SXSW: Get a Look at The Strain Energy Shots for Attendees


energy shotsFX is bringing relief to fatigued South by Southwest attendees in Austin, Texas. The Strain Transformation Station will provide participants with the chance to recover from "the strain" of SXSW with 20-minute power naps inside custom-built Rejuvenation Pods.

The pods are equipped with tablets showcasing exclusive content from the new FX original series, The Strain.

The Strain Transformation Station:

  • Operating from March 7 through March 10, 12:00pm – 6:00pm
  • Located in the prominent downtown Austin location 419 Congress Ave. @ 5th Street
  • A hostess will be on hand to book power-nap appointments in 10 Rejuvenation Pods with additional sitting area/lounge
  • Appointments may also be booked ahead of time through the custom mobile site.
  • The Strain Vaccine (branded energy shots) will be distributed in and around the venue
  • The Strain novels and special-edition comic books will be available for takeaway

The Strain is a high concept thriller that tells the story of Dr. Ephraim Goodweather (Corey Stoll), the head of the Center for Disease Control Canary Team in New York City. He and his team are called upon to investigate a mysterious viral outbreak with hallmarks of an ancient and evil strain of vampirism. As the strain spreads, Eph, his team, and an assembly of everyday New Yorkers, wage war for the fate of humanity itself.

The ensemble cast of The Strain stars Corey Stoll, Mia Maestro, Sean Astin, Kevin Durand, Natalie Brown, Jonathan Hyde, Richard Sammel, Robert Maillet, Jack Kesy, Ben Hyland, Miguel Gomez and David Bradley.