Innovating creative community in the areas of film, music, art, technology, design and culture through a series of annual festivals. The festival tour kicks off in Chicago, IL and is also set in Cambridge, Mass., Austin, TX, Washington D.C., and Atalanta, GA.
"Austin is a small liberal town in the middle of a large conservative state. South by Southwest calls Austin home because the city heavily collects creatives in the fields of Film, Technology, and Music; the same three threads of study in
The Austin Creative Alliance is funded in part by the City of Austin through the Economic Development Department's Cultural Arts Division and by grants from Texas Commission on the Arts and the National Endowment for the Arts which believes that a great nation deserves great art. The Creative Alliance also receives generous in-kind support from CreateAustin, and Time Warner Cable News. We are also grateful for the ongoing support and participation of our members and patrons.