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Elle Fanning - "Teen Spirit" premiere - SXSW 2019. Photo by Adam Kissick.

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2019

 

Conference

February 27, 2019: SXSW Announces Final Round of Keynotes and Featured Speakers

February 12, 2019: SXSW Announces Additional Keynotes and Featured Speakers

January 15, 2019: SXSW Announces New Keynotes and Additional Featured Speakers

November 27, 2018: SXSW Announces Keynote Jessica Brillhart and Additional Featured Speakers

October 9, 2018: SXSW Announces Keynote Joseph Lubin and Featured Speakers

September 10, 2018: SXSW Announces Initial Keynotes and Featured Speakers for 2019

June 25, 2018: SXSW Now Accepting PanelPicker Proposals, Film Festival Submissions, and Music Festival Applications for 2019

Festivals

March 16, 2019: SXSW Music Festival Announces 2019 Grulke Prize Winners

March 16, 2019: SXSW Film Festival Announces Audience Award Winners

March 12, 2019: SXSW Film Festival Announces 2019 Jury and Special Awards

March 7, 2019: SXSW Music Festival Announces Full Artist List, Notable Panels and Speakers

February 26, 2019: SXSW Comedy Festival Announces Initial 2019 Lineup

February 6, 2019: SXSW Film Festival Announces 2019 Midnighters, Festival Favorites, Shorts, Episodic Pilots, Virtual Cinema Projects

January 16, 2019: SXSW Film Festival Announces 2019 Features and Episodic Premieres

January 9, 2019: Third Wave of Showcasing Artists Announced for SXSW Music Festival

January 8, 2019: Jordan Peele’s US to Open the 2019 SXSW Film Festival

November 28, 2018: Second Wave of Showcasing Artists Announced for SXSW Music Festival

October 17, 2018: Initial List of Performing Artists Announced for SXSW Music Festival

2018

 

Conference

February 21, 2018: SXSW Announces Nonny de a Peña and More Featured Speakers

January 30, 2018: SXSW Announces New Wave of Featured Speakers

January 8, 2018: SXSW Announces Keynote Melinda Gates and New Round of Featured Speakers

December 12, 2017: SXSW Announces Lyor Cohen as Music Keynote and Additional Featured Speakers

November 9, 2017: SXSW Announces Additions to the Featured Speaker Lineup

October 10, 2017: SXSW Announces Darren​ ​Aronofsky​ and Additional Featured Speakers

August 30, 2017: SXSW Announces Keynote Ta-Nehisi Coates and New Round of Featured Speakers

July 24, 2017: SXSW Announces Initial Keynotes and Featured Speakers for 2018

June 26, 2017: SXSW Now Accepting PanelPicker Proposals, Film Festival Submissions, and Music Festival Applications for 2018

Festivals

March 19, 2018: SXSW Music Festival Announces 2018 Grulke Prize Winners

March 17, 2018: SXSW Film Festival Announces Audience Award Winners

March 13, 2018: SXSW Film Festival Announces 2018 Jury and Special Awards

March 10, 2018: SXSW Film Festival Announces World Premiere of Steven Spielberg’s Ready Player One

March 8, 2018: SXSW Music Festival Announces Full Artist List, Notable Panels and Panelists

February 27, 2018: SXSW Comedy Festival Announces Initial 2018 Lineup

February 8, 2018: Finalists for the 21st Annual SXSW Interactive Innovation Awards Announced, Plus SXSW Interactive Hall of Fame Inductee Eli Pariser

February 7, 2018: SXSW Film Festival Announces 2018 Midnighters, Shorts, VR, Inaugural Independent Episodics, and Wes Anderson’s Isle of Dogs as the Closing Night Film

January 31, 2018: SXSW Film Festival Announces 2018 Features and Opening Night Film A Quiet Place

January 10, 2018: Third Round of Showcasing Artists for SXSW Music Festival Announced

November 7, 2017: Additional Artists Announced for the SXSW Music Festival

October 11, 2017: Initial List of Performing Artists Announced for SXSW Music Festival

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