If my film has had a screening in Austin is it eligible for SXSW?

Yes. For the 2021 submission season, if your project has screened theatrically in Austin at a film festival prior to SXSW, it is still eligible.

More information on premiere status and eligibility for specific categories can be found here:

FEATURES: What is the SXSW premiere & eligibility policy for feature films?
SHORTS: What is the SXSW premiere and eligibility policy for short films?
MUSIC VIDEOS: What is the SXSW premiere and eligibility policy for music videos?
EPISODICS: What is the SXSW premiere and eligibility for episodics?
XR EXHIBITION: What is the SXSW premiere and eligibility for virtual reality projects or 360 video?

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