Richard Linklater


Richard Linklater (writer/director) is a five-time Oscar nominee, two-time Golden Globe winner, and two-time BAFTA winner who has directed 23 feature-length films. His most recent credits include Boyhood (2014), Everybody Wants Some (2016), Last Flag Flying (2017), Where’d You Go Bernadette? (2019), Apollo 10 ½: A Space Age Childhood (2022), Hit Man (2023) and God Save Texas (2024). He also serves as the Artistic Director for the Austin Film Society, which he founded in 1985 to showcase films from around the world that were not typically shown in Austin. The Austin Film Society operates a repertory theater, manages a film studio and has given out more than $2.2 million in grants to Texas filmmakers since 1996.