South by Southwest 2011 released the first group of the always entertaining panels for this year’s show. The first 20 confirmed sessions for the 2011 SXSW Film Conference are:
• Beyond 3D: How Interactive Screenings Will Save Cinema
(Organized by Henri Mazza / Alamo Drafthouse Cinema)
• The Blogger Centipede: How Content is Eroding Credibility
(Organized by William Goss / Cinematical)
• Can P2P Save Filmmaking?
(Organized by Jamie King / VODO and BitTorrent Inc.)
• “Did You Kill Anyone?” Reality in War Movies
(Organized by Paul Rieckhoff / Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America)
• Documentary Deities: Dispelling The Director Myth
(Organized by Eddie Schmidt / IDA)
• The Female Funny: Is It Different For Girls?
(Organized by Rachel Sklar / Mediaite.com)
• Funny Fits: Alt Comedy on Alt Platforms
(Organized by Jennifer Caserta / IFC)
• Heard But Not Seen: Capturing Music History Cinematically
(Organized by Warren Cohen / VH1)
• Hollywood Lessons: What Film School Didn’t Teach Me
(Organized by John Lang / Rough & Tumble Films)
• I Thought We Were Friends! Business In Film
(Organized by Alicia Van Couvering / Freelance Producer)
• Indie Success: What is it? Who’s Got It?
(Organized by Mike Ryan / Greyshack Films)
• Makers of Geek Documentaries: A Nerdʼs life
(Organized by Rachel Lovinger / Razorfish)
• Marketing Your Movie: Making a Great Trailer
(Organized by Monica Brady / Trailer Central/The Golden Trailer Awards)
• New Tools for Filmmakers: Virtually Augmented 3.0 Reality
(Organized by Wendy Levy / BAVC)
• Pen to Paper – Creating Conceptual Marketing Campaigns
(Organized by David Frost / All City Media)
• Reel Murder: From Crime Scene to Big Screen
(Organized by Corey Mitchell / In Cold Blog)
• Selecting Films for Festivals: Science or Serendipity?
(Organized by Nick Roddick / Split Screen/London Film School)
• Sex it Up!
(Organized by Lisa Vandever / CineKink)
• You Are Not a Publicist: Criticism vs. Advertising
(Organized by Daniel Carlson / Pajiba.com)
• Your Baby Is Ugly: Evaluating Your Film Honestly
(Organized by Nic Baisley / FilmSnobbery)