Austin Founder Lions Club

30 years of film making in Austin - Alison Macor

  • 17 Sep 2015
  • 11:45 AM - 1:00 PM
  • The High Road, 700 Dawson Rd, Austin TX 78704


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The "Third Coast"

Chainsaws, Slackers, and Spy Kids: Thirty Years of Filmmaking in Austin, Texas (and more!)

September 17, 2015

Author and Film Critic Alison Macor

Introduced by Lion Alan Ford

Alison Macor interviewed more than 200 subjects for Chainsaws, Slackers, and Spy Kids: Thirty Years of Filmmaking in Austin, Texas (University of Texas Press), which won the 2011 Peter C. Rollins Book Award. She spent eight years as a film critic for the Austin Chronicle and the Austin American-Statesman. She holds a Ph.D. in film studies and has taught at the University of Texas and Texas State University. She recently finished her second book, a biography entitled Rewrite Man: The Life and Career of Screenwriter Warren Skaaren, which will also be published by University of Texas Press.

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