SXSW 2023 | March 10-19 | Austin, TX

Explore upcoming important dates and deadlines for the SXSW Conference & Festivals season below. All SXSW deadlines end at 11:59pm Pacific Time.

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2023 SXSW Timeline

Check out a snapshot of our daily programming schedule across Conference Tracks, Festivals, Exhibitions, and special events.

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SXSW 2023 Timeline

Important Dates
& Deadlines

June 28, 2022

Applications Open

Participation opportunities open on June 28 for the 2023 SXSW Conference & Festivals including PanelPicker®, Music Festival, and SXSW Pitch.

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June 28, 2022

SXSW Art Program Early Entry Deadline

The SXSW Art Program is an open call to studios, designers, collectives, and individual artists whose work is either in medium or concept, is at the intersection of art and technology, or creates an experience, whether through immersion or social engagement.

July 21, 2022

SXSW Art Program Final Deadline

The SXSW Art Program is an open call to studios, designers, collectives, and individual artists whose work is either in medium or concept, is at the intersection of art and technology, or creates an experience, whether through immersion or social engagement.

August 9, 2022

PanelPicker® Community Voting Opens

Browse, comment, and vote on session proposals for the 2023 SXSW Conference through PanelPicker® from August 9-21, 2022.

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August 12, 2022

Music Festival Early Entry Deadline

SXSW Showcasing Artists benefit from career-changing exposure and publicity provided by the amazing mix of influential industry participants who attend SXSW every year.

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August 21, 2022

PanelPicker® Community Voting Closes

This is your final chance to browse, comment, and vote on session proposals for the 2023 SXSW Conference through PanelPicker® from August 9-21, 2022.

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August 23, 2022

Film & TV Festival Submissions Open

SXSW provides the game-changing buzz every filmmaker dreams about. Premiere your project in front of press, industry, and film lovers at the SXSW Film & TV Festival.

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September 11, 2022

SXSW Pitch Early Entry Deadline

SXSW Pitch showcases innovative new technology to a panel of industry experts, high-profile media professionals, venture capital investors, and angel investors.

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September 13, 2022

Film & TV Festival Early Entry Deadline

SXSW provides the game-changing buzz every filmmaker dreams about. Premiere your project in front of press, industry, and film lovers at the SXSW Film & TV Festival.

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September 29, 2022

SXSW Innovation Awards Early Entry Deadline

The SXSW Innovation Awards recognize the most exciting creative developments in the connected world, celebrating the ever-widening variety of technological advancements, achievements and discoveries.

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October 4, 2022

Film & TV Festival Early Entry Deadline

SXSW provides the game-changing buzz every filmmaker dreams about. Premiere your project in front of press, industry, and film lovers at the SXSW Film & TV Festival.

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October 7, 2022

Music Festival Final Deadline

SXSW Showcasing Artists benefit from career-changing exposure and publicity provided by the amazing mix of influential industry participants who attend SXSW every year.

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October 18, 2022

Film & TV Festival Final Deadline

SXSW provides the game-changing buzz every filmmaker dreams about. Premiere your project in front of press, industry, and film lovers at the SXSW Film & TV Festival.

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November 13, 2022

SXSW Innovation Awards Final Deadline

The SXSW Innovation Awards recognize the most exciting creative developments in the connected world, celebrating the ever-widening variety of technological advancements, achievements and discoveries.

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November 13, 2022

SXSW Pitch Final Deadline

SXSW Pitch showcases innovative new technology to a panel of industry experts, high-profile media professionals, venture capital investors, and angel investors.

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March 10, 2023

SXSW 2022: March 10-19 in Austin, TX

Register to attend SXSW 2023!

From March 10-19, experience unparalleled discovery, learning, professional development, and networking with creatives from around the world. The event features Conference sessions, Film Festival screenings, Music Festival showcases, world-class Exhibitions, networking opportunities, competitions, awards ceremonies, and much more.

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