"Joy Ride" Premiere – SXSW 2023 – Photo by Adam Kissick

Premiere Your Project at the 2024 SXSW Film & TV Festival

Submissions for the 2024 Film & TV Festival are now closed

It's the most wonderful time of the year with pumpkin spice everything, temperatures dropping under 100 degrees, and the final application deadline for the Film & TV Festival has come and gone. Submissions for the SXSW Film & TV Festival are closed as we make Official Selections for the 2024 event!

SXSW hosts creators from around the world ready to debut high caliber productions, diverse new stories, and introduce exciting up-and-coming talent. During nine days of festival screenings, registrants gain access inside the Film & TV industry with Conference programming, Red Carpets, Screening Q&A, networking events, and more.

Official Selections will premiere their feature film, short, TV or XR project in front of press, industry, and enthusiastic audiences at SXSW 2024 from March 8-16 in Austin, TX. From risk-taking documentaries to innovative narratives and prestige TV series to provocative after-dark features, there's a screening category for every project! Polish up those credits and get ready to start exporting.

Take a look back at SXSW History, the Film & TV Festival Archive and Iconic Moments to discover how Austin, TX was a stop for numerous award-winning films and television series just like yours.

2024 Submissions

Explore screening sections, premiere status and eligibility, and FAQs for a complete look at Film & TV submissions.

The SXSW Film & TV Festival accepts submissions in the following categories: Feature (Narrative / Documentary), Short (Narrative / Documentary / Animated), Music Video, TV, and XR Experience.

First Deadline
Aug 29
Second Deadline
Sept 19
Final Deadline
Oct 3
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Feature Film $60 $80 $110 Apply Now
Short Film $40 $55 $75 Apply Now
TV Project $60 $80 $75 Apply Now
XR Experience $40 $55 $75 Apply Now
Music Video $40 $55 $75 Apply Now

On Demand Content

Relive nine days of premieres, exclusive interviews, and red carpets with the 2023 SXSW Film & TV Festival Rewind. Plus, rewatch your favorite Keynotes, Featured Sessions, Screening Q&As, and more on our YouTube Channel.


See You in 2024

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

Subscribe to Event Updates and the Film & TV Community Newsletter to stay in the SX know.

(Teaser) SXSW 2023 Film and TV Midnight Short Special Jury Award winner 'Pennies from Heaven' - Photo by Michael Loccisano, "Joy Ride" Prremiere – SXSW 2023 – Photo by Adam Kissick

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