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"GARY LUCAS PLAYS COFFIN JOE" A HIT AT SXSW FILM AND SXSW MUSIC FESTIVAL!!

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I had a great double header at SXSW over the weekend playing my original live solo guitar score to Jose Mojica Marins's 1967 Brazilian cult horror classic "Esta Noite Encarnerei no teu Cadaver" (This Night I Will Possess Your Corpse) at both the SXSW Film and the SXSW Music Festivals down in Austin Texas! Austin was a zoo as usual with over 2000 different acts performing. I had played there previously both solo acoustic http://garylucas.com/www/soloac   with my b...

SECOND SHOW JUST ADDED at SXSW: GARY LUCAS PLAYS COFFIN JOE''S 'THIS NIGHT I WILL POSSESS YOUR CORPSE"

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Just confirmed: Second show just added- GARY LUCAS PLAYS COFFIN JOE'S "THIS NIGHT I WILL POSSESS YOUR CORPSE" at SXSW in Austin Texas March 17th - first show--Sat. March 17th at noon @ the Alamo Ritz Theater on E. 6th Street as part of the SXSW Film Festival - second show--I am also playing my live score with the film that evening at 10pm @ The Hideout Theatre on E. 7th Street as part of the SXSW Music Festival photo: US premiere of my live score accompanying "Es...

Bruno Chatelin will attend The Film Festival Summit in Austin (Dec 4/6) with a busy agenda

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2011 Conference Agenda in Austin, Sunday December 4th, 2011 2:00 pm Registration and Exhibit Floor Opens 2:30 pm - 3:00 pm First-time IFFS Attendee Orientation 3:20 pm - 3:30 pm Welcoming Remarks & Introductions ...

Nevada City Film Festival kicks off

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The 11th Annual Nevada City Film Festival (NCFF) presented by AJA Video Systems, kicks off Thursday, August 18 and runs through Sunday, August 21, 2011. This year, over 60 films – both short and full length independent dramas, comedies, documentaries and animation films from around the world – will screen in three beautiful art house theatres and charming historic buildings in downtown Nevada City, CA. Since 2001, NCFF has brought top independent cinema to the foothills of Northern Californ...

Natural selection: Texas Film Wins Top Awards At SXSW

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Austin, Texas, the state capitol and the venue for the South By Southwest Film, Music and Interactive Festival (SXSW), is an island of liberalism in a sea of conservative attitudes. While Texas is the definite "red" state, characterized by its conservative politics and rigid social attitudes, SXSW is by design and nature a progressive affair. This slightly schizophrenic relationship has created some interesting moments at SXSW in the past week, with a film that uncovers the hidden secrets behind...

Texas Film Wins Top Awards At SXSW

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  Austin, Texas, the state capitol and the venue for the South By Southwest Film, Music and Interactive Festival (SXSW), is an island of liberalism in a sea of conservative attitudes. While Texas is the definite "red" state, characterized by its conservative politics and rigid social attitudes, SXSW is by design and nature a progressive affair. This slightly schizophrenic relationship has created some interesting moments at SXSW in the past week, with a film that uncovers the ...

Launch of the new SXSW iPhone application

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Xomo has become the first provider to deliver a feature-rich native Mobile Event Guide app for iPhone, Android, BlackBerry and Windows Phone 7 smartphone devices, with another version specifically for iPad users. The company also introduces a unique "time-slider" feature to help users navigate such a large number of events by allowing them to easily hone in on the times they are most interested in. Built using Xomo's proven Mobile Event Guide product, the free SXSW® GO mobile app ...

SXSW reveals line up and gets ready for kick off

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SXSW FILM ANNOUNCES 2011 FEATURES LINEUP The South by Southwest (SXSW) Film Conference and Festival is thrilled to announce the features lineup for this year's Festival, March 11 - 19, 2011 in Austin, Texas. The 2011 lineup continues the SXSW tradition of tapping into the cultural zeitgeist, highlighting emerging talent and breakthrough performances and supporting first-time filmmakers.  "This is the most exciting moment for us. After a fantastic festival of discove...

SXSW To Premiere Mel Gibson Film

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  Mel Gibson may be slightly persona non grata in Hollywood, but Austin, Texas is rolling out the red carpet for him come March. Gibson's newest film, THE BEAVER, in which he co-stars with the film's director Jodie Foster, will receive its World Premiere at the South by Southwest Film Festival (SXSW) in mid March prior to its theatrical release later that month by producer/distributor Summit Entertainment. In the drama, Ms. Foster's third film as a director, Gibson stars as a depres...

South by Southwest to Launch New Style Show in 2011

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  South by Southwest (SXSW) announced today it will introduce the inaugural Style X (pronounced Style By), an exhibition aimed at showcasing emerging talent in the fashion industry, during its 25th event in March 2011. Style X will present dozens of up-and-coming brands that design and manufacture everything from women's dresses and swimwear, to eyeglasses, watches, shoes, and apparel. The new event will take place on Friday, March 18 and Saturday, March 19 at the Austin Convention Cen...

Tips for next SXSW

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  Welcome to the SXSW January Update featuring timely tips about our 2010 Music, Film & Interactive events. First Headliner Announced The one-and-only Cheap Trick will perform at the SXSW Music Festival. Since the '70s the band has been blending elements of pop, punk and even metal in a way that is catchy and instantly recognizable. More SXSW Welco...

The 2009 SXSW Film Festival Award Winners

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Judi Krant's debut feature "Made in China" has won the narrative feature jury competition at South by Southwest The film "Made in China," which premiered at the festival, follows a Texas novelty inventor who travels to Shanghai.and discovers that it takes more than a bright idea to succeed. (Cast includes Jackson Kuehn, Dan Sumpter...) Feature Jury AwardsDOCUMENTARY FEATUREWinner – 45365Director: Bill RossHonorable Mention – The Way We Get ByDirector: Aron GaudetNARRATIVE FEATUREWinner – M...

mobile social networking @ SXSW

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The legendary film, music and interactive festival South by Southwest (SXSW) launched the official mobile social networking and scheduling tool for their 23rd annual event, which begins Friday, March 13th. Powered by the industry-leading whitelabel conference software application, The Social Collective, the mobile site integrates seamlessly with my.SXSW’s networking, messaging and calendaring features. Open to registrants of the film, music or interactive events, the site can be accessed by lo...

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The Canned By Southwest Film & Video Festival is currently accepting submissions for film and video projects that were submitted but not selected by the 2002 SXSW Film Festival.

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South by Southwest to open with Dreamworks ' I Love You, Man

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The South by Southwest (SXSW) Film Conference and Festival announced today that the DreamWorks Pictures film "I Love You, Man" will be the 2009 Opening Night film. The De Line Pictures comedy, co-written and directed by John Hamburg (“Along Came Polly,” co-writer of “Meet The Parents,” “Meet The Fockers,” and “Zoolander”) stars Paul Rudd, Jason Segel and Rashida Jones. The film centers on a man who, upon getting engaged, realizes he has no close male friends and must find someone...

SXSW Film Announces first round of cool speakers

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The South by Southwest (SXSW) Film Conference & Festival is happy to announce the first round of confirmed speakers for the 2009 event, to be held March 13-21, 2009 in Austin, Texas. The event will feature acclaimed writer/directors Todd Haynes and Richard Linklater in conversation together, as well as a rare appearance by Col Needham, Founder and Vice President of IMDb Service Limited to discuss the nature of information in the entertainment industry. Longtime Stanley Kubrick producer, Jan Ha...

SXSW Film Announces Festival Winners

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The winners of the 2008 edition of the SXSW Film Festival.Jury AwardsREEL SHORTS Special Jury Award - The Second Line, Director: John Magary Winner - (Tie) Warlord, Director: David Garrett & Small Apartment, Director: Andrew T. BetzerANIMATED SHORTS Special Jury Award - I hate you don't touch me or Bat and Hat, Director: Becky James Winner - Madame Tulti-Putli, Director: Chris Lavis & Maciek SzczerbowskiEXPERIMENTAL SHORTS Special Jury Award - Upwards March, Director: Kaveh Nabati...

SXSW Film Announces Festival Winners

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SXSW has announced the winners of the 2008 edition of the SXSW Film Festival.Jury AwardsREEL SHORTSSpecial Jury Award - "The Second Line," Director: John Magary.Winner - (Tie) "Warlord," Director: David Garrett & "Small Apartment,"Director: Andrew T. BetzerANIMATED SHORTSSpecial Jury Award - "I hate you don't touch me or Bat and Hat," Director:Becky JamesWinner - "Madame Tulti-Putli," Director: Chris Lavis & Maciek SzczerbowskiEXPERIMENTAL SHORTSSpecial Jury Award - "Upwards March," Director: Ka...

SXSW Announces 2008 Film Panels: Billy Bob Thornton, Helen Hunt...

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The South by Southwest (SXSW) Film Conference & Festival is happy to announce its complete slate of panels and workshops for the 15th annual event in Austin, Texas. The SXSW Film Conference will take place in the Austin Convention Center during March 8-11, and is open to all SXSW Film, Gold, and Platinum registrants. In addition, the SXSW Film Conference will co-host joint sessions with the SXSW Interactive Conference. Nearly 200 industry veterans and experts are on tap as speakers for the panel...

SXSW: The Austin Film Barbeque

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On Super Tuesday, with 22 Presidential primaries unfolding on the same day, the Presidential nominees will be in place and the hint of a new chapter will be in the air. SXSW, the South By Southwest Conference and FilmFestival, decided to unveil its program on what could be a significant date in current American discourse and affairs. The Festival, based in the libertarian outpost in Texas (Austin), the Festival has seen its reputation rise rapidly in the past decade. These days, it is second onl...

Michael Eisner, Helen Hunt ...announced for Panels at South by Southwest

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The South by Southwest (SXSW) Film Conference & Festival is happy to announce some additional titles and guest speakers confirmed for this year's event, March 7-15, in Austin, Texas.Among the big titles unveiled, is the highly-anticipated New Line Cinema release 'Harold and Kumar Escape from Guantanamo Bay,' directed by Jon Hurwitz and Hayden Schlossberg. The sequel to the popular comedy, 'Harold and Kumar Go To White Castle.' This time, the boys (Kal Penn and John Cho) get themselves in trouble...

'21,' will open the South by Southwest (SXSW) Film Conference & Festival

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Columbia Pictures' highly anticipated film, '21,' will open the 15th edition of the South by Southwest (SXSW) Film Conference & Festival on March 7, 2008. The film, directed by Robert Luketic from a script by Peter Steinfeld and Allan Loeb, is scheduled to open in theaters on March 28. Based on Ben Mezrich's popular book, 'Bringing Down the House: The Inside Story of Six M.I.T. Students Who Took Vegas for Millions,' the film stars Jim Sturgess, Kate Bosworth, Kevin Spacey, and Laurence Fishburne...

SXSW launches The Greenlight Awards competition for digital series

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ON Networks(R) (ON), in partnership with South by Southwest (SXSW) Film Conference and Festival, today announced it is now accepting submissions for the recently announced Greenlight Awards(TM) at http://www.thegreenlightawards.com. The site can also be accessed through the SXSW or ON websites. The Greenlight Awards competition is the industry's first to recognize the next great, original and episodic digital series. Finalists will compete in two categories - best concept and best show - and wil...

Film Fests launch “Rocket Science” director Jeffrey Blitz’s career into Orbit

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For director Jeffrey Blitz, figuring out how to get his films screened was just short of “Rocket Science”. But with the success of the aforementioned film, he just may have found the right formula. The award winning film at the prestigious Sundance Film Festival was released theatrically last week to encouraging numbers. “Rocket Science”, a wonderful film about a stuttering boy (played brilliantly by Reece Thompson) who is recruited by an attractive overachiever (Anna Kendrick...

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