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American Pavilion Student Program Expands to SXSW in Sydney, Australia

American Pavilion Student Program Expands to SXSW in Sydney, Australia

The American Pavilion is expanding its AmPav student intensive program to the South by Southwest festival in Sydney, Australia. 

The AmPav SXSW-Sydney student program, taking place Oct. 13-21, will examine the future of tech, innovation, gaming, screens and music, said Michael Bremer, senior director of student programs for The American Pavilion.

“The American Pavilion Worldwide Student Program is designed to provide the next generation of entertainment industry professionals with real-world educational and career enhancing experiences,” Bremer said Monday in making the announcement. “Our extension to SXSW in Sydney greatly reinforces how today’s students are poised to be tomorrow’s leaders across multiple global entertainment platforms and countries. It’s a testament to the program that many of its esteemed alumni are now respected directors, producers, writers, agents, managers and lawyers as well as marketing, creative, production and business executives.”

The SXSW-Sydney Intensive program is tailored specifically for university and college students across the globe. Organizers said it will offer the following (in their words):

  • Exclusive Access: Participants will receive premium SXSW Sydney badges granting them access to all festival activities including keynote sessions, workshops, film screenings, music showcases and networking events.
  • Industry Insights: Participants will engage with thought leaders and innovators across industries such as film, music, technology and interactive media.
  • Networking Opportunities: Participants will connect with professionals and peers from around the globe, opening doors to future collaborations and career opportunities.
  • Cultural Exploration: Participants can discover the vibrant city of Sydney, renowned for its cultural diversity and dynamic arts scene.

The program is open to current domestic and international college and university students as well as recent graduates. The fee is $4,250 and includes accommodations, ground transportation in Sydney, a welcome dinner, daily breakfast and premium festival credentials. 

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