Richard Linklater's 1991 film "Slacker" put Austin, Texas, on the indie film map. And while that movie's motley crew of wayward dreamers, cafe philosophers and conspiracy theorists may have little to…
The top North American film festivals are striking while the iron is hot, beefing up industry outreach during a post-recession sales boom that burnishes their profiles and even helps filmmakers make…
Austin, Texas — In future years, the industry will look back at 2013 as a game-changer for South by Southwest (SXSW). After gradually improving its standing over the two previous decades with such…
Of all the things that set South by Southwest apart from other sprocket operas, most significant is how it combines a world-class film festival with equally dynamic music and interactive media…
Director Destin Cretton's adolescent drama “Short Term 12″ won the grand jury prize for best narrative feature at the South by Southwest Film Festival on Tuesday night. The buzzy SXSW title…
For years, Texas films were the last thing people wanted to see at South by Southwest, to the extent that local directors begged fest programmers not to put them in the Lone Star section.
Austin -- As "The Incredible Burt Wonderstone" opens South by Southwest Friday with a comic flourish, hundreds of bizzers -- including the fest's largest-ever buyer contingent -- begin the real SXSW…
South by Southwest has unveiled its competition linueps as part of announcing 110 features that will screen during the 20th version of the nine-day festival in Austin -- including 68 films from…
South by Southwest has selected "The Incredible Burt Wonderstone" as its opening night film on March 8 in Austin, marking the world premiere of the Warner Bros./New Line comedy.
Austin's South by Southwest film festival announced its first wave of conference programming on Wednesday, including two new hands-on initiatives that capitalize on the event's unique dynamic.