SXSW 2019 has had some new updates over the last couple weeks for SXSW Pitch, SXSW Interactive Innovation Awards, and Film Festival submission or deadlines. Below is the newest from SXSW for 2019.
Startups can still apply for the opportunity to compete in front of a live audience, panel of expert judges, venture capitalists, and high-profile media at SXSW 2019 from March 9-10. This is also during the Interactive portion of SXSW 2019.
Early entry applications are open till Thursday, October 4 ($100 fee). The final deadline period ($220 fee) is October 5 through November 15th at 11:59pm PT. For more information or to apply please click here.
SXSW Interactive Innovation Awards celebrates tech developments and digital projects launched or completely redesigned in the 2018 calendar year. Open to any project, product, creative endeavor, scientific discovery, or student project related to the 13 award categories, the Interactive Innovation Awards recognizes the most innovative tech developments in the connected world.
This year SXSW has added the Robotics and Hardware, Social & Culture Impact, and Speculative Design categories to the Interactive Innovation Awards. Explore the full list of categories for 2019 ranging from Style & Wearable Tech to AI & Machine Learning. The deadline to apply is tomorrow, October 4th so you much act fast to apply. For more information or apply please click here.
There is still time to submit your film for SXSW 2019, below are the deadlines
- October 18, 2018: Late Entry Deadline for Feature Films, Short Films, Virtual Cinema, Texas High School Short Films, Title Sequences, Episodics, and Music Videos
- December 13, 2018: Final Deadline for Texas High School Short Films and Title Sequences
To apply please visit: https://www.sxsw.com/film/2018/submit-your-film-to-sxsw-film-festival-2019/. If you have any questions about the film festival or submitting your film please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
A SXSW Film Badge gets you primary access to all SXSW Film events including Film Keynotes and Featured Sessions, world premieres, roundtables, workshops, parties, and more. Over the course of nine days the SXSW Film Festival hosts over 450 screenings! Film registrants also have primary access to Convergence events including the Comedy Festival and nine unique conference tracks, as well as secondary access to most Interactive and Music events.
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