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AURORA SCREENINGS AND EVENTS
 
Boot Camp World Premiere
A Popcorn Kids Screening Made Possible By Reliant, an NRG Company
Co-Presented with Museum of Fine Arts, Houston
Saturday, August 9, 11AM
Location: Museum of Fine Arts Brown Auditorium, 1001 Bissonnet

Strike a pose and step onto the red carpet at Aurora’s sixth annual Boot Camp World Premiere where young filmmakers' visions come to life on screen.  Hosted in partnership with the Museum of Fine Arts Houston and made possible thanks to the support of Reliant, an NRG Company, this screening will showcase films made by students enrolled in Aurora’s summer filmmaking Boot Camps (three sessions ages 8-11 and three sessions ages 12-15).  Each summer, Aurora hosts filmmaking boot camps where youth can learn about, create, and discuss film and video at Aurora Picture Show. Friends, fans and parents are invited to see the work of these future auteurs.  READ MORE

SXSW Film H-Town Happy Hour
Thursday, August 21, 6-8:30PM

Whether you have questions about submitting a film, want to learn more about the event or just want a free drink, this is a great opportunity to hang out with the Houston film community and chat with staff from SXSW Film.  READ MORE

 
AURORA NEWS

Aurora Honors Carolee Schneemann
2014 Aurora Award Dinner
Announcement
In the tradition of recognizing an artist who has exhibited extraordinary originality in the field of moving image art, Aurora Picture Show will honor internationally renowned artist Carolee Schneemann with the 2014 Aurora Award in Houston, TX. The award will be presented at the 14th annual Aurora Award Dinner held on Thursday, October 23, 2014 at Aurora Picture Show (2442 Bartlett Street). Chaired by Judy Nyquist, the event will support the artistic and educational programs of Aurora Picture Show, contributing to the success of a nationally recognized arts organization while ensuring that Houston residents continue to be able to engage with some of the best moving image art being created today. READ MORE

Meet Our Summer Interns
Aurora Loves Our Volunteers
This Summer we are buzzing with activity and thanks to the help of an army of interns, the staff plan to keep our cool.  Each semester Aurora welcomes a fresh crop of young faces as interns. In exchange for their support with administrative responsibilities, office management and events, we offer them hands-on experience as a non-profit media arts professional.  This semester, we are happy to announce that we have FIVE helper bees.  If you have not yet met them at Aurora function, then please do say hello the next time that you join us! READ MORE

Mobile Media Literacy
Aurora Picture Show in the Community

Through our Mobile Media Literacy program, Aurora Picture Show hits the road to visit hospitals, non-profit groups and local schools to bring media literacy and filmmaking to the community.  By working with partners such as Writers In The Schools, Texas Children's Hospital Cancer Center Art In Medicine Program and Young Audiences of Houston, Aurora works with established community programs geared toward youth. View some of these films HERE.

Meet Scott Stark
Featured in the Curator's Corner
Each quarter, Aurora Curator Mary Magsamen highlights an artist from Aurora's diverse membership to showcase their work and introduce you to the Aurora congregation. This season, our featured member is Scott Stark of Austin, Texas. In addition to managing Experimental Response Cinema, he has made over 80 films and videos since the early 1980s, and has created numerous moving image installations, live performances and photo-collages. READ MORE

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