Below are answers to some of the most common questions we get during the event.

If you still have any questions feel free to send us a message on twitter or ask any of our staff members (they’re the ones with the Black name badges).

SUNDAY

I just landed in Austin. Where is the Omni and how do I get there?

The Omni Hotel is located at 700 San Jacinto Blvd. Lyft and Uber are both available in Austin and will run you about $15 for an Uber X. Airport shuttle service is also available through Super Shuttle for a fee – call (512) 258-3826. The Capital Metro Bus service furnishes public transportation throughout the city (one block from the hotel). Taxi Service: Approximately $30 For turn by turn directions, click here.

Any tips for the Omni?

Definitly. Snag free wifi by signing up for their select guest loyalty program here.

When & where is the welcome reception?

The welcome reception is Sunday from 6:30pm to 8:30pm at the Omni Hotel in the Lonestar room which is on the 2nd floor of the Omni lobby. At the welcome reception you’ll get to register, pick up your name badge, grab your swag bag, and of course, mingle with like minded folks.

Where can I park for the welcome reception?

While the Omni does have parking, the price is a little steep but there are plenty of public parking lots near by along with metered parking surrounding the building.

I can't make it to Sunday's welcome reception. What do I do?

Don’t fret cause we’ve got you covered… You will also be able to pick up your name badge and swag bag first thing Monday morning at the Alamo.

Do I have to wear this name badge?

Yes please! Your name badge is the only way to get into any of the presentations and the wrap party so make sure you wear it.

MONDAY

Where is the Alamo Drafthouse and how do I get there from the Omni?

The Alamo Drafthouse is located at 320 E. 6th St. If you're walking from the Omni to the Alamo exit through the main Omni entrance and head east on E 8th St toward San Jacinto Blvd. Turn right onto San Jacinto Blvd. Turn left onto E 6th St. The Alamo Drafthouse will be on the left.

I live in Austin. How do I get to the Alamo?

From the North: Follow I-35 south, exit 6th Street Downtown. Turn right (west) onto 6th Street. After you cross Trinity Street, look for the big 'Ritz' sign on your right.

From the South: Follow I-35 north, Exit 6th Street Downtown, follow the access road to 6th street and turn left (west, under the freeway). After you cross Trinity Street, look for the big 'Ritz' sign on your right. The entrance is underneath that sign.

Where can I park near the Alamo?

There are plenty of public parking lots near by along with metered parking surrounding the building. If you're willing to walk three blocks or so, metered parking on the street is usually available if you head due north on Trinity.

What time does everything start Monday?

At 8:45am the Alamo Drafthouse doors open. We will have an assortment of breakfast pastries, bagels, fruit and, of course, coffee.

What do I need to bring with me to the workshops?

Don't forget your name badge! Your name badge is your only way into all of the events including the wrap party.

What's the schedule Monday?

9:00am - Alamo Drafthouse Lobby Opens

9:15am - Theater Doors Open

9:30am - 11:00am Wally Pfister, ASC

11:00am - 11:15am Break

11:15am - 12:30pm Adam Kersh

12:30pm - 12:45pm Break

12:45pm - 1:00pm Dallas Taylor

1:00pm - 2:30pm Chris Scarabosio

2:30pm - 2:45pm Break

2:45pm - 4:00pm Grant Singer

4:00pm - 4:15pm Break

4:15pm - 5:30pm Robert McLachlan ASC, CSC

I'm hungry! What do I do for lunch?

The Alamo Drafthouse has some amazing food so feel free to order from the comfort of your seat. You should have a menu in front of you but if not you can see the food menu here and the drink menu here and there are also plenty of vegan options that can be found here.

Where & when is Monday night's optional networking event?

We will announce this at the end of the day at the Alamo Drafthoude. We will also post it here then.

TUESDAY

I'm group * and don't know where to go?

No problem! At 9:30am meet your group at: Group 1: Meet at Eden (Dustin) Group 2: Meet at Crail C (Nilu) Group 3: Meet at Bethel (Larry)

Where is St. David's located and how do I get there?

St. David's is located at 301 E. 8th St. To get there from the Omni exit through the main Omni entrance and head east on E 8th St toward San Jacinto Blvd. Turn right onto San Jacinto Blvd. The entrance to St. David's will be on the left by the blue awning.

How do Tuesday's breakout sessions work?

At the end of the day on Monday everyone will be assigned to a group. You’ll meet your group on Tuesday morning at St. David's prior to when the break out sessions start. Each group will rotate 3 times so everyone will get to participate in every break out session so you won’t miss a thing. Breakout Session Schedule:

8:30 - 9:30am Sponsor/Screening Room Open

9:30 - 11:30am Rotation #1

11:30 - 12:30pm Lunch Break & Sponsor/Screening Room

12:30 - 2:30pm Rotation #2

2:30 - 3:00pm Break & Sponsor/Screening Room

3:00 - 5:00pm Rotation #3

What is the schedule for Tuesday?

8:30 - 9:30am Sponsor/Screening Room Open

9:30 - 11:30am Rotation #1

11:30 - 12:30pm Lunch Break & Sponsor/Screening Room

12:30 - 2:30pm Rotation #2

2:30 - 3:00pm Break & Sponsor/Screening Room

3:00 - 5:00pm Rotation #3

8:30pm Optional Networking Get Together

I need coffee stat. Where's the closest place?

Luckily St. David's has a coffeeshop right inside their building! Just look for Holy Grounds.

Where can we get lunch Tuesday?

There are tons of restaurants nearby that you can see on Yelp.com but some of our favorites are Roaring Fork, The Backspace, Eureka!, The Jackalope and Casino El Camino just to name a few.

What is the sponsor/screening room?

The sponsor/screening room is where are lovely sponsors are setup and ready to say hi! We are also screening attendee films there so get in there and say hello.

WEDNESDAY

Where is the Alamo Drafthouse and how do I get there from the Omni?

The Alamo Drafthouse is located at 320 E. 6th St. If you're walking from the Omni to the Alamo exit through the main Omni entrance and head east on E 8th St toward San Jacinto Blvd. Turn right onto San Jacinto Blvd. Turn left onto E 6th St. The Alamo Drafthouse will be on the left.

What time does everything start Wednesday?

At 8:30am the Alamo Drafthouse doors open. We will have an assortment of breakfast pastries, bagels, fruit and, of course, coffee.

What's the schedule Wednesday?

8:30am - Alamo Drafthouse Lobby Opens

8:45am - Theater Doors Open

9:00am - 10:30am Stephen Mirrione, ACE

10:30am - 10:45am Break

10:45am - 12:00pm Danielle Hinde

12:00pm - 12:15pm Break

12:15pm - 1:45pm Mauro Fiore, ASC

1:45pm - 2:00pm Break

2:00pm - 2:15pm Tony Yu

2:15pm - 3:30pm Steve Hoover

3:30pm - 3:45pm Travis Wears

3:45pm - 4:15pm Break

4:15pm - 5:30pm Carmen Cabana

I'm hungry! What do I do for lunch?

The Alamo Drafthouse has some amazing food so feel free to order from the comfort of your seat. You should have a menu in front of you but if not you can see the food menu here and the drink menu here and there are also plenty of vegan options that can be found here.

Where & when is tonight's wrap party?

We will announce this at the end of the day at the Alamo Drafthouse. We will also post it here then.