SXSW Film Startup Alley

Images from Startup Alley at SXSW 2013

SXSW Film Startup Alley programming and events focus on the convergence of technology and entertainment, specifically covering the startups, investors and strategic partners shaping the means of viewing, sharing and producing content.

In its second year, the Startup Alley program will include engaging sessions and access to the Entertainment and Content category of SXSW Accelerator.

SXSW Accelerator: Entertainment & Content Tech

Hilton Austin Downtown, Salon A
Semi-finals: Saturday, March 8

3:30PM - 4:30PM
5:00PM - 6:00PM

Finals: Sunday, March 9

3:30PM - 4:30PM

Film attendees are welcome at the Semifinals and Finals rounds of the Entertainment and Content Technologies Category of Accelerator. Catch a glimpse of the industry's future at his exciting pitch competition features presentations from top startups from around the world. A panel of judges made up of expert investors engage the companies in grueling Q&As before ultimately deciding the winner.

Run Your Film Like A Startup

Sunday, March 9, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Next Stage, EH 3/4,Northeast Corner, Austin Convention Center

How filmmakers can the waters of distribution, marketing and monetization as entrepreneurs.

Add to your schedule

Fifty Shades of Creativity

Sunday, March 9, 5:00PM - 6:00PM Hilton Austin Downtown, Salon D

Animation legend Fred Seibert and producer Dana Brunetti join Fast Company senior writer Chuck Salter to share how they successfully navigate projects to the screen (tablet, smartphone, TV, movie, you name it), find an audience for their work, and develop young talent.

Add to your schedule

Fast Forwarding Film Startups

Monday, March 10, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Next Stage, EH 3/4,Northeast Corner, Austin Convention Center

Hollywood has traditionally been slow to adopt new technologies, and tech startups have hit roadblocks in attempts to change the way the entertainment industry produces and releases content. However, in the past year, corporate and VC investors have begun jumping on opportunities in film and television.

Add to schedule

Behind The Scenes of Print the Legend

Tuesday, March 11, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Next Stage, EH 3/4,Northeast Corner, Austin Convention Center

Get behind the scenes details from the filmmakers and stars of SXSW World Premiere, Print the Legend. This doc captures the individuals and entrepreneurs racing to bring 3D printing to your desktop, documenting the “Macintosh Moment” of this technological revolution. Hear what it takes to live the American Dream and how and whether telling the story of your company is key to startup strategy.

Add to schedule.

Images from SXSW Film Startup Alley 2013. Jacob Soboroff, Chris Kantrowitz, Dhani Jones, Adam Lilling, Franklin Leonard and Sophia Bush. Courtesy of WireImage.