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SXSW Film Awards Announced

By Richard Whittaker, March 13, 2018, 10:00pm, Picture in Picture

It's the mid-point of SXSW Film, and as always that means the film awards were tonight. Who walks away with a big prize? We have the full list right here.


Feature Film Grand Jury Awards

NARRATIVE FEATURE COMPETITION

Winner: Thunder Road (D: Jim Cummings)

Special Jury Recognition For First Feature: The New Romantic (D: Carly Stone)

Special Jury Recognition for Writing: Jinn (Niljla Mu'min)

DOCUMENTARY FEATURE COMPETITION

Winner: People's Republic of Desire (D: Hao Wu)

Special Jury Recognition for Best Cast: This One's For The Ladies (D: Gene Graham)

Special Jury Recognition for Best Feminist Reconsideration of a Male Artist: Garry Winogrand: All Things Are Photographable (D: Sasha Waters Freyer)


Short Film Grand Jury Awards

NARRATIVE SHORTS

Winner: "Emergency" (D: Carey Williams)

Special Jury Recognition for Acting: Shirley Chen from "Krista"

DOCUMENTARY SHORTS

Winner: "My Dead Dad's Porno Tapes" (D: Charlie Tyrell)

MIDNIGHT SHORTS

Winner: "Milk" (D: Santiago Menghini)

ANIMATED SHORTS

Winner: "Agua Viva" (Alexa Lim Haas)

Special Jury Recognition: "JEOM" (D: Kangmin Kim)

MUSIC VIDEOS

Winner: "Second Hand Lovers" - Oren Lavie (D: Oren Lavie)

Special Jury Recognition for Acting: "Territory" - The Blaze (D: The Blaze)

TEXAS SHORTS

Winner: "An Uncertain Future" (D: Iliana Sosa & Chelsea Hernandez)

TEXAS HIGH SCHOOL SHORTS

Winner: "The Night I Lost My Favorite Jacket" (D: Jenna Krumerman)

Special Jury Recognition: "CCISD Strong" (D: Sofia Rasmussen)

INDEPENDENT EPISODICS

Winner: Beast (D: Ben Strang)

Special Jury Recognition: She's the Ticket (D: Nadia Hallgren)


SXSW Film Design Awards

EXCELLENCE IN POSTER DESIGN

Winner: The Gospel of Eureka (Designer: Matt Taylor)

Special Jury Recognition: A Little Wisdom (Designer: Adam Zhu)

EXCELLENCE IN TITLE DESIGN

Winner: Counterpart (D: Karin Fong)

Special Jury Recognition: Godless (D: John Likens)


SXSW Special Awards

SXSW LUNA® Gamechanger Award - Narrative

Winner: First Match (D: Olivia Newman)

Special Jury Recognition: Unlovable (D: Suzi Yoonessi)

SXSW LUNA® Chicken & Egg Award - Documentary

Winner: On Her Shoulders (D: Alexandria Bombach)

Special Jury Recognition: ¡Las Sandinistas! (D: Jenny Murray)

Louis Black “Lone Star” Award

Winner: Daughters of the Sexual Revolution: The Untold Story of the Dallas Cowboys Cheerleaders (D: Dana Adam Shapiro)

SXSW Adam Yauch Hörnblowér Award

Presented to: Prospect (D: Zeek Earl & Chris Caldwell)

Vimeo Staff Picks Award

Presented to: "Krista"

Karen Schmeer Film Editing Fellowship

Presented to: Kristin Bye

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