SXSW Film Festival
The South by Soutwest festival announced juried honors in narrative and documentary feature, short film, design, and special categories at an awards ceremony held last night at the Paramount Theater in Austin. The Audience Award winners from the fest will be announced Saturday.
A full list of winners follows:
Grand Jury Winner: "Short Term 12," directed by Deston Cretton
Special Jury Prize For Ensemble Cast: "Burma"
Grand Jury Winner: "William And The Windmill"
Short Film Jury Awards
Narrative Short: "Ellen is Leaving," directed by Michelle Savill
Documentary Short: "SLOMO," directed by Josh Izenberg
Midnight Short: "The Apocalypse," directed by Andrew Zuchero
Animated Short: "Oh Willy...," directed by Emma De Swaef & Marc James Roe
Music Video: "Stamina" by Vitalic, directed by Saman Keshavarz
Texas High School Short: "The Benefactress," directed by Alina Vega
SXSW Film Design Awards
Excellence in Poster Design: Akiko Stehrenberger, "Kiss of the Damned"
Excellence in Title Design: Pablo González, "Joven & Alocada"
SXSW Special Awards
Chicken & Egg Narrative Woman Director Award: Hannah Fidell, "A Teacher"
Louis Black 'Lone Star' Award: Geoff Marslett, "Loves Her Gun"
Karen Schmeer Film Editing Fellowship: Jim Hession
The South by Southwest (SXSW) Conferences & Festivals (March 8-17, 2013) offer the unique convergence of original music, independent films, and emerging technologies. Fostering creative and professional growth alike, SXSW is the premier destination for discovery.