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  • SXSW police incident
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    Two killed in SXSW car crash

    2014-03-13T08:27:00Z

    UPDATE: Police have confirmed that two people - one from the Netherlands - died after a car drove into a crowd of pedestrians at the South By Southwest festival.

  • Fort Tilden
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    Fort Tilden wins top SXSW award

    2014-03-12T02:12:00Z

    Sarah-Violet Bliss and Charles Rogers’ comedy earned the narrative feature competition grand jury prize while Margaret Brown’s Deepwater Horizon disaster film The Great Invisible prevailed in the documentary section.

  • From Dusk Till Dawn
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    eOne, El Rey cut deals on Dusk

    2014-03-11T19:36:00Z

    Robert Rodriguez’s new US-based cable network El Rey Network and eOne Television have struck a slew of digital deals on From Dusk Till Dawn: The Series, set to receive its broadcast premiere on Tuesday night (11).

  • Snowden SXSW
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    Snowden warns of government threat

    2014-03-10T20:22:00Z

    Google and the government were in the crosshairs as whistleblower Edward Snowden made a rare public appearance on Monday (10) to address the SXSW conference from exile in Russia – ironically using Google+ Hangouts.

  • Exists
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    Lionsgate believes in Exists

    2014-03-08T15:11:00Z

    The studio has picked up North American rights at SXSW to Eduard Sanchez’s Bigfoot film, which International Film Trust handles for international sales.

  • Space Station 76
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    SPWA, Picturehouse, Starz Digital take SXSW trio

    2014-03-07T18:20:00Z

    UPDATE: Sony Pictures Worldwide Acquisitions (SPWA) has acquired all international rights to Space Station 76, while in separate deals Picturehouse has acquired The Guest and Starz Digital Media has taken North American rights to To Be Takei ahead of their Austin screenings.

  • Kerry Trainor
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    Vimeo unveils $10m distribution fund

    2014-03-06T17:08:00Z

    The video platform will promote a $10m investment at SXSW on the anniversary of its Vimeo On Demand platform.

  • Long Distance
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    Visit takes SXSW entry Long Distance

    2014-02-28T04:05:00Z

    Visit Films will present the world premiere of Carlos Marques-Marcet’s first feature Long Distance (formerly 10,000KM) at SXSW.

  • Marc Webb
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    SXSW unveils conference line-up

    2014-02-12T23:25:00Z

    The Amazing Spider-Man 2 director Marc Webb will deliver the fourth keynote address at SXSW on March 8 as organisers also announced the complete conference line-up.

  • The Infinite Man
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    Shoreline visits The Infinite Man

    2014-02-08T08:38:00Z

    EXCLUSIVE: Hugh Sullivan’s debut feature world premieres at next month’s SXSW.