SXSW ​2019 ​announced part of its lineup and ​the competition has great Indian representation, including Sacred Games.
Author: Tribe Desk | February 8th 2019
The SXSW Film Festival​ is a 'cool' film festival​ that runs simultaneously with SXSW Interactive and SXSW Music, ​giving all the opportunity to connect with tech and music industry experts, making ​it a unique experience​. It ​will run from 7 - 19 March in Austin, Texas​ and has more than a few entries from India in competition.​​

In the Title Design Competition, two Indian web series' title sequences are in competing amongst 30 nominees.  Interestingly, both of these are by the company Plexus Motion.

Sacred Games (Netflix) - by Vijesh Rajan


Smoke (Eros Now) - by Yashoda Parthasarthy

In the Music Video Competition, we have one competitor. The music video for Wild by New Delhi based indie musician Dhruv Visvanath is directed by Tanvi Gandhi, a musician turned filmmaker.

In the Virtual Cinema Competition, we have two entries out of with strong Indian connections.

The​ ​experimental documentary Home After War co-directed by Mumbai lady Gayatri Parameswaran and Felix Gaedke. The 2018 Berlin Film Festival collection is a part of the Oculus VR for Good Creators Lab program. Watch the trailer here.

Sadah Espii Proctor​,​ the Brooklyn, New York​ based filmmaker presents Girl Icon, an experimental documentary film about Rani. The girl child from a family relegated to washing clothes because of caste in Varanasi determined to get an education​.


Best wishes to them all. For the full lineup of SXSW Film, go here.
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