SXSW 08 Film Awards

The rundown


Jury Awards:


Reel Shorts

Winner: (tie) "Warlord" (D: David Garrett); "Small Apartment" (D: Andrew T. Betzer)

Special Jury Award: "The Second Line" D: John Magary

Animated Shorts

Winner: "Madame Tutli-Putli" (D: Chris Lavis & Maciek Szczerbowski)

Special Jury Award: "I hate you don't touch me, or Bat and Hat" (D: Becky James)

Experimental Shorts

Winner: "Safari" (D: Catherine Chalmers)

Special Jury Award: "Upwards March" (D: Kaveh Nabatian)

Music Videos

Winner: TV on the Radio, "Me-I" (D: Mixtape Club & Daniel Garcia)

Special Jury Award: (tie) Group Sounds, "Temporarily in Love" (D: Randy Scott Slavin); Cornelius, "Fit Song" (D: Keigo Oyamada & Koichiro Tsujikawa)

Texas High School Competition

Winner: "Picnic" (D: Wesley Bronez)

Special Jury Award: "Inflections" (D: Matthew Campbell)

SXSW Wholphin Award

Winner: "Glory at Sea" (D: Benjamin Zeitlin)

ON Networks Greenlight Award

Best Original Production: The Guild (D: Jane Selle Morgan)

Best Original Series Idea: Knock Off (W: Brandi-Ann Milbradt)

Documentary Feature

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Explicit Ills

Grand Jury Award: They Killed Sister Dorothy (D: Daniel Junge)

Special Jury Award: Full Battle Rattle (D: Tony Gerber & Jesse Moss)

Narrative Feature

Grand Jury Award: Wellness (D: Jake Mahaffy)

Special Jury Award for Cinematography: Explicit Ills (D: Mark Webber)

Special Jury Award for Best Ensemble Cast: Up With Me (D: Greg Takoudes)


Audience Awards:


Emerging Visions

Winner: In a Dream (D: Jeremiah Zagar)

Documentary Feature

Winner: They Killed Sister Dorothy (D: Daniel Junge)

Narrative Feature

Winner: Explicit Ills (D: Mark Webber)


See the Chronicle's daily issues (March 13-15) for reviews and interviews with Festival award winners. See also austinchronicle.com/blogs/sxsw for continuing coverage of the SXSW Film Festival.

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