The 2006 edition of the South by Southwest (SXSW) Film Conference and Festival has announced its annual call for entries. Submissions in all categories are now being accepted by the festival and applicants can submit via the festival website (www.sxsw.com/film). The final deadline is December 5, 2005. The 2006 festival will be held March 10-18, 2006 in Austin, TX.
“We’re very excited for the 2006 festival, and we can’t wait to begin reviewing submissions and planning the schedule of another terrific SXSW,” says Matt Dentler, the Festival Producer for SXSW. The 2005 SXSW Film Festival drew record numbers of attendees from all over the world and feature screenings of such acclaimed films as “The Aristocrats,” “Murderball,” “Palindromes,” “Unleashed,” and many others. Films that have received distribution deals since screening at SXSW 2005 include: “Emmanuel’s Gift,” “Green Street Hooligans,” “Mirage,” “Reel Paradise,” “The Roost,” “Sarah Silverman: Jesus Is Magic,” and more!
For more info, visit the SXSW website.