Submissions are closed for SXSW 2017.
To submit your film to SXSW, review the submission deadlines below and read in-depth information in our Film Submission FAQ and watch the How To Submit Your Film video at the bottom of the page.
Please note, for 2017 all films must be submitted by a secure URL link. If you have any further questions after reading the Film Submission FAQ, or are interested in submitting a VR project, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
2017 Submission Tips
Feature & Short Film Eligibility
Submitting to Other Festivals and Premiere Status
Virtual Reality and Mixed Reality Project Submissions
Early Deadline is August 25
Submitting a Work-In-Progress Cut
Screening Sections and Awards
Official Deadline is September 22
Film Submission Extensions
Late Deadline is October 20
If your film is selected for screening at the 2017 SXSW Film Festival, you have access to a limited number of downtown rooms that are protected for finalists with SXSW Housing & Travel. Rooms are limited to one per registrant and will sell out fast, so be sure to make your hotel reservations as soon as you are registered. Requests can be completed in your Shopping Cart or SXsocial account. In the meantime, check out SXSW Housing & Travel for more information about our hotels, pricing, reservation policies, and travel information.