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SXSW

Things We Saw Today

Things We Saw Today: Anyone Who Says They Don’t Want a Hover Sloth is Lying

Sure, it wouldn’t be the fastest of rides, but look at this illustration by Mike Bear and tell me you don’t want one. (Neatorama)

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It Belongs in a Museum!

Mondo’s Game of Thrones Art Show Makes Me Really Wish I Were in Austin Right Now

We’ve already shown you two pieces from Mondo’s Game of Thrones exhibit, which opened on Friday to coincide with the start of SXSW. And now we have ten more examples of awesome Game of Thrones art you could be seeing if you happened to be in Austin right now. Which I am not. Not that I’m bitter or anything.

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Winter Is Coming

Mondo Reveals The First Two Game of Thrones SXSW Posters And They’re Gorgeous

Austin’s Mondo art gallery is putting on a Game of Thrones exhibition at South by Southwest with HBO and are soon to reveal eight new posters inspired by the show. My mouth is hanging open after looking at this first one, another, featuring Jon Snow and Ghost is after the jump. 

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What Will Geeks Make Of The New Roleplaying Game Comedy, Zero Charisma? [VIDEO]

Troll 2 actor and director of Best Worst Movie, a documentary about Troll 2, Michael Paul Stephenson, has produced a South by Southwest comedy entry called Zero Charisma. Directed by Katie Graham and Andrew Matthews, with a script by Matthews, the trailer seems to have a stereotypical view of a game master and his roleplaying crew. But will the film turn into something more? Give it a watch and let us know your first impressions.

(via /Film)

Things We Saw Today

Things We Saw Today: Ace The Batpug

Lar deSouza put two awesome things together to create one really awesome thing. Batman + pug = Batpug! (via deSouza’s twitter

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Great Hera!

Wonder Women Surpasses Kickstarter Goal, Is Accepted to SXSW

The South by Southwest festival — better known as SXSW — is quickly approaching, and just one movie being shown at the Austin, Texas gathering of talented and creative types is the documentary Wonder Women! The Untold Story of American Superheroines, about female superheroes and how much they’ve been overlooked. Produced by Kristy Guevara-Flanagan and Kelcey Edwards, the film features commentary by such influential women in feminism and creative fields such as Gloria Steinem, Shelby Knox, and Lynda Carter. You’ll want to see the trailer, and good news! It’s after the jump, plus more excited news about the film.

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Thing That Might Have to Exist

The Super Mario Bros. Indie Movie at SXSW [Video]

At SXSW, filmmakers are given the opportunity to create shorts that run before screenings, usually comedic. This is director Joe Nicolosi‘s live action, moody re-imagining of Super Mario Bros., which should make up for that other live action Super Mario Bros. movie that the world would really rather forget. I always knew Bowser was nothing but hipster scum. See all of Nicolosi’s bumpers here.

(/film via Girl Gone Geek)

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A Brief History of Movie Title Design

A Brief History of Title Design from Ian Albinson on Vimeo.

Ian Albinson prepared this visual history of movie title design for the screening of South by Southwest’s title design competition.

All we have to say is what, no love for the title cards in Batman: The Animated Series?