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South By Southwest Film Conference and Festival (SXSW)

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    Where Will TV Fit Into SXSW?

    Anyone wandering through the first floor of the Austin Convention Center during SXSW this year could have spent an entertaining few minutes watching people take pictures on the "Game of Thrones" throne set up next to the display of posters from the Film portion of the festival.

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    What Does This Year's SXSW Film Festival Tell Us About Today's American Indies?

    Film festivals tend to invite descriptions in terms of trends, but they're more accurately described in terms of movies. This year's recently concluded edition may have no greater mascot than Scott Weidemeyer. On the surface, the obstinate role playing game master memorably played by Sam Eidson at t...

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    SXSW: 'Snap' Star Nikki Reed Looks Back on 'Thirteen' and Explains Why 'Twilight' Never Felt Real

    "Twilight" actress Nikki Reed made a big dent at SXSW this year, showing off her acting chops in the gritty indie "Snap" and singing opposite her husband (and former "American Idol" contestant) Paul McDonald at a number of live gigs throughout Austin for the music portion of the festival.

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    'Short Term 12' and 'Drinking Buddies' Lead Indiewire's 2013 SXSW Critics Poll

    As the dust settles on another eventful film program at South by Southwest (SXSW), we asked the critics listed in Indiewire's Criticwire Network who attended the festival this year to list their favorites from the program. This year's poll featured ballots from 23 Criticwire members.

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    SXSW Video Exclusive: Gillian Jacobs Talks About Watching Soft-Core Porn With Her Grandpa

    One of the leading sites for sharing videos, Dailymotion, was on the ground at SXSW in Austin, interviewing artists taking part in this year's festival for their tongue-in-cheek video interview series "Profound Minutiae." Guests including Rob Zombie, Cloe Sevigny, Reggie Watts and Michelle M...

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    Kevin Murphy Talks Syfy's TV Series/Transmedia Project 'Defiance,' Mythology Coordinators and the Second Season That's Already in the Works

    "Defiance," the upcoming television series/transmedia event from Syfy, seems like the perfect project for SXSW, a mix of narrative boundary-pushing and technology right on line between hip and geeky. "Defiance" is both a video game and a Western-influenced science fiction drama set on a near-future ...

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    Indiewire Went to SXSW to See Movies and Left With a Mission. Here's Why.

    Indiewire Went to SXSW to See Movies and Left With a Mission. Here's Why.

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    Qu(e)eries: How 3 SXSW Films Continue a 'Divine' Year For LGBT Documentaries

    Coming on the heels of some exceptionally strong LGBT docs at both Sundance (Marta Cunningham's "Valentine Road" and Roger Ross Williams' "God Loves Uganda") and Berlin (Sébastien Lifshitz's "Bambi" and Angela Christlieb's "Naked Opera"), SXSW continued what is clearly shaping up to become a banner...

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    The MPAA's Joan Graves Visits SXSW to Talk Ratings

    Nestled among the listings of the many, many panels that made up the SXSW Film and Interactive festivals this year was an unexpected name -- Joan Graves, the head of the MPAA and the only member of the ratings board whose identity is made public.

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