SXSW Film Parties

Opening Party at SXSW 2015. Photo by Merrick Ales.

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Film Opening Party presented by IMAX


Drawing fans, filmmakers and industry reps alike, the Film Opening Party kicks off the 2016 Film Conference and Festival with a bang.

The must-attend event takes place on the Friday, March 11, and welcomes registrants to 2016 SXSW Film while serving as the after party to the opening night film.

Film Intermission Party presented by Syfy


The Intermission Party celebrates the midpoint of the SXSW Film Festival on Tuesday, March 15 and is a registrant favorite every year. Come network, discuss festival highlights and plan for the week ahead.

High Beam Events is the official party planner for SXSW.

Photo by Merrick Ales