Kick start your SXSW day by grabbing free breakfast each morning at the Java Monster Café, located in the Registrants Lounge at 4th & Neches, March 9-16. Monster Energy will be offering complimentary Java Monster Coffee + Energy drinks to all registrants and wristband holders, which will provide you with enough energy to last the long day ahead. Come by and enjoy the food and Java Monster, mingle, and listen to some music.
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A nexus of discovery and collaborative energy, SXSW Film celebrates the art and business of the possible.
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There are lots of you-had-to-be-there moments at SXSW; when so many people from the film, interactive, music and comedy worlds hang out in the same place, amazing things happen. If only there was some way to record it all...
Comedy fans, get ready for a week of live podcast recordings (alongside SXSW Comedy's packed schedule of standup, improv and sketch showcases, panels and parties). All live podcast recordings will be at the Esther's Follies (525 E. 6th Street) stage, presented by TuneIn, and they're open to all SXSW badge and wristband holders. Here's your guide to the shows you can check out next week (and look forward to listening to forever):
Film venues for SXSW 2013Grappling with your SXSW Film schedule? We're here to help with Venues in Focus, a short series highlighting
We begin with the historic Paramount Theatre, located between 7th & 8th St on Congress Ave. An Austin landmark, this grand old building seats 1200 people, and is our largest venue. Nearly a century old, the Paramount will again host Headliners and red carpet events, including festival opener The Incredible Burt Wonderstone, as well as repeat screenings, 24 Beats per Second, and our closing night film, The East.
Back again for SXSW 2013, Built features another exciting series of discussions featuring innovators and creators. Join us at Next Stage for this Make & Tell event as these builders reveal their design process and showcase their inventions. Stick around after their short presentations for a meet and greet with the designers and their creations!
We are proud to announce American Airlines as the Official Airline Sponsor of SXSW Music, Film and Interactive.
Take a break from the hustle and bustle to enjoy comfort and connectivity in the #newAmerican Lounge, located on the first floor of the Austin Convention Center. American is all about amenities that keep you relaxed and connected, and the #newAmerican Lounge will provide comforts that make your SXSW experience even better.
New! 2014 dates!
Interactive: March 7–11
Film: March 7–16
Music: March 11–16
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