If you’ve never attended the Next Conference in Germany, plan for the next event. It combines elements of SXSW in a festival, city-wide format where people, technology, music and art converge into an experience that’s anything but a conference. Show More Summary
Wrong Turn 2 director Joe Lynch brings Steven Yeun (“The Walking Dead”) and Samara Weaving (“Ash vs. Evil Dead”) into the most hostile of work environments in Mayhem, a blood-soaked action film that delighted audiences at SXSW earlier this year. Both Brad and myself were big fans, with Brad writing in his review that Mayhem is “a popcorn munching riot.” After I had the […]
A new spin on the slasher genre, Tyler MacIntyre’s Tragedy Girls was one of our favorite films at the SXSW Film Festival. Gunpowder & Sky loved it too, having acquired the film for release in theaters on October 20, 2017. Trace and I are huge fans of the slasher that follows two budding teenage sociopaths who use their online show about […]
After nearly being hit by the SXSW drunk driver who killed four people in 2014, Jenny O. went on a Buddhist retreat and took a break from songwriting to get her mind right.
This piece was originally published during SXSW; we’re republishing in honor of The Disaster Artist’s Toronto Film Festival premiere.No other working actor has been as intent on turning his celebrity into an art project as James Franco. Which is why he’s probably the only actor-director alive who could pull off ... More »
A new spin on the slasher genre, Tyler MacIntyre’s Tragedy Girls was one of our favorite films at the SXSW Film Festival. Gunpowder & Sky loved it too, having acquired the film for release on October 20, 2017, Bloody Disgusting learned. In addition, they’ve just provided us with some ridiculously good imagery that sums the film up in just a […]
"Nanfu pulls apart the American dream from the inside out." FilmRise has unveiled an official trailer for the documentary I Am Another You, which premiered at the SXSW Film Festival this year and won a Special Jury Prize for "Excellence in Documentary Storytelling". Show More Summary
Lord above help me, I am excited for a James Franco movie. Yup, that James Franco. After premiering at SXSW, The Disaster Artist, Franco's adaptation of Greg Sestero's memoir of the making of the most infamous bad movie of the...
Pat Collins’ Song Of Granite has been selected by the Irish Film & Television Academy to represent Ireland in this year’s Oscar Foreign Language race. The pic, which bowed at SXSW this year, tells the life story of Joe Heaney, the legendary singer of traditional Irish music knows as sean nós. Show More Summary
One of the talked-about bands at SXSW 2017 was South London punks Shame, who announced a few months after SXSW that they signed to Dead Oceans. They're returning to North America for a November tour... Continue reading…
Three and a half years ago, your entire Stereogum staff was at the FADER Fort during SXSW, watching the beautifully random one-off set where the Afghan Whigs were Usher's backing band. It was a great moment, and we couldn't enjoy it. A few minutes earlier, we'd learned that Lil Wayne was in a hospital after…
Whether you’re going to Burning Man, Ibiza, SXSW, or some big international tech conference, the message you send is the same. If your startup isn’t succeeding, you’re skipping out on the dirty work while hoping some miracle revelation or networking connection will save you. And it probably won’t. I’ve attended Burning Man for 10 years, and seen all levels of… Read More
Ta-Nehisi Coates is the latest name to be added to the roster of keynote speakers for the 2018 South by Southwest Conference and Festival. The journalist and author joins previously announced keynotes Academy Award-winning Barry Jenkins,...Show More Summary
One of my favorite discoveries from SXSW last year was Canadian powerhouse Terra Lightfoot. She’s a triple threat – her voice, guitar and songs come together with a fiery intensity. Lightfoot has just announced a new album, entitled New Mistakes, due on 13 October. Given how much I enjoyed her previous Every Time My Mind […]
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It looks like the event will be addressing sustainability, mental health, and Texas fare South by Southwest is only six short months away, and the giant film, music, and interactive conference is in the midst of settling its content....Show More Summary
Paladin has acquired Mr. Roosevelt, the comedy that stars former Saturday Night Live regular Noël Wells in what is also her directorial debut. The pic, which won the audience award and the Louis Black Lone Star Award at SXSW this year,...Show More Summary
Tyler MacIntyre and Chris Hill have sold their original spec script Nightlight, which is being described as a contained horror film, to Sony. MacIntyre, who directed the SXSW horror comedy Tragedy Girls which he also co-wrote with Hill, is in line to direct. Show More Summary
Are airplanes the next big opportunity for branded networking events? Lufthansa hopes so. After testing themed flights for South by Southwest and New York Fashion Week earlier this year, the German airline is creating a handful of flights aimed at passengers who are attending conferences, complete with programming and in-flight Wi-Fi to keep passengers entertained...
"I feel like there are so many crazy people who are mad at me right now." Neon has released a trailer for Aaron Katz's Gemini, which premiered at the SXSW Film Festival and also played at BAMcinemaFest this summer. The film received rave reviews and is already being referred to as one of the best of 2017. Show More Summary