Press Accreditation

Thank you for your interest in covering the SXSW Conference & Festivals. Press Accreditation for the 2018 event is open August 1st, 2017.

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.

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

• Music Festival: Elizabeth Derczo, musicpress@sxsw.com
• Film Festival: Jody Arlington, filmpress@sxsw.com
• Conference: Brett Cannon, conferencepress@sxsw.com
• General: Heather Kaplan, press@sxsw.com

Thank you,

SXSW Public Relations

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