SXSW Film Announces Audience Awards

Grand Jury awards for Virtual Cinema also named

SXSW Film released the Audience Awards for this year’s Fest this afternoon. There is still some time to catch a few screenings of some of the winners (they have been scheduling them all day; see below). Otherwise, look for these titles to be released, in some form, over the next year.

The Light of the Moon

2017 SXSW Film Festival Audience Award Winners

NARRATIVE FEATURE COMPETITION

Audience Award Winner: The Light of the Moon
Director: Jessica M. Thompson

DOCUMENTARY FEATURE COMPETITION

Audience Award Winner: Dealt
Director: Luke Korem

HEADLINERS

Audience Award Winner: Baby Driver
Director: Edgar Wright

NARRATIVE SPOTLIGHT

Audience Award Winner: Mr. Roosevelt
Director: Noël Wells

DOCUMENTARY SPOTLIGHT

Audience Award Winner: The Untold Tales of Armistead Maupin
Director: Jennifer M. Kroot

VISIONS

Audience Award Winner: Becoming Bond
Director: Josh Greenbaum

MIDNIGHTERS

Audience Award Winner: 68 Kill
Director: Trent Haaga

Dear White People

EPISODIC

Audience Award Winner: Dear White People
Director: Justin Simien

24 BEATS PER SECOND

Audience Award Winner: May It Last: A Portrait of the Avett Brothers
Directors: Judd Apatow and Michael Bonfiglio

GLOBAL

Audience Award Winner: Divine Divas
Director: Leandra Leal

The Big Sick

FESTIVAL FAVORITES

Audience Award Winner: The Big Sick
Director: Michael Showalter

EXCELLENCE IN TITLE DESIGN

Audience Award Winner: “Into the Current”
Directors: Chris R. Moberg and Jared Young

Virtual Cinema Grand Jury Awards

VIRTUAL REALITY: ROOM-SCALE

Winner: "After Solitary"
Directors: Cassandra Herrman, Lauren Mucciolo

Special Jury Recognition for Innovative Use of Virtual Reality Technology in the Field of Health: "Reinvent"
Directors: Ian Forester, Sook-lei Liew, Ph.D.

"Behind the Fence"

360° VIDEO

Winner: “Behind the Fence”
Directors: Lindsay Branham, Jonathan Olinger

Special Jury Recognition for Technical Excellence: "Dream of 'O'”
Directors: Félix Lajeunesse, Paul Raphaël

TONIGHT’S SCREENINGS

Audience Award: Visions
Becoming Bond
7pm, Alamo Ritz

Audience Award: Documentary Spotlight
The Untold Tales of Armistead Maupin
7:30pm, Stateside

Audience Award: Midnighters
68 Kill
11pm, Alamo South Lamar

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