Every year during spring break, crowds descend on the city to attend the world-renowned SXSW Conference & Festivals. Consisting of three main components, Interactive, Music and Film, each track brings top creatives and global professionals together to collaborate during this exciting 10-day…Continue Reading
Austin Insider Blog
This blog, written and curated by Visit Austin staff, shares the things that visitors love and locals can't get enough of.
This December, the Austin Asian American Film Festival turns 10! It’s a particularly special birthday, since it also marks the official formation of the festival's nonprofit. To celebrate these…Continue Reading
It's back! South Lamar Alamo Drafthouseand Highball re-opened under one roof in August after an 18-month renovation, and it's definitely worth a look. Creative Manager John Smith took some time to tell us about what's new at the venue, what makes Alamo a great Austin attraction and some of his…Continue Reading
Filmed over 12 years (with only 36 actual shooting days), Boyhood is Austin filmmaker Richard Linklater's intimate epic about adolescence. The film, which Linklater began production in Austin in 2002, debuted to a standing ovation at this year's Sundance Film Festival. Boyhood, filmed in Austin…Continue Reading