2016 Schedule

Interactive: March 11–15  •  Film: March 11–19  •  Music: March 15–20

Breaking into TV in the Digital Age

Saturday, March 12
3:30PM - 4:30PM

Austin Convention Center
Room 12AB
531 E 4th St

Will the next major players in TV be independent creators? Would the most successful TV shows of all time have been as great if we binged watched them on our phones?
Moderated by Dani Faith Leonard & Alex Cirillo, Founders of Big Vision Empty Wallet, and joined by a network executives, we will explore how creators and TV platforms are adjusting to the immediacy of the digital age. How is TV changing to be more shareable? How are the shows we watch building and maintaining audiences?
Most importantly, we'll explore how creators with big visions and empty wallets are building audiences and breaking in TV with digital work.

Hashtags: #sxsw #BigVision


Alex Cirillo at SXSW

Alex Cirillo


Big Vision Empty Wallet/Big Vision Creative

Alex Cirillo is the Co-Founder of Big Vision Empty Wallet, a film & media incubator, and Big Vision Creative, a production company specializing in feature films, live events and audience building.

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Dani Leonard at SXSW

Dani Leonard


Big Vision Empty Wallet

Dani Faith Leonard is a comedian and producer and co-founder of Big Vision Empty Wallet and Big Vision Creative. Big Vision Empty Wallet is a film and media incubator that creates awesome programs,...

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Kesila Childers at SXSW

Kesila Childers

VP of Digital Media

Bunim/Murray Productions

As Vice President of Digital Media for Bunim/Murray Productions, Kesila Childers oversees digital extensions for on-air properties, original digital content and social media initiatives. Childers c...

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Laura Turner Garrison

Original Content Devel



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