SXSW Film Festival provides the game-changing buzz every filmmaker dreams about for the premiere of their feature film, short, episodic, or XR project.
Submit your film to the Film Festival for SXSW Online from March 16-20, 2021. As part of our 2021 offerings, this digital experience will feature conference keynotes and sessions, screenings, showcases, networking, and exhibitions. Film submissions are now open for the 2021 digital experience – view dates and deadlines below.
Before you start the submission process, take a look at our deadlines listed below and stay tuned for more guidelines on each submission category.
2021 SXSW Film Submission Deadlines
Early Deadline: October 14, 2020: Features, Shorts, Episodics, Music Videos, XR projects, and Title Sequences
Official Deadline: October 28, 2020: Features, Shorts, Episodics, Music Videos, XR projects, and Title Sequences