South By Southwest™ Film News

SXSWedu Party by JW Walthall
Written by Jessica MacCall | February 4, 2014

SXSWedu Closing Keynote + Huge Programming Announcement!

The SXSWedu Conference & Festival convenes education’s most energetic and innovative leaders from all backgrounds of the learning landscape in Austin, Texas, every March to connect, collaborate, create and change how we teach and learn. An action-packed lineup of announcements for SXSWedu 2014 was revealed today including Keynote speaker...

Bitcoin Boom at SXSW: Fred Ehrsam of Coinbase Talks With Rolfe Winkler on Monday, March 10

Fred Ehrsam, co-founder of Coinbase, joins Rolfe Winkler of WSJD for an engaging conversation on the evolution and future of Bitcoin on Monday, March 10 at 12:30pm in Ballroom D.

Coinbase, known to many as the most well respected bitcoin wallet service, supports 890,000 consumer wallets, serves 22,000...

Filmmakers John Fiege, Cary Bell, Travis Rummel & Ben Knight
Written by Jim Kolmar | February 3, 2014

Filmmakers in Focus - Above All Else, Butterfly Girl & Damnation

In this edition of Filmmakers in Focus we talk to the filmmakers behind three truly inspiring, cinematic films in our Documentary Spotlight program. Austin filmmakers John Fiege and Cary Bell discuss Above All Else and Butterfly Girl, respectively, two very different but equally galvanizing films that tackle...

Crowd at Startup Village 2013 - Photo by Sean Mathis
Written by Corinna Burford | February 3, 2014

SXSW Welcomes Brazilian Delegation to Startup Village

SXSW 2014 will welcome a first-time national delegation from Brazil, made up of the best and brightest from Brazil’s creative economy.

Last year, Brazil launched a country-wide initiative to support regional accelerators and fund some 100 startups with an investment of BR$100,000 each. From online B2B markets to geolocation to...