Sessions

Twelve New Interactive Featured Sessions

The Featured Speaker lineup for SXSW Interactive 2015 showcases some of the biggest and brightest names in the tech industry. Joining the list today are an impressive array of visionaries including Eric Schmidt (Chairman of Google), Charlene Li (Founder and CEO of the Altimeter Group) and Brooks Buffington and...

2015 SXSW Interactive Session Spotlight: How CNN and The New York Times Moderate Comments

Organizer, moderator and speaker of How CNN and The New York Times Moderate Comments,” Patrick O’Keefe has more than fifteen years of direct online community management experience, including policy development, staff leadership and platform strategy. He has also been involved in content moderation for over seventeen years, with...

SXSW Music Weekly Round-Up: Of Montreal, Mannie Fresh & More Confirmed

Time is just flying by! We’re now less than six weeks away from the SXSW Music Conference and Festival, and new speakers and showcasing artists keep flowing in. This week we added 90+ artists, bringing our official total (so far) up to about 1,250, along with a handful of...

Will Butler Confirmed for Song Exploder Live Podcast at SXSW Music

The Song Exploder is coming to the 2015 SXSW Music Conference for a special live podcast with Arcade Fire’s Will Butler! During the show, which is produced by Hrishikesh Hirway, Will Butler will take apart his songs, piece by piece, and tell the story of how they were made....

Written by Aurora Blase | February 5, 2015

SXSW Interactive Featured Session Speaker: Bill Gurley

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 Steve Case. At SXSW, catch his session Bill Gurley and Malcolm Gladwell in Conversation session on Sunday, March 15th at 12:30 at the...

JACO Panel at SXSW Music to Highlight Jaco Pastorius Documentary

As part of its big 2015 Features announcement earlier this week, the SXSW Film Festival revealed quite a lineup of 24 Beats Per Second programming that included JACO, the story of revolutionary bass player Jaco Pastorius.

On Friday, March 20, during the SXSW Music Conference, Music and Film badgeholders...

The 2014 SXSW Music Conference
Written by Rory Burbeck | February 4, 2015

Deep Tracks: Royalty Collection & Copyright Issues

Royalty and copyright issues took center-stage within the music industry in 2014, with several artists and songwriters making their voices heard. This looks to be another landmark year with decisions on 2016-2020 webcasting rates looming, growing payouts from performance right organizations like SoundExchange and many more things that will surely...

2015 SXSW Interactive Session Spotlight: Liar, Liar, Pants on Fire – Fallacy of Social at Work

Joanna Belbey’s Core Conversation, Liar, Liar, Pants on Fire: Fallacy of Social at Work, may make you think twice about what you’ve been promised about communicating openly with members of your organization. Even though trends may suggest otherwise and even though people say they want to be more...

Breaking a Monster: Unlocking the Truth Panel Confirmed for SXSW Music

Unlocking the Truth won’t just be performing as an official SXSW Showcasing Artist this year - the teenaged metal band from Brooklyn will also be speaking during the SXSW Music Conference about their documentary film Breaking a Monster....

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