Committed to freedom of speech and expression, Austin Public is a non-exclusive and content-neutral media studio that offers low- and no-cost training, equipment, facilities, and cablecasting services to all Austinites. Its programs empower individuals and nonprofit organizations to create film and media projects that speak to the local community, facilitate community building, and diversify the media landscape. Austin Public operates cable channels 10, 11, and 16 (cable channel 10 being the longest continually running public access station in the country) and simultaneously streams live on the Austin Public website, www.austinpublicaccess.org. Austin Public is managed by the Austin Film Society, under contract from the City of Austin (as of October 1, 2015). AFS is a registered 501(c)(3) non-profit organization. Please visit https://www.austinpublicaccess.org/ to learn more.
Austin Public offers training, equipment, facilities and distribution for our city’s mediamaking community.