SXSW Re-Cap & Upcoming Events with TFC Participation

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TFC Newlsetter | March 2019

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Updates to the Texas Production Directory

The directory has a new look, and access to contact information now requires an agreement to proceed with solicitations for hiring. Next month, we will roll out new updates including the ability to add a headshot or business logo graphic.

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SXSW 2020

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Re-Cap: Texas at SXSW 2019

Our Texas Storytellers Meet Up, SXSW Trade Show Booth, Film Texas Reception and individual meetings with companies like Positron brought together professionals both based in and interested in the Lone Star State for production.

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Mineral Wells FFTX Certified

Governor Abbott Announces Film Friendly Texas Designation for the City Of Mineral Wells

“Texas has much to offer, and through the Film Friendly Texas training and certification process, communities large and small are readied to help match local businesses with production-related needs, creating jobs for Texas-based crew members and local residents as well as spurring on-site spending at local small businesses."

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Join Us at Upcoming Events

TFC still will be participating in a variety of events around the state. TFC staff will take part in the Dallas International Film Festival (DIFF) where Texas-tied premieres are planned. And the Texas Archive of the Moving Image (TAMI) will travel to Fredericksburg during the Hill Country Film Festival (HCFF), where we will also sponsor a panel on convergence with VR/AR industry professionals.

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Legislative Session Update

Legislative Session Update

As hearings come to an end, the Senate and House committees revise their appropriations bills to reflect funding decisions. As the revised bills work their way through the House and Senate, soon the Lt. Governor and Speaker of the House will appoint a conference committee to reconcile the two versions of the appropriations bill. 

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Upcoming Events

March 30
Waco Film Fam Tour (Waco)
Questions? Contact Carla Pendergraft, Waco CVB.

April 2
Houston Area Screenwriters Mixer (The Woodlands)

April 11
Creating Mobile Games in the Modern Era (Austin)

May 1 - 5
Cine Las Americas International Film Festival (Austin)

May 8
DPA Texas Production Expo (Grapevine)

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Job Hotline

Updated March 27, 2019

Crew Calls

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Game & Animation Jobs

Additional Resources

The Texas Filmmaker's Showcase & Plaza Classic Local Flavor Series are accepting entries:

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Find resources for all stages of the production life cycle:

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Learn more about starting a business in Texas:

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