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These SXSW panel proposals include DC tech leaders DC - 11 Aug 2017
That's because SXSW puts some of the decisions about who will speak to a vote. The PanelPicker format allows for user-generated talks to take the stage at the big event. Voting for sessions that were proposed for the 2018 conference is open through Aug.

'Moonlight' Director Barry Jenkins Set as SXSW Keynote Speaker

Variety - 24 Jul 2017
“Moonlight” director Barry Jenkins has been selected as a keynote speaker at South by Southwest Conference and Festivals. Jenkins' feature film debut, “Medicine for Melancholy,” had its world premiere at SXSW in 2008. He won the Academy Award for best ...

SXSW Scouting Local Talent for Upcoming Festival

Big Island Now - 02 Aug 2017
South by Southwest Conference and Festivals (SXSW) is scouting for talent on Hawai'i Island for its upcoming event in Austin, Texas from March 9 to 18, 2018. SXSWʻs Senior Regional Development Manager, Phil Tripp, will hold two meetings–one in Hilo at ...

Austin police sergeant fired for lying about SXSW overtime - 25 Jul 2017
On March 17, however, an Austin police commander and the platoon leader saw Davis working downtown on a private, secondary-employment contract for the SXSW Safety Team, the memo continues. Chief Manley says Davis in fact worked several days ...

The SXSW of Blockchain

CoinTelegraph - 04 Aug 2017
Blockchain company ConsenSys has announced the Ethereal SF event to be held on Oct. 27 in San Francisco. Ethereal SF follows the successful Ethereal Summit that ConsenSys hosted in New York earlier this year. This event, billed as the “SXSW of ...

Vote Business Wire for SXSW

Business Wire (press release) (blog) - 09 Aug 2017
SXSW PanelPicker allows users to propose which panels they'd like to see take place at the upcoming SXSW conference. Always at the technological forefront, and keeping a strong connection with the audience that helped transform what the ...

SXSW Drama 'Lane 1974' Acquired by the Orchard (EXCLUSIVE)

Variety - 26 Jul 2017
The Orchard has acquired worldwide distribution rights excluding theatrical to S.J. Chiro's coming of age feature film “Lane 1974,” Variety has learned exclusively. “Lane 1974,” which premiered at SXSW in March, stars Sophia Mitri Schloss (“The Kicks ...

SXSW's 'Barbecue' film headed to Netflix

The Mercury News - 25 Jul 2017
The “Barbecue” documentary that debuted at the SXSW Film Festival earlier this year will begin streaming on Netflix on Aug. 15. Filmmakers Matthew Salleh and Rose Tucker's documentary explores global cultures through a smoky, culinary lens, capturing ...

SXSW, 'Big Sick' show influence of South Asia on the arts in Austin - 03 Aug 2017
The movie, a biographical comedy written by and starring Kumail Nanjiani, didn't get the mainstream attention that Ryan Gosling's “Song to Song” and Jon Hamm's “Baby Driver” did at SXSW, but the film's screening drew a full crowd at the Paramount Theatre.

SXSW offers pre-festival meet-ups in Hawaii

Honolulu Star-Advertiser - 24 Jul 2017
South by Southwest, the international festival and conference for music, film and interactive endeavors in Austin, Tex., is reaching out to potential Hawaii attendees with a series of SXSW Meet 'n' Greet events in Hawaii. The free sessions next month ...

Vote for Reason at SXSW Next Year!

Reason (blog) - 07 Aug 2017
In our eternal quest to bring the virtues of free minds and free markets to every corner of the globe, Reason has submitted a handful of session ideas to next year's South by Southwest (SXSW), the big annual tech and entrepreneurship confab that ...

Playback: Gone Unsane

Austin Chronicle - 27 Jul 2017
"We decided to just take applications through our own system," says SXSW Music GM James Minor, referring to an internal web page allowing users to simply enter links for their Bandcamp, SoundCloud, YouTube, Spotify, etc. "We looked at our options this ...

Whurley to be keynote speaker at SXSW 2018

Austin Business Journal - 24 Jul 2017
Other speakers include Austin-based Ingrid Vanderveldt, chairwoman and CEO of Empowering a Billion Women by 2020. Subscribe to get the full story. Already a subscriber? Sign in. Subscribe to get the full story. Already a subscriber? Sign in. SPECIAL ...

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