March 11-13, 2019 | Convergence Track

In the VR/AR/MR Track, learn about our current capabilities with these interfaces as well as where these systems are heading in the next few years.

Virtual Cinema at SXSW 2018 - Photo by Aaron Rogosin

Virtual Cinema at SXSW 2018 - Photo by Aaron Rogosin

About the VR/AR/MR Conference Track


Virtual reality, augmented reality and mixed reality are pioneering new ways to dramatically enhance how we experience the world around us.

Browse 2019 PanelPicker® session proposals, leave comments, and vote to help shape SXSW Conference programming during Community Voting from August 6-30. Stay tuned for 2019 announcements throughout the season.

Discover 2018 sessions such as Illusion Design, Story Craft, and Virtual Worlds, Making it Real: Tangible Worlds of Storytelling, Mixed Reality for Superheroes, Zombies and Jedi, and more.

Browse past speakers from the VR/AR/MR Track below and explore more programming from the 25 Tracks for the SXSW Conference.

Virtual Cinema Submissions


The SXSW Virtual Cinema provides an opportunity to launch Virtual Reality, Augmented Reality, and Mixed Reality projects to our unique audiences built out of Film, Tech and Music industry leaders, as well as lovers of all things entertainment and tech. VR/AR/MR films, games, and interactive projects include a total runtime or viewing time of 40 minutes or less.

2019 Film Submissions are now open.

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Cast Your Vote: PanelPicker Community Voting August 6-30

Help shape the 2019 SXSW Conference programming! Browse proposals, leave comments, and vote during PanelPicker Community Voting from August 6-30, 2018.

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Session Formats

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About the SXSW Conference


SXSW dedicates itself to helping creative people achieve their goals. Founded in 1987 in Austin, Texas, SXSW is best known for its conference and festivals that celebrate the convergence of the interactive, film, and music industries.

The SXSW Conference provides an opportunity for global professionals at every level to participate, learn, and network. Featuring a variety of tracks that allow attendees to explore what’s next in the worlds of entertainment, culture, and technology, SXSW proves that the most unexpected discoveries happen when diverse topics and people come together.

Learn more about Keynotes, Featured Speakers, and Session Formats across the 25 Tracks of programming for the 2019 SXSW Conference.

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