EXCLUSIVE: The Orchard acquired worldwide rights to Sequoia, the Andy Landen-directed comedy that premiered at the last SXSW and played other festivals. Scripted by Andrew Rothschild, the film stars Aly Michalka, Dustin Milligan, Joey Lauren Adams, Demetri Martin and Lou Diamond Phillips. Show More Summary
The world’s best Street Fighter players are coming to Austin, TX.
This month Stereogum returns to SXSW for the 10th year, and we’re throwing a party with Exploding In Sound to celebrate. Last year’s Stereogum event in Austin never happened, so this year we’re hosting almost three times as many bands on two stages. Stereogum & Exploding In Sound’s Austin Invasion 2015 takes place all day […]
The sharpest SXSW day party also features Viet Cong, King Tuff, and Twerps.
The Daily 6 1) The 2015 SXSW App is all about iBeacons SXSW Banks on iBeacons for Ultra Engaging New SXSW GO App “This year, however, SXSW will also represent the single largest deployment of iBeacons (more...
Part of the SXSW Midnighters, playing from March 13 – 21, 2015 in Austin, Texas, is the crime-horror-thriller He Never Died. Written and being directed by indie helmer Jason Krawczyk (The Briefcase), He Never Died stars punk icon Henry Rollins as Jack, a mysterious loner who has lived an inexplicably long life fueled by blood […]
We’re teaming up with our friends from Hype Machine again this year for an official... Read more »
Funny Or Die is holding “The Funny or Die Hideout” at SXSW this year on March 15-16. The humor website’s lineup includes that Sunday’s world premiere party for Will Ferrell and Kevin Hart’s Warner Bros. comedy Get Hard, which is bowing...Show More Summary
Leaf is stunting as only she can in the new music video for “Slick,” a heavy jam from her Magnet Bitch EP on Fool’s Gold. Download now at foolsgoldrecs.com/leaf and check her at our official SXSW showcase on 3/20.
SXSW has teamed with Eventbase to deliver the next generation event experience with the 2015 SXSW GO app, featuring the largest release of iBeacon technology at any event to date. This year's mobile app features cutting edge technology that connects attendees in real time and offers more in-app social networking...
SXSW's Annual Accelerator contest has some serious contenders. These 48 startups will be narrowed to 18 for the final selection, and Austin has three about to tee up. Follow The American Genius on Facebook for exclusive & breaking business stories Get more Business News at AGBeat
Next week South by Southwest will kick off in Austin, Texas, welcoming tens of thousands of attendees to the leading cultural and entertainment festival in the world. This year, however, SXSW will also represent the single largest deployment of iBeacons (more than 1,000) for any single event. To make it happen, South by Southwest (SXSW) […]
Let the SXSW madness begin! Pandora has announced its playhouse with 35 up and coming artists live in Austin and online. Pandora has announced the lineup for its annual Discovery Den taking place during the South by Southwest (SXSW) Conference and Festival. Returning to The Gatsby in the heart of...
This year during SXSW in Austin, filmmaker Robert Rodriguez will unveil an amazing collection of art from the legendary Frank Frazetta, whose work not only defined the look of a number of properties — including Edgar Rice Burroughs’ Tarzan and John...Show More Summary
Henry Rollins is an actor, musician, author, journalist, radio host, world traveler, publisher and a whole lot more — but Los Angeles folks of a certain age might remember him best at the ’80s frontman for punk legends Black Flag. Regardless, it’s unlikely anyone has seen him like this: with a hunger for human flesh. Show More Summary
Pando’s going to SXSW! More specifically, I’ll be attending the music/tech/culture festival in Austin later this month. Like all festivals where an event’s “popularity” has arguably outlived its “cool” factor, SXSW in recent years has received a healthy dose of criticism. Show More Summary
The John Hughes 1985 classic The Breakfast Club is celebrating its 30 year anniversary this year with a restored and remastered theatrical release. Premiering March 16, 2015 during the SXSW festival, the movie will be distributed across the United States, showing on 430 screens. Show More Summary
We have more SXSW goods to pass along, this time with a quick look at Craig William Macneill’s feature film debut THE BOY. Based on the acclaimed short HENLEY, THE BOY is set in the 80s and paints a terrifying portrait of a 9-year-old sociopath’s growing fascination with death. Show More Summary
From Chiller Films and SpectreVision comes The Boy, set to World Premiere at the upcoming SXS Film Festival in Austin, Texas. “The Boy is set in the summer of 1989. 9-year-old Ted Henley (Jared Breeze) and his father John (David Morse) are the proprietors of The Mtn. Vista Motel, a crumbling resort buried in the […]
The burger chain is soliciting pitches from the tech space. In addition to lining up for McDonald's new food truck, this year's SXSW attendees will get to weigh in on McDonald's use of technology now and for the foreseeable future. America's...Show More Summary