@alamo drafthouse ritz // sep 16
AMVF featuring the ultimate mix of iconic and award winning music videos on the big screen from critically acclaimed and legendary director Spike Jonze.
The “mixtape” includes groundbreaking work from Daft Punk, Bjork, Beastie Boys, Jay-Z, Kanye West, and many more. Don’t miss this exclusive screening that takes us back to the days of MTV yore.
+ COSTUME CONTEST + Q&A
@ Alamo drafthouse ritz // sep 13
This is your chance to freak out to Flaming Lips insane video collection on the big screen. Join us for this Austin Music Video Festival featured screening of the widely weird world of The Flaming Lips, presented by KUTX 98.9. Paired perfectly with the Keepin’ It Weird screening, expect things to get a little strange.
Dress freaky and get ready to sing-a-long and revere the Flaming Lips through their videos on the big screen. Screening will be followed by discussion with a special guest.
+ intimate performance + Q&A
@ Alamo Drafthouse Ritz // SEP 13
Self-described "human pissoir of raw unabashed sexuality; a gender-blending, booty-pounding, perversion of punk." AMVFest projects that stank onto the big screen inviting shock, awe and thoughtful review of the performer’s controversial work. This video retrospective (plus a teaser!) will conclude in a Q&A sesh with CHRISTEENE and longtime collaborator and acclaimed director PJ Raval.
Presented by OUTsider Fest.
video swim night
@ W Hotel WET Deck // Sep 12
Who needs a red carpet when you can do a swimming pool premiere?! We're talking MTV Beach House vibes meets the VIP experience for the AMVF Opening Night. Catch the hottest music videos in the coolest pool in Austin via cabana or swimsuit. Featuring WORLD PREMIERES from A Giant Dog, Holiday Mountain, LA Witch and many more, plus a "space baptism" from Golden Dawn Arkestra.
WALKER LUKENS KARAOKE
+ RETROSPECTIVE + WORLD PREMIERE
@ ALAMO DRAFTHOUSE THE RITZ // SEP 14
Join us for this Austin Music Video Festival featured screening of the varied music video works of Walker Lukens, including a world premiere, karaoke sing-a-longs and an intimate performance, presented by KUTX 98.9.
HOLODECK RECORDS VIDEO showcase
+ After party + world premiere
@ North Door // Sep 14
Local synth label and analog purveyors HOLODECK Records present a featured screening of their top local and international electronic artists on a massive HD screen. Featuring SURVIVE, VVV, Troller, Curved Light, Marie Davidson, and a WORLD PREMIERE from Lou Rebecca, the screening will culminate in an afterparty with performances from Lou Rebecca and Samantha Glass, and DJ sets from Troller and Dylan Cameron.
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from russia with love
+ Pussy riot
Russia has A LOT more going on than hack electioneering and bare chested horse-riding presidents. In promotion of timely cultural exchange, AMVF is spotlighting Russia and it's incredible music video achievements via it's most radical voices (ahem. Pussy Riot). Equal parts #nsfw, topical, mind altering and hilarious, we've strewn together a diverse slate of our finest submissions from the Fed.
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VIDEO BIKE NIGHT
(Bike In Theater)
+ Phoenix Trilogy BIG SCREEN PREMIERE
@ Native Hostel // Sep 14
Pop-up “bike-in” theater in the backlot of Austin’s newest hotspot, Native Hostel. Think “Sound & Cinema” but for music videos! This showing will feature French-indie pop band Phoenix’s latest music video trilogy “Ti Amo Speciale” alongside independent artists and filmmakers work within the “Violent Vidz” screening (a la horror movie night at the drive-in) and SOAPS (Drama for your Mama).
Spirits will be flowing from Tito's Handmade Vodka. Sponsored by Do512.
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