The Famous Faces of the 2014 SXSW Film Festival
The film festival portion of the South by Southwest festival -- held every March in Austin, Texas -- launched seven years after the music festival, in 1994, and this year, indie stars and newcomers again showed off their latest work. Photographer Nate "Igor" Smith
brings back these portraits of the actors, directors and writers of this year's crop of films and TV shows, which include Neighbors
, Silicon Valley
, Two Step
, What We Do In The Shadows
, Kelly & Cal
, Cesar Chavez
, A Night In Old Mexico
, I Believe In Unicorns
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Snoop of Take Me To The River
Emmy Rossum of Before I Disappear
Paul Wesley of Before I Disappear
Jonny Weston & Juliette Lewis of Kelly & Cal
The cast of Before I Disappear: At the lowest point of his life, Richie gets a call from his estranged sister, asking him to look after his eleven-year old niece, Sophia, for a few hours."
Ron Perlman of Before I Disappear & Sins
Zac Efron & Ike Barinholtz of Neighbors
David Walton of Break Point: "Two brothers unite to form a doubles tennis team for a run at a grand slam title."
Diego Luna of Director Cesar Chavez, "a biography of the civil-rights activist and labor organizer Cesar Chavez."
Michael Peña, Rosario Dawson & Gabriel Mann of Cesar Chavez
Danny Trejo of From Dusk Til Dawn
Tom Arnold of Supermensch .
Alia Shawkat of Wild Canaries: "A Brooklyn couple suspects foul play when their rent controlled neighbor suddenly drops dead."
Mike Myers, Shep Gordon & Tom Arnold of Supermensch
Kumail Nanjiani of Silicon Valley
Jon Favreau & John Leguizamo of Chef
Emmy Rossum of Before I Disappear
Ike Barinholtz of Neighbors
Snoop & William Bell of Take Me To The River
Thomas Middledich of Silicon Valley.
The Take Care cast, and writer/director Liz Tuccillo.
The cast of Wild Canaries
Angie Cepeda of A Night In Old Mexico, which hits theaters in May.
The From Dusk Til Dawn: The Series cast with director Robert Rodriguez.
Zach Woods of Silicon Valley
The cast of the Silicon Valley TV series.
TJ Miller of Silicon Valley
Alexandre O. Phillippe & Tom Savini of Doc Of The Dead
Vincent Ventresca of Break Point
William D. Wittliff, Jerry Jeff Walker of A Night In Old Mexico
Fatima Ptacek of Before I Disappear
Kate Lyn Sheil of The Heart Machine
Alex R. Johnson of Two Step: "What was supposed to be a quick, anonymous phone scam turns prolonged, bloody and deeply personal."
Kevin Kolsch of Starry Eyes
Sophia Takal of Wild Canaries
John Gallagher Jr of The Heart Machine
Ashley Spillers of Two Step: "What was supposed to be a quick, anonymous phone scam turns prolonged, bloody and deeply personal."
Peter Vack of I Believe In Unicorns
Tobe Hooper of Texas Chainsaw Massacre.
Adrian García Bogliano & Nick Damici of Late Phases, a movie about a "a wounded war vet who moves to a place where people are dying from mysterious circumstances -- dog attacks."
The cast of Starry Eyes: "A hopeful young starlet uncovers the ominous origins of the Hollywood elite and enters into a deadly agreement in exchange for fame and fortune."
Jemaine Clement of What We Do In The Shadows
Robert Duvall of A Night In Old Mexico
Amanda Crew of HBO's Silicon Valley
Natalia Dyer of I Believe In Unicorns
Lawrence Michael Levine of Wild Canaries
Beth Broderick of Two Step
Peter Vack & Natalia Dyer of I Believe In Unicorns
David Franco of Neighbors: "A couple with a newborn baby face unexpected difficulties after they are forced to live next to a fraternity house."
Jay Karas, director of Break Point
Kate Lyn Sheil and John Gallagher Jr. of The Heart Machine.
Jason Douglas, Ashley Spillers & James Landry Hébert of Two Step
Alex Esso of Starry Eyes: "A hopeful young starlet uncovers the ominous origins of the Hollywood elite and enters into a deadly agreement in exchange for fame and fortune."
Alexandre O. Philippe, director Doc Of The Dead: "The definitive zombie culture documentary, brought to the screen by the makers of The People vs. George Lucas."
The cast of Break Point: "Two brothers unite to form a doubles tennis team for a run at a grand slam title."
James Landry Hébert of Two Step
Joshua Rush of Break Point
Nick Damici of Late Phases
Shawn Christensen of Before I Disappear
Tom Savini of Doc Of The Dead