South by Southwest (SXSW) Film Festival - 2021

Oct 28, 2020

In March, creatives of all stripes gather for the acclaimed SXSW Film Festival to celebrate raw innovation and emerging talent both behind and in front of the camera. Featuring provocative dramas, documentaries, comedies, genre standouts, and more, the festival has become known for the high calibre and diversity of films presented, and for its smart, enthusiastic audiences.

Running simultaneously with the SXSW Conference and Music Festival, Film Festival attendees have the opportunity to connect with tech and music industry experts, making the SXSW Film Festival an unparalleled experience at the forefront of discovery, creativity, and innovation.

SXSW is a qualifying festival for the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences’ Short Film competition. The Best Animated Short, Best Narrative Short and Best Documentary Short winners become eligible for the Academy Awards.

The deadline to submit is October 28, 2020.