By contibuting blogger Benjamín Harguindey
SXSW Music, Film and Interactive 2014 will kick off in Austin, Texas on March 7th, and Argentina will be present as part of the SXSW® Film Conference & Festival section since day one.
On March 7th SXSW Film will screen the indie Argentine movie The Desert, “a doomed story of a love triangle in a post-apocalyptic world”. On March 8th ambassador Cecilian Nahon will preside Argentina’s Creative & IT Sector in the US panel, about the causes and consequences of the Argentine IT industry’s fast growing export market.
On March 10th, in light of the 2013 release of the record box-office animated movie Metegol (Foosball), producing exec Diego Rosner will discuss the potential or Argentina’s film industry in the panel Can we beat Dreamworks and Pixar from Argentina. Argentina will wrap up its presence at SXSW Film on March 11th at The Argentine Pavilion, showcasing an attractive film market.
SXSW Music, Film and Interactive will last from March 7th to March 16th.