The Peanut Butter Falcon, 2019 SXSW Premiere - Photo by Diego Donamaria
SXSW Film Festival provides the game-changing buzz every filmmaker dreams about for the premiere of their feature film, short, episodic, or XR project. Submit your film before the official deadline on October 28 at 11:59pm PT.
Be a part of the Film Festival for SXSW Online from March 16-20, 2021. As part of our 2021 offerings, this digital experience will feature conference keynotes and sessions, screenings, showcases, networking, and exhibitions.
Before you start the submission process, take a look at our helpful resources below.
Resources for Film Festival Submissions
- 2021 Film Submission Guides – Browse guidelines for Features, Shorts, Music Videos, XR, Title Designs, Episodics, and Texas High School Shorts.
- Film FAQ – Review everything you need to know about submitting to the Film Festival including premiere status and eligibility requirements.
- Film Team AMA Video – Janet Pierson, Director of Film for SXSW, and Senior Film Programmers, Jarod Neece and Claudette Godfrey, answer top submission questions.
- How to Request an Extension – Extensions are granted on a case-by-case basis.
If you have any questions about the film festival or submitting your film, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
SXSW Film looks forward to viewing your work!