For five days in October, the 21st to the 25th, The Austin Film Festival holds its annual conference for movie lovers all over the world. There are film screenings from the 21st to the 28th of October too. Film lovers can choose from two different types of passes, the Film Pass which run anywhere from $42 to $95 and cover certain films only and the Badge Pass which are $95 to $525 with the most expensive Badge Pass offering VIP entrance to all of the events and some of the parties that are associated with the festival.
Anyone who is into the film industry or who is just a fan should check out some of the great new movies that they can screen at the festival. The festival includes a good majority of A list stars, directors and producers. This is a great opportunity for the general public to have the chance to see these people live and up close. They can sit in the same theatre and watch the movies alongside the famous. While the cost may be a bit more extravagant than a movie theater would be, the experience is well worth the price. Not to mention the chance to get to see a wide assortment of movies before they are released to the public.
The films are not the only great part of the festival; there are also a wide variety of parties that can be attended by purchasing passes or badges. One of the most common types of parties are the before cocktail parties where food and drinks are served to those in attendance. Many of the famous people frequent these parties as a part of promotion for their films. Those who are in the industry but who have not yet become one of the elite can also attend and speak to promoters who are looking for new projects.
There is the Austin Film Festival conference offers eight days of films and five days to hobnob with the rich and famous as they promote their films that are being screened in the festival. Film lovers from all over the world converge on Austin to take part in this annual tradition. This is a great event to see new films that are not out yet and to see and be seen by the elite of the film industry.
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