Austin Film Festival Announces Audience Awards

Congratulations to all of the competition filmmakers

1982
1982

The audience has spoken.

It's one thing to be recognized by a jury of your peers, but it's its own sort of reward for audiences of all shapes, sizes, colors, and backgrounds to collectively decide you're their favorite.

Here are the winners of the 2013 Austin Film Festival Audience Awards.

Marquee Feature Audience Award
1982 (W/D: Tommy Oliver)

Narrative Feature Audience Award
Beside Still Waters (W: Chris Lowell, Mohit Narang; D: Chris Lowell)

Documentary Feature Audience Award (tie)
All of Me (D: Alexandra Lescaze)
The Life and Crimes of Doris Payne (D: Kirk Marcolina, Matthew Pond)

Comedy Vanguard Audience Award
The Golden Scallop (W: Kevin Harrigan; D: Joseph Laraja)

Dark Matters Audience Award
Blood Punch (W: Eddie Guzelian; D: Madellaine Paxson)

Texas Independents Audience Award
Sombras de Azul (W/D: Kelly Daniela Norris)

Write/Rec Audience Award
Speak Now (W: Erin Cardillo; D: Noah Harald)

Narrative Short Audience Award
"Mr. Invisible" (W: Richard Sainsbury; D: Greg Ash)

Narrative Student Short Audience Award
"Cootie Contagion" (W/D: Josh Smooha)

Animated Short Audience Award
"MIA" (W: Wouter Bongaerts, Bert Vandecasteele; D: Wouter Bongaerts)

Documentary Short Audience Award
"The Guide" (D: Jessica Yu)

Other winners include The Brightest Star, NSFW, Scrapper, Favor, and Cavemen, all of which were picked up for distribution.

AFF's Jury and Screenplay Awards were announced last week; you'll find all those awardees here.


Read up on everything you missed at this year's festival and check out all our red carpet galleries at austinchronicle.com/austin-film-festival.

A note to readers: Bold and uncensored, The Austin Chronicle has been Austin’s independent news source for over 36 years, expressing the community’s political and environmental concerns and supporting its active cultural scene. Now more than ever, we need your support to continue supplying Austin with independent, free press. If real news is important to you, please consider making a donation of $5, $10 or whatever you can afford, to help keep our journalism on stands.

Support the Chronicle  

READ MORE
More Austin Film Festival
Gary Hart Biopic <i>The Front Runner</i> to Close Austin Film Festival
AFF Announces Second Wave
New films by Yorgos Lanthimos, Asghar Farhadi added to fest

Richard Whittaker, Sept. 12, 2018

AFF to Honor Larry Wilmore
AFF to Honor Larry Wilmore
Festival celebrates long impact of writer and comedian

Richard Whittaker, Aug. 28, 2018

More by Monica Riese
A Paramount Slate
A Paramount Slate
Paramount and Stateside programming heats up

April 3, 2014

Board Games and More
Board Games and More
Announcements from the Austin Film Society

April 2, 2014

KEYWORDS FOR THIS POST

Austin Film Festival, Austin Film Festival 2013, audience awards, 1982, Beside Still Waters, Blood Punch, Sombras de Azul, All of Me, The Life and Crimes of Doris Payne, The Golden Scallop, Speak Now

MORE IN THE ARCHIVES
NEWSLETTERS
One click gets you all the newsletters listed below

Breaking news, arts coverage, and daily events

Can't keep up with happenings around town? We can help.

Austin's queerest news and events

Updates for SXSW 2019

All questions answered (satisfaction not guaranteed)

Information is power. Support the free press, so we can support Austin.   Support the Chronicle