2013 SXSW Film Festival Award Winners

2013 SXSW Film Festival Award Winners

The winners of the 2013 SXSW Film Festival were announced last night with Destin Daniel Cretton’s Short Term 12 winning the Grand Jury prize for Narrative Feature. The other Grand Jury Winner was Ben Nabors’ documentary William and the Windmill.

The full list of 2013 SXSW Film Festival Award Winners:

Feature Film Jury Awards
NARRATIVE FEATURE COMPETITION

Grand Jury Winner: Short Term 12
Director: Destin Daniel Cretton

Special Jury Recognition for Ensemble Cast: Burma
Christopher Abbott
Gaby Hoffmann
Christopher McCann
Dan Bittner
Emily Fleischer
Jacinta Puga
Matt McCarthy
Kelly Aucoin

Special Jury Recognition for Acting: Tishuan Scott, The Retrieval

DOCUMENTARY FEATURE COMPETITION

Grand Jury Winner: William and the Windmill
Director: Ben Nabors

Short Film Jury Awards
NARRATIVE SHORTS

Winner: Ellen is Leaving
Director: Michelle Savill

Honorable Mention: Sequin Raze
Director: Sarah Gertrude Shapiro

Honorable Mention: SKIN
Director: Jordana Spiro

DOCUMENTARY SHORTS

Winner: SLOMO
Director: Josh Izenberg

MIDNIGHT SHORTS

Winner: The Apocalypse
Director: Andrew Zuchero

ANIMATED SHORTS

Winner: Oh Willy…
Directors: Emma De Swaef & Marc James Roels

MUSIC VIDEOS

Winner: Vitalic, “Stamina”
Director: Saman Keshavarz

TEXAS HIGH SCHOOL SHORTS

Winner: The Benefactress
Director: Alina Vega

SXSW Film Design Awards
EXCELLENCE IN POSTER DESIGN

Winner: Kiss of the Damned
Designer: Akiko Stehrenberger, Gravillis Inc

Special Jury Recognition: We Always Lie To Strangers
Designer: Erik Buckham, PALACEWORKS

EXCELLENCE IN TITLE DESIGN

Winner: Joven & Alocada
Designer: Pablo González, Fabula

Special Jury Recognition: Crave
Designer: Raleigh Stewart, Iron Helmet

SXSW Special Awards
SXSW CHICKEN & EGG EMERGENT NARRATIVE WOMAN DIRECTOR AWARD

Winner: Hannah Fidell for A Teacher

Special Mention: Katie Graham for Zero Charisma

LOUIS BLACK LONE STAR AWARD

Winner: Loves Her Gun
Directors: Geoff Marslett

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Presented to: Jim Hession

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Author: Dustin Jansick

Dustin Jansick is an independent film critic who also enjoys; indie music, cooking, technology, sports, puzzles, graphic design, and P.T. Anderson films. He is the founder and editor of Way Too Indie which means he reviews hundreds of movies each year and is a proud member of the OFCS.

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