2016 Schedule

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

An Insider’s Preview to the SXSW Film Festival

Friday, March 11
3:30PM - 4:30PM

Austin Convention Center
Room 16AB
531 E 4th St

Kick off SXSW Film right on Day One by getting insider tips, strategies and advice you can use to maximize your time at the film fest, straight from some of today's most influential film pundits. Offering up a "sneak preview" of SXSW's most anticipated screenings, conference sessions and movie-related happenings, these insiders will also share cinema-etiquette tips to help fans get the most out of their experience and insider news about surprise screenings that are off the radar of the general public.

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Alicia Malone at SXSW

Alicia Malone

Fandango Correspondent


Alicia Malone is a film reporter, TV host, writer, and all around movie geek. Indies are her jam. You may have seen her as a guest, host or correspondent on: Fandango, CNN, Access Hollywood, AMC Th...

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Amy Nicholson at SXSW

Amy Nicholson

Chief Film Critic

MTV News

Amy Nicholson is the chief film critic for MTV News. She co-hosts the Earwolf podcast "The Canon" and her first book, Anatomy of an Actor: Tom Cruise was recently published by Cahiers du Cinema.

Erik Davis at SXSW

Erik Davis

Fandango Correspondent


Erik is one of the nation's leading movie commentators. When he's not writing about movies for sites like Fandango and Movies.com, he's talking about movies on the radio and on TV at places like Th...

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Jen Yamato at SXSW

Jen Yamato


The Daily Beast

Jen Yamato is an entertainment reporter with The Daily Beast. She previously covered the film industry for Deadline Hollywood and served as an editor at Rotten Tomatoes, as well as co-chief film cr...

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