SXSW Features


SXSW: Five Questions with Spaceship Producer Olivier Kaempfer

He may only have three features under his belt, but producer Olivier Kaempfer is quickly establishing himself as an central figure in London’s independent film community. His first production, director Jules Bishop’s Borrowed Time, won Best of the Fest at Edinburgh in 2012, and…  Read more

By Mar 11, 2016

SXSW Announces the 145 Features Playing in its 2015 Lineup

SXSW announced today the 145 features being show in its upcoming SXSW Film Conference, March 13-21 in Austin, TX. From a record number of 2,385 feature submissions will be shown new work by directors Hannah Fidell, Benjamin Dickinson, Patrick Wang,…  Read more

By Feb 3, 2015

Zachary Wigon, John Gallagher, Jr. and Kate Lyn Sheil on Intimacy, the Internet and The Heart Machine

John Gallagher, Jr; Zachary Wigon; Kate Lyn Sheil

Premiering at SXSW in its Narrative Feature Competition, The Heart Machine, the first feature from film journalist Zachary Wigon, is an astute romantic drama tackling the interpersonal confusion of our internet age. (Full disclosure: Zach Wigon has written for Filmmaker,…  Read more

By Mar 18, 2014

The Women of SXSW: Fort Tilden Writer/Director/Editor Sarah-Violet Bliss

Fort Tilden writer/directors Charles Rogers and Sarah-Violet Bliss

Following “The Women of Sundance” article in our print and online additions, Danielle Lurie continues her coverage of female filmmakers with a series of interviews highlighting women directors at SXSW. In this interview, she talks with Sarah-Violet Bliss, who co-wrote…  Read more

By Mar 12, 2014

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