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More SXSW Film Conference Sessions Confirmed for 2015

2015 just got a little sweeter. With less than nine weeks until the March event, we’re excited to share even more content for the 2015 Film Conference! Highlights include a conversation with writer/director Gina Prince-Bythewood (Beyond the Lights, Love & Basketball ), animation powerhouse Pixar, YouTube sensations iJustine and Lizzie...

SXSW Film Reveals BRAND: A Second Coming as Opening Night Film, Plus Six More Titles

And so it begins! We're pleased to announce the first wave of programming for the 2015 SXSW Film Festival.

Our Opening Night Film features comedian, activist and provocateur Russell Brand, in Ondi Timoner's revealing documentary, BRAND: A Second Coming. The lively film dives deep into the eye of the celebrity...

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Written by Aurora Blase | January 7, 2015

2015 Interactive Hall of Fame Inductee: Tamara Hudgins of Girlstart

The SXSW Interactive Hall of Fame honors forward-thinking innovators whose careers have shaped the industry and charted the way forward for the connected world. Started in 2012, the first Interactive Hall of Fame inductee was web design master and entrepreneur Jeffery Zeldman. The 2013 Hall of Fame honoree was social...

McDonald’s Showcasing Digital Chops at SXSW 2015

By Atif Rafiq Chief Digital Officer, McDonald's

Since assuming the role of McDonald’s first-ever Chief Digital Officer, I’ve been asked many questions: Is there really a secret menu? Why did you leave Amazon to work for a burger company? But above all, what everyone seems to want to know...

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