Guide to Requesting an Extension to the 2019 SXSW Film Festival

Wild Honey Pie - Cris DeWitt

The extensions period for the 2019 SXSW Film Festival has passed.

Although the 2019 SXSW Film Festival Late Deadline for features, shorts, episodics, music videos and Virtual Cinema has passed, it is still possible to submit your project for consideration. Read below for all the details!

How to Request an Extension

  • Extensions are granted on a case-by-case basis.
  • You must fill out this form. Please double check and make sure all the information provided is correct and that the date requested is within a reasonable time frame.
  • To ensure your submission is eligible, take a look at our guides for every category.
  • Questions? Take a look at our Film Submissions FAQ.
  • If you need additional help, don't hesitate to email

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SXSW World Premiere of Wild Honey Pie - Photo by Cris Dewitt

By Neha Aziz