Oscar-winner filmmaker Barry Jenkins will be among the lineup of keynote and featured speakers at next year’s South by Southwest Conference, which will run March 9-18, 2018. The festival unveiled the first wave of speakers today including psychotherapist...Show More Summary
It’s coming soon to Netflix A new documentary aims to tell the complete story of humanity’s obsession with cooking meat over flame. Appropriately titled Barbecue, the film premiered at South by Southwest in March, and it’s now available to stream via iTunes and Google Play. Show More Summary
By Neil Miller A24 releases a first look at James Franco’s film about the making of Tommy Wiseau’s ‘The Room,’ one of the greatest cinematic disasters of all-time. Following a work in progress screening at South by Southwest in March, the biggest surprise about James Franco’s The Disaster Artist wasn’t that people were saying that it was good. Show More Summary
When Chris Sacca took the stage at the South by Southwest conference in March, the "Shark Tank" judge kicked off his talk by doling out cans of beers to the women sitting in the front rows. "We’re going to do this unlike Uber. The women...Show More Summary
As the audience was settling into the theater before the world premiere of “Baby Driver” earlier this year at the South by Southwest Film Festival in Austin, Texas, the energy level was stoked higher by a pre-show playlist of songs with “Baby” in the title curated by writer-director Edgar Wright...
Two U.S. Senators have called on the organizers of South by Southwest (SXSW) to relocate the annual conference and festival out of Texas until President Trump's anti-immigrant SB4 law is repealed or overturned by the courts. ____________________________________ In a letter to Roland Swenson, the CEO of SXSW, two Latino U.S....
The drive’s best barbecue, kolaches, and more Located nearly 200 miles away from Dallas, Austin is an obvious road trip destination. Whether it’s for South by Southwest, a show at Austin City Limits, or a trip to see the Longhorns play,...Show More Summary
This March at the technology conference South by Southwest, a group of international dissidents collected USB drives to be wiped clean, filled with news and other media, and smuggled into countries with oppressive governments. Passersby who wanted to donate a drive could do so by shoving it into the mouth of North Korean dictator Kim Jong-il. Show More Summary
Brazil has the most extensive and richest areas of coral reefs in the South Atlantic Ocean, with its fauna characterized by high endemism and adaptations related to its growth and morphology, to its coral building fauna and to the depositional environment that differ from other coral reefs around the world. In spite of the effects […]
When The Next Web writers were in Austin for South By Southwest, we were pretty impressed with RideAustin. And now the municipal ridesharing app we called “the future of ride sharing” might be in trouble. Ridesharing apps Uber and Lyft are returning to Austin next week after a spat over background checks sent them packing last year. Show More Summary
Few agencies (if any) can say they started with a road trip. For Swarm, it all began in 2013 when several busloads of entrepreneurs and developers drove from locations around the U.S. to Austin, Texas, for SXSW, competing to build a product to pitch to investors by the time they arrived. A traveler (partner Valerie...
Earlier this year, Jill Soloway delivered a powerful keynote address at South by Southwest about the film and TV industry’s lack of female directors. She asked all the men in the audience to stand up and imagine growing up as women do: being told they can be anything they want, ... More »
Annette K Talks Westerns With THE BALLAD OF LEFTY BROWN With Jared Moshe and Bill Pullman Read the full article on AICN Last month during the annual whirlwind that is South By Southwest, I was very fortunate to get to talk about THE BALLAD OF LEFTY BROWN with director Jared Moshe as well as the film's prolific star Bill Pullman. Show More Summary
Created to re-energize the most wounded neighborhood of a wounded city, the Tribeca Film Festival has become Manhattan’s South by Southwest, a star-packed, multimedia jamboree next to the fall’s more august and carefully curated New York Film Festival. There’s a fair chance that you’ll see something that’s half-formed or crummy ... More »
Every so often, a pleasant little surprise falls on our laps. This year, that was was a film called Atomic Blonde. It had its premiere at South by Southwest last month, and it was received fairly well. In the vein of recent successes...Show More Summary
Location: Austin, TX Festival: South by Southwest (SXSW) Key Looks: A Stüssy T-shirt paired nicely with faded denim, ultimate high-key princess steez, and emerging Dallas rapper Tray Haggerty’s very own merch on rotation. Editor’s Notes: It gets pretty balmy down in Texas, and the annual SXSW music festival proved you can still bring A-grade style […]
Justin Hurwitz talks La La Land and future projects South by Southwest, the annual film and music festival in Austin, […] The post Justin Hurwitz Talks La La Land and Future Projects appeared first on ComingSoon.net.
SXSW has come and gone and with it a score of interesting and fun films The post South by Southwest Film Wrap Up appeared first on ComingSoon.net.
For the entire month of March, I'm highlighting the best feminist music to come out of South by Southwest's Music festival, which wrapped up last weekend in Austin, Texas. This year I was particularly struck by artists who have obviously been galvanized by the current political climate, and have taken up the mantle of the revolution. Show More Summary
At the 2017 South by Southwest conference, several high-profile entrepreneurs sounded off on the trends to expect in business and technology.