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13th Annual Film & Food Fundraising Party


Price: $100.00


Austin Film Festival is pleased to announce the 13th annual Film & Food Fundraising Party, an evening dedicated to honoring Austin as both a nationally recognized thriving film industry and renowned culinary hotspot. Held in the glamorous and historic Driskill Hotel, this evening of specialty cocktails by Twin Liquors and innovative cuisine presented by some of Austin’s most notable chefs, brings together Austinites and visitors alike to celebrate the arts. The silent auction presents the very best in luxury items, trips, and experiences.

Proceeds benefit Austin Film Festival’s Young Filmmakers Program. The Young Filmmakers Program encourages students, ages 9 – 18, to explore their creativity and improve their literacy skills through the arts of screenwriting and filmmaking. Programs are offered free through AISD schools and partner organizations annually serving over 1,500 students in the Austin community and AFF grants more than 300 students and teachers scholarships to the annual Austin Film Festival & Conference. The program offers kids opportunities to share their creative work with peers, the public, and professional filmmakers and screenwriters. By introducing young people to the film industry, the program hopes to provide them new mediums to express their creativity, improve their communication skills, and benefit the entire arts community. Programs include Storytelling Through Film, Arts Education Outreach and AFF Summer Film Camp. Click Here for more information!


2014 Details

2014 Honorary Chair

Cary Fukunaga- Director of True Detective

2014 Restaurants

Crave RestaurantFinn & PorterThe Driskill HotelJ. Black’s Feel Good Kitchen and LoungeEddie V’s Prime SeafoodMoonshine Patio Bar & GrillPinkberry Frozen YogurtRanch 616The Winflo Osteria -  – Polkadots Cupcake FactorySweet Marie Inc.Urban an American GrillWhole Foods Market Say Cheese Lounge- Passion Cafe- Siena Ristorante Toscana- Le Cordon Bleu

Event Coordinator

Michelle Randolph Faires

2014 Committee

Carla Click – David & Sharlym Gil – Lyndsi Jewell – Joey & Allison Kindred – Richard & Laura Kooris – Alex & Heather Ladage – Monica Lund – Avery & Amanda Martin – Joe Miguez – Barbara Morgan – Ryan Shelton – Michael Simons – Andrew & Melissa Shea

2014 Music

Elizabeth McQueen

2014 Sponsors

Presenting Sponsors:

Platinum Sponsors

Gold Sponsors

Silver Sponsors

Susan Longley

Patricia Albright & Michael Blair

Ronald Mayhorn, M.D.

Richard & Laura Kooris

Alex & Heather Ladage

Bronze Sponsors

Holt Atherton Foundation

David & Sharlym Gil

Akin Gump Stauss Hauer & Feld, LLP

Hohmann, Taube & Summers LLP

Monica Lund