2023 SXSW XR Experience - Photo by Aaron Rogosin

SXSW Screening Categories To Watch: XR Experience

Immersive Projects And Where To Find Them

The SXSW XR Experience is the hidden gem of the SXSW Film & TV Festival, transporting festival registrants deep into a virtual world. This exhibition explores the next wave of immersive storytelling and art while also connecting a community of virtual, augmented and mixed reality artists currently shaping the future of entertainment.

The physical exhibition is located at the Fairmont Austin Hotel March 10-12, 2024 in an ordinary ballroom familiar to any corporate dinner or wedding reception until you enter to find an impressive amount of new tech, participants from around the world at the forefront of their industry, and possibly another universe or two.

Explore more extended reality magic and connect with creators at SXSW Conference XR Track Sessions.

SXSW XR Screening Sections

XR Screening Sections are the the various groups within the Screening Categories that mixed reality projects can be categorized in at the SXSW Film & TV Festival.

XR Experience Competition

Premiering some of the most exciting, immersive, and reality-bending projects in XR storytelling, these stories are judged by a panel of professional judges and industry experts.

XR Experience Spotlight

Shining a spotlight on cutting-edge, experience new technologies and acclaimed immersive projects from around the world.

XR Experience Special Event

Experience the one-of–a-kind event that showcases technologies and ideas for the future of entertainment

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Behind the Dish

Body of Mine VR

aespa VR Concert at KWANGYA


More to Watch

From Iconic Moments to chance encounters that lead to dream jobs, SXSW remains one of the most anticipated events of the year. If that’s not enough to get you pumped for the 2024 event, check out additional SXSW Alumni Films and past Red Carpet Q&As for a taste of what's to come.

See You in 2024

SXSW brings together international Film & TV creatives, students, industry leaders, press, and fans to Austin, TX each year. Join us from March 8-16 for one of the most anticipated events of the year. Discover more about SXSW registration and housing to ensure your festival accommodations are all set.

(Teaser) XR Experience- Photo by Paul Costen, 2023 SXSW XR Experience - Photo by Aaron Rogosin

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