Texas Broadcast Education Foundation Scholarship

The Texas Broadcast Education Foundation is now accepting applications for $29,000 in scholarships for students at Texas colleges or universities pursuing careers in broadcast journalism, management, engineering, advertising, production or other fields within the industry.

Applications are due April 1 and require essays and various documentation.

View Available Scholarships

Stations are encouraged to alert their student interns or any staff interested in pursuing a college degree to this opportunity.

Eight of the nine scholarships are in the amount of $3,000, with some reserved for students at particular institutions or at particular points in their college studies – including one for students at a two-year or technical school.

The ninth scholarship, named for TAB’s longtime leader Ann Arnold, awards $5,000 to a junior, senior or graduate student.

Most of the scholarships are named for luminaries in Texas broadcast history, including Vann Kennedy, Lady Bird Johnson, A.H. Belo, Wendell Mayes, Jr., Tom Reiff, and Bonner McLane who was TAB’s first executive director.

Questions? Contact TAB’s Beth Bobbitt.


Begin Application NOW!

Stephen King options films for just $1

Horror maestro Stephen King commands monster sums for the rights to many of his works, but he’s letting teens option stories for just $1.

NEW YORK, NY – JUNE 03: Stephen King attends Meet the Creators at Apple Store Soho on June 3, 2013 in New York City. (Photo by Jim Spellman/WireImage)

The website is the Dollar Babies section of StephenKing.com. It lists works from the prolific purveyor of all things spooky that are not currently under any contract for a for-profit project.

That means they’re available for film students who want to make something they could later promote and enter into film festivals without fear of copyright infringement.

“If you want to be one of my dollar babies, send us your info,” King says on the site.

Read the full story here.



RTF welcomes KLRU -TV to ACC!

Austin PBS to join Highland Campus Creative Community.  On Thursday June 7th, KRLU and ACC announced their new partnership in the Highland Campus Creative Community.  The Event took place at the site of the new KRLU facilities on the Highland Campus.
















Easy Audio Loop

You’ve found the perfect sound track for your TV II or FSP film (Youtube Audio Library). The problem is that the music that would fit perfectly into your scene just isn’t long enough. Do you find a different track? Spend a couple hours editing the track in Premier?


Here’s a quick tip from Peter McKinnon to easily use Adobe Audition and make that music loop any length you need it to be.  Skip to 1:20 for the actually tip, unless you like card tricks.

Texas Film Incentives Rally

Kudos to the sixteen RTF students who civically participated along side industry professionals and leaders from around the state at the film rally day, visiting senator’s offices at the Capitol to have their own voices heard about the critical issue of the Texas Film Incentives Program!

Global Issues Speaker Series

Global Issues Speaker Series – Global Creative Media Panel Session
Wednesday, April 12, 2017
Northridge Campus, Bldg. 4000/Room 4136


The convergence of creative media across disciplines and technologies around the globe is impacting how we work and live in unprecedented ways. Students in any creative field will benefit from a broader understanding of these intersections and the new global economy to succeed in their chosen fields. To be prepared for this accelerating global reality, students need exposure to issues such as intellectual property rights, global branding and marketing, digital distribution, and more. This panel session brings together experts in several of these fields to discuss the latest developments impacting global creative media.


• Fred Schmidt, Moderator
• Jim Butler, City of Austin, Digital Media and Gaming; Topic: Global Interactive Convergence
• Bill Hulsey, Principal, Hulsey PC; Topic: Intellectual Property Rights
• Yvonne Tocquigney, Principal, Yvonne Tocquigney Branding Group; Topic: Global Branding + Marketing
• Leca Guimaraes, C3 Presents; Topic: Creating, Marketing, and Producing Live Events and Music Festivals

This event is free and open to the public.

Questions? Please call 512-223-7295.