Katie Weatherall (British Underground): Mentor


Mentor Sessions offer 15 minutes of one-on-one interactions with industry leaders and professionals from all aspects across the film, interactive, and music areas.

Advanced signup will be required, more information on the RSVP system will be available as at a later time.

Meeting with this mentor is highly recommended if you're interested in live events, touring, non-profits, streaming & programming, and international markets (European and African).

Katie Weatherall is Programme Manager at British Underground, producing music showcases and artist development projects that focus on international success for UK artists. We work with artists outside the mainstream who are selected to perform at industry facing showcases such as SXSW, Folk Alliance International and WOMEX. We also run special projects like Jazz re:freshed’s Outernational programme. She also manages the music programme at British Council for the Sub-Saharan Africa region.

You can see Katie’s full bio on her speaker page.

Registrants who sign up online must check-in 30 minutes before their mentor time slot to guarantee their spot. Limited on-site sign up is also available for a small number of Mentor Sessions spots and will begin 30 minutes before the first time slot of each session.

Programming descriptions are generated by participants and do not necessarily reflect the opinions of SXSW.

Primary Entry: Music Badge, Platinum Badge, Artist Wristband
Event Type: Session
Level: Intermediate