Kickstarter: Here’s Our Guide for the 2016 SXSW Film Festival

On Friday, crowdfunding giant Kickstarter announced details about its presence at the 2016 SXSW Film Festival, which is being held in Austin, Texas.

Kickstarter 3The Kickstarter crew revealed:

“South by Southwest takes over Austin, Texas March 11–20, and we’ll be there with bells on. Here’s a quick guide to what the Kickstarter community — and a few of our teams — will be up to as we join the descent upon Bat City to celebrate music, film, and feats of creative innovation. Hope to see you there!”

It was reported that Kickstarter-funded film projects account for 30% of the SXSW film competition lineup. For the full slate, click here

Check out the list below for Kickstarter’s teams:

Kickstarter’s Film Team:

Kickstarter’s Music Team:

Kickstarter’s Design and Technology Team:

Kickstarter’s Game Team:

  • March 12, 3:45PM: Catch a screening of The Dwarvenaut at the Alamo Ritz 1 — the documentary will give you a glimpse into the visionary mind of repeat Kickstarter creator Stefan Pokorny of Dwarven Forge.
  • March 19, 7:30 PM: The 2016 SXSW Gaming Awards take place at the Hilton Austin Downtown, and Kickstarter-funded RPG Undertale is up for Game of the Year. You can view the complete list of nominees here. (Want to learn more about the making of Undertale? We recently had the pleasure of interviewing creator Toby Fox.)


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