South By Southwest™ Interactive News

Jessica Chobot will host the SXSW Interactive Awards on Tuesday evening, March 11
Written by Andrew McNeill | January 27, 2014

Nerdist News Host Jessica Chobot to Emcee 17th SXSW Interactive Awards Ceremony on March 11

We are thrilled to announce that Jessica Chobot will emcee the 17th Annual SXSW Interactive Awards Ceremony presented by INNOCEAN on Tuesday evening, March 11.

Chobot currently serves as host for Nerdist News over at, as well as a freelance host for both TV and web....

Mike Dunn has organized a panel about UX and video games for SXSW Interactive 2014
Written by Megan Simpson | January 27, 2014

2014 SXSW Interactive Session Spotlight: Press Start to Begin – UX and Video Games

A ten-year veteran of SXSW Interactive, Michael Dunn credits the festival with being a vital part of his career. Today’s Session Spotlight features the panel he is organizing for the 2014 event, “Press Start to Begin – UX and Video Games”. Dunn’s is one of many gaming...

The SXSW Interactive Community Meet Up comes to Berry Park on Monday, Jan 27
Written by Danielle Zamora | January 27, 2014

Join Us Tonight at Berry Park! SXSW Interactive NYC/Brooklyn Community Meet Up on January 27

Happy Monday, New York City! SXSW Interactive is gearing up for our pre-event community meet up tonight! We’ll be at Berry Park at 4 Berry Street in Williamsburg, Brooklyn from 6pm-8pm EST. Come have a drink on us and chat with our SXSW Interactive staff and other...

What a keynote lineup for the 2014 SXSW Interactive Festival!!
Written by Hugh Forrest | January 25, 2014

2014 SXSW Interactive Keynotes Include Austin Kleon, Neil deGrasse Tyson, Anne Wojcicki, and Adam Savage

The 2014 SXSW Interactive Festival will include five incredible keynote speakers: Austin Kleon on Friday, March 7; Neil deGrasse Tyson on Saturday, March 8; Anne Wojcicki on Sunday, March 9; and Adam Savage on Monday, March 10.

Keynote sessions run from 2:00-3:00 pm in Exhibit...

Lots of alternative housing options still available for SXSW Interactive 2014
Written by Hugh Forrest | January 24, 2014

Many Lodging Options Still Available During 2014 SXSW Interactive Festival

Need a place to stay in Austin during the 2014 SXSW Interactive Festival? Yes, all official SXSW hotel blocks are sold out during the March 6-12 timeframe. But many alternative housing options remain available for you after you purchase your badge for the event.

Austinites have been enthusiastic...