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TFC Newsletter, September 2023
This one has been a long time coming, y’all: our own Robert Rodriguez sat down to interview none other than legendary Texas filmmaker…Robert Rodriguez. Robert meets Robert in our latest Made in Texas interview – listen as they discuss the benefits of working outside of Hollywood, making movies with your family and more, right now. Special thanks to Nixon Guerrero and Luis Caffesse
Listen in on Part 2 of our "Love and Death" Made in Texas interview, with Sound Mixer Ben Lowry and Set Decorator Gabriella Villarreal, as they discuss their individual roles on-set, why this project was different than others they've worked on, their favorite elements of production and more.
Listen in as we discuss how filming in Texas benefited production, lucky accidents in finding locations, working with local talent and more, with "Love and Death" executive producer Michael Klick - Part 1 of our first ever two-part Made in Texas interview.
"What started as this frustration," Kayla Robinson, Director of "Quilted Education" told us, "turned into this really beautiful piece where I got to celebrate my mother as a Black history hero." If that doesn't pique your interest in watching this short film, we honestly don't know what will! Check out our latest Made in Texas interview with Kayla Robinson and learn more about the process of making "Quilted Education", working with Texas crew and the experience of having your mom on set for production.
"I've filmed all over the country," "Going Varsity in Mariachi" producer Julia Pontecorvo told us. "And had experience filming in other schools. It's not usually so opening or trusting or welcoming - understandably - but it really speaks to the [Rio Grande] Valley and the folks that live there and the culture that's there, that they saw what this could be and how important this is..." If you know us, then you know there's *nothing* we love more than hearing from filmmakers about how much they enjoyed working with our incredible Texas communities! Hear more from the team behind the Sundance award-winner "Going Varsity in Mariachi", as they discuss working in the Rio Grande Valley, what mariachi music means to them, happy accidents in documentary filmmaking and more in our latest Made in Texas interview.
Due to the ongoing WGA/SAG-AFTRA strike, Texas' Moving Image Industry professionals may experience financial hardships. With this in mind, we've pulled together some resources that may be of assistance during this time. We will continue to share new resources as we hear of them.
Governor Greg Abbott today announced a Film Friendly Texas Workshop on Tuesday, April 4 in Lubbock.