South By Southwest Interactive News

Wednesday Aug 26th, 2015

Comedic Politics: Julia Louis-Dreyfus at SXSW 2015 [Video]

Written by Hugh Forrest

Need a break from the insanity of current presidential politics? Then watch 50 minutes of Julia Louis-Dreyfus from SXSW 2015. The star of the art-imitates-life HBO series VEEP, Louis-Dreyfus discusses the comedy of politics and the politics of comedy. Asking the questions that foster this humorous conversation is Anne Fulenwider,...

Wednesday Aug 26th, 2015

Inside the PanelPicker: Delivery-On-Demand Economy Grows

Written by Hugh Forrest

The delivery-on-demand mindset is driving much of the innovation in today’s tech world. The development of services like Instacart mean you may never have to go to the grocery store again. Uber is transitioning from moving people to moving products – such as high-quality meals. Meanwhile, companies like Amazon envision...

Tuesday Aug 25th, 2015

SXSW Film Submission Tips: Submitting a Food, Sports, or Style Related Film

SXSW creates a one-of-a-kind experience for many reasons, but most importantly, it creates an unparalleled gathering of film, tech, and music creatives. This intersection between SXSW Music, SXSW Film, and SXSW Interactive draws a unique audience to the SXSW Film Festival and we love when film screenings intersect with SXSW...

Tuesday Aug 25th, 2015

A Behavioral Approach to Changing Behavior: Daniel Pink [Video]

Written by Hugh Forrest

At SXSW 2015, Pink talked about “Fear, Shame, Empathy & More Ways to Change Behavior.” His presentation covered how subtle changes in the environment can dramatically affect and impact what people do. If you weren’t in Austin last March, then watch the full video below of Pink’s speech via our...

Tuesday Aug 25th, 2015

Inside the PanelPicker: TV as We Know it is Dying

Written by Hugh Forrest

While the SXSW PanelPicker helps decide the bulk of content for the 2016 SXSW Interactive Festival, it also helps us identify general industry trends before they become more obvious. In some cases, however, the trends that we see in the PanelPicker mimic trends that are already fairly apparent.

Monday Aug 24th, 2015

Trends at SXSW: More Convergence than Ever

Written by Hugh Forrest

SXSWeek brings together creative professionals from three main sectors: Interactive, Film and Music. But where do these industry leaders get the best opportunities to learn, mix, mingle and network while they are in Austin? The ambitious slate of Convergence programming provides one of the best venues for such interactions...

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