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  • Texas Film Round-Up in Fort Bend County, March 16 - 26
    February 01, 2017 - The Texas Film Round-Up provides FREE digitization for Texas-related films and videos in exchange for the donation of a digital copy of the materials to www.texasarchive.org. Since 2008, the program has provided new access to more than 30,000 films and videos and served hundreds of individuals and institutions.  The program is open to home movies, advertisements, local television, community films, and more. Your films and videotapes are valuable records of Texas history and culture, and with your help, Texas’ media heritage …  Read More »

  • November Newsletter: TFC on the Road
    November 15, 2016 - (Continued from the Texas Film Commission Newsletter, November 2016) In the midst of festival season, our entire team has taken part in various panels and participation across all of our industry festivals and events. We use these opportunities to showcase Texas as a hub of future productions by interacting with our workforce, sharing information on the importance of incentives, and encouraging productions and regions of Texas to increase their crew bases.  Read More »

  • AFS and Republic.TV present REDucation on November 12
    October 27, 2016 - Via Austin Film Society: Access to specialized RED camera products and RED-approved training was, until now, only available outside of Texas. Now, for the first time, through Republic.TV and AFS's partnership, you can get REDucated, right here in Austin! Republic.TV is committed to helping shooters develop hands-on, industry-specific skills through the REDucation program. Offering a fully immersive training environment, REDucation provides the on-set experience needed to feel confident when shooting with any of RED's professional cameras. This is real-world training taught …  Read More »

  • Texas Film Round-Up in Beaumont, Oct. 21 - 23
    October 01, 2016 - The Texas Archive of the Moving Image's (TAMI) Texas Film Round-Up provides free digitization for Texas-related films and videos in exchange for the donation of a digital copy of the materials to www.texasarchive.org. Since 2008, the program has provided new access to more than 12,000 films and videos and served hundreds of individuals and institutions. The program is open to home movies, advertisements, local television and community films. To qualify, films or videos must be Texas-related (filmed in Texas, by a …  Read More »

  • Texas Film Commission To Award 100th Film Friendly Certified Designation To Graham, Texas
    August 29, 2016 - AUSTIN – The Texas Film Commission (TFC) will award its 100th Film Friendly Certified designation to the city of Graham, Texas. The Film Friendly Texas (FFTX) program was launched in 2007 and has since provided training and guidance to help statewide communities effectively accommodate on-location filming and market their communities as filming destinations. Certified communities attend FFTX training workshops held by the TFC, submit photos to be included in the TFC location database and pass approved and administratively enforceable filming guidelines for their …  Read More »

  • Southwest Alternate Media Project and Texas Film Commission offer Production Assistant Workshop
    July 19, 2016 - Southwest Alternate Media Project (SWAMP), in collaboration with the Texas Film Commission, is offering a two-day, introductory Production Assistant (P.A.) Workshop in Houston, Texas. This certification course teaches the necessary skills for the industry’s entry level position of Production Assistant. You will learn the jargon, terminology, paperwork, etiquette, processes and physical requirements of the job. Taught by active working industry professionals, the workshop develops the skills and flexibility needed to be successful in finding work and building a career. The P.A. …  Read More »

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