Austin Film Festival's On Story®

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Austin Film Festival’s On Story is a one-hour series that offers a look inside the creative process from today’s leading writers, creators and filmmakers.

Austin Film Festival's On Story is recorded live at Austin Film Festival and at our year-round events. Searching for a show that your core listeners and audiences can get behind? Rooted in the fine craft of storytelling, and the creative process, On Story is for any film or TV fan curious to learn more!


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This week on On Story we’ll hear from veteran screenwriters John Lee Hancock, Brian Helgeland and Robin Swicord on the process of creating compell...

  • Added: Jun 14, 2021
  • Length: 54:00
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This week on On Story we’ll hear from comedy veteran Ali LeRoi who’s longtime collaboration with comedian Chris Rock resulted in Everybody Hates Ch...

  • Added: Jun 08, 2021
  • Length: 54:00
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This week on On Story we’ll hear from screenwriting duo Scott Beck and Bryan Woods on how the classic silent films of Charlie Chaplin and Jacques T...

  • Added: May 25, 2021
  • Length: 54:00
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This week on On Story we’ll hear from Bill Hader and Alec Berg, the creators of HBO’s hit crime show, Barry. And later we’ll hear from the filmmake...

  • Added: May 25, 2021
  • Length: 54:00
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This week on On Story we’ll look at how true stories are told on the screen. From narrative films adapted from true events to documentaries that ex...

  • Added: May 04, 2021
  • Length: 54:00
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This week on On Story we’ll hear from Seinfeld writer David Mandel. And later will hear from screenwriting duo Scott Alexander and Larry Karaszewsk...

  • Added: May 12, 2021
  • Length: 54:00
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On this week’s On Story we’ll speak with the writers behind Mad Men, Westworld, and 11.22.63 to explore audiences fascination with film and televis...

  • Added: May 04, 2021
  • Length: 54:00
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This week on On Story we’ll hear from Gone Girl author and screenwriter Gillian Flynn. And later will hear from Ed Solomon, the screenwriter behind...

  • Added: Apr 28, 2021
  • Length: 54:00
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This week on On Story we’ll hear playwright and screenwriter Sofia Alvarez discuss the difference between writing for the stage and screen and the ...

  • Added: Apr 28, 2021
  • Length: 54:00
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This week on On Story we’ll hear from filmmaker Lulu Wang on her new project, The Farewell. And later, we’ll hear from writer and producer Felicia ...

  • Added: Apr 13, 2021
  • Length: 53:59
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On this week’s episode of On Story we’ll hear from two stand-up comedians with strong backgrounds in television writing. Sketch Comedy master and K...

  • Added: Apr 06, 2021
  • Length: 54:00
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This week on On Story we’ll hear Emmy-award winning creator Damon Lindelof discuss the HBO series, Watchmen. And later The Queen’s Gambit and Godle...

  • Added: Mar 30, 2021
  • Length: 54:00
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On this week’s On Story we’ll hear from Avengers: Infinity War and End Game writers Christopher Markus and Stephen McFeely. The two will discuss th...

  • Added: Mar 23, 2021
  • Length: 53:58
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This week on On Story we’ll hear from screenwriter Liz Hannah whose first screenplay, The Post, became an Academy Award nominated film. And later O...

  • Added: Mar 17, 2021
  • Length: 54:00
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This week on On Story we’re bringing you discussions with the creative teams behind two hit comedy series. Liz Flahive and Carly Mensch will discus...

  • Added: Mar 09, 2021
  • Length: 54:00
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On this week’s episode of On Story we’re exploring all aspects of comedic writing and performing. We’ll discuss writing animated features with Disn...

  • Added: Mar 03, 2021
  • Length: 53:56
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This week on On Story, filmmakers Ali Leroi and Stanley Kalu discuss the process of bringing The Obituary of Tunde Johnson to the screen. And later...

  • Added: Feb 24, 2021
  • Length: 54:00
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On this week’s On Story Emmy Award® winning television producer, actor, comedian and writer Larry Wilmore discusses the creation of the influential...

  • Added: Feb 16, 2021
  • Length: 53:57
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This week on On Story we’ll hear from some of the writing team behind the first season of the immensely popular Fox drama series EMPIRE and later w...

  • Added: Feb 09, 2021
  • Length: 54:00
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This week on On Story, filmmaker John Lee Hancock his neo-noir film, The Little Things starring Denzel Washington, Jared Leto and Rami Malek. And l...

  • Added: Feb 03, 2021
  • Length: 54:00