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  • At last night’s wrap party, we announced “Art from the Streets” as the winning film for the festival. Art from the Streets is a program that allows homeless people to create art throughout the year and then have a proper gallery showing to sell them at the end of the year. The audience reception to […]

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  • Thank you to everyone who came out and watched some great non-profit films at Southwest Key last night. We laughed, we cried and had great conversation. Tonight you can join us at UT’s Calhoun Hall at 7:00 pm. Don’t forget to get your tickets ahead of time. Oh, and PLEASE join us for the Wrap […]

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  • Lights. Camera. Action. that is. Tonight is our final screening night and do we have a great one for you. Check out some of the amazing films playing here. And make sure you grab your tickets online  here (as we can’t sell tickets at the door). And of course tommorow we announce the winner of […]

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  • Here at Lights. Camera. Help we don’t have Interns, we have cinematographers. This is from Blake Perkins: The film schedule is finalized. The venues are set. The volunteers are ready. But have you got your tickets yet? Time is running out! Get your tickets while they last. And if you already bought tickets make sure […]

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  • Here at Lights. Camera. Help we don’t have Interns, we have cinematographers. This is from Courtney Taylor: Well, it’s just three days until Lights. Camera. Help. And with the festival rapidly approaching, last night we got together with a ton of our interns to wrap last minute things up. It’s really happening and we are […]

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  • A lot of people think about a non-profit film festival and think it will be a weekend full of crying puppies and 30 second long bursts of tears. Not so – remember, non-profits are in the business of positive outcomes. Hope is hackneyed, but that won’t stop us from serving it up next weekend. We […]

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  • Hi folks.  We’ve had a bunch of people asking us about last year’s official selections so we thought we’d publish them all for you again.  Go ahead and dive right in and learn what made the cut last year. If you have a cause-driven or nonprofit film please go ahead and submit it for free. […]

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  • We’ve been lucky enough to have two television networks create public service announcements to help get the word out about Lights. Camera. Help. The Nonprofit Film Festival. Remember to get your 3-day passes soon because we’re running out. Seven dollar tickets are now available for Saturday night. The first PSA come from My Fox Austin, […]

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  • Lights. Camera. Help. is a new nonprofit in Austin, Texas and it’s bringing you the first world wide film festival only for nonprofit and cause-driven organizations. On July 31st and August 1st at 7pm, Lights. Camera. Help. will screen the best of the over 130 documentaries, PSAs, shorts and feature length films submitted to the […]

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  • We here at Lights. Camera. Help. want to thank each and every person who took the time to submit your nonprofit or cause-driven films to the festival. As the final films come trickling in (post-marked by June 30th), we’ll tally them up and let you know the final total. We’ve dedicated some very long hours […]

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