Bill Simmons and Nate Silver have already signed on to appear.
The festival will host a new set of panels and screenings its opening weekend
Cinedigm gets North American and Latin American distribution for "Short Term 12," the hottest film at SXSW
Jacob Vaughn's film stars Ken Marino ("Burning Love," "Party Down") as a man whose stomach is possessed by a demon
South by Southwest begins Friday, so we've constructed a must-see list for everyone attending (or living vicariously through those who are)
Danny Boyle, Joss Whedon and Michael Cera have been added to panels at this year's festival
Hannah Fidell directed the film, which stars Lindsay Burdge
SXSW will screen 106 shorts and nine midnight movies during its March film festival
Napster documentary "Downloaded" and new film from Harmony Korine will also premiere at South by Southwest
Jonathan Lisecki film "Gayby" -- about a gay man and a straight woman who attempt to have a child -- will be released theatrically later...
The "Dancing With the Stars" cast begins its weekly soirees, Armie Hammer arrives late for the "Mirror, Mirror" premiere and Connor Cruise is a high-priced...
"Brooklyn Castle" and Paul Simon documentary "Under African Skies" join Matthew Lillard's directorial debut in winning SXSW audience prizes
The Boss says pop music is youth music and then rocks the house
"21 Jump Street" premieres, and horror flicks abound at film section of annual Austin fest
Matthew Lillard goes behind the camera with "Fat Kid Rules the World," which will premiere at SXSW
Gravitas, the large VOD supplier, will release movies day and date with indie distributor Variance Films
SXSW festival lineup also includes martial arts epic "The Raid," Duplass brothers' "Do-Deca-Pantathalon" and a number of music films
Film festival reveals slate of 2012 panels and sessions, including conversation with film composer Cliff Martinez
A SXSW post-mortem, musings on Steven Soderbergh's retirement and Mickey Rourke's comeback, plus Julian Schnabel loves controversy
Final festival awards also honor "Building Hope," "Love Shines"
Before the indie bands completely take over SXSW, actors and filmmakers and a 3D enthusiast get in a few last words
Gay-themed romance won festival's Emerging Visions Audience Award
The Mel Gibson/Jodie Foster movie dominates SXSW headlines, but fest observers also find trends galore
World premiere of Jodie Foster movie, delayed because of Gibson's troubles, draws raves from SXSW fans
Post-apocalyptic crowd-pleaser gets seven-figure distribution deal on the heels of its Austin premiere
A look at the festival's stealthy and most-honored film, and a dispute over "Bridesmaids"
Robbie Pickering film picks up seven awards; skateboard movie "Dragonslayer" named best doc
Updated: Studio says "Source Code" post was "a little snarky," asks movie site to intervene
It's "Dragonslayer" times two at SXSW ... but where's Mel?
SXSW kicks off with sci-fi, horror, a superhero sendup and some nods to Hitchcock