Movie Academy Sets Careers In Film Summit; AFM Lines Up Speakers; Napa Valley Film Festival Slate – Film Briefs

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Deadline—The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences will present its fourth annual Careers in Film Summit on Saturday at the Samuel Goldwyn Theater in Beverly Hills, followed by summits in Atlanta on November 3, London on November 12, and New York in April 2019. The events will give high school and college students the opportunity to learn about careers in the industry with panels featuring Academy governors and members and industry professionals. The Los Angeles panelists…

Austin Film Festival’s 25th Anniversary Lineup Set; ‘Donnybrook’ Among Fantastic Fest Winners; Screamfest Gets Help From Lin Shaye – Festival Briefs. The Austin Film Festival & Writers Conference has set its full lineup for the 25th anniversary edition that runs October 25-November 1. The full slate includes 23 world, North American and U.S. premieres, and features awards-season slots for Steve McQueen's Widows, Peter Farrelly's Green Book, Mike Leigh's Peterloo and Paul Dano's Wildlife, joining the previously announced likes of Boy Erased, The Favourite and closing-night film The Front Runner. Ben is Back, the drama…