Austin Film Society Announces Honorees for the 2013 Texas Film Hall of Fame Awards

photo[4570] Jan 2013

The Texas Film Hall of Fame Awards is the premier celebration of film and
television artists in the State of Texas. The event brings together legends of cinema, television and music for an unforgettable evening of festivities benefitting the Austin Film Society’s programs for emerging filmmakers.

The 2013  inductees to the Hall of Fame include actors Annette O’Toole, Henry
Thomas, Stephen Tobolowsky and Robin Wright, and the film DAZED AND CONFUSED, will be accepted by Parker Posey. Legendary comedic actress Julie Hagerty will be presenting Stephen Tobolowsky with his award.

The 1993 Austin-made film DAZED AND CONFUSED will be inducted into the Hall of Fame on the occasion of its 20th Anniversary. Parker Posey and director Richard Linklater will attend the celebration joined by other members of the original cast.

Austin Film Society [AFS] celebrates the 13th annual Texas Film Hall of Fame Awards at Austin Studios on Thursday, March 7th, honoring this legendary group of Texan artists in film and television. All of the proceeds from the gala support AFS film grants and education, discovering and funding talented Texas artists, often launching their filmmaking careers. Austin Studios, Stage 7 is located at 1901 East 51 Street, and the event starts at 6 PM.

The Texas Film Hall of Fame is one of Austin’s most highly anticipated gala events. This year’s event heralds Austin Studios’ expansion. The Austin Film Society plans to convert the former National Guard Armory into a creative media hub where diverse filmmakers and cinephiles can meet, inspire, teach and support one another. To celebrate this milestone, AFS will magically transform Stage 7 into an elegant gala setting, featuring delicious cuisine, cocktails and wine and a lively awards show.

Gala tables: $5,000 – $25,000; Gala tickets: $500/$1,000 each; After-Party tickets (included with Gala): $30 each/two for $50; For tables, tickets or sponsorships, contact Ann Welch at ann@austinfilm.org and for more information, visit www.austinfilm.org/tfhof

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