sxswf: Film Awards Announced

Natural Selection, Dragonslayer get nods


Dragonslayer and Natural Selection came up big winners at tonight's SXSW Film Awards Ceremony, hosted by Owen Egerton. Click through to see all the award winners.

Documentary Feature Competition Jury Awards
Grand Jury Winner: Dragonslayer (Director: Tristan Patterson)
Best Editing: Where Soldiers Come From (Editors: Kyle Henry & Heather Courtney)
Best Cinematography: Dragonslayer (Director of Photography: Eric Koretz)
Best Score/Music: The City Dark (Music by: The Fishermen Three, Ben Fries)

Narrative Feature Competition Jury Awards
Grand Jury Winner: Natural Selection (Director: Robbie Pickering)
Breakthrough Performances: Evan Ross (96 Minutes), Rachael Harris (Natural Selection), Matt O’Leary (Natural Selection)
Best Screenplay: Natural Selection (Writer: Robbie Pickering)
Best Editing: Natural Selection (Editor: Michelle Tesoro)
Best Cinematography: A Year in Mooring (Director of Photography: Elliot Davis)
Best Score/Music: Natural Selection (Music by: iZLER, Curt Schneider)

Feature Film Audience Awards
Documentary Feature Competition: Kumaré (Director: Vikram Gandhi)
Narrative Feature Competition: Natural Selection (Director: Robbie Pickering)
Spotlight Premieres: Becoming Santa (Director: Jeff Myers)
Emerging Visions: Weekend (Director: Andrew Haigh)

Short Film Jury Awards
Narrative Shorts: “Pioneer” (Director: David Lowery)
Documentary Shorts: “Mothersbane” (Director: Jason Jakaitis)
Animated Shorts: “THE WONDER HOSPITAL” (Director: Beomsik Shimbe Shim)
Music Videos: Hollerado, “Americanarama” (Director: Greg Jardin)
Texas Shorts: “8” (Director: Julie Gould & Daniel Laabs)
Time Warner Cable & Ovation Young Filmmaker Scholarship for Texas High School Shorts: “( __ )” (Director: Chad Werner)

SXSW Film Design Awards
Excellence in Poster Design: Silver Bullets (Designer: Yann Legendre)
Audience Award Winner: Green (Designer: Adrian Kolarczyk)
Excellence in Title Design: Blue Valentine (Designer: Jim Helton)
Audience Award Winner: Blue Valentine (Designer: Jim Helton)

SXSW Special Awards
SXSW Wholphin Awards: “The Eagleman Stag” (Director: Mikey Please)
SXSW Chicken & Egg Emergent Narrative Woman Director Award: Sophia Takal for Green
Louis Black Lone Star Award: INCENDIARY: The Willingham Case (Directors: Steve Mims & Joe Bailey Jr.)

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SXSW Film, Dragonslayer, Tristan Patterson, Where Soldiers Come From, Kyle Henry, Heather Courtney, Eric Koretz, The City Dark, The Fishermen Three, Ben Fries, Natural Selection, Robbie Pickering, INCENDIARY: The Willingham Case, Andrew Haigh

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