March 8–17, 2019 Austin, TX Dates & Deadlines

SXSW Film:
March 9-17, 2018


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SXSW 2018 will offer expanded access for all badge types with primary and secondary entry to nearly all events to maximize each registrant’s experience.

The SXSW Conference & Film Festival features a high caliber and diverse lineup of screenings, inspirational speakers, and experts from around the entertainment, film, and TV industries.

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We’ve streamlined the conference into one unified event with 26 tracks of programming offering a wealth of content for the multi-disciplinary SXSW community. The SXSW Conference provides an opportunity for global professionals at every level to engage with a diverse array of today’s thinkers, innovators, and leaders.

A Film Badge will get you primary access to all SXSW Conference Film & Convergence Tracks, Film Festival screenings, Comedy Festival showcases, and more. In addition, the badge will also grant secondary access to a majority of Interactive and Music programming.

2018 Film Tracks include:

  • Entertainment Influencers - Exposure to high-profile speakers from the entertainment, film, and television industries
  • Film & TV Industry - Learn about the inner workings of the film and TV industries with a focus on business
  • Making Film & Episodics - Learn everything you need to know about film from writing to post-production, and beyond
View 2017 Film Events Schedule

Film Festival

For nine days in March, join fellow creatives at the acclaimed SXSW Film Festival to celebrate raw innovation and emerging talent in the film industry. The event features high caliber and diverse film screenings and unparalleled networking opportunities.

View 2017 Film Screenings


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