SXSW 2019 Film Awards

All the winners from this year’s jury competitions

FEATURE JURY AWARDS


Alice

Narrative Feature Competition

Grand Jury Winner: Alice (D: Josephine Mackerras)

Special Jury Recognition for Best Ensemble: Yes, God, Yes (D: Karen Maine)

Special Jury Recognition for Breakthrough Voice: Saint Frances (D: Alex Thompson)


For Sama

Documentary Feature Competition

Grand Jury Winner: For Sama (D: Waad al-Kateab, Edward Watts)

Special Jury Recognition for Empathy in Craft: Ernie & Joe (D: Jenifer McShane)

Special Jury Recognition for Excellence in Storytelling: Nothing Fancy: Diana Kennedy (D: Elizabeth Carroll)


SHORT FILM JURY AWARDS


“Liberty”

Narrative Shorts Competition

Winner: “Liberty” (D: Faren Humes)

Special Jury Recognition: “The Orphan” (D: Carolina Markowicz)


“Exit 12”

Documentary Shorts Competition

Winner: “Exit 12” (D: Mohammad Gorjestani)

Special Jury Recognition: “All Inclusive” (D: Corina Schwingruber Ilic)

Midnight Shorts Competition

Winner: “Other Side of the Box” (D: Caleb J. Phillips)


“Guaxuma”

Animated Shorts Competition

Winner: “Guaxuma” (D: Nara Normande)

Special Jury Recognition: “Slug Life” (D: Sophie Koko Gate)

Music Video Competition

Winner: “Pa’lante,” Hurray for the Riff Raff (D: Kristian Mercado)

Special Jury Recognition: “Quarrel,” Moses Sumney (D: Allie Avital, Moses Sumney)


“I Am Mackenzie”

Texas Shorts Competition

Winner: “I Am Mackenzie” (D: Artemis Anastasiadou)

Special Jury Recognition: “A Line Birds Cannot See” (D: Amy Bench)

Texas High School Shorts Competition

Winner: “Fifteen” (D: Louisa Baldwin)

Special Jury Recognition: “Double Cross” (D: Amiri Scrutchin)


SXSW SPECIAL AWARDS

Cherry Picks Female First Feature Award

Winner: Alice (D: Josephine Mackerras)

Special Recognition: Days of the Whale (D: Catalina Arroyave Restrepo)

Louis Black “Lone Star” Award

Winner: The River and the Wall (D: Ben Masters)

SXSW Adam Yauch Hörnblowér Award

Winner: Tito (D: Grace Glowicki)

Vimeo Staff Picks Award

Presented to: “Milton” (D: Tim Wilkime)

Karen Schmeer Film Editing Fellowship

Presented to: Victoria Chalk

ZEISS Cinematography Award

Presented to: Amazônia Groove (D: Bruno Murtinho)



Daniel Isn’t Real poster by Jock

EPISODIC PILOT COMPETITION

Winner: Maggie (D: Sasha Gordon)

Special Jury Recognition: Revenge Tour (D: Andrew Carter, Kahlil Maskati)


SXSW FILM DESIGN AWARDS

Excellence in Poster Design

Winner: Daniel Isn’t Real (Jock)

Excellence in Title Design

Winner: Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse (Brian Mah, James Ramirez)

Special Jury Recognition: The Darkest Minds (Michael Dougherty)

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