Film News

Comedy Video Spotlight: In Security with Dan St. Germain

Since appearing at SXSW Comedy in 2012, standup Dan St. Germain has been incredibly busy. Like, serious overachiever busy, starting with the success of his My Damn Channel web series, Kicking Dan Out. Since, he’s appeared on VH1’s Best Week Ever, been named one of Variety’s 10...

A Conversation with Joss Whedon.  Photo by Michael Buckner/Getty Images
Written by Austin Nauert | September 18, 2013

Introducing Throwback Thursdays - A Conversation with Joss Whedon

Welcome to Throwback Thursday, a new weekly installment on the SXSW Film blog highlighting the diverse and innovative programming at the SXSW Film Conference. Don’t forget that our first conference programming announcement is coming on October 15th, so get excited - we know we are!...

SXSW 2013 Economic Impact Report

In 2013 SXSW brought $218.2 million into the City of Austin’s economy through its 14-day-long event and year-round operations. It’s an impressive number but even so it doesn’t fully capture the long-term value generated for Austin’s culture, world-wide image, or the broader year-round economic activity stimulated by SXSW over the...

SXSW Eco Speakers Adrian Grenier, Amber Valletta and Ron Finley
Written by Jordan Roberts | September 17, 2013

Inspiration this October: Spotlight on SXSW Eco 2013 Speakers

SXSW Eco speakers are pioneering individuals and systems influencers who are actively working to take us beyond sustainability and passionate about sharing their original perspectives. Below we have highlighted a smattering of not-to-be-missed speaker sessions including a sustainable fashionista, a "gangster gardener," a comedic green news journalist and many...