Four Film Festivals Move To Doc's Drive-In Theatre In 2020

By Mikel Fair

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: September 8, 2020


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Four Film Festivals Move to Doc’s Drive-In Theatre

Buda, Texas near Austin is the new live screening location for four Film Festivals in 2020.

Buda, Texas: Film Festival Circuit, LLC today announced a new partnership with Doc’s Drive-In Theatre. This partnership will allow four different film festival events to screen in front of a live audience on September 13-14, 2020. The Austin Comedy Short Film Festival, Austin Micro Film Festival, Austin After Dark Film Festival and the Houston Comedy Film Festival 2020 editions.

“Most film festivals in the state of Texas have moved to a virtual format or have deferred their screenings until 2021. We were fortunate to discover Doc’s Drive-In Theatre. Doc’s is helping us offer a safe screening in an outdoor venue with great food and an excellent viewer experience close to Austin.” says Mikel Fair, Festival Director at Film Festival Circuit, LLC.

The benefits of this new partnership include. 

  • This is an outdoor event that follows all social distancing protocols and requirements for face coverings.
  • This is a unique opportunity to screen 4 hours of independent short films per night on two different screens simultaneously.
  • This venue serves as a temporary home for the Houston Comedy Film Festival for the year 2020, which began in 2008.
  • Most importantly, filmmakers are able to share their films with friends, family and the Texas film loving audience at a live screening.

About Film Festival Circuit, LLC: Creators of eight ongoing film festival events in the United States. Each event is a showcase of international independent films that are thirty minutes or less in length. In February and August of 2020, our flagship event, the Oregon Short Film Festival showcased more than 350 short films combined for live audiences. 

About Doc’s Drive-In Theatre: Owners Chris and Sarah Denny opened the gates to Doc’s Drive-In Theatre in 2018. They took a chance on a shared dream and spent incredible time and effort perfecting the systems and layout that would provide unparalleled entertainment to audiences all over central Texas.


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Mikel Fair

Mikel Fair

From 1999-2015 I worked on location in the television and film industry as a location sound mixer, production manager and field producer. I have also worked in post production as an editor, post sound mixer and composer. Today, I am the Director of Film Festival Circuit LLC, a US based company that manages international film festival events in Texas and Oregon. Our team is passionate about showcasing new independent films, videos, series episodes, screenplays and teleplays of all genres.

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