Video Spotlight

Friday May 29th, 2015

Video Spotlight: A Conversation with Ryan Gosling and Guillermo Del Toro at SXSW 2015

Written by Christina Wiese

It seems like just yesterday we welcomed Ryan Gosling and Guillermo Del Toro to SXSW Film for an intimate conversation on Gosling’s directorial debut, Lost River. While you most likely know Gosling from his acting chops and of course, the rampant Hey Girl memes, Del Toro makes it clear from...

Tuesday May 26th, 2015

Video Spotlight: Rhymesayers 20th Anniversary at SXSW 2015

Written by Rory Burbeck

Rhymesayers Entertainment was built from the ground up by people who truly believed in what they were creating. 20 years into the life of Rhymesayers, the founders of the label - including Slug from Atmosphere and Brent “Siddiq” Sayers - have a lengthy roster of talented, hard-working hip-hop artists...

Tuesday May 12th, 2015

Video Spotlight: JACO at the 2015 SXSW Music Conference

Written by Rory Burbeck

The film JACO, which tells the story of revolutionary bass player Jaco Pastorius, had its world premiere at SXSW Film 2015. A few days after the premiere, the filmmakers gathered for a special conference session to elaborate on the making of JACO and the immense influence Pastorius has had on...

Wednesday May 6th, 2015

Video Spotlight: The Team Behind Ex Machina Discusses the Resurgence of A.I.

Written by Christina Wiese

After Ex Machina took its bow at the iconic Paramount Theater, the creative team, including writer/director Alex Garland, actor Oscar Isaac, director of photography Rob Hardy and composers Geoff Barrow and Ben Salisbury, sat down at the SXSW Film Conference for an for an hour long talk on the...

Tuesday May 5th, 2015

Video Spotlight: Mai Dhai at the SXSW 2015 International Day Stage

Written by Rory Burbeck

As part of the first group of Pakistani musicians to perform at SXSW Music, Mai Dhai captivated audiences with her fierce vocals and unrelenting rhythm section, which included a harmonium and two dhols (Punjabi double-headed drums), throughout all three of her showcases.

Now, we can relive and reflect on some...

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