The Austin School of Film @ Motion Media Arts Center was formed in May 2003 by combining two organizations in Austin dedicated to bringing access to, and training in, small-gauge filmmaking—Austin Cinemaker Co-op (founded 1996) and the Center for Young Cinema (CYC, founded 1999). The combined histories of these two award-winning organizations have formed an indelible foundation for a media center dedicated to educating the public about media arts tools, production standards, and career
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The Austin Creative Alliance is funded in part by the City of Austin through the Economic Development Department's Cultural Arts Division and by grants from Texas Commission on the Arts and the National Endowment for the Arts which believes that a great nation deserves great art. The Creative Alliance also receives generous in-kind support from CreateAustin, and Time Warner Cable News. We are also grateful for the ongoing support and participation of our members and patrons.