Press Accreditation

Thank you for your interest in covering the SXSW Conference & Festivals. Press Accreditation is now closed.

We do not accept walk-up requests. If you’ve submitted your press application and are wondering about your status, please remember these take 15 business days to process from the time your application was completed, which is marked by the date you uploaded your Letter of Assignment. Please be sure that you have been approved for press credentials before coming to the Press Counter.

If you’re trying to reach a specific person in the Public Relations Department, please contact them directly:

  • Music Festival: Elizabeth Derczo,
  • Film & TV Festival: Jody Arlington,
  • Conference: Benjamin Perez,
  • General enquiries,
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