Video Spotlight

Jake Bugg at SXSW 2013
Written by Kristin Adams | September 20, 2013

SXSW Music Video Spotlight - Jake Bugg "Lightning Bolt"

Young, talented and humble, could describe this week's highlight of Nottingham-born, SXSW 2013 Official Showcasing Artist, Jake Bugg. With influences like the band Oasis, Jake shot his way to the top of the indie rock and singer-songwriter genres, with his self-titled album, which was released in October 2012 in...

Written by Samantha Pitchel | September 19, 2013

Comedy Video Spotlight: Chris Gethard Auditions for Alf

As IFC’s Adopt-A-Comic contestant, Chris Gethard is getting some help in pursuing his dreams – particularly, his dream to star in the upcoming (and totally necessary) Alf reboot. The multi-year SXSW Comedy alum, and host of New York City public access cult hit The Chris Gethard Show,...

Comedy Video Spotlight: In Security with Dan St. Germain

Since appearing at SXSW Comedy in 2012, standup Dan St. Germain has been incredibly busy. Like, serious overachiever busy, starting with the success of his My Damn Channel web series, Kicking Dan Out. Since, he’s appeared on VH1’s Best Week Ever, been named one of Variety’s 10...

Jason Silva talked exponential thinking at SXSW 2013
Written by Monica Sack | September 19, 2013

SXSW 2013 Video Recap: Watch Jason Silva Explain Exponential Thinking

"There has been more change in the last 100 years than the last billion years!" That's the one line that sticks out the most in "Technology, Imagination & Exponential Thinking," the presentation from Jason SIlva at the 2013 SXSW Interactive Festival.

During this fascinating presentation, Silva runs through...

A Conversation with Joss Whedon.  Photo by Michael Buckner/Getty Images
Written by Austin Nauert | September 18, 2013

Introducing Throwback Thursdays - A Conversation with Joss Whedon

Welcome to Throwback Thursday, a new weekly installment on the SXSW Film blog highlighting the diverse and innovative programming at the SXSW Film Conference. Don’t forget that our first conference programming announcement is coming on October 15th, so get excited - we know we are!...

Jane Pratt was one of many high-profile female speakers at SXSW 2013
Written by Hugh Forrest | September 16, 2013

2013 SXSW Video Spotlight: Jane Pratt Encourages Bold Moves

Not enough high-profile women in high-profile speaking slots at high-profile tech conferences, you say? Then maybe you missed the "Secrets of a Publishing Renegade" talk from Jane Pratt at the 2013 SXSW Interactive Festival (or, for that matter, Paula Kerger's standout SXSW presentation about PBS). The...

SXSW Spotlight Video
Written by Kristin Adams | September 12, 2013

We Present to you a Spotlight on SXSW 2014: Music, Film and Interactive

Once a year, tens of thousands of participants gather in the city of Austin, Texas to experience the SXSW Music, Film and Interactive Conferences and Festivals. From Trade Shows to Showcases, Keynotes to Screenings, SXSW offers a world of opportunities within your grasp, to...