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.