Awards

Interactive Innovation Awards happen Tuesday evening, March 17 at the Hilton Downtown Austin
Written by Aurora Blase | January 27, 2015

2015 Interactive Innovation Awards Finalists Unveiled

The SXSW Interactive Festival prizes creative innovation in the connected world. Previously called the Interactive Awards, the SXSW Interactive Innovation Awards showcases the evolving and broadening scope of the digital industry by reflecting the increasingly multifaceted and diverse ecosystem of platforms, software, apps and devices. Beyond the new name,...

2014 Winners Samba Me Photo by Tim Strauss
Written by Aurora Blase | January 15, 2015

Seventh Annual SXSW Accelerator® Finalists, Judges and Emcees Revealed for the 2015 Event!

More than 500 applications were received this year to be part of the 2015 SXSW Accelerator pitch competition presented by Oracle. Of those applicants, we are excited to announce the 48 Finalists chosen across six technological categories who will have the opportunity to pitch their latest innovative project or...

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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...

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Written by Aurora Blase | December 17, 2014

Comedian James Adomian to Emcee 18th Annual Interactive Innovation Awards

Comedian James Adomian will host the 18th annual SXSW Interactive Innovation Awards ceremony on Tuesday evening, March 17.

Adomian's memorable characters appear on screen, on stage and all over the podcast-o-sphere. Recent credits include Comedy Central's gut-busting hits like @Midnight, The Meltdown with Jonah & Kumail, Drunk History and...

SXSW Gaming Awards Entry Deadline Extended Through the Weekend!
Written by Aurora Blase | December 12, 2014

Deadline for Gaming Award Entries Extended Through Sunday at 11:59PM

Yep, that's right! 'Tis the season for giving, so we figured why not extend the deadline to enter your project for a chance to be part of the 2015 Gaming Awards ceremony through the weekend.

Whether you've already started to fill our the form or you're just getting your materials...

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Written by Corinna Burford | December 11, 2014

Connect with the SXSW Gaming Community as Sponsor of the 2015 Gaming Awards

Cement your brand as a gaming industry leader by sponsoring the SXSW 2015 Gaming Awards.

Celebrating the best that the gaming world has to offer, the 2015 Gaming Awards will highlight the year’s hottest games, industry figures and innovations. This year’s awards ceremony will be hosted by actress and...

Join Us at the Gaming Awards Saturday, March 14, 2015 at ACL Live at Moody Theater
Written by Aurora Blase | December 3, 2014

Janet Varney and Markiplier will Host the 2015 Gaming Awards!

The SXSW Gaming Awards – honoring the best and most inventive games in the industry – is back, bigger and better than ever for year two! The 2015 awards ceremony will take place at Austin's most-notable and beautiful ACL Live at the Moody Theater on Saturday evening, March 14,...

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