SXSW 2020 Film Awards: Title Design Finalists

The SXSW 2020 Title Design Competition screening and judging process, set to take place on March 15th in Austin, Texas, was cancelled this year. So we’ve brought all the nominated work together here. For title designers in the United States, there are few avenues for formal peer recognition. There is no Oscar for title sequence […]

SXSW 2021 Film Awards: Title Design Finalists

The SXSW Title Design Competition, normally showcased in front of a large audience and featuring an in-person judging process in Austin, Texas, has been shifted to an all-digital experience for 2021. We’ve compiled all of the finalist title sequences here. Last year on March 6, the 2020 edition of the SXSW Conference & Festivals was […]

The Best and Worst Movies of the 2019 SXSW Film Festival

Well folks, the scooters have been cleared, the venues have been hosed, and SXSW has come to a close. On Friday, your humble correspondent shared a few thoughts on the festival’s non-fiction offerings; here are my impressions on the best and worst of the rest. (Jason Bailey / Flavorwire) TEEVEE SXSW was one of the […]

The Best and Worst Documentaries of the 2019 SXSW Film Festival

AUSTIN, TX: The 33rd annual SXSW Conference and Festivals is winding down this weekend — as is the 26th edition of the SXSW Film Festival, which your correspondent was lucky enough to spend the past week or so covering. I made an effort to split my viewing, as equally as possible, between the festival’s fiction […]

10 SXSW Movies We Can’t Wait to See

As this piece is published, your humble correspondent is en route to Austin, Texas for the 33rd annual SXSW Conference and Festivals – specifically, the 26th edition of the SXSW Film Festival, which has always been one of my favorite places to see exciting new genre movies, documentaries, and crowd-pleasers. SXSW stands out on the […]

#Romanovs100 & #1917LIVE to showcase at America's biggest education forum SXSW EDU 2019

Educational history projects #Romanovs100 & #1917LIVE panel at America’s major education fair SXSW EDU will take place in March 2019. SXSW EDU will run for the 9th time since 2011 when South by Southwest branched out into a separate education festival. A prestigious international platform, SXSW EDU supports the community’s desire to connect, collaborate and impact the […]

SXSW Favorite ‘Prospect’ Nabs Distribution Under Gunpowder & Sky

Prospect‘s prospects are looking bright. The indie sci-fi film starring Pedro Pascal earned raves at South by Southwest, where it quickly became a film festival favorite. And now, Gunpowder & Sky have stepped in to handle the Prospect distribution. Gunpowder & Sky has acquired worldwide rights to Prospect, according to Variety. The relatively new digital content studio launched by […]

Daily Podcast: The Best Films & TV Of SXSW 2018, Shia LaBeouf, John Musker, Chopping Mall, Weinstein & Justice League

On the March 20, 2018 episode of /Film Daily, /Film editor-in-chief Peter Sciretta is joined by writers Hoai-Tran Bui and Chris Evangelista to talk about Shia LaBeouf, John Musker, movie theater accidents, Chopping Mall, The Weinstein Company, and Justice League. And in Our Feature Presentation, /Film Managing Editor Jacob Hall joins us to talk about […]

Star Wars Bits: ‘The Last Jedi’ Hits SXSW, John Boyega Solves a Mystery, and ‘Rebels’ Says Goodbye

In this edition of Star Wars Bits: Star Wars: The Last Jedi takes over SXSW JOhn Boyega isn’t a fan of Finn’s fight with Phasma Mark Hamill dream casts a young Luke Skywalker Dave Filoni hints that Jacen Syndulla may return And much more… John Boyega quickly became one of the most beloved members of […]

‘Wildling’ Review: A Creature Feature About the Fear of Teenage Sexuality [SXSW]

Wildling is Fritz Böhm’s first feature film, and it’s such an assured debut, darkly mystical and elegant. This nighttime fairy tale tells the story of Anna (Bel Powley), a young woman who’s spent much of her life locked in a room like Rapunzel, with only “Daddy” (Lord of the Rings’ Brad Dourif, in an equally […]