How can I submit my film for consideration for SXSW 2020?

Submissions for the 2020 SXSW Film Festival are now closed.

SXSW only accepts film submissions via We do not use any other submission platform.

We require all films to be submitted by URL link. Filmmakers must submit a working link to an online version of your film on an external site (i.e. your own website, Vimeo, etc.) and any necessary passwords to view the link AT THE TIME OF SUBMISSION. This link must be active and accessible through March 2020. Please DO NOT send us a DVD copy as DVDs will not be considered. For more information on how to submit visit our Film Submissions page.

If any changes are made to the access of your film’s link, you MUST contact SXSW Film at with the updated information or your film may be disqualified from consideration.

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