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AURORA SCREENINGS AND EVENTS
 
BYOB (Bring Your Own Beamer)
Co-presented with The Menil Collection
Friday, April 25, 8PM
Location: Menil Collection Front Lawn, 1533 Sul Ross
Free Admission, Advance Registration for Projections

Dust off your slide, video, film or overhead projector and BYOB ("Bring Your Own Beamer") to the Menil Collection. Aurora Picture Show partners with The Menil Collection to celebrate the moving image with Houston's first BYOB event where anyone can bring their own projection device and beam their images, videos or films onto the museum's façade.  READ MORE

Austin Film Society Grant Workshop
Tuesday, April 29, 6-8PM
Co-presented with SWAMP
Location: Aurora Picture Show, 2442 Bartlett
Free Admission, RSVP Kindly Requested

Once a year, Austin Film Society  awards grants to emerging film and video artists in the state of Texas. Since 1996 the Austin Film Society has awarded 486 grants, totaling over $1.34 million in cash and over $100 K in goods and services to 370 projects. Awards are provided to artists whose work shows promise, skill, and creativity. Grant recipients have shown their films at renowned festivals like Sundance, Cannes, Toronto, Tribeca, Venice and SXSW and have been nominated for Gotham Awards, won Independent Spirit Awards and Student Academy Awards. The Austin Film Society is proud to support these Texas filmmakers making their mark in the world. Holly Herrick of Austin Film Society will be here to review the application guidelines and procedures and answer questions. READ MORE

 
AURORA NEWS

Aurora Filmmaking Boot Camps
Summer Camp Registration is Now Open

Each summer, Aurora hosts filmmaking boot camps where students can learn about, create, and discuss film and video at Aurora Picture Show. Camps will be held at the Aurora Picture Show Media Arts Center at 2442 Bartlett where campers will develop, produce and edit their own short films. REGISTER NOW

Meet Our Interns
Aurora Loves Helper Bees

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 three 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

Attention College Students
Internship Positions Available

Aurora Picture Show is currently accepting applications for unpaid interns that assist in the office and at all events, learning the ins and outs of non-profit arts administration.  Check out this link and follow the instructions on how to apply HERE.

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 Carrie Marie Schneider
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 Carrie Marie Schneider of Houston, Texas. Through writing, video and sound, much of her work is rooted in art as a means to invent ceremony, mark meaning and reconfigure memory. READ MORE

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