SXSWorld March 2017 - Film & Interactive


Issue link:

Contents of this Issue


Page 17 of 47

1 6 SXS W O R L D | M A R C H 2 0 1 7 I N T E R ACT I V E / F I L M | SXSW.COM SXSW INTERACTIVE INNOVATION AWARDS FINALIST SHOWCASE Today (Sunday, March 12) from 11am to 5pm in Salon CDE of the Hilton Austin Downtown, come and discover the cre- ative, inspirational, and ingenuitive new projects in the Interactive Innovation Awards at the second annual SXSW Interactive Innovation Awards Finalist Showcase. This hands-on expo is bigger and better than ever, with double the exhibit space of the inaugural event. 65 finalists in categories like VR & AR, health & med tech, digital design and more will exhibit their entries for all SXSW badgeholders. Check out what's new and what's next, then cast your vote for the People's Choice Award! NEW LOCATION FOR SXXPRESS PASSES SXXpress passes guarantee front of line access to film screenings. Platinum and Film badgeholders may reserve two passes for the current day and two for the next day, securing access for up to four films. Note that you need to arrive thirty minutes ahead of the film's start time. Pick yours up in the new location in the Austin Convention Center 1st Floor Palazzo on Trinity and Cesar Chavez, from 9am - 4pm daily. Learn more at SXSW FILM TRACKS STILL GOING STRONG The SXSW Film Conference con- tinues through Wednesday, and the bulk of our convergence tracks run through Thursday. Choose from a huge range of events, including Round Tables, Workshops, Keynotes and our acclaimed Mentor Sessions. Find out more at and the SXSW GO app. SXSW ART PROGRAM Visual artists have always played a role at SXSW through the filmmakers, musi- cians, and technologists coming to Austin each spring. In 2017, we have expanded our art initiative to deliver an experience of unexpected discovery and inspiration, bringing together diverse people, mediums, and topics. The SXSW Art Program is showcasing international artists, supporting local talent, and contributing to a vibrant culture of art in Austin through permanent and temporary installations. For additional information, visit: SXSW VIRTUAL CINEMA New for 2017, SXSW Film Festival expands its VR content with Virtual Cinema, opening Tuesday, in Salon 5 at the JW Marriott (110 E 2nd St). Look for innovative projects from industry leaders including Chris Milk's Life Of Us, The Melody of Dust by Viacom Next and the band Hot Sugar, which is an album exclusively in VR, and Behind The Fence, a touching VR documentary by Lindsay Branham and Jonathan Olinger. Check out or the SXSW GO app for details. HEALTH PAVILION Previously known as the SX Health and MedTech Expo and now part of the SXSW Trade Show, the Health Pavilion is the place to interact with and learn about innovative technol- ogies that are changing the face of health and healthcare. The Health Pavilion opens today (Sunday, March 12) and runs until Wednesday, March 15 at the SXSW Trade Show in the Austin Convention Center. SXSW COMEDY CONTINUES ALL WEEK SXSW Comedy's packed daily and nightly schedule continues through Saturday. Laugh along at showcases, live podcast recordings, panels and late night parties. The diverse line-ups fea- ture rising stars, established greats and surprise guests. NEW & NOTEWORTHY WHAT'S HAPPENING NOW & EXCITING THINGS TO COME! Optic Obsucra The Giant

Articles in this issue

Archives of this issue

view archives of SXSWORLD - SXSWorld March 2017 - Film & Interactive