Submit Your Film to the 2019 SXSW Film Festival – Early Deadline August 23

June 25, 2018 Neha Aziz

Only one more week until the SXSW Film Festival Early Deadline on August 23!

SXSW provides the game-changing buzz every filmmaker dreams about for the premiere of their feature film, short, episodic, or VR/AR/MR project in front of press, industry, and smart, enthusiastic audiences!

We’re the only place in the world bringing together creative people from so many different industries, making the SXSW Film Festival an unparalleled experience at the forefront of discovery, creativity, and innovation.

Be sure to check out our film submissions page for more details about submitting your film to the 2019 SXSW Film Festival.

Take a look at our guides below to ensure your project is eligible to submit!

2019 SXSW Film Festival Guides

Features

Shorts

Episodics

Virtual Cinema

Music Videos

Title Design

Texas High School Shorts

Premiere Status and Eligibility

Work-In-Progress Cuts

2019 SXSW Film Submission Deadlines

August 23, 2018: Early Deadline for Feature Films, Short Film, Virtual Cinema, Texas High School Short Films, Title Sequences, Episodics, and Music Videos.

September 20, 2018: Official Deadline for Feature Films, Short Films, Virtual Cinema, Texas High School Short Films, Title Sequences, Episodics, and Music Videos.

October 18, 2018: Late Entry Deadline for Feature Films, Short Films, Virtual Cinema, Texas High School Short Films, Title Sequences, Episodics, and Music Videos.

December 13, 2018: Final Deadline for Texas High School Short Films and Title Sequences.

Explore our screening sections and take a look back at our 2018 Lineup. If you have any questions about the film festival or submitting your film, don’t hesitate to email filmfest@sxsw.com.

2019 Application Fees and Deadlines

Join Us For SXSW 2019!

We are open for business! Registration and housing are now available for SXSW 2019. A Film Badge gets you primary access to all SXSW Film events including world premieres, roundtables, workshops, and parties. Film registrants also have primary access to Convergence events including the Comedy Festival and nine unique conference tracks, as well as secondary access to most Interactive and Music events.

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