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SXSW 2014 screening of Harmontown. Photo by Jon Shapely.
Written by Jim Kolmar | February 19, 2015

35mm or DCP? SXSW Film Exhibition Manager Demystifies the Exhibition Process

Screening a film at SXSW is a fantastic opportunity for filmmakers, but what exactly does that entail once picture is locked, travel is booked, and posters printed? How do our enthusiastic audiences actually get to see films on screen?

We spoke to veteran projectionist and SXSW Film Exhibition Manager ...

Upward & Onward: Ian McLagan Tribute Panel at the SXSW Music Conference

This past December, we lost one of rock and roll’s greatest in Ian McLagan. The late keyboardist - who was an Austin resident for twenty years - brought a joie de vivre spirit to everything he did, from his work with The Small Faces and Faces to his friends and...

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...

GRAMMY Museum presents "The Who at 50" & "Sinatra: An American Icon" at SXSW Music

The GRAMMY Museum, which has presented panels at past SXSW Music Conferences discussing the legendary legacies of The Beatles and The Rolling Stones, will return to SXSW this March to highlight two more legendary artists: The Who and Frank Sinatra.

Photo by JoJo Marion
Written by Corinna Burford | February 19, 2015

Showcase Your Innovative Music Software at The App Annex

Showcase your ground-breaking new music technology at the Music Gear Expo App Annex.

This designated space within the Gear Expo is devoted solely to the world of music music-creation and virtual instrument apps, allowing users to interface with everything from virtual guitars, keyboards and drums to mixing and DJ...

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...

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