Mike Flanagan’s eagerly anticipated film that thrilled buyers at a secret screening in Toronto last September is among the ten-strong genre roster in the 23rd edition of the festival, set to run from March 11-19 in Austin, Texas.


Besides Hush (pictured), the Midnighters section includes: Sundance duo Carnage Park and Under The Shadow; Shinsuke Sato’s Japanese zombie manga adaptation I Am a Hero; and Thomas Dekker’s Jack Goes Home.

Rounding out the genre strand are: Johnny Frank Garrett’s Last Word from Simon Rumley; Sean Brosnan’s My Father Die; Carles Torrens’ Pet; PHANTASM: Remastered by Don Coscarelli, remastered by J.J. Abrams’s Bad Robot; and Untitled Fede Alvarez/ Ghost House Thriller.

Festival top brass also announced SXSW 13 Festival Favorites selections, as well as shorts and special events.

Festival Favourites is largely populated by Sundance hits and includes Gleason, Hunt For The Wilderpeople, Sing Street, and The Greasy Strangler.

As previously announced, the world premiere of Richard Linklater’s Everybody Wants Some will open SXSW on March 11.

For the full line-up including Additional Features and shorts click here.