Good news, Ian Somerhalder (Damon Salvatore) fans! You have an opportunity to reach out to the man himself! The Vampire Diaries star will be answering fan questions in a series of video tweets this weekend. 

South by Southwest, a music, movie, and technology conference held in Austin, TX is upon us, and The CW is taking the opportunity to connect Ian with his many, many fans. According to a press release, the actor will respond to Twitter questions with the #TweetMeIan hashtag in videos on Sunday, March 10.

Check out the information from the press release below.

We foresee a Twitter server overload in our future!

March 7, 2013 (Burbank, CA) – The CW will head to SXSW Interactive this weekend, with activities, including an immersive #SXCW social experience at the Warner Bros. Tell-A-Vision space from March 10-11; the chance for SXSWi attendees to pitch original ideas for a digital series to CWD, The CW’s digital studio; and a special appearance by Ian Somerhalder, star of THE VAMPIRE DIARIES — the network’s #1 show in key demographics – who will connect with fans who submit questions via Twitter using the #TweetMeIan hashtag.

From Thursday, March 7–Sunday, March 10, fans can submit questions to THE VAMPIRE DIARIES’ Ian Somerhalder via Twitter using the #TweetMeIan hashtag, and he will answer via video tweets from #SXCW on Sunday night, March 10.  Ian’s video answers, as well as all of the other tweets and Facebook posts from and about the #SXCW experience, will be posted on a special #SXCW social pinboard displayed on-site and online at