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Dentler, Levin Join Austin Film Society Board

Dentler, Levin Join Austin Film Society Board

South by Southwest Film Conference and Festival Producer Matt Dentler and producer Jordan Levin have joined the Austin Film Society‘s board of directors. Entertainment lawyer Rick Triplett, who joined the board in 2000, has been elected to succeed filmmaker Marcy Garriott as board president. Dentler oversees programming and coordination for the annual SXSW festival. He has also participated on panels, served on film festival juries, given lectures and currently appears on TV as host of the PBS series “SXSW Presents.” Levin joined The WB network prior to its launch and helped to develop some of its most popular shows. When Levin was 33, he was promoted to entertainment president of the network, thereby becoming the youngest CEO in broadcast TV history. Levin is a member of the Directors Guild of America, recently completed his term as president of the Hollywood Radio and Television Society and serves on two councils at his alma mater, the University of Texas at Austin. The Austin Film Society promotes the appreciation and creation of independent film through public screenings and grant giving. [M.L. Liu]

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