SXSW Sydney 2023

Posted Tuesday 31 Jan 2023

Looking for a place to premiere your feature film, short, episodic or XR project? SXSW Sydney could make those dreams come true.

With a spotlight on the Asia-Pacific region, but inclusive of all corners of the globe, the SXSW Sydney 2023 Screen Festival brings together creative people from different industries to deliver an unparalleled experience — one at the forefront of discovery, creativity, and innovation. 

The screen festival will be one component of the October event, which also includes a music festival and conference including more than 200 presentations, panel workshops and mentor sessions. 

The SXSW Sydney 2023 Screen Festival takes place 15-22 October 2023, and it's the festival’s first expansion outside of North America.

SXSW Sydney Screen Festival showcase submissions are open to:

  • Features – Narrative and Documentary (40 mins or above)
  • Episodic / TV
  • Shorts films (less than 40 mins)
  • Music videos (less than 10 mins)
  • XR experiences

To be eligible for inclusion in SXSW Sydney’s 2023 Screen Festival, your project must have been completed in 2021, 2022, or be on track for completion in early 2023. See below for premiere status requirements.

The final deadline to make your submission is Sunday 14 May 2023 at 11:59PM AEDT.

Click here for more information