds on Kickstarter.