Filed in: Production News Weekly

Austin Film Scene Keeps Plugging Along Nicely

March 14, 2018 02:00 | By


State-sponsored film incentives are a big driver of the entertainment industry these days. Georgia and Louisiana in particular have beefed up their programs, luring big projects away from states that have curbed their enthusiasm – like Texas.

While the lack of incentives may have scared off big-budget projects, incentives aren’t the end-all and be-all for Texas film success. Smaller budget, yet influential filmmakers like Richard Linklater, continue to tell stories here.


Caldwell Prison, TX, used Richard Linklater’s films.