Awards

Tuesday Jan 27th, 2015

2015 Interactive Innovation Awards Finalists Unveiled

Written by Aurora Blase

The SXSW Interactive Festival prizes creative innovation in the connected world. Previously called the Interactive Awards, the SXSW Interactive Innovation Awards showcases the evolving and broadening scope of the digital industry by reflecting the increasingly multifaceted and diverse ecosystem of platforms, software, apps and devices. Beyond the new name,...

Thursday Jan 22nd, 2015

Results are In: Check out 2015 SXSW Gaming Awards Finalists

Written by Aurora Blase

The SXSW Gaming Awards is our way of honoring and recognizing the drive and passion that is put into each and every gaming project across PC, console, mobile, and table tops out there. Beginning in August 2014 and through the following months up to December, SXSW Gaming called on creators...

Thursday Jan 15th, 2015

Seventh Annual SXSW Accelerator® Finalists, Judges and Emcees Revealed for the 2015 Event!

Written by Aurora Blase

More than 500 applications were received this year to be part of the 2015 SXSW Accelerator pitch competition presented by Oracle. Of those applicants, we are excited to announce the 48 Finalists chosen across six technological categories who will have the opportunity to pitch their latest innovative project or...

Wednesday Jan 7th, 2015

2015 Interactive Hall of Fame Inductee: Tamara Hudgins of Girlstart

Written by Aurora Blase

The SXSW Interactive Hall of Fame honors forward-thinking innovators whose careers have shaped the industry and charted the way forward for the connected world. Started in 2012, the first Interactive Hall of Fame inductee was web design master and entrepreneur Jeffery Zeldman. The 2013 Hall of Fame honoree was social...

Wednesday Dec 17th, 2014

Comedian James Adomian to Emcee 18th Annual Interactive Innovation Awards

Written by Aurora Blase

Comedian James Adomian will host the 18th annual SXSW Interactive Innovation Awards ceremony on Tuesday evening, March 17.

Adomian's memorable characters appear on screen, on stage and all over the podcast-o-sphere. Recent credits include Comedy Central's gut-busting hits like @Midnight, The Meltdown with Jonah & Kumail, Drunk History and...

Friday Dec 12th, 2014

Deadline for Gaming Award Entries Extended Through Sunday at 11:59PM

Written by Aurora Blase

Yep, that's right! 'Tis the season for giving, so we figured why not extend the deadline to enter your project for a chance to be part of the 2015 Gaming Awards ceremony through the weekend.

Whether you've already started to fill our the form or you're just getting your materials...

Thursday Dec 11th, 2014

Connect with the SXSW Gaming Community as Sponsor of the 2015 Gaming Awards

Written by Corinna Burford

Cement your brand as a gaming industry leader by sponsoring the SXSW 2015 Gaming Awards.

Celebrating the best that the gaming world has to offer, the 2015 Gaming Awards will highlight the year’s hottest games, industry figures and innovations. This year’s awards ceremony will be hosted by actress and...

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