SXSW 2012 Dailies

SXSW Award Winners

The African-American drama GIMME THE LOOT and the music documentary BEWARE MR. BAKER were the big winners at the SXSW Film Awards, each winning Grand Jury Prizes. Sundance Selects has acquired North American and Latin American rights to GIMME THE … Continue reading

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Anchor Picks Up Two Midnight Movies At SXSW

Anchor Bay Films has picked up North American right to two Midnighter films at SXSW this week: THE AGGRESSION SCALE and GIRLS AGAINST BOYS. The Midnighter section is reserved for genre films with an edge. Directed by Steven C. Miller … Continue reading

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IDFA DocLab At SXSW

The International Documentary Festival Amsterdam (IDFA), certainly one of the major players in the world of documentary film, will have an influential presence at the South By Southwest Conference and Festival (SXSW) this week. IDFA is presenting Interactive Doc Showcase: … Continue reading

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Networking At SXSW Meet Up Pavillion

One of the key incentives for attending SXSW is the ability to network with fellow filmmakers, musicians, new media techies and artsy entrepreneurs. Ground zero for all this schmoozing will be the Meet Up Pavilion. This year, the pavilion will … Continue reading

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Meet The SXSW Narrative and Documentary Juries

The SXSW Narrative Feature Competition Jury includes Jane Schoettle, an international programmer for the Toronto International Film Festival; famed film critic J. Hoberman, who writes on film for a variety of publications; and Lisa Hintelmann,  Editorial Projects Director at Esquire, … Continue reading

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Private And Not For Profit Exhibitors At SXSW

One of the truly unique things about SXSW is that it hosts an honest to goodness trade show, with nearly 100 companies and organizations participating at the Austin Convention Center. The gamut of participants include interactive gaming companies, equipment developers, … Continue reading

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SXSW Hosts Remake Of 1980s TV Classic

The South By Southwest Film Conference and Festival is hosting the world premiere of a remake of 21 JUMP STREET, a 1980s television classic that jumpstarted the career of its lead Johnny Depp. In the action-comedy remake, recent Oscar nominee … Continue reading

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SXSW Doc Competition

As at most film festivals, the documentary features at the South By Southwest Film Festival and Conference generate strong interest from assembled buyers and programmers. The consistency of documentary programs is generally higher than their narrative brothers. So, here are … Continue reading

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The Boss Will Keynote SXSW Music Conference

Bruce Springsteen, the Boss, will be the keynote speaker for the South By Southwest Music and Media Conference and Festival, the music component of the multi-media event that begins with its film program later this week. Springsteen will speak to … Continue reading

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Music Events At SXSW Film Festival And Conference

The South by Southwest (SXSW) Film Conference and Festival has announced two special musical performances in conjunction with film premieres at the 2012 event, which takes place March 9 – 17, 2012 in Austin, Texas. On Thursday, March 15, the … Continue reading

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