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SXSW 2013 Film Festival – Call for Submissions

The 2013 SXSW Film Festival is currently open for submissions for next year’s events. A nexus of discovery and collaborative energy, SXSW Film celebrates the art and business of the possible.

SXSW Film Conference & Festival champions the vitality, innovation and opportunity that drives the entertainment and media landscape, and boldly tackles the evolution of all aspects of today’s “film,” down to its very definition.

Every March, creatives of all stripes gather in Austin, Texas to witness, share and inspire the visions that will galvanize the filmmakers and creative ideas of tomorrow.

SXSW 2013 Film Festival is Accepting Submissions

Films are being accepted in the following categories:

  • Feature Film
  • Short Film
  • Music Video
  • Title Design
  • Tx High School Film
  • Interactive Awards
  • Accelerator
  • Music Showcase

Please consider the submission deadlines below and keep in mind that these deadlines are on a RECEIVED BY basis (not based on a postmark date):

  • Early Deadline: Thursday, 4 October 2012
  • Late Deadline: Thursday, 1 November 2012
  • Last Minute Deadline: Thursday, 15 November 2012
  • Final Texas High School Deadline: Friday, 14 December 2012

All applicants will be informed of the status of their project no later than Friday, 8 February 2013.

Much more info is available through the well organized FAQ on the official website.

Submission Fees

  • Features – $60
  • Shorts – $40
  • Music Videos – $40
  • High School – $10
  • Title Sequence – $10