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Holly Herrick Takes Austin Film Society Associate Director Post

Holly Herrick Takes Austin Film Society Associate Director Post

Holly Herrick, formerly the Programming Deputy Director at the Hamptons Film Festival, has accepted the position of Associate Artistic Director at the Austin Film Society.

Herrick will follow in the footsteps of Bryan Poyser (“Lovers of Hate”), who left the organization in March to pursue filmmaking fulltime. 

“For years, I have followed the work of AFS with great admiration for its dedication to the art of cinema and its smartly conceived programs that service the needs of working artists,” Herrick said in a statement. “It’s a dream come true for me to work in the service of an organization with a rich history serving filmmakers and promoting film appreciation.”

Herrick will be moving to Austin and starts her new position June 15.

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Mary Dailey

Congratulations, Holly. Wonderful for you & for Austin Film Society. Your Sarasota fans send thanks for all you did for Through Women's Eyes International Festival.

Rebecca Campbell

AFS search committee saw in Holly a next-generation leader who understands the evolving needs of indie filmmakers and audiences. Score one for Austin & AFS!

Tom Hall

Congrats to Holly and to the AFS… I am proud to have worked with Holly for many years and I know what a great professional the AFS have on their hands. Much deserved and my best wishes to Holly and the organization on a bright future.

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