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SXSW Alumni Film: All the Wilderness
Written by Jim Kolmar | February 20, 2015

Finding Success at SXSW Film: All the Wilderness

A magical, mysterious take on the coming-of-age film, Michael Johnson's All the Wilderness dazzled audiences at SXSW 2014. With an enviable cast featuring up-and-comers like Kodi Smit-McPhee and Isabelle Fuhrman as well as veterans like Danny DeVito and Virginia Madsen, Johnson's film leaves a strong impression. We spoke to...

SXSW 2015 Speaker: Sir Mix-A-Lot
Written by Rory Burbeck | February 20, 2015

Music Conference Spotlight: Talent & Tech with Sir Mix-A-Lot & More

Sir Mix-A-Lot has been confirmed to join what was already an intriguing lineup of speakers for Talent and Tech: Navigating the New Music Economy during the SXSW Music Conference.

On Wednesday, March 18 at 12:30PM in Austin Convention Center Room 12AB, Sir Mix-A-Lot will speak alongside Maura Corbett (Glen...

The Case Foundation
Written by Julie Yost | February 19, 2015

Connect with the Case Foundation at the Social Good Hub

The Social Good Hub brings together attendees of SXSW Music, Film and Interactive to connect through social enterprise and impact design. This year the Case Foundation is hosting two engaging sessions at the Hub, including a powerful debate featuring Jean Case, philanthropist and CEO of the Case Foundation....

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...

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