SXSW 2013

Rylaananimation, code, events, music

SXSW 2013

Free food and booze for 12 days in hot and sunny Austin Texas. Whew. My best of everything at SXSW 2013

Best Films

Model used in the stop motion film Cicada Princess

Model used in the stop motion film Cicada Princess

– Cicada Princess / The Gold Sparrow / Oh Willy… – Various films at the SXSW 2013 Animated Shorts.
– Sound City – Dave Grohl
– Everything Will Be OK – Don Hertzfeldt

Best Interactive

Walking Dead Panel

Walking Dead Panel

funf.org – An open source, sensor logging software for android. More than just G.P.S. tracking.

WNyc.org/bugs – a sensor project to track the largest Cicada migration in 17 years.

Best Music

Andrew WK at SXSW 2013

Andrew WK at SXSW 2013

– Andrew WK (Also Best Mosh Pit)

– Passion Pit

– Sound City Players

Best Beers

Uncle Bill's Brewery

Uncle Bill’s Brewery

– The 7 different beers at Uncle Billy’s

– The Unnamed Beer I had at the Eagles of Death Metal show, the beer tap head was a piece of tree bark.

Best Food

Crawfish

Crawfish

– Crawfish, caught, cooked, prepped, and sold by a friendly Cajun

– Best Free: BBQ I found on the first day where I had the best brisket ever

Best Panel

Neil Gaiman Interviewing Chuck Lorre

Neil Gaiman Interviewing Chuck Lorre

Neil Gaiman Interviewing Chuck Lorre, when I meet Neil Gaiman afterward at a bus stop.

Best Booth

SXSW2013 Booth

Group award to the SXSW Create Tent. So many neat booths. Big thanks to SparkFun for the free Arduino Uno!

Best Freebie

Forrest James

Forrest James

A signed, foil stamped, limited edition, red vinyl record at the chip tune meetup from Forrest James

RylaanSXSW 2013