Convergence

Convergence embodies some of the most unique elements of SXSW, where topics organically envelop more than one featured industry, and thus more than one festival. Any time you see an event described as Convergence, it means that event is accessible to more than one type of badge, providing a bonus learning and networking opportunity that you'll only find at SXSW.

Explore Convergence programming highlights, announcements, updates and more.

Wednesday, May 18, 2016

Ken Burns and Henry Louis Gates in Conversation at SXSW 2016 [Video]

Written by Jordan Roberts

Ken Burns and Henry Louis Gates, Jr. have explored how race is part of the American fabric in their own work and championed the importance of public broadcasting. With USC Professor Dr. Todd Boyd as moderator, Burns and Gates discuss why race is critical to their understanding of America, their...

Wednesday, May 11, 2016

Anthony Bourdain as Interviewed by Nathan Thornburgh at SXSW 2016 [Video]

Written by Jordan Roberts

Watch Anthony Bourdain – writer, raconteur, host of CNN’s "Parts Unknown" – talk about food, his experiences on and off camera, and the future of travel media with Roads & Kingdoms co-founder Nathan Thornburgh, during this Featured Session at SXSW 2016.

Thursday, May 5, 2016

Watch Broad City Co-Creators Talk with Marie Claire's Anne Fulenwider at SXSW 2016 [Video]

Written by Jordan Roberts

Watch Abbi Jacobson and Ilana Glazer, the creators, executive producers and stars of Comedy Central’s critically-acclaimed hit show Broad City, talk with Marie Claire's editor in chief Anne Fulenwider during their 2016 SXSW Featured Speaker Session.

Friday, Apr 22, 2016

Silicon Valley: Making the World a Better Place at SXSW 2016 [Video]

Written by Jordan Roberts

Watch Silicon Valley cast members Thomas Middleditch, Zach Woods, Martin Starr and Josh Brener, joined by executive producers Mike Judge and Alec Berg, during their SXSW 2016 panel "Silicon Valley: Making the World a Better Place" moderated by writer and filmmaker Steven Leckart.

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