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Saturday, Mar. 16, 2019
The SXSW Conference and Festivals announced the 2019 Jury and Special Award winners of the 26th SXSW Film Festival Awards at the historic Paramount Theatre. Feature films receiving Jury Awards were selected from the Narrative Feature and Documentary Feature Competition categories. Short films...
Saturday, Mar. 16, 2019
The SXSW Festival Audience Award winners spanning narrative and documentary features, among other categories, were revealed. The Alex Thompson-directed Saint Frances won the Audience honor in the narrative feature competition while For Sama--from directors Waad al-Kateab and...
Saturday, Mar. 9, 2019
Beto O'Rourke is sitting in his kitchen hours after a closer-than-expected Texas Senate race loss to Ted Cruz, musing about how his campaign brought out the best in thousands of supporters.
"Somehow we've got to continue that way," he tells his wife, Amy, who stares into his face without...
Tuesday, Jan. 8, 2019
Jordan Peele's "Us," his anticipated follow-up to "Get Out," will make its world premiere at the South by Southwest Film Festival.
SXSW announced Tuesday that "Us" will open the 26th edition of the Austin, Texas, festival on March 8. Like Peele's "Get Out," ''Us" is a socially minded...
Wednesday, Mar. 14, 2018
Director Jim Cummings’ Thunder Road was the Grand Jury Winner at SXSW’s narrative feature competition. The honor was bestowed at the 2018 SXSW Film Festival Awards ceremony hosted by actor and comedian Jim Gaffigan at the historic Paramount Theatre in Austin. The proceedings recognized...
Tuesday, Feb. 27, 2018
Production and entertainment company m ss ng p eces has added VR pioneering director Jessica Brillhart to its immersive roster. Her latest project is Beethoven’s Fifth, a VR collaboration with NASA’s JPL that is an official selection at SXSW 2018.
Brillhart comes from a...
Thursday, Feb. 8, 2018
The remainder of the SXSW Film Festival program has been set, including the Midnighters, Shorts, Virtual Cinema, Music Video, Title Sequence, and new Independent Episodic lineup, plus late-addition Features and the Closing Night Film for the 25th edition of the Festival.
Wednesday, Jan. 31, 2018
The 25th South by Southwest Film Festival will kick off with John Krasinski’s third directorial effort: the supernatural thriller “A Quiet Place.”
The Austin, Texas, festival announced its slate Wednesday, starting with the opening selection of Krasinski’s film, his third film as director...
Monday, Mar. 27, 2017
Film festival exposure has been a consistent dynamic in the career of lauded director Amir Bar-Lev, whose commercialmaking/branded content roost is Chelsea Pictures. His Grateful Dead documentary Long Strange Trip, which has Martin Scorsese among its executive producers, made its world...
Tuesday, Feb. 7, 2017
The South by Southwest® (SXSW®) Conference and Festivals announced the remainder of its Film Festival program, including the Midnighters, Shorts and VR lineup for the 24th edition of the Festival, running March 10-19 in Austin.
The SXSW Midnighters section is a perennial favorite...