Awards

SXSW Gaming March 13-15, 2015
Written by Aurora Blase | February 11, 2015

Polls Closed! Thanks Gaming Community for Your Votes!

The voting period for the 2015 SXSW Gaming Awards has officially ended with tens of thousands of votes flooding the ballots.

Entries for the awards began in August, 2014 and closed in December, 2014. After these entries were extensively reviewed by the SXSW Gaming Advisory Board, the final selections...

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...

Girlstart logo
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...

Photo by Luke Fontana
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...

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