SXsports

SXsports Session Warmup: The Democratization of Sports Commentary

With tip-off for SXsports approaching rapidly, we spoke to André Pacheco, the Co-Founder of SecondMic, about his company, sports fanhood, and what he expects from SXsports for our first SXsports Session Warmup. In his panel The Democratization of Sports Commentary, Pacheco, along with Univision’s Eric Conrad, Mary...

Help Select the Official 2015 SXsports Poster!

Get in the ring! SXsports needs YOUR vote. To celebrate the second year of SXsports, we asked four mega-talented artists to envision their own vintage-inspired, boxing poster to serve as the Official 2015 SXsports Poster. The impressive options have emerged and we need your help selecting the final design....

SXsports Announces Barkley, Rousey, Sanders & More!

It's nearly game-time here at SXSW, and we are psyched to share some major additions to the 2015 SXsports program. Heavyweights like Turner Sports analyst Charles Barkley, UFC’s Dana White and Ronda Rousey, Baylor’s Head Football Coach Art Briles, Olympic and X-Games Gold Medalist Shaun White, and NFL Network...

SXSW Film Reveals BRAND: A Second Coming as Opening Night Film, Plus Six More Titles

And so it begins! We're pleased to announce the first wave of programming for the 2015 SXSW Film Festival.

Our Opening Night Film features comedian, activist and provocateur Russell Brand, in Ondi Timoner's revealing documentary, BRAND: A Second Coming. The lively film dives deep into the eye of the celebrity...

Get into the Fast Lane: The SXsports App Track

The new SXsports App Track showcases the best in mobile sports technology, from fitness apps to score and stat trackers to social media and more. This reception, open to all SXSW Interactive, Film, Gold and Platinum registrants, allows app developers to provide hands on demonstrations to a flow of SXsports...

2015 Convergence Programming Announced: SXsports, Future of TV, Convergence Day & More!

As promised, we’re very excited to present the first round of 2015 Convergence Programming! We’ve got over 60 sessions to share with you today, including speakers like New York Giants Wide Receiver Victor Cruz, super producer Brian Grazer, internationally bestselling author James Frey, US Women’s National Soccer Team star Megan...

Convergence Programming Coming Atcha

We’re super psyched to (re)introduce you to SXSW Convergence! A bonus learning & networking opportunity you'll find only at SXSW, Convergence programming exists throughout the event, and features a range of topics that straddle the cultural and technological intersection at the heart of SXSW.

A key factor to Convergence...

Finding Success at SXSW Film - BORN TO FLY: Elizabeth Streb vs. Gravity

One of eight films selected for the SXSW 2014 Documentary Feature Competition, BORN TO FLY: Elizabeth Streb vs. Gravity, explores the art of extreme choreography. Associate Producer Jessica Ruffin and Director/Producer Catherine Gund composed a note to describe their SXSW experience and catch us up on BORN TO FLY’s...

Film Submission Tips: Submitting Your Film for SXsports

SXSW Film is currently accepting sports-related film submissions to be included in SXsports 2015!

Last year, films that screened as part of SXsports impressed by challenging the cultural impact of sports and the term “sport” itself. From competitive jigsaw puzzling in Wicker Kittens to the hilarious tale of...

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