Film, music and tech fanatics know that Austin gets a whole lot louder in March. With South by Southwest fast approaching, creative individuals and their companies are kickstarting the year with big plans for the festival. A springboard for the "next big thing," SXSW embodies the innovative and creative spirit in film, music and technology. Show More Summary
The South by Southwest (SXSW) Interactive and Film Festival, which goes down from March 13-15 in Austin, Texas, just added a little bit of mixed martial arts (MMA) flavor to its already star-studded line up. Rebecca Feferman, Head of...Show More Summary
Russell Brand is always larger than life, but this year at South By Southwest it will be literally true rather than just the result of his voice, hair, and general demeanor. Variety reports that Ondi Timoner’s new documentary about the British multi-hyphenate has been selected to open the festival’s film section on March 13. Show More Summary
The first wave of titles screening at the 2015 South by Southwest (SXSW) Film Festival were announced today, and the batch has us very excited indeed. First of all, the event will open with the latest documentary from Ondi Timoner, who directed the masterpieces Dig! and We Live in Public. Show More Summary
The South By Southwest Film Conference and Festival on Thursday announced the world premiere of "Brand: A Second Coming," a documentary on comedian and author Russell Brand, as the opening-night film of its 2015 SXSW film fest running March 13-21 in Austin, Texas.
A new documentary about Russell Brand, "Brand: A Second Coming," will open 2015's South by Southwest Film Festival. “Firebrand [and director] Ondi Timoner's bold and lively documentary on Russell Brand knocked us out with its humor,Show More Summary
The South by Southwest (SXSW) Film Conference and Festival divulged a handful of titles to premiere at the 2015 event, showcasing the diverse range of spirited, inspiring topics and filmmaking styles SXSW is known for. While we wait for the midnight titles to be revealed on February 10, SXSW will host premieres of award-winning filmmaker […]
South by Southwest 2015 will open with BRAND: A Second Coming, a feature documentary about comedian Russell Brand directed by Ondi Timoner (Dig!, We Live In Public). The doc chronicles Brand’s evolution from addict to movie star to political...Show More Summary
"Brand: A Second Coming," directed by Ondi Timoner, will open the festival on March 13.
Hosting provider Peer1 decided to get all geeky ahead of South by Southwest and created what it's calling the Map of the Internet. Unlike cute maps showing web sites or personal viewpoints this map illustrates what ISP is connected to … Continue reading ?
(Reuters) - Families of the victims and survivors of a fatal March crash outside the popular South by Southwest festival in Austin sued the organizers on Thursday, according to court documents and local media. Four people died at this...Show More Summary
The drunk driving crash that left four people dead and almost two dozen injured at this year’s South By Southwest is now being brought to court. The Associated Press reports that seven lawsuits have been filed against the organizations who put together the festival, accusing them of serious safety lapses that led to Rashad Owens [...]
As her new film "Selma" begins to surge in the year-end awards race on its way to a Christmas Day opening, filmmaker Ava DuVernay was announced today as keynote speaker for the upcoming South by Southwest Film Conference and Festival. The festival runs March 13-21 in Austin, Texas.
The South By Southwest Film Conference has named two more keynote speakers for next spring's gathering in Austin: Ava DuVernay, the writer/director of Selma, and RZA, the rapper turned actor and film-score composer. RZA, a co-founder...Show More Summary
If you're into video games, creativity, the Mazda MX-5 Miata and South by Southwest, then there's a contest in Forza Horizon 2 you'll want to know about. Called the Livery Design Contest, your job is to head to Xbox Live sometime before midnight on January 4, 2015 and design a paint job for the 1994 Miata in the game. Show More Summary
SXSW, one of the largest and most eagerly anticipated annual festivals in the world, is putting medical technology in the spotlight next year. According to Austin’s Business Journal, the annual South By Southwest convention is adding a new medical technology track of programming to the SXSW Interactive side of its spring festival which will be […]
Earlier this morning, South by Southwest (SXSW) Music announced the second round of artists invited to perform at the 29th edition of the Music Conference and Festival. This list is subject to change and only represents a small portion of the artists slated for SXSW 2015. Show More Summary
“Fat Mike” Burkett, the mohawked, 47-year-old lead singer of NOFX, is no stranger to onstage controversy. In 2010, he appeared at South By Southwest as Cokie The Clown, an alter ego that caused a stir when the audience was made to believe it took shots of Fat Mike’s urine. Show More Summary
photos by Bao Nguyen Like South by Southwest, CMJ can start the campaign for a new pop product. On an album due in December, the R&B singer Mary J. Blige has been reinventing her music in sessions with London producers...
The ASV C-Enduro embarked on a robotics mission along with six other unmanned marine vessels off the southwest of England. Selected to take part by the National Oceanography Centre (NOC),