byStephen Wagner and Nicole Stuessy
Battling issues of gender identity, depression and an estranged father, Kaelyn Daxton found his second family in a women’s contact football team.
byDenise Emerson and Reagan Morrisey
byJulian M. Rowe-Cohen and Marcus K. Krum
The XFL professional football league was five weeks into its inaugural season when play was ceased due to COVID-19 in April. The eight-team league, with teams in Houston and Dallas, filed for bankruptcy on April 13. Executives, staff and players from the Dallas Renegades and Houston Roughnecks reflect on the unfulfilled promise of the league.
byAlejandra Gavilanes and Sam Bellessa
UT students Alejandra Gavilanes and Sam Bellessa set out to discover one of Central Texas’ most popular events and along the way meet the king and his royal subjects at the Texas Renaissance Festival.
The school shooting at Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkand, Fl. is considered the deadliest school shooting in U.S. history. Seventeen students and staff killed and seventeen others wounded. A University of Texas at Austin student talks about his experience as a survivor of the February 14th shooting.
byTeyha Rassman and Madilynn Thomason
UT students, Teyha Rassman and Madilynn Thomason, produced a short documentary about an 11-year-old girl and her family who are hoping for a miracle as she copes with an inoperable brain tumor.
byLawson Freeman and Daniela Quesada
A short documentary produced by Lawson Freeman and Daniela Quesada, “Tiny but Fierce: Midnight’s Journey” follows a unique bat called Midnight as it becomes more like a pet than a patient at the Austin Bat Refuge.
byEric Goodman and Trenton Daeschner
“Learning The Ropes” pulls back the curtain on an upstart professional wrestling school in Austin, Texas. For the students and trainers here, the performance lifestyle of wrestling has become a way out of – and for some a way into – very real personal struggles. Produced, shot and edited by Eric Goodman and Trenton Daeschner, […]
byLuke Hendry and Katerina Biancardi
A short documentary produced by Luke Hendry and Katerina Biancardi, “Limitless” follows a group of wheelchair basketball players from Central Texas to the 2017 national tournament in Kentucky. The film goes on a journey from their home life to life on the court and the obstacles they don’t let stand in their way. […]