Presidential elections are a ways off yet, but thanks to the PanelPicker, you can start flexing your voting muscles right now! The interface is open for voting, and you can check it out here.
So what are you looking for as you peruse the film proposals? Well, first and foremost, it's easier to search than ever before, so start by zeroing in on your areas of interest using the dropdowns and search parameters. Read each proposal carefully. Does it address your pressing questions in a substantial, engaging way?
What about the speakers? There should be link to let you find out more about each person. Click it! If you like what you see, then vote and say so. Not so much? Tell us that, too!
Decisions influenced by the voting public constitute around 30% of the conference program, so your vote really counts. Remember, if you want to attend panels for yourself, you need to register for your badge. Do it now, and save some $$$.
So get searching, browsing, clicking and influencing right now. We're waiting for your votes!
Sustaining a career in Indie Film Panel from SXSW 2013. Photo by Nam Lau