Sponsored events run from March 9-13, 2013 in Austin, TX
SAG-AFTRA, SAG-AFTRA New Media, SAGindie and
SAG Foundation Team Up for SXSW 2013
Groups sponsor trade show booth, actors’ workshops and receptions
for festival-goers & regional SAG-AFTRA performers
LOS ANGELES (March 7, 2013) – As the independent interactive, music, and film worlds gear up to descend on Austin, Texas for SXSW 2013, SAG-AFTRA, SAG-AFTRA New Media, SAGindie and the Screen Actors Guild Foundation are headed to this year’s conference and festival with an array of sponsored events, workshops and receptions for festival-goers and regional SAG-AFTRA performers.
“We are excited to partner at SXSW 2013. For more than a decade, we have enjoyed presenting exciting and educational programs at the festival for filmmakers, performers and recording artists. This year we are thrilled to be a presence once again as we highlight the great work done by SAG-AFTRA on behalf of its members.” – Randy Himes, SAG-AFTRA Assistant National Executive Director, Sound Recordings.
“We are proud to be a part of SXSW again this year. The event has really become the central hub for the synergy of creative talent, technology and culture." – Mark Friedlander, SAG-AFTRA National Director, New Media.
“SXSW has become such an unbelievable intersection of talent, it’s now vital to our mission to connect with some of the most exciting and forward-thinking filmmakers and content creators working today. We’re proud to be back again in 2013, not only as a sponsor, but also as a part of this supportive and fun-loving community.” – Darrien Michele Gipson, SAGindie National Director.
“The SAG Foundation is thrilled to be making its debut at SXSW 2013 in order to bring our vital programs to the independent film community. While we’re in Austin, we’ll also be offering our signature LifeRaft and Casting Access Project (CAP) programs to the regional SAG-AFTRA membership.” – Rochelle Rose, SAG Foundation National Director of Actors Programs.
Schedule of Events, Workshops and Receptions
SAG-AFTRA and SAGindie Trade Show Booth
WHEN: March 10 – 13, 11:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
WHERE: Austin Convention Center, Trade Show Exhibition Booth 305, 500 E Cesar Chavez Street
SAG-AFTRA New Media/SXM “Armed Response” Reception
WHEN: March 9 – 5:00 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.
WHERE: W Hotel, Austin, 200 Lavaca Street
SAG Foundation’s Day of LifeRaft & Casting Access Projects for SAG-AFTRA members only
WHEN: Sunday, March 10 – times below
WHERE: Austin Actors Conservatory, Studio E, 7612-F West Hwy 71, Austin
SXSW Event with SAG Foundation: Meet the Insiders: Casting for Film
WHEN: Monday, March 11 – 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
WHERE: Austin Convention Center, 4th Floor, Room 17B
See it online: http://schedule.sxsw.com/2013/events/event_FP990408
SAGindie/WGA West/ DGA “SXSW Film Happy Hour hosted by The Guilds”
WHEN: March 11 – 5:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.
WHERE: Intercontinental Hotel Austin, Stephen F. Bar, 701 N. Congress Avenue
A SXSW Film, Gold or Platinum badge are required for entry.
SXSW Workshop with the SAG Foundation - Actors: Create Your Brand & Corner Your Market!
WHEN: Tuesday, March 12 – 3:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
WHERE: Austin Convention Center, 4th Floor, Room 13AB, capacity 152
See it online: http://schedule.sxsw.com/2013/events/event_FP990461