South By Southwest Film News

Wednesday, Aug 12, 2015

SXSW Announces Inaugural Community Fund Grant Recipients

We are proud to announce the recipients of the SXSW Community Fund Grants. For the first time, five deserving charities will each be awarded a $10,000 grant for programs taking place in 2015 / 2016 for a total of $50,000 in grants. These grants reinforce SXSW’s focus on community...

Tuesday, Aug 11, 2015

SXSW Eco Announces Keynotes in Visionary Technologies

Written by Amanda Shaftel

SXSW Eco is honored to announce the first of our esteemed 2015 Keynote Speakers – Dirk Ahlborn of Hyperloop Transportation Technologies and Chris Lewicki of Planetary Resources! Explore how the future of space and technology are transforming the way we live our lives and hear from the people who are...

Monday, Aug 10, 2015

LAUNCHedu Application Open: Education Startups Apply

Written by Jessica MacCall

As new technologies and solutions continue to shake up the education landscape, startups are poised to disrupt and improve traditional models for learning. In just a few years, the education industry has become a top targeted vertical for VC funders. Beyond investors, schools and educators are increasingly on the look...

Friday, Aug 7, 2015

Inside SXSW 2016: New VR/AR Track Runs March 16–17

Written by Hugh Forrest

SXSW Interactive Festival has always sought to showcase the industry’s most creative, most innovative and most inspirational new ideas. With this lofty goal in mind, we are constantly tweaking, changing, re-thinking and re-imagining the March in Austin experience. Amongst many new features planned for the 2016 event, the new...