Grad student Marc Speir wins Austin film contest
By Philip Hadley
University News Service
November 26, 2007
This year’s theme was “Austin-tatious Landmarks.” The contest invited amateur and professional filmmakers to compose short films about true
Speir’s three-minute film debuted on News 8 Austin throughout the day on Nov. 20. The film is a historical journey about Chateau Bellevue. It highlights the history of this mansion on
Speir said it was important for him to capture this historic structure so that people will not forget the true character of
The Austin Women’s Club is a social non-profit organization and provides for the maintenance of the mansion. The club raises money to maintain it by hosting weddings, receptions, and is a meeting place for numerous organizations.
To view Speir’s winning submission visit www.news8austin.com/content/special _coverage/filming_austins_lives/?ArID=195596&SecID=520. For more information about the contest visit www.filmingaustinlives.com.