Barbara Morgan - Executive Producer

Barbara Morgan co-founded the Austin Film Festival in 1994 and has served as the sole Executive Director since 1999. As a filmmaker, Morgan developed and produced the film Natural Selection, a semifinalist script from the 1996 screenplay competition. The film has been on Showtime, the Sci-fi channel and was released internationally. In 2005, Morgan co-produced the feature documentary Antones: Home of the Blues, which has been released internationally as well. Most recently, Morgan produced a documentary for the Austin Independent School District 125th anniversary. Currently, she is in post production on a feature documentary Portrait of Wally with U.T. professor, Andrew Shea and producing a television series called “On Story: presented by the Austin Film Festival” currently running on KLRU. In 2010, Morgan produced a reading of Bud Shrake’s play “A Friend of Carlos Monson” with director Jeff Nichols. Morgan serves on the Board of Directors for a number of organizations, including Austin Convention & Visitors Bureau, International Film Festival Summit and The Wittliff Collection.