South by South West (SXSW) is a popular festival that takes place in Austin, Texas every year. The event is all about interactive media, film and music. The festival takes place in March and lasts 10 days.
South by South West (SXSW) brings together artists as well as filmmakers of all levels and includes organizing different types of events such as conferences and trade shows, etc. The videos of the festival are available on its Youtube channel.
It’s worth noting that the event has a rich and interesting history. The history of South by South West (SXSW) began in 1987. Today, more than 51000 individuals participate in the event every year. The statistics shows that 2266 artists participated in South by South West (SXSW) and 735 individuals made speeches at 250 event’s conferences in 2015. South by South West (SXSW) is also known as one of the most profitable events in Austin. The festival brought over $317 million to the city’s budget the last year.
Among the famous people who have attended the event are: Alejandro Jodorowsky, Ava DuVernay, Catherine Hardwicke, David Gordon Green, Henry Rollins, Lena Dunham, Mark Duplass, Nicolas Cage, Richard Linklater, Tilda Swinton, and others. Actually, this list could go on and on. The number of event’s attendees is growing year after year, so the festival constantly gains in popularity.