Burning Up the Screen - Midnighters and Shorts Announced!

Written by Jim Kolmar | February 6, 2013
<span class="caption"><img src="/sites/default/files/news/image/MOUSSE_credit_.jpeg" width="1024" alt="" />Image from Narrative Short "Mousse." Courtesy Autoboys AB</span></p> Blood hounds and horror freaks, you've waited long enough! It's time to spill our guts and reveal the <a href="http://sxsw.com/film/screenings/film-lineup#midnighters">Midnighters lineup</a> for SXSW 2013. Joining them, an arsenal of killer shorts, including <a href="http://sxsw.com/film/screenings/film-lineup#narrativeshorts">Narratives</a>, <a href="http://sxsw.com/film/screenings/film-lineup#documentaryshorts">Docs</a>, <a href="http://sxsw.com/film/screenings/film-lineup#animatedshorts">Animation</a>, <a href="http://sxsw.com/film/screenings/film-lineup#musicvideos">Music Videos</a> and <a href="http://sxsw.com/film/screenings/film-lineup#txhighschoolshorts">Texas High School</a>. Highlights of this year's Midnighters include Vincenzo "<em>Cube</em>" Natali's terrifying <em><a href="http://schedule.sxsw.com/2013/events/event_FS13826">Haunter</a></em>, the U.S. Premiere of Rob Zombie's <em><a href="http://schedule.sxsw.com/2013/events/event_FS14174">The Lords of Salem</a></em>, and the deliciously self-explanatory <em><a href="http://schedule.sxsw.com/2013/events/event_FS13847">Big Ass Spider</a></em>. Meanwhile, the 106 films in the shorts lineup finds out what happens when a girl is allergic to the wind, a holdup turns into a joke-off...and what is there to say about Vladimir Putin? Read the full shorts lineup <a href="http://sxsw.com/film/screenings/film-lineup">here</a>. With so many options, it's time to start planning! Browse the full lineup <a href="http://sxsw.com/film/screenings/film-lineup">here</a>, and <a href="http://schedule.sxsw.com/?conference=film&lsort=name&day=ALL&event_type=Screening">take a look at the schedule</a> to start your personal shortlist. You'll need a badge, so head to this page and pick up your <a href="https://cart.sxsw.com/products/show?product_code=reg-film">Film</a>, <a href="https://cart.sxsw.com/products/show?product_code=reg-gold">Gold</a> or <a href="https://cart.sxsw.com/products/show?product_code=reg-plat">Platinum</a> badge before prices jump this <strong>Friday, February 8</a>.