ATX Festival Announces Its Second Season of Free Community Events




FRIDAY NIGHT LIGHTS vote for your favorite episode and Hasbro: TRANSFORMERS: RESCUE BOTS

ATX Television Festival, the first festival devoted to television’s history and future, is pleased to announce that for the second year in a row, in addition to the festival’s traditional panels and screenings, they will also host free community events during their TV-filled weekend.   For ATX Television Festival’s second season, they will be bringing back beloved community events from season one – the community outdoor screening of Friday Night Lights, presented by Alamo Drafthouse Rolling Roadshow and Hotel San Jose,and Saturday Morning Cartoons, presented by Hasbro Studios.

For the latest developments visit the ATX Television Festival Website, Facebook &  Twitter.

Friday Night Lights Community Outdoor Screening

Date: Friday, June 7th – 6 PM CST

Location: Hotel San Jose, 1316 S. Congress Ave

Confirmed Talent in Attendance: Scott Porter, Matt Lauria, Louanne Stephens, David Hudgins, Gaius Charles, W.G. Snuffy Walden, and Stephanie Hunt

Musical Performances will include:  Phoebe Hunt and band with special guest Crucifictorious band member, Stephanie Hunt.  

On Friday, June 7th, ATX Television Festival continues a burgeoning tradition with a Free Community Outdoor Screening of Friday Night Lights presented with Alamo Rolling Roadshow and Hotel San Jose.   The evening kicks off at 6pm with live music on Jo’s back porch with tents featuring various “tailgating” activities. At sunset, after an intro from attending cast and crewmembers, attendees will watch a fan favorite episode determined by vote. RSVP for the Friday Night Lights Community Outdoor Screening and be sure to cast a vote for your favorite episode of the hit series. Votes and RSVPs can be submitted here. Come join ATX Television Festival and Scott Porter, Matt Lauria, Louanne Stephens, David Hudgins, Gaius Charles, W.G. Snuffy Walden, and Stephanie Hunt (with additional cast to be announced!).  If you’re attending, don’t forget your lawn chair, cooler, and to sport your Blue Panther or Red Lion pride.

Saturday Morning Cartoons: Pancakes, Ponies, Pets & Bots!

Date: Saturday, June 8th – 8:30 AM CST

Location: Stephen F. Austin Intercontinental Hotel, 701 Congress Ave

Confirmed Talent in Attendance: Lacy Chabert (Transformers: Rescue Bots)

The festival’s second free, family-friendly community event is another second year tradition — Saturday Morning Cartoons presented by Hasbro Studios.  ATX Television Festival and Hasbro Studios encourage you to come in your pajamas (both little and BIG kids), grab some pancakes, and KIND granola, before snuggling up on blankets to enjoy episodes of My Little Pony: Friendship is MagicLittlest Pet Shop and Transformers: Rescue Bots.  Special giveaways provided by Hasbro Studios!  While attendance (and breakfast) is free, please RSVP here if you plan to attend.

ATX Television Festival is excited to announce Arts + Labor as their official production partner for the 2013 festival.  Arts+Labor is a creative content company based in Austin, Texas. Their production studio is home to writers, directors, producers, designers, animators, editors, musicians, sound designers, and developers with a passion for storytelling in every medium… from commercial campaigns, branded content, websites and apps to documentaries, features, and short films that have gone to the Sundance, SXSW, Cannes, and Venice film festivals.

Tickets to ATX Television Festival are available for purchase here.  Weekend Badges are $225, Panel Only Badges are $150 and Screening Badges are $99.

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