2016 Schedule

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

Coding on Camera: MR. ROBOT and Authenticity on TV

Sunday, March 13
12:30PM - 1:30PM

Austin Convention Center
Ballroom EFG
531 E 4th St


Hollywood has a long history of getting hacking laughably wrong. As the public grows savvier about the possibilities and threats that technology can pose, are we seeing its portrayal in popular culture change? The stars of MR. ROBOT, Rami Malek and Christian Slater, along with series creator Sam Esmail, will tackle these questions, discussing the realistic depiction of tech culture in USA Network’s hit series, how it serves to support the show’s storytelling, and why accuracy and authenticity matter when it comes to attracting and maintaining contemporary audiences.

Hashtags: #sxsw #MrRobot


Christian Slater at SXSW

Christian Slater


USA Networks

Kevin Sullivan


Entertainment Weekly

Rami Malek at SXSW

Rami Malek


USA Networks

Sam Esmail

Show Creator & Exec Producer

USA Networks


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