South By Southwest Film News

Thursday Oct 29th, 2015

Friday, November 6: Deadline for SXSWedu Startup Competition!

Written by Jessica MacCall

The deadline to apply for SXSWedu's startup competition, LAUNCHedu, is this Friday, November 6. LAUNCHedu showcases innovations in education with a fast-paced, live startup competition. The fifth annual LAUNCHedu program will take place at SXSWedu, March 7-10, 2016 in Austin, Texas.

Monday Oct 26th, 2015

Strong Community Management: Why We Canceled Two Panels For SXSW 2016

Written by Hugh Forrest

On Monday, October 26, SXSW Interactive made the call to cancel two sessions for the 2016 event: "SavePoint: A Discussion on the Gaming Community" and "Level Up: Overcoming Harassment in Games." We had hoped that hosting these two discussions in March 2016 in Austin would lead to a valuable exchange...