Gravitas Ventures and Variance Films are teaming to acquire and co-release seven to eight independent films a year theatrically in the U.S. and Canada and on VOD.
Eclectic selections at this year's SXSW run the gamut from art docs to off-the-wall comedies
As the 26-year-old SXSW music festival grows ever bigger, so does the number of unofficial satellite parties, hotel-room showcases, warehouse raves and off-site mini festivals that spring up around…
When it comes to North American film festivals, there's Sundance, there's Toronto, and then there's everything else. But even without a market, South by Southwest makes a strong case for the…
Five years ago, Scott Aukerman, host of the comedy podcast and IFC show "Comedy Bang Bang," flew to Austin to perform in a single unsanctioned show during SXSW. He had no badge to see live concerts…
When Terry McMahon's "Charlie Casanova" screened last April at a festival in Krakow, Poland, it sparked a fistfight between two audience members who disagreed about the self-financed Irish feature.
South by Southwest has added 15 films -- including Sundance titles "Safety Not Guaranteed" and Mike Birbiglia's "Sleepwalk With Me" -- and locked down its 120-session conference lineup, highlighted…
Just a couple of years out of college, Will Sharpe and Tom Kingsley raised £25,000 ($39,000) to shoot their first feature "Black Pond," about a family that invites a stranger to dinner, and then…
South by Southwest has set 11 films for its Midnighters section, including "The Aggression Scale," "Citadel," "Girls Against Boys," "Intruders," "Iron Sky," "John Dies at the End," "Modus Anomali,"…
Sony's "21 Jump Street" and Emmett Malloy's documentary "Big Easy Express" are among titles set for the South by Southwest Film Conference, which has announced its feature lineup of 130 titles. "Jump…
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