South By Southwest™ Interactive News

At SXSW 2014, Will Chase tells what businesses can learn from groups like Burning Man
Written by Megan Simpson | February 28, 2014

2014 SXSW Interactive Session Spotlight: Permission Engines - Facilitating Creativity

Will Chase has been part of the Burning Man team for 11 years. He currently serves on the Communications Team. His focus has been to understand the community and the cultural dynamics that make Burning Man tick, and to reflect and amplify those dynamics back to the community...

Your vote is needed for the 2014 SXSW Interactive Awards
Written by Hugh Forrest | February 27, 2014

Tuesday Evening, March 11: SXSW Interactive Awards and SXSW Interactive Closing Party

At SXSW Interactive, we always like to save the best for last. So, don’t leave the event before Tuesday evening, March 11 or you will miss the amazing SXSW Interactive Awards ceremony for 2014. Hosted by Jessica Chobot of Nerdist News, this 90-minute action-packed show spotlights some of...

Austin tech advocate Jerry Sullivan will be missed at SXSW 2014
Written by Hugh Forrest | February 27, 2014

Jerry Sullivan: Honor His Memory By Interacting With Someone New at SXSW

What makes the SXSW Interactive Festival such a compelling event? Yes, the event features hundreds of sessions as well as dozens of fun-filled networking get-togethers. But, these activities would offer little of value without you. Indeed, a passionate and engaged community of digital creatives makes SXSW so...

DamNation Still
Written by Julie Yost | February 27, 2014

Check Out the Official SXSW Films Recommended by SXSW Eco

SXSW Film is known for highlighting innovative, bold and energetic documentaries. SXSW Eco is proud to recommend six official selections premiering at this year's SXSW Film Festival. From the Keystone XL Pipeline to the fate of the planet's food systems, these compelling documentaries examine many of the...

SXAméricas Announces Sessions, Showcases & More!

Spotlighting the international creative stage, SXSW announces programming for SXAméricas, a series of events geared to connecting U.S. Latino, Latin American and Spanish technology, music, and film industry thought leaders. SXAméricas will serve as the launch pad to network and share innovative ideas, providing an opportunity for attendees to...

Written by Corinna Burford | February 27, 2014

Check Out the Schedule for DIRECTV Socials at SXSW Interactive

On March 8th, be ready for stimulating discussions and challenging ideas with sessions “Sports Now and Next” (1pm-2pm) and “Innovating from Within” (5pm-6pm), followed by a set of awesome performances by Tropics, De Lux, BADBADNOTGOOD and Nosaj Thing.

On March 9th, learn about “Doing Epic TV” right, from 2pm-3pm. Then...

At SXSW 2014, Jeff Hermes talks about the laws that protect online speech
Written by Megan Simpson | February 27, 2014

2014 SXSW Interactive Session Spotlight: The Fragile Law That Protects Online Speech

Jeff Hermes (@DMLPBerkman) is the Director of the Digital Media Law Project at Harvard's Berkman Center for Internet & Society, which provides legal resources to online media ventures and studies systemic legal issues affecting networked speech. The project has assisted hundreds of clients with legal questions relating to...