Big SXSW Announcement on Jan 15
The first half of January has been exceptionally busy for announcements of stellar SXSW 2019 content.
Last week, Jordan Peele’s “Us” was revealed as the Opening Night Film for Friday, March 8.
The 50 finalists for SXSW Pitch 2019 were also announced, representing some of the top startup talent from across the United States and around the world.
Plus another 300 outstanding artists for the SXSW Music Festival were released.
These announcements continue on Tuesday, January 15 when more than 20 additions to the Keynote and Featured Speaker lineup go live. Stay tuned to the SXSW website for complete details.
Finally, buy your SXSW badge before the end of the day on Friday, January 18 to save $200 on the walkup price.
Hugh Forrest serves as Chief Programming Officer at SXSW, the world’s most unique gathering of creative professionals. He also tries to write at least four paragraphs per day on Medium. These posts often cover tech-related trends; other times they focus on books, pop culture, sports and other current events.