South By Southwest® Film News

Wednesday Oct 22nd, 2014

SXSW 2014 Documentary Short Winner Kehinde Wiley Makes Oscar Shortlist

We couldn't be more excited that our SXSW 2014 Documentary Short Winner Kehinde Wiley: An Economy of Grace has made the Oscar Shortlist! From this list of eight films, three to five will eventually be nominated for the Documentary Short Subject Oscar. Since SXSW is among the festivals ...

Tuesday Oct 21st, 2014

Expand Your International Network With the Platinum Connection

Written by Corinna Burford

As part of SXSW’s ongoing commitment to global outreach, we are continuing to develop our unique international B2B networking service, the Platinum Connection. This elite program matches expertly selected international companies with US companies and facilitates 1-on-1 meetings between business decision makers.

Thursday Oct 16th, 2014

2015 Convergence Programming Announced: SXsports, Future of TV, Convergence Day & More!

Written by Rebecca Feferman

As promised, we’re very excited to present the first round of 2015 Convergence Programming! We’ve got over 60 sessions to share with you today, including speakers like New York Giants Wide Receiver Victor Cruz, super producer Brian Grazer, internationally bestselling author James Frey, US Women’s National Soccer Team star Megan...

Wednesday Oct 15th, 2014

Video Spotlight: A Conversation with Robert Duvall

Written by Christina Wiese

Distinguished actor Robert Duvall and Lonesome Dove screenwriter William Wittliff partner up once again in the SXSW 2014 North American Premiere of A Night in Old Mexico. Widely revered for a career stretching back half a century, and including classic films like The Godfather, Network and Apocalypse Now, Duvall sat...