Jake Gyllenhaal and producer Sarah Green will be featured in conversations at the South by Southwest Film Festival and Conference, March 11-19, organizers announced today.
The film conference complements nine days of film screenings, and will feature 200 keynotes, conversations, panels and other sessions.
Also speaking at sessions in 2016 will be Sam Esmail, Rami Malek and Christian Slater. Kerry Washington will participate in a conversation about “The New Rules of Social Stardom,” and Zach Anner will be on “The Art of Starting From Nothing” panel.
The keynote speakers and other people at the conference will be announced in the next few months.
Gyllenhaal has been in several critically acclaimed movies in recent years, including “Southpaw,” “Nightcrawler,” “Prisoners,” “Enemies” and “Brokeback Mountain.” Upcoming movies include Jean-Marc Vallee’s “Demolition” and Tom Ford’s “Nocturnal Animals.”
Green has worked with such directors as Austin-based Jeff Nichols and Terrence Malick, as well as with Julie Taymor, David Mamet, Karyn Kusama and John Sayles. She’s the producer on Nichols’ upcoming feature, “Midnight Special” as well as Malick’s “Knight of Cups.” She’s also working on Nichols’ next film, “Loving.”
To register for SXSW, go to sxsw.com/attend.