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  • AUSTIN FILM FEST OSCAR WEEK PROMOTION

    DISCOUNTED LONE STAR BADGES WIN FREE UPGRADE TO WEEKEND BADGE

    By | March 4, 2010

    The 17th annual Austin Film Festival and Conference announced today that Lone Star Badges for the 2010 festival on October 21-28, 2010 are only $75 for the remainder of the week leading up to the Oscars. This promotion is effective immediately and will end at the conclusion of the Oscars on March 7th. Also, anyone who purchases a Lone Star Badge during this time frame is eligible to win a free upgrade to a Weekend Badge ($255 value) during the Oscars. If an AFF09 film wins Best Screenplay (original or adapted), the first person to twitter or post the following on their Facebook wall will win the upgrade.

    For TWITTER: Congrats @austinfilmfest alum <insert film name> on winning Best Screenplay! #AFF10

    For FACEBOOK: Congrats @AustinFilmFestival alum <insert film name> on winning Best Screenplay! (music be posted on your wall)


    AFF09 films nominated for writing awards:

    Best Original Screenplay
    — The Messenger

    Best Adapted Screenplay
    — An Education
    — Precious: Based on the Novel ‘Push’ by Sapphire
    — Up in the Air

    ABOUT AUSTIN FILM FESTIVAL
    The Austin Film Festival (AFF) is a non-profit organization dedicated to furthering the art, craft and business of writers and filmmakers and recognizing their contributions to film, television and new media. The AFF champions the work of aspiring and established writers and filmmakers by providing unique cultural events and services, enhancing public awareness and participation and encouraging dynamic and long-lasting community partnerships. www.austinfilmfestival.com.

    The Austin Film Festival is funded and supported in part by the City of Austin through the Cultural Arts Division and by a grant from the Texas Commission on the Arts and an award from the National Endowment for the Arts, which believes that a great nation deserves great art.

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