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Friday, March 11

6:00pm CST

HP Happy Hour
Join HP for a free daily happy hour at the HP Mobile Park

Friday March 11, 2011 6:00pm - 7:00pm CST
HP Mobile Park

10:00pm CST

SXSW Film Opening Party
You’re invited to the opening night celebration that kicks off the 2011 SXSW Film Festival. Enjoy drinks with old friends and have fun making new ones!

Friday March 11, 2011 10:00pm - 11:00pm CST
Buffalo Billiards
Saturday, March 12

4:00pm CST

aGLIFF’s Steers & Queers Happy Hour
Let's be FRANK, Austin rocks! And SXSW LGBTQI queers-in-the-know will be at aGLIFF's Steers & Queers Happy Hour. Enjoy food, drink, and spins hosted by aGLIFF. RSVP at agliff.org/sxsw

Saturday March 12, 2011 4:00pm - 5:00pm CST
Frank Restaurant

4:00pm CST

Film Texas Reception
Come network over a bit of Tex-Mex & a drink with SXSW filmmakers and panelists, and meet representatives from the Texas Association of Film Commissions. *Filmmaker or Panelist Badge Required.

Saturday March 12, 2011 4:00pm - 5:00pm CST
Iron Cactus

4:00pm CST

HAPPY NEW YEAR Premiere Party
SUDS STUDS ROCK & ROLL: The “Happy New Year” Soundtrack Party - with live performances by Bobby Bare Jr., Robbie Gil and La Res. Free Drinks! Free Food!

Saturday March 12, 2011 4:00pm - 5:00pm CST

5:00pm CST

Cracked Live

A comedy show from the Editors of Cracked.com.


Saturday March 12, 2011 5:00pm - 8:00pm CST
West Tent, Brush Square Park

5:00pm CST

JuntoBox Films Party

Come party with Junto Films, a global hybrid independent studio, and find out how to get your film made. rsvp@juntofilms.com


Saturday March 12, 2011 5:00pm - 8:00pm CST
The Marq

6:00pm CST

Special Discussion with artist Storm Thorgerson & filmmaker Roddy Bogawa

The Blanton Museum of Art presents a special conversation with artist Storm Thorgerson and filmmaker Roddy Bogawa. Thorgerson is the man behind some of the most influential the album artwork designs in history, including those for Pink Floyd, Led Zeppelin, Muse, and dozens more, and is the subject of a recent documentary by Roddy Bogawa.


Saturday March 12, 2011 6:00pm - 7:00pm CST
Blanton Museum of Art

6:00pm CST

The RTF SXSW Party

UT Austin's Department of Radio-Television-Film presents an evening of free drinks, free food, and catching up with the local Austin film community. Meet up with RTF alumni & friends and receive complimentary screeners of recent work created by student filmmakers. Join us at Progress, walking distance from downtown!


Saturday March 12, 2011 6:00pm - 8:00pm CST
Progress Coffee

8:00pm CST

Florida State Film School Celebrates the World Premiere of No Matter What

Join us in welcoming the cast and crew of the feature film No Matter What, which premieres Sunday, March 13 at 4:15pm at the Alamo Ritz 1.


Saturday March 12, 2011 8:00pm - Sunday March 13, 2011 12:00am CST

9:00pm CST

Fandango + Alamo Drafthouse Launch Party

Fandango now tickets to the Alamo Drafthouse! Help us celebrate with free drinks, Karaoke Apocalypse, a photo booth, prizes and more! The party is open to all 21+ SXSW badge holders. RSVP at FandangoSXSW.eventbrite.com for more details and a chance to win free movie tickets! Fandango can be found at www.fandango.com, 1-800-FANDANGO and via our mobile apps for iPhone, iPad, Android, BlackBerry, Windows Phone 7 and Palm Pre.


Saturday March 12, 2011 9:00pm - Sunday March 13, 2011 12:00am CST

9:00pm CST

Spiderwood Studios Party

Come celebrate SXSW 2011 by joining Spiderwood for an evening of cocktails, hors d’oeuvres, and live music entertainment by the award winning Austin band SPEAK!, and the soulful sounds of Sahara Smith.


Saturday March 12, 2011 9:00pm - Sunday March 13, 2011 12:00am CST
Maggie Mae's
Sunday, March 13

11:00am CDT

Kodak-Audio Network Filmmaker Brunch
Kodak and AudioNetwork salute the SXSW Filmmakers! Join Kodak and AudioNetwork for a relaxing Sunday Filmmaker Brunch on the shady lawn at Brush Square Park. Enjoy music, a raffle, tasty southwest breakfast specialties, champagne and meet colleagues under the oak tree.

Sunday March 13, 2011 11:00am - 12:00pm CDT
East Tent, Brush Square Park

10:00pm CDT

Tufts University Sundaes on Sunday

Sponsored by the Tufts Entertainment, Art, and Media (TEAM) Network. Designed to bring Tufts alumni from the film and interactive fields together for networking. Enjoy local favorite, Amy’s ice cream (trivia: Amy is a Tufts graduate!).


Sunday March 13, 2011 10:00pm - 11:30pm CDT
Velveeta Room
Monday, March 14

5:00pm CDT

Beckinfield SXSW Actor Meetup
Relax with food and drink and network with other actors. Cast yourself at Beckinfield.com -- the first mass participation TV series!

Monday March 14, 2011 5:00pm - 6:00pm CDT

6:00pm CDT

Film Poster Gallery Reception Presented by Webtrends + Mofilm

We’re rolling out the red carpet for this year’s design awards finalists. Come join Mofilm, as we toast to the artists of SXSW’s Film Design Competition. Enjoy complimentary drinks and apps, followed by a screening of this year’s Opening Title Sequence Finalists.


Monday March 14, 2011 6:00pm - 8:00pm CDT
Austin Convention Center

7:00pm CDT

Shutterstock - Rock Out With Your Stock Out!
Free entry with badge, enter your name to win a $500 Apple gift card! Photobooth, Party photographer, Temporary Tattoos, Swag, and a Rock DJ

Monday March 14, 2011 7:00pm - 8:00pm CDT

7:00pm CDT

SAGIndie/WGAWest Reception

We got it all: food, drinks and the career info filmmakers need for your upcoming projects! Reps will be on hand to answer your questions while you party Austin-style. Filmmaker or Panelist Badge Required.


Monday March 14, 2011 7:00pm - 9:00pm CDT

7:00pm CDT

Film Florida Fish Fry

The Florida Fish Fry is back and more sizzling than ever! Join Film Florida for some fried fish, conch fritters, key lime tarts, beers and cocktails and a not-to-be-missed live performance by Afro-Cuban-Funk-DJ amazeband, Spam Allstars (scored SXSW film, "Square Grouper") to honor Florida film, music and interactive artists at SXSW '11!


Monday March 14, 2011 7:00pm - 10:00pm CDT

8:00pm CDT

Explore.org Party

Wanted: Explorers! Join explore.org for an inspired evening of music, film and truly unique experiences that you will not soon forget. Many special performances and treats for all of the senses have been expertly curated to tickle your imagination. And also, there are complimentary beverages!


Monday March 14, 2011 8:00pm - Tuesday March 15, 2011 12:00am CDT
Swan Dive

9:00pm CDT

Austin Chronicle Film Bash

Join The Austin Chronicle and Santa Fe Natural Tobacco Company for The Austin Chronicle Film Bash! Grab a drink on us, eat food from local Austin restaurants and listen to live music from THE BRIGHT LIGHT SOCIAL HOUR. Make sure to stop by the Austin Chronicle booth during the Trade Show to get your pass to the party. You must have a pass for admittance. SXSW Film, Gold or Platinum Badge required to redeem pass. Also, join us from 9 - 10pm for NO RESERVATIONS: A HIGHLY SPIRITED FILM PANEL Find out what industry secrets leak out of the mouths of the film industry's finest, most devilish raconteurs and enfants terrible after they've had a few cocktails.


Monday March 14, 2011 9:00pm - Tuesday March 15, 2011 2:00am CDT
La Zona Rosa
Tuesday, March 15

4:00pm CDT

Mix, mingle and have a drink courtesy of participating SXSW Trade Show exhibitors. The Block Party is the perfect opportunity to watch that new technology demo, find out more about the coolest new startup, or simply network with some of the most plugged-in people in the industry. Be sure to get there early and bring your friends, because the SXSW Block Party is one of the hottest events of the show.

Tuesday March 15, 2011 4:00pm - 5:00pm CDT
Austin Convention Center, Exhibit Hall 3-4

6:00pm CDT

HP Happy Hour
Join HP for a free daily happy hour at the HP Mobile Park

Tuesday March 15, 2011 6:00pm - 7:00pm CDT
HP Mobile Park

6:30pm CDT

SXSW Film Pre-Awards Reception Presented by Ovation
Toast independent film’s rising stars at this year’s SXSW Film Pre-Awards Reception. The pre-awards party starts the evening off right!

Tuesday March 15, 2011 6:30pm - 7:30pm CDT
East Tent, Brush Square Park

8:00pm CDT

SXSW Film Awards Ceremony Presented by Ovation
Celebrate SXSW 2011’s brightest stars! This year’s Film Awards is sure to be unlike any other.

Tuesday March 15, 2011 8:00pm - 9:00pm CDT
Vimeo Theater

9:00pm CDT

SXSW Film Closing/Music Opening Party presented by YouTube
Kick up your heels at the bash that officially closes the 2011 SXSW Film Conference and kicks off the 2011 SXSW Music Conference. Good company and complimentary food and beverages are sure to make this an unforgettable event.

Tuesday March 15, 2011 9:00pm - 10:00pm CDT
Maggie Mae's