Announcements

Tuesday Jan 13th, 2015

Tuesday Keynote and More All-Star Programming Added to 2015 Event

Written by Aurora Blase

Dr. Astro Teller currently oversees Google[x], Google’s moonshot factory for building magical, audaciously impactful ideas that can be brought to reality through science and technology.

Before joining Google, Astro was the co-founding CEO of Cerebellum Capital, Inc, an AI-based investment management firm. Previously, Astro was the co-founding CEO of BodyMedia,...

Wednesday Jul 29th, 2015

SXSW Film Conference Announces First Wave of 2016 Mentors

Written by Jim Kolmar

A longtime linchpin of the SXSW Film Conference, the mentors program is a great way to get industry advice with a personal touch, centered around short, sharp one-to-one meetings with film and entertainment industry professionals. And today we’re thrilled to announce our first wave of speakers!

Tuesday Jul 28th, 2015

Thirteen Inspiring Featured Speakers Confirmed for SXSW Interactive 2016

Written by Jessica Cox

Are you looking for the next big thing in tech? New ways to express your creativity? The latest media trends? How to increase diversity at your company? SXSW Interactive brings you the answers to these questions (and so many more) by gathering thought leaders from around the globe to...

Monday Jul 27th, 2015

NBA Commissioner Adam Silver Announced as 2016 SXsports Featured Speaker

Written by Andrew McNeill

SXsports returns for Year 3 at the Four Seasons Hotel in Austin from Friday, March 11 through Sunday, March 13, 2016. The competition for the places in the starting lineup is well underway with killer session ideas entered into the SXSW PanelPicker, but we’re ecstatic to kick off...

Wednesday Jul 22nd, 2015

SXSW Comedy with W. Kamau Bell premieres this Friday on Showtime

Written by Samantha Pitchel

It’s a big week for SXSW Comedy: the festival’s first special, SXSW Comedy with W. Kamau Bell, premieres this Friday on Showtime!

SXSW Comedy with W. Kamau Bell is the first of a two-episode series, airing exclusively on Showtime this summer. Shot live at SXSW 2015, the special captures...

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