Yuri Milner made headlines last week when he announced the $3 million dollar BreakThrough Prize in Life Sciences. Awarded annually for the past 11 years, this prize will recognize excellence in research aimed at curing intractable diseases and extending human life. Also involved in this remarkable new effort at rewarding scientific innovation are tech notables such as Sergey Brin, Anne Wojcicki, Mark Zuckerberg, Priscilla Chan and Art Levinson.Russian-born entrepreneur
May 2013 Issue of SXSWorld Now Available Online
Featuring The SXSW 2013 Recap with tons of photos, stories, in-depth post-event coverage and more!
SXSW Short Films To Screen Down Under
Special programs to screen at the St Kilda Film Festival in Australia
Steve Case to Deliver Tuesday Keynote at SXSW V2V
Watch Matthew McConaughey & Jeff Nichols at Mud Red Carpet and Q&A!
Welcome to SXSW 2013
The South by Southwest® (SXSW®) Conferences & Festivals (March 8-17, 2013) offer the unique convergence of original music, independent films, and emerging technologies. Fostering creative and professional growth alike, SXSW® is the premier destination for discovery.
Whether you love reality shows, or you love to hate reality shows, Burning Love is for you. A scathing, smart, sincerely hilarious parody of Bachelor-style dating shows, Burning Love begins with the familiar premise: what happens when a bunch of lonely, slightly crazy people fight for the chance at the love of their dreams? The web series delivers all the unexpected, over-the-top moments you’d expect from its all-star comic cast, and they are bringing the love to SXSW Comedy: Burning Love Showcase.
As SXSW in March gets underway, we have the perfect place for you to take all the inspiration you gain from the event. Share your knowledge, expertise, ideas and inspiration with the SXSW V2V community in Las Vegas, August 11-14.
Startup Alley offers two places to discover and interact with entertainment entrepreneurs with the Launchpad—a curated exhibition featuring 16 top film, television and digital media startups—and Fastball Speed Pitches—a fast-paced elevator pitch event. This new track within SXSW Film takes place on Sunday, March 10 on the 4th Floor of the Austin Convention Center.
Free up those hands for a little networking! Store your baggage in the bag + coat check area or recharge your phone in our cellular charging locker system. Come and go as you please in-between your packed schedule of panels, parties, showcases and overall SXSW festivities!
Reserve your SXSW locker space here!
New! 2014 dates!
Interactive: March 7–11
Film: March 7–16
Music: March 11–16
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