SXSW Film Scholarship 2013

SXSW Film is happy to announce a new initiative to recognize young talent and give them the opportunity to attend the SXSW Film Conference and Festival.


High School (9 -12 grades) and College (Freshman - Senior) students in the Austin and surrounding areas.


Fill out the 2013 Film Scholarship submission form, and provide the following:

  • 100-200 words describing who you are, how you would benefit from attending SXSW Film, and what you hope to take from the experience.
  • A short video (2 minutes maximum) on what attending SXSW Film would mean to you.

Be creative! We're looking for originality and clarity - no need to be an expert filmmaker.


  • Up to 5 Film Badges: Granting access to both the Film Festival screenings and Conference March 8-16.
  • Up to 20 Film Conferences passes: Granting access to the Film Conference March 8-12

*Please note that Scholarship recipients will be responsible for providing their own transportation to and from Austin, as well as providing their own lodging while in Austin.


The deadline to complete the application form is midnight on February 15, 2013. Winners will be announced in the following two weeks.

To apply, fill out the 2013 Film Scholarship form here.

Contact: Erin Mumy, SXSW Film Conference Administrator,