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South By Southwest Film Conference and Festival (SXSW)

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    Sundance Selects Acquires Rock Documentary "The Punk Singer"

    Following its world premiere at the South By Southwest Film Festival earlier this year, "The Punk Singer" has landed North American distribution with Sundance Selects. The rock documentary centers on Kathleen Hanna, lead singer of punk band Bikini Kill and dance-punk trio Le Tigre and who went on to...

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    Oscilloscope Rides With SXSW Urban Dirt Bike Doc '12 O'Clock Boys'

    Oscilloscope Laboratories has acquired all North American rights to Lotfy Nathan's debut feature "12 O'Clock Boys," fresh off the documentary's world premiere at SXSW. The film is next slated to screen at the Hot Docs and Full Frame Documentary festivals. O-Scope have yet to announce a release date.

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    With 7 (!) Films at SXSW, Jonny Mars is the Texas Film Star You Probably Never Heard Of

    Why He's On Our Radar: With four films at Sundance 2013 and a whopping seven (four features and three shorts) at the recently wrapped 2013 SXSW Film Festival, Austin-based actor/filmmaker has already had a banner year -- and it's only mid March. Mars, last at SXSW with his directorial debut, the Dal...

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    Meet JASH: Michael Cera, Tim and Eric, Sarah Silverman and Reggie Watts Launch a YouTube Comedy Channel

    The JASH launch event at SXSW this year -- which included a BBQ brunch, a live episode of Scott Aukerman's podcast "Comedy Bang Bang" and a panel discussion -- took place a little early, the creators were the first to admit. "People should check it out, but they should make sure to check it out ever...

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    SXSW Filmmakers Prove Crowdfunding Might Not Be the Norm and Final Cut Pro is Still Alive

    We asked SXSW filmmakers from the Competition, Headliners, Spotlight, Visions and Midnighters sections to tell us if they used crowdfunding for their work and what they edited on.

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    What Cameras Did the 2013 SXSW Filmmakers Use?

    We asked several SXSW filmmakers from the Competitions, Headliners, Spotlight, Visions and Midnighters sections (read their interviews here) to tell us a little bit about themselves, and we also asked them some questions about their process, like what camera they used.

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    SXSW: 'Hours' Star Paul Walker on Finally Getting Serious About Acting and Driving Vin Diesel "F*cking Crazy"

    Despite the massive worldwide success of the "Fast and the Furious" action series (the sixth installment comes out this summer), its headlining star Paul Walker hasn't emerged as a Hollywood star independent of the franchise. As he revealed to Indiewire at the recently wrapped SXSW Film Festival in ...

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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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