“We’re proud to open with Dungeons and Dragons: Honor Among Thieves, a raucous and engaging fantasy adventure," said Claudette Godfrey, VP Film & TV. "This year’s festival line-up is an amazing collection of films, TV series and XR experiences that promise to inspire, entertain and challenge our audiences. We look forward to welcoming everyone to Austin in March for what promises to be an unforgettable event,” she added.
The SXSW Film & TV Festival is the premier destination for the best in new cinema, television, and virtual reality. Connecting filmmakers to fans while celebrating cinema and series with a diverse range of immersive narratives, interactive experiences, and vivid storytelling from around the world.
Festival goers can explore feature films in the following 2023 screening categories: Headliners; Narrative Feature Competition presented by Panavision; Documentary Feature Competition; Narrative Spotlight; Documentary Spotlight; Visions; Midnighters; Global presented by MUBI; 24 Beats Per Second; Festival Favorites, and Special Screenings. The TV program consists of TV Premieres, TV Spotlight, and the Independent TV Pilot Competition. The SXSW 2023 Shorts Film Program presented by IMDbPro will present seven competitive sections. XR Experience Competition, XR Spotlight and XR Special Events programming round out the Film & TV Festival program. All Categories with the exception of Special Screenings and TV Spotlight will be eligible for section-specific Audience Awards.