Ali is the Festival Director of Austin Under the Stars, LA Under the Stars, & Austin Spotlight Film Festival. 

AUSTIN UNDER THE STARS

2017 - PRESENT

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Austin's only outdoor film festival!

Rated in the TOP 100 BEST-REVIEWED FESTIVALS, Austin Under the Stars (AUTS) aims to make film festivals fun again! Enjoy live music, networking, and the best indie films - all nestled in the live music capital of the world.


Proceeds towards "Autism Society of Texas".

LA UNDER THE STARS

2018 - PRESENT

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LA Under the Stars is an international film festival held in Los Angeles. Listed as one of the TOP 100 BEST-REVIEWED FESTIVALS, LAUTS is home to the best up-and-coming talent in Hollywood. Network with the top filmmakers, discuss films/scripts during the Filmmaker Q&A, vote for your favorite film, take pictures on the red carpet, & close the evening with an Award Ceremony.

AUSTIN SPOTLIGHT

2017 - PRESENT

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Austin Spotlight Film Festival puts the spotlight on indie filmmakers! ASFF is an international film festival held at the Alamo Drafthouse in Austin, TX. We accept all types of short films, screenplays, features, music videos, & even trailers.

5 years & 16 showcases, ASFF is featured in the Austin Chronicle, "Austin Spotlight is not intended as the antidote to festivals, but to complement them, and provide more immediate, opportunities."