The Filmmakers in Focus Archive features interviews with the directors of SXSW featured films.
Saturday Mar 21st, 2015

Filmmakers in Focus: The Automatic Hate, A BRAVE HEART: The Lizzie Velasquez Story, Out To Win

Written by Christina Wiese

Well friends, at long last Day 9 of the Film Festival has arrived.

The fest might be winding down, but our gratitude for our amazing filmmakers and their work lives on. In this Filmmakers in Focus post, meet the directors behind three films that made their world premiere at SXSW...

Thursday Mar 19th, 2015

Filmmakers in Focus: A Poem Is A Naked Person, Sir Doug and the Genuine Texas Cosmic Groove, Y/OUR MUSIC

Written by Christina Wiese

Day 7 of SXSW is upon us!

The festival is still groovin' and we're particularly excited that Music badgeholders have access to 24 Beats Per Second films this year. In this edition of Filmmakers in Focus, meet three directors behind this year's music documentaries....

Friday Mar 13th, 2015

Filmmakers in Focus: Bikes vs Cars, For the Record, Tab Hunter Confidential

Written by Christina Wiese

Welcome to SXSW Film Day 1!

Registration is open, sessions are popping and the theaters are waiting to be filled. Just because the festival is in full swing doesn't mean we're stopping with our Filmmakers in Focus fun. Today we look at three essential films in our Documentary Spotlight...

Wednesday Mar 11th, 2015

Filmmakers in Focus: The Final Girls, Fresno, Mania Days

Written by Christina Wiese

Two. Days.

You read that right, folks. The SXSW Film Festival and Conference kicks off in just 48 short hours and we're diving into another round of Filmmakers in Focus. Today's edition features three high-profile films receiving their world premiere in our Narrative Spotlight screening section. Get to know...

Monday Mar 9th, 2015

Filmmakers in Focus: God Bless the Child, Nina Forever and A Wonderful Cloud

Written by Christina Wiese

It's all about to happen!

We're officially four days out from SXSW and today brings another bout of Filmmakers in Focus. Get to know three audacious, risk-taking directors from our Visions screening section and hop over to our YouTube channel to start watching SXSW 2015 film trailers. And...