Every March, creatives of all stripes gather in Austin to witness, share and inspire the visions that will galvanize the filmmakers and ideas of tomorrow. SXSW Film Conference & Festival champions the vitality, innovation and opportunity that drives the entertainment and media landscape, and boldly tackles the evolution of all aspects of “film” today, down to its very definition.
A nexus of discovery and collaborative energy, SXSW Film celebrates the art and business of the possible.
For the first year, Film Badges have access to the popular SXSW Accelerator event in the category of Entertainment and Gaming Technologies.
Acclaimed entrepreneur and video game developer, Richard Garriott, will emcee this exciting venture capital pitch competition featuring top startups and expert judges. For a list of the participating startups click here and for a full list of judges, click here.
Jacob Soboroff. Photo: GettySparks will fly at the fast-paced elevator pitch event at SXSW Film's Startup Alley: Fastball Speed Pitches. This event will give early stage companies the opportunity to get their product or service in front of the investors and tastemakers attending SXSW.
Photo Courtesy of JW WalthallDesign will play a key role in the 2013 SXSW Trade Show. At the Meet Up Pavilion on Monday, March 11, I Met My Agency @ SXSW will be dedicated to technical design. The final recruiting round on Wednesday, March 13 will focus on creative design. In addition, the Analogue Anonymous meet up allows you to rediscover the charm of vintage media and see how nostalgic mediums have been revamped for the 21st century!
Image of Josh Duhamel in Scenic Route, courtesy Quid Pro Quo Investments LLC
Here it is! Your first look at the 2013 SXSW Film Features Lineup. We're delighted to present 109 films, including 69 world premieres, 14 North American and 5 U.S. Premieres. As always, we're offering you a front-row seat to discovery – a whopping 68 of those titles are from first time filmmakers.