First Round of Panels & Bands Announced – Register to Attend!

Register to Attend

Register to Attend

Friday, November 11th is the last day to save up to 30% on your badge when you register to attend SXSW 2012! Remember to book your hotel online after you register. There are great options still available and the R&R Hotel Shuttle will get you to the action and back. Visit for more info.
Photo courtesy of Brittany Ryan

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Music Gear Expo

Save on Marketing

Reach the creators and innovators in modern media with a custom marketing package. Book by Friday, November 11th to receive 10% off traditional assets, including SXswag, the digital swag bag for registrants filled with music, coupons, subscriptions and more!
Photo: Music Gear Expo courtesy of JW Walthall

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SXSW ScreenBurn

ScreenBurn Arcade Update

The SXSW ScreenBurn Arcade has moved to the Palmer Events Center for 2012. This means more parking and a bigger Arcade at just a short walk from downtown and the Austin Convention Center.

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Woodie Guthrie

Music Panels

Each day during SXSW offers registrants a smorgasbord of interesting, fun, thought provoking and educational panels, interviews, workshops and presentations. To prepare you for what’s to come this March, here’s a small selection of what you can look forward to.
Photo: Woodie Guthrie courtesy of Robin Carson

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Cliff Martinez

Film Panels

SXSW Film is happy to announce a dynamic range of panels for the 2012 Conference, including a Conversation with Cliff Martinez, the composer of Drive’s hypnotic score and the return of the festival favorite, Jeffrey Tambor’s Acting Workshop.
Photo: Cliff Martinez courtesy of Robert Charles Mann

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Amber Case

Interactive Panels

Over 600 accepted proposals for the Interactive event have now been revealed. From featured speakers such as Jaron Lanier, Tim O’Shaughnessy, Emily Pilloton, Frank Warren and Tim Westergren to newly-announced keynote Amber Case — tomorrow is happening here.
Photo: Amber Case courtesy of Kris Krug

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SXSW Showcasing Band

First Bands Announced

Today we released the first batch of artists selected for an official SXSW 2012 showcase. This is just the tiniest taste of what the music festival has in store. Everyday more acts are being invited, but we thought you might like to start your research now. As always, plenty more to come!
Subject to change. Photo: 2012 Showcasing band I Got You On Tape courtesy of band

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Dragonslayer creators Tristan Patterson and John Baker courtesy of Stephen Pun

Film Submission

Today is the Late Deadline to submit your film! Don’t delay – prices will go up ahead of our very final Last Minute Deadline on Tuesday, November 15th. Questions? Visit the submissions FAQ
Photo: Dragonslayer creators Tristan Patterson and John Baker courtesy of Stephen Pun

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Taco Time

Interactive Taco Time

New for 2012, for just $25 you can chow down on a tasty taco buffet lunch and get on the same wavelength with fellow attendees before the hard-core programming kicks off on Friday, March 9 at 2:00pm.
Photo courtesy of Jarod Neece

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SXSW Showcasing Band

Band Application Deadline Friday

This Friday, Novemeber 4th is your final chance to apply for consideration for the SXSW 2012 Music Festival. Your band could be among those who get unparalleled experience and exposure from an official SXSW performance. But you’ve got to head over to SonicBids and apply before that can happen.
Photo courtesy of Michael Paolini

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November Industry Survey

November Industry Survey
The Future of Education

Each month we survey the influential SXSW community on a particular topic. The 25-question November Industry Survey is focused on the future of education. Share your thoughts for a chance to win a free registration to SXSW 2012. Please note the deadline to complete this month’s survey is 11:59 pm CST on Sunday, November 6.

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SXSW Accelerator

Enter Your Digital

Both the SXSW Interactive Awards and SXSW Accelerator uncover the best new trends and ideas in emerging tech. Don’t miss these special opportunities to share your innovative projects and win. Hurry — the deadline for participation is November 18.
Photo: Accelerator Winner, PopVox courtesy of Amanda Stronza

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