SXSW

Robert Redford launches Sundance in London

Actor, filmmaker and activist Robert Redford launched the inaugural Sundance London Film and Music Festival at a press conference in London today. Redford was joined by John Cooper, Director of...

Said the Whale, The Sheep Dogs, Rich Aucoin, and more at the SXSW Canadian Blast Showcase

We couldn’t help but feel proud of our Canadian musicians who were showcasing their sound at SXSW this year. Here’s a photo recap of some acts we managed to catch at the Canadian Blast BBQ presented...

Getting to know Bob Marley

Marley, the first family sanctioned documentary on Bob Marley, had its North American premiere at SXSW, and we were fortunate enough to attend it. With a running time of 144 minutes, the film was...

Perez Hilton raises $45K for The VH1 Save The Music Foundation at SXSW

It was a jam-packed evening of pop culture guilty pleasure at famed blogger and music enthusiast Perez Hilton’s “One Night in Austin” party at SXSW. Since its debut, Hilton has taken “One Night In…”...

Beauty is Embarrassing: The irreverent and inspiring story of prolific artist, Wayne White

Ever wondered who created the offbeat set design for Pee-wee's Playhouse or the cool artwork for Smashing Pumpkin's "Tonight, Tonight" music video? We did. That's why we went to the premiere of...

Robo-boxing, electo-tennis and more at the SXSW Interactive opening party sponsored by Frog and Microsoft

The Palmer Events Centre exuded nerd cool last night at the SXSW Interactive opening party. The event was staged outdoors with trans/electro-rave music, as well as live, interactive gaming stations,...

Metabridge and Digby host SXSW VIP lounge, North of 41 Canadian party

Canadian industry leaders and VIP guests filled Metabridge and Digby’s VIP lounge.

SXSW documentary and feature films: Marley, We are Legion and more

There are 132 feature films playing in the film portion of SXSW, 74 of which are world premieres, 17 North American premieres, and 11 U.S. premieres. That’s 12 hours of film viewing for the next 9...

Freshbooks welcomes SXSW attendees with Texan barbeque

Driving at night in the rain, we almost missed the turn off to the ranch where Canadian company, FreshBooks was hosting a party for SXSW attendees. The Salt Lick, a famous barbeque joint in Texas,...

Welcome to SXSW Adventures

South by Southwest (SXSW) is a mammoth of a festival, with approximately 32,000 registrants and over 5,000 events for their Interactive, Film, and Music components—not to mention, all the unofficial...