Film News

Filmmakers John Fiege, Cary Bell, Travis Rummel & Ben Knight
Written by Jim Kolmar | February 3, 2014

Filmmakers in Focus - Above All Else, Butterfly Girl & Damnation

In this edition of Filmmakers in Focus we talk to the filmmakers behind three truly inspiring, cinematic films in our Documentary Spotlight program. Austin filmmakers John Fiege and Cary Bell discuss Above All Else and Butterfly Girl, respectively, two very different but equally galvanizing films that tackle...

Crowd at Startup Village 2013 - Photo by Sean Mathis
Written by Corinna Burford | February 3, 2014

SXSW Welcomes Brazilian Delegation to Startup Village

SXSW 2014 will welcome a first-time national delegation from Brazil, made up of the best and brightest from Brazil’s creative economy.

Last year, Brazil launched a country-wide initiative to support regional accelerators and fund some 100 startups with an investment of BR$100,000 each. From online B2B markets to geolocation to...

2014 SXsports Session Spotlight: Sports Don't Look the Same Anymore

We have been covering what can registrants expect when they land in Austin for the 2014 SXSW Interactive Festival this March for some time. But what about sessions in the new SXsports programming track, which is open to SXSW Interactive, Film, Gold and Platinum registrants? Today’s installment of the...

Photo by Allison Gibbons
Written by Julie Yost | January 30, 2014

Discover Cleantech, Social Good and More About SXSW Eco in March!

SXSW Eco is already busily planning for October, when the brightest minds in sustainability will commune in Austin to make new connections and collaborate toward creative solutions. But right now all eyes point to March, and we've got plenty of things happening where you can discover innovation and network...