SXSW Film Startup Alley
Sunday, March 10
Austin Convention Center, 4th Floor
Meet the entrepreneurs and investors shaping the future of the entertainment industry at SXSW Film’s Startup Alley. Featuring engaging panels and unique networking opportunities with trailblazing entrepreneurs and expert investors as well as demos from new entertainment startups, SXSW Film’s Startup Alley is THE place to discover the products and services set to revolutionize the entertainment industry.
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Startup Launchpad (RM 13AB)
12:30 PM - 6:00 PM: Exhibitor Demos
Discover game changing entertainment startups and demo their products and services at the Launchpad exhibition.
Participating companies: ideaBOOST, Hive Lighting, Linklib, Scrnland, Subtitlet, Ochre, upLynk, Video Blocks, WinkIt, Lightcraft Technology and ProductionCliq.
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM: Reception
Meet other entertainment entrepreneurs and investors over complimentary refreshments at the reception closing out Startup Alley.
Fastball Speed Pitches (RM 17B)
3:30 PM - 4:30PM: Click here to attend
Get your product or service in front of the tastemakers and investors attending SXSW at Fastball Speed Pitches. Each company will get one minute with the microphone to give their best elevator pitch. Sign your company up to participate by contacting Carolyn Harrold at firstname.lastname@example.org. On-site, day-of signup also available in the Launchpad.
Emcee: Jacob Soboroff, Host & Producer, HuffPost Live & AMC News
Sessions (RM 15)
Speakers: Sophia Bush, actress; Adam Lilling, Plus Capital
12:30 PM - 1:30 PM: Funding your Entertainment Startup: Secrets of Top Investors
Speakers: Thomas McInerney, Angel Investor; Dana Settle, Partner, Greycroft Partners; Matt Mazzeo, Business Development, Lowercase Capital; Patrick Chung, Partner, NEA; Christina Chaey, Associate Editor, Fast Company
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM: Next Gen Entertainment Entrepreneurs
Speakers: Franklin Leonard, Co-Founder, The Black List; Stephan Paternot, Co-Founder, Slated & TheGlobe.com; Casey Pugh, Co-Founder, VHX & Star Wars Uncut; Pablo Gonzalez, Co-Founder & CEO, Tugg; Adam Lilling, Director, Plus Capital & Launchpad LA
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM: Inside Track with Roku's Anthony Wood
Speakers: Anthony Wood, Founder & CEO, Roku; Noah Robischon, Executive Editor, Fast Company
Sessions (RM 16AB)
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM: Starting Up: From Founding to Funding
Speakers: Sam Landman, Principal, Comcast Ventures; Rick Allen, Co-Founder & CEO, SnagFilms; Harry Weller, General Partner, NEA; Dana Harris, Editor-in-Chief, IndieWIRE
Meet the Insiders (RM 17B)
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM: Venture Capital
Speakers: Tim Chang, Managing Director, Mayfield Fund; William Hsu, Managing Partner, MuckerLab; Kevin Iwashina, Managing Partner, Preferred Ventures
12:30 PM - 1:30 PM: Filmmaker Entrepreneurs
Speakers: Jake Lodwick, Co-Founder, Elevision, Vimeo & CollegeHumor.com; Malcolm Pullinger, Producer, Winnebago Man, Co-Founder, Elevision; Emily Best, Producer, Co-Founder & CEO, Seed&Spark; James Belfer, Co-Founder & CEO, Dogfish Accelerator
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM: Entertainment Tech Marketing
Speakers: Mark Achler, SVP of New Business Strategy and Innovation, Redbox; Andrew Kippen, VP of Marketing, Boxee
SXSW Accelerator: Entertainment and Gaming Technologies (Hilton Hotel, Salon A)
For the first year, SXSW Film Registrants will have access to attend the Entertainment and Gaming Technologies sessions of SXSW Accelerator, a venture capitalist pitch competition featuring expert judges and top startups in these industries. Click on one of the time slots below to add to your schedule