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The SXSW Film Festival are Accepting Films for Inclusion in the 2013 Festival
Every March the SXSW® Film Conference & Festival takes place in Austin, Texas and celebrates the art and business of filmmaking. SXSW is a highly anticipated festival on the international calendar where filmmakers, distributors, national and international media, critics, academics, programmers, screenwriters, agents, film crews, actors, digital creatives, film fans and fanatics gather to increase their skills, know-how and contacts.
The SXSW Film, Interactive and Music Conference and Festival http://www.sxsw.com features a dynamic convergence of talent, smart audiences and industry leaders in a uniquely creative environment. A hotbed of discovery and interactivity, the event offers invaluable networking opportunities and immersion into the art and business of independent film, music and interactive technologies. The Conference buzzes with world-class speakers, creatives and innovators in a productive social atmosphere. Simultaneously, the internationally acclaimed Film Festival program celebrates raw innovation and emerging talent, featuring provocative documentaries, comedies, genre standouts and more.
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SXSW is now accepting both narrative and documentary feature-length films over 40 minutes in length for inclusion in the festival as well as shorts, music videos and title sequences.
LATE DEADLINE for feature length films
Receipt of Application - Thursday 1st November
LAST MINUTE DEADLINE for feature length films
Receipt of Application - Thursday 15th November
For more information on costs, how to apply and other deadlines see the SXSW website http://sxsw.com/film/screenings/submit