South By Southwest™ Film News

SXsports Session Spotlight: Hunting for Elephants: Creating Enterprise Value in Sports Media

A new element for the 2014 event, SXsports has already generated tons of buzz. So who is speaking on this special track of convergence programming?

Today’s exciting installment of the Session Spotlight features SXsports Opening Featured Speaker, Peter Guber, from Mandalay Entertainment. His session, Hunting for Elephants:...

(L-R) Emilio Aragón & A Night in Old Mexico; Terry McMahon & Patrick's Day; Matt Muir and Thank You a Lot
Written by Jim Kolmar | February 28, 2014

Filmakers in Focus - A Night in Old Mexico, Patrick's Day, Thank You a Lot

The three films in today's Filmmakers in Focus form part of our Narrative Spotlights section celebrating high profile narrative features receiving their World, North American or US Premieres at SXSW. Emilio Aragón's A Night in Old Mexico is an emotional drama anchored by a virtuoso performance from veteran Robert...

DamNation Still
Written by Julie Yost | February 27, 2014

Check Out the Official SXSW Films Recommended by SXSW Eco

SXSW Film is known for highlighting innovative, bold and energetic documentaries. SXSW Eco is proud to recommend six official selections premiering at this year's SXSW Film Festival. From the Keystone XL Pipeline to the fate of the planet's food systems, these compelling documentaries examine many of the...

SXAméricas Announces Sessions, Showcases & More!

Spotlighting the international creative stage, SXSW announces programming for SXAméricas, a series of events geared to connecting U.S. Latino, Latin American and Spanish technology, music, and film industry thought leaders. SXAméricas will serve as the launch pad to network and share innovative ideas, providing an opportunity for attendees to...

Written by Corinna Burford | February 27, 2014

Check Out the Schedule for DIRECTV Socials at SXSW Interactive

On March 8th, be ready for stimulating discussions and challenging ideas with sessions “Sports Now and Next” (1pm-2pm) and “Innovating from Within” (5pm-6pm), followed by a set of awesome performances by Tropics, De Lux, BADBADNOTGOOD and Nosaj Thing.

On March 9th, learn about “Doing Epic TV” right, from 2pm-3pm. Then...

Filmmakers Hugh Sullivan, Angus Sampson and Kitty Green
Written by Jim Kolmar | February 26, 2014

Filmmakers in Focus - The Infinite Man, The Mule, Ukraine is Not a Brothel

Three very different films feature in this edition of Filmmakers in Focus, so what's the common thread? Each one is the work of a talented Australian filmmaker.

Hugh Sullivan's The Infinite Man is head-spinning time-travel romantic comedy of sorts, ingeniously constructed and beautifully directed. Angus Sampson's The Mule...