Janet Pierson

Head of SXSW Film // @JanetPierson

Janet Pierson is responsible for the vision, programming, and execution of SXSW Film Conference & Festival. Before joining SXSW in April 2008, Janet spent over 30 years championing independent films and filmmakers in a variety of roles - often in conjunction with her husband, author John Pierson - including exhibitor, producer’s rep, executive producer, and as co-creator and segment director of the IFC cable TV series Split Screen.

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