I attended SXSW '13 as a publicist, lending a hand with CHEAP THRILLS, produced by my dear friend, Travis Stevens. At the time, I admit that I never would have guessed he and I would attend the festival again two years later with my directorial debut, WE ARE STILL HERE....
Over the last 30 years, SXSW has blossomed into a huge event. Sometimes navigating all that SXSWeek has to offer can be challenging, particularly when you don't quite understand some of the wording that we use. Check out the new Glossary that we've put together to help you out.
The newly renovated Hilton Austin - Downtown still has rooms available for the last 5 days of SXSWeek®. Register now at at the cheapest early bird rate and access hotel rooms for SXSW at the best rates in Austin.
Some of the Alumni Films included this month are:
- A BRAVE HEART: THE LIZZIE VELASQUEZ STORY
- ADDICTED TO FRESNO
- ALL AMERICAN HIGH: REVISITED
- BLOOD PULLS A GUN
Continue for complete list with trailers and more info....
SXSW Eco has partnered with AJ+ to create short editorial videos highlighting some of the incredible participants you can find at SXSW Eco 2015. Watch the video on an incredible open sourced project by Elequa, who will be presenting their ideas this October at SXSW Eco.
There are several trends that we think will be particularly buzz-worthy at the 2016 event, one of these trends we predict to see significant growth next March in Austin is the video game industry.
Still need a hotel for SXSW Interactive or Film? The Embassy Suites - Central, has beautiful 2 bedroom suites available! A quick trip to the Austin Convention Center the Embassy Suites has the rooms you need at affordable rates. Rates vary by night.