SXSW Announces Online Portion of 2021 Festival With Plans for Physical Events TBD

Applications open for virtual participants and film submissions on Oct. 6

SXSW 2020 was canceled for the first time in 34 years due to the novel coronavirus. SXSW

Following its first cancellation in 34 years in March due to the novel coronavirus pandemic, South by Southwest (SXSW) today launched the online portion of its 2021 programming, with details on the physical event to come.

@klundster Kathryn Lundstrom is Adweek's breaking news reporter based in Austin.