After all the craziness from PAX East, our media production team will be heading off straight to SXSW to handle the live stream of ‘Twitch x Reddit IRL’, a partnership between Twitch and Reddit where they essentially do a live 4-day Ask Me Anything experience at the event. How exciting!
Live AMA’s will be conducted throughout the week and will be live streamed at twitch.tv/twitch. Topics vary from movies, to music, to gaming and more! Here’s the list of thing to look for to according to Twitch’s announcement.
- Grandmaster Flash, hip-hop pioneer and icon*
- AWGE feat. A$AP Rocky & A$AP Mob*
- AMA: Gareth Edwards, director of Rogue One: A Star Wars Story
- AMA: Steve Adler, Mayor of Austin
- AMA: Adrian Grenier, star of HBO’s Entourage
- AMA: Gaelynn Lea, folk musician
- AMA: Jeremy Scahill, investigative journalist, The Intercept
- AMA: Whiskey Shivers, Austin-based bluegrass band
- AMA: Ed Boon, Mortal Kombat creator, with preview of Injustice 2, his latest video game
- Panel: Fearlessly Female — Boardroom and Beyond: Austin Mayor Steve Adler, Jill Cress (CMO, National Geographic Partners), Ingrid Vanderveldt (Founder & CEO, EBW2020), and Suzi Sosa (Cofounder & CEO, GoVerb)
- MC Lars, seminal nerdcore rapper*
- Curse Mackey, Austin-based musician
- VR concert by TheWaveVR, Austin-based tech startup that delivers concerts to virtual reality devices*
- Sony Pictures LIFE Scare Booth, a special onsite activation to promote the upcoming sci-fi thriller film, Life, in theaters March 24.
For those tuning in from the comfort of their homes, you can watch Twitch’s full coverage of SXSW at twitch.tv/event/sxswgaming.