The City of Austin Announces Cancellation of SXSW 2020 March Events Due to the Coronavirus

Even though there were concerns and petitions to cancel the SXSW 2020 Conference and Festival due to the massive spread of the coronavirus as of this morning it was still on surprisingly! Announced today, March 6th and just one week before the infamous SXSW Conference and Festival, the City of Austin have canceled the March dates for SXSW and SXSW EDU. SXSW has stated today that they will faithfully follow the City’s directions.

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SXSW 2020 Newest Additions to the Music and Film Festivals

It’s hard to believe that SXSW 2020 is just one month with day 1 starting on March 13th in Austin, Texas. Currently and till the festival begins SXSW will still be adding more artists and speakers to the festival. This week they just announced more additions to the Music and Film Festival including more speaker. Tomorrow, February 14th is also the last day to register for SXSW before the festival rates go up. Below please find the latest SXSW 2020 updates.

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SXSW 2020 Film Festival Unveils Second Round of its Program

On January 18th, 2020 we posted the latest SXSW 2020 Film Festival additions that included Featured Speakers, Features and Episodic Premieres. Today the SXSW Film Festival just announced the second round of its 2020 program, including the Midnighters, Festival Favorites, Shorts, Special Events, Episodic Pilot Competition, Virtual Cinema, Music Videos and Title Design Competitions, plus late-addition Features.

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SXSW 2020 Film Festival Updates

The South By Southwest (SXSW) Film Festival, located in Austin, Texas runs from March 13th through the 21st, 2020. As part of the SXSW local community, we wanted to inform you all of the newest reminders and updates for the SXSW 2020 Film Festival. Please see the latest and greatest news for SXSW 2020 Film Festival below.

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Kickstarter Announces 16 Films Featured at the SXSW 2019 Film Festival

At this year’s SXSW Film Festival, held in Austin Texas from March 8-16, 2019, Kickstarter Film will have 16 Kickstarter-funded films. The SXSW Film Festival runs concurrent with the SXSW Interactive and SXSW Music festivals throughout the 9 days. The lineup will feature films by Kickstarter creators, including 13 of the 131 feature-length films. Some films that will stand out to Austin locals will be the “Becoming Leslie ” film and “Nothing Stays The Same: The Story of The Saxon Pub“ however the entire Kickstarter Film SXSW lineup is solid. Below are the 16 Kickstarter Film’s including descriptions of each to be featured at the SXSW 2019 Film Festival.

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SXSW 2019 Film Festival Announces Pet Sematary as Closing Night Film and New Program Additions

2019 SXSW Film, Pet Sematary – Photo courtesy of Paramount Pictures

SXSW 2019 Film Festival is a little more than a month away and announcements of program additions are coming in faster as the first day approaches. The film festival program consists of 131 Feature Films including 101 World Premieres, 9 North American Premieres, 3 US Premieres, 64 films from first-time filmmakers, 101 Short Films (including music videos), 5 Episodic Premieres, 12 Episodic Pilots, 25 Virtual Cinema Projects, and 30 Title Design entries.

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New SXSW 2019 Music and Film Additions

The SXSW 2019 Music Festival has already added 300+ artists with more added weekly. SXSW also announced new additions to the Film festival as well. The below are both SXSW 2019 Music and Film festival recent additions recently released by SXSW. Continue Reading →

Weekly SXSW 2018 Update and Reminders

As part of our commitment to all of our readers here is this week’s update on SXSW 2018. For starters the 2018 SXSW Film Festival lineup which will be announced in later this month. The SXSW 2018 guest pass registration is available yet so if you haven’t already subscribe to their newsletter to keep up to date on SXSW 2018 guest pass. Continue Reading →