Can I get a deadline extension?

The short answer is, yes, sometimes we grant extensions.

If you want to request an extension, please fill out our 2019 SXSW Extension Request Form and you should hear back from us within one week. You should only be requesting an extension if you would like to submit after Thursday, October 18, 2018 - our Late Deadline for most categories. 

Film Submission Deadlines:

Early Deadline: Thursday, August 23, 2018

Official Deadline: Thursday, September 20, 2018

Late Deadline: Thursday, October 18, 2018

Final Texas High School/Title Sequence Deadline: Thursday, December 13, 2018

If you have any questions or concerns, please email filmfest@sxsw.com.

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