SXSW Features


At SXSW, Sundance Shares Columbus Distribution Figures and Offers DIY Distribution Tips


Sundance Institute’s Creative Distribution Initiative released today a case study for one of its inaugural films that premiered at Sundance last year: Columbus, from :: kogonada, who appeared on Filmmaker’s 25 New Faces of Independent Film list. Opening to strong…  Read more

By Mar 14, 2018

A Visual Portrait of a Profoundly Internal Person: Finlay Pretsell on His Original Take on the Cycling Doc, Time Trial

Time Trial

Hearing the phrase “a decade in the making” is not that unusual in feature documentary circles, particularly for those stories that, on the surface, look fairly simple and straightforward, yet somehow beg to be told on a big screen. That…  Read more

By Mar 9, 2018

25 Films and Events We’re Looking Forward to at the 2018 SXSW Film Festival


SXSW, with its tens of thousands of tech enthusiasts and thousands of filmmakers and film fans, kicks off tomorrow with a typically sprawling program that mixes independent discoveries with coolhunting studio films, cutting-edge genre work with artistically-minded episodic series. As…  Read more

By Mar 8, 2018

Eight Shorts From SXSW 2017

Fry Day

As the 2017 edition of SXSW comes to a close, here’s a list of eight short films I saw that are worthy of your attention. There’s no clear throughline apparent here: documentary work investigating the infected water supply of the…  Read more

By Mar 20, 2017

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