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  • Sauza Tequila is celebrating SXSW with YOU!
    Sauza Tequila is celebrating SXSW with YOU!
    For nearly three decades, South by Southwest (SXSW) has been a gathering of the who's who of movies, music and groundbreaking technology. It's a huge celebration of what's BIG, buzz-worthy and up-and-coming. From hot new talent to...
  • SXSW Guest Pass
    Nina's Going to SXSW with a PRESS PASS!
    For the first time in the 6 years I have been writing for tech I finally got a press pass for SXSW (the application feels longer than my college application). My press pass is only for interactive but since I want to attend the Music/ Film portion...
  • Five feasible festival alternatives to SXSW in 2015
    Five feasible festival alternatives to SXSW in 2015
    For 10 days in March, a festival breeds a different kind of beast in the city. Austin becomes consumed with brands, littered with tourists, and on a constant wait for entry into some exclusive party that required you to sign up and download some...
  • Austin Music Awards 2015 poster
    33rd Austin Music Awards to feature all-star lineup
    The 33rd Austin Music Awards sponsored by the Austin Chronicle just announced a music lineup as good as any party lineup for the event which takes place during the South by Southwest (SXSW) music week. The show will be hosted by KUTX deejay Laurie...
  • Telltale Games live at GDC, PAX East, and SXSW this March.
    Telltale Games live at GDC, PAX East, and SXSW this March.
    Telltale Games will be meeting at GDC, SXSW, and PAX East this March. They’ll be talking about their ideas about using story to serve gameplay, the future of interactive storytelling, their upcoming franchises, and more. Here’s what...
  • Lazer Team
    The 'Lazer Team' trailer is here and it is awesome!
    Last year, Rooster Teeth Productions made Indiegogo history when it raised an impressive $2.48 million for their first feature length film, the sci-fi comedy, Lazer Team (an amount that broke the record for the Most Funded Film Campaign). Not only...
  • "He Never Died"
    SXSW film festival announces 2015 midnighter films and short films lineup
    Get ready to lose some sleep and discover some new great filmmaking!South by Southwest (SXSW) announced their late night "midnighter" film lineup on Tuesday along with the full slate of short films for the 2015 film festival which begins...
  • "Get Hard"
    SXSW announces 2015 feature film lineup including 'Get Hard'
    Rejoice Austin film fans!The day has finally come. South by Southwest (SXSW) announced the feature film lineup for the 2015 festival on Tuesday with many cinematic treats for the cinephile in all of us.This year's smorgasbord contains 100...
  • Dragon from DAI
    Second-Annual SXSW Gaming Awards Announces Finalists in 21 Categories
    South by Southwest (SXSW) Gaming has announced the finalists for its second-annual SXSW Gaming Awards presented by iam8bit, Logitech, Porter Novelli and Wikia. So big they have to spread it out as part of SXSW Gaming 2015 is taking place on...
  • John Legend
    On the scene: John Legend performs at Axe White Label launch
    On Jan. 21, we were on the scene for a very special evening hosted by Axe featuring current Academy Award nominee John Legend and a very cool announcement. The event was held at The Garage and when guests entered they were invited to "take...
  • Sarah Snook
    Epic mind bending flick 'Predestination' star talks exclusively to Examiner
    The truly epic film "Predestination" has finally been released into theaters and on VOD just this last week. It was a long wait considering the movie premiered at last year's SXSW and was featured as one of their opening night films....
  • Russell Brand
    SXSW announces 'BRAND: A Second Coming' as 2015 opening film and six more titles
    It has begun!The news has started to pour in and the 2015 South by Southwest (SXSW) Film Festival lineup already sounds incredible.SXSW officials announced Thursday that Ondi Timoner's "BRAND: A Second Coming" will open the 2015...
  • "Felt"
    The Austin Indie Film Examiner's Best Festival Films of 2014
    Howdy Austin film fans! Now that you've read my top 10 publicly released films of 2014 it's time for part two of my three part year-end series.With this list, we'll delve into the film festival world. These films all played at least...
  • "God Help the Girl" cast
    The Austin Indie Film Examiner's Best of 2014
    Another year of film has come and gone folks. Where did all the time go? I feel like I am getting old already.Now that 2014 is officially in the books and 2015 is now underway, the time has come to publish the obligatory year-in-review piece.In...
  • The Austin Indie Film Examiner's top ten most anticipated films of 2015
    The Austin Indie Film Examiner's top ten most anticipated films of 2015
    Well Austin film fans, the time has come for part three of my year-end series. I've already shared with you my top 10 publicly released films of 2014 along with my top 10 festival films of 2014 but now we'll look to the future.The films...