“I realized if I wanted things to change, if I wanted to make my voice heard, I was going to have to shift the paradigm from within and that is really hard. Especially because I have been working in this industry since I was eighteen… for seventeen years, almost two decades, which is truly insane" - Olivia Wilde ... See MoreSee Less
“As a woman of color working in a predominantly male-dominated industry and living during tough political times, it was really important to me that my films, which are about immigrants living in the US, have a platform like #SXSW to open hearts and minds.” - Chelsea Hernandez ... See MoreSee Less
2020 dates: March 13 - 22. Founded in 1987 in Austin, Texas, SXSW is best known for its conference and festivals that celebrate the convergence of the interactive, film, and music industries. The event, an essential destination for global professionals, features sessions, showcases, screenings, exhibitions, and a variety of networking opportunities. SXSW proves that the most unexpected discoveries happen when diverse topics and people come together [from Facebook].