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The Daily Buzz is a “festival only” radio show. We travel to film festivals year-round and interview some of the most important indie voices, partner with NPR affiliate and local community radio stations and aim to deliver these conversations to cinephiles, fans and moviegoers everywhere.The show is in its fifth year, and the Daily Buzz has interviewed some of the most important voices in the entertainment industry: more than 500 guests ranging from directors, actors, producers, festival directors and journalists in the independent film world.The Daily Buzz partnered with KUT this year to provide coverage of the 2015 SXSW Festival. This week, The Daily Buzz is broadcasting from the Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) — which is celebrating its 40th anniversary in Toronto, Canada — and interviewing independent and international filmmakers. Daily Buzz at the Toronto International Film Festival is made possible with support from Production Legal, Cloud Electronics, Soundcloud, ENKI NY and Angry Porcupine.

SXSW: Episode Nine from The Daily Buzz

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From Ktown Cowboys.

Singer-songwriter Bobby Choy is no stranger to SXSW. This graduate of NYC's School of Performing Arts returns to the festival for a second time this year doing double duty as an artist in both the film and music portions. He had a lead role in Ktown Cowboys, which made its world premiere in Austin at SXSW. The film, based on the successful web series of the same name, follows a group of childhood friends who spend their free time in Los Angeles' Koreatown (aka Ktown).

Choy was also a headliner in the Seoulsonic Showcase at the Majestic on 6th Street performing as Big Phony. Never missing a beat, he also played guitar for No Brain during their performance. He contributed music to the film Twinsters, which also made its world premiere at SXSW. Choy talks about what drives him and how he survived on a allowance of $20 a week by sustaining a diet of McDonald's Fajita Hot Sauce packets and saltines.

The Daily Buzz at the 2015 SXSW Festival is sponsored by Production Legal, Moontower Comedy and Oddity Festival, Soundcloud and Cloud Electronics. With additional support from KUT, Kind Snacks, Texas Tea and Squeeze and Sabra Hummus.

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