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SXSW Goes Monster Hunting With Dungeons & Dragons: Honor Amongst Thieves
Unsheathe your broad sword and unpack your boom stick. South By Southwest has just announced that Dungeons & Dragons: Honor Among Thieves will be this year's opening night film, while eagerly-anticipated horror sequel Evil Dead Rise is also part of this year's headliners.

2:00PM Wed. Jan. 11, Richard Whittaker Read More | Comment »

SXSW Brings the Cosmos to Austin
South by Southwest is getting ready to expand your view of the cosmos with the announcement of a truly cosmic key note centering on NASA's James Webb Space Telescope at this year's festival (March 10-19).

11:00AM Tue. Jan. 10, Richard Whittaker Read More | Comment »

SXSW Adds Cheech Marin, Titane Director Julia Ducournau For 2023
Radical filmmakers and tech CEOs, prepare to rub shoulders again as South by Southwest has announced more speakers for its 2023 edition (March 10-19).

11:00AM Tue. Nov. 15, 2022, Richard Whittaker Read More | Comment »

SXSW Co-Founder Roland Swenson Changes Roles
More movement at South by Southwest: Two weeks after Claudette Godfrey took over as Film and Television Festival director, Roland Swenson, who cofounded the festival in 1987, is leaving his position as CEO to become Executive Chairman.

2:50PM Mon. Oct. 24, 2022, Richard Whittaker Read More | Comment »

Longtime SXSW Film & TV Festival Head, Indie Film Icon Janet Pierson Transitions to New Role
Mid-summer, SXSW Film Festival became SXSW Film & TV Festival, a mostly ceremonial name change cementing its already well-established expanded mission. Today, SXSW Film & TV Festival announced a far more consequential changeover.

12:27PM Wed. Oct. 5, 2022, Kimberley Jones Read More | Comment »

SXSW Announces First 2023 Speakers
Start putting your 2023 calendar together: SXSW has just announced the first speakers for its 37th annual conference, running March 10-19.

11:00AM Tue. Aug. 30, 2022, Richard Whittaker Read More | Comment »

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SXSW Film Changes the Channel With a New Name
Goodbye, South by Southwest Film Festival, and hello, SXSW Film & TV Festival. The annual cultural extravaganza has just announced that it's changing its name to reflect the reality of its programming for the last decade, starting with next year's festival, running March 10-19.

10:00AM Thu. Jul. 28, 2022, Richard Whittaker Read More | Comment »

SXSW Goes Down Under With SXSW Sydney
South by Southwest is swapping Lone Stars for Tooheys with the announcement of the launch of SXSW Sydney, the first licensed expansion of the brand.

7:10PM Wed. Jun. 29, 2022, Richard Whittaker Read More | Comment »

Sound and Vision: The Meow Wolf/Spatial Connection
Tick tock, tick tock. Somewhere in space-time, there's a countdown: at 4:20pm on April 20 (4:20 4/20), Meow Wolf will be announcing ... something.

2:00PM Thu. Apr. 14, 2022, Richard Whittaker Read More | Comment »

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