South By Southwest™ Interactive News

SXsports Session Warmup: Affiliated Film Screenings

For this week’s SXsports Session Warmup, we’re highlighting a few of the SXSW Film Festival screenings that are part of SXsports programming and open to all Film, Interactive, Gold & Platinum badgeholders. This year’s sport-related screenings include nine feature length and five short films, which hit the...

Written by Sonja Silkey | February 19, 2015

SXSW Interactive Featured Session Speaker: Cynthia Breazeal

Featured Sessions at the 2015 SXSW Interactive Festival showcase some of the world’s most innovative thinkers. Today’s installment of the Featured Speaker Feature focuses on Cynthia Breazeal. At SXSW, catch her session The Personal Side of Robots session on Friday, March 13th at 5 at the Austin Convention...

Written by Jessica MacCall | February 18, 2015

Compelling Lineup of Films to Screen at SXSWedu 2015

The SXSWedu Conference & Festival fosters innovation in learning by hosting a diverse and energetic community of stakeholders across a variety of backgrounds in education. The four-day event takes place, March 9-12, on the front end of SXSW Interactive and Film. This year's SXSWedu program will featured poignant narratives...

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Written by Corinna Burford | February 18, 2015

Highlighting the Intersection of Creative Industries - Next Stage 2015

Film, Interactive, and Music industries all provide a wide range of discussion and exploration on Next Stage 2015. Attendees are invited to join in on the fun and witness the latest in convergent concepts and ideas.

Dig deep for new inspiration during “YouMake Remake: YouTube Meets Stage” and ...

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Written by Megan Simpson | February 18, 2015

2015 SXSW Interactive Session Spotlight: Need for Speed – Optimizing the User Experience

James Christie has been giving variations of his talk, Need for Speed: Optimizing the User Experience for four years. Beginning his career in an earlier era (pre-2000), Christie was accustomed to counting kilobytes so that users could access his websites on their 28k modems. He’s worn nearly every...