Why SXSW is the Festival for Fearless Filmmakers [PODCAST]

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This episode of Indie Film Weekly brings tales from the streets, theaters, and taco trucks of America's coolest film festival.

Co-hosts Jon Fusco, Emily Buder, Oakley Anderson-Moore and yours truly, Liz Nord have been running all over downtown Austin, Texas for the past week to bring you insights from America's coolest film event, the SXSW Film Festival and conference.

In this episode, we forego our regular show format to share in-depth festival coverage, from keynotes with the likes of Rogue One director Gareth Edwards and legendary Muppeteer Frank Oz, to interviews with festival award-winners, to the best advice from industry panelists. Of course, we ask the perennial question: What is this festival good for, anyway?

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This episode of Indie Film Weekly was produced and edited by Jon Fusco.

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Well said, author, well said. Nevertheless I would really want to have my debut in SXSW. But you need to wait around 2 years more.

March 16, 2017 at 8:15AM, Edited March 16, 8:15AM