FilmChain selected as Finalist for 2020 SXSW Pitch

FilmChain to showcase its automatic collection service on blockchain in the Entertainment & Content category.

London, UK — 23 January 2020 FilmChain, the first automatic collection service for media powered by blockchain was selected as a finalist in the Entertainment & Content category for the 12th annual SXSW Pitch® (formerly SXSW Accelerator).

SXSW Pitch is the marquee event of South by Southwest® (SXSW®) Conference & Festivals (March 13–22, 2020) Startups Track, where leading startups from around the world showcase some of the most impressive technology innovations to a panel of hand-picked judges and a live audience. Out of the 937 companies that applied to present at SXSW Pitch 2020, FilmChain was selected among the 50 finalists spanning 10 separate categories.

The two-day event will be held the first weekend of SXSW Conference & Festivals, Saturday, March 14 and Sunday, March 15, on the fourth floor of the Downtown Hilton Austin, Salon D/E. The event will then culminate with the 2020 SXSW Pitch Awards Ceremony on Sunday evening, March 15, where winning startups from each category and a Best in Show winner will be announced and honored.

SXSW Pitch will feature finalists across the following 10 categories: Artificial Intelligence, Robotics & Voice, Augmented & Virtual Reality, Blockchain, Consumer Technology & CPG, Enterprise & Smart Data, Entertainment & Content, Health, Wearables & Wellbeing, Innovative World Technologies, Smart Cities, Transportation & Logistics, and Social & Culture.

FilmChain will present among four other companies in the Entertainment and Content category.

Maria Tanjala, FilmChain co-founder:

FilmChain was launched in 2018 at Berlinale Film Festival as EFM Startup 2018 and benefits from an innovation grant from the UK Government. Founders Maria Tanjala and Irina Albita have received a lot of recognition for their fintech service, including “Best Woman-led Investment in Innovation” UKBAA 2019 and “Blockchain Founder of the Year” in 2018.

said SXSW Pitch Event Producer Chris Valentine.

For more information about SXSW Pitch and to view the complete list of finalists, visit:

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