SXSW Film Festival 2013 Announces Its Winners

William and the WindmillThe South By Southwest Film Festival has revealed its list of 2013 Jury and Special Awards winners. The Audience Award winners will be announced on Saturday, March 16th. And without further ado, here are this year’s SXSW winners:

Feature Film Jury Awards

DOCUMENTARY FEATURE COMPETITION
 
Grand Jury Winner: William and the Windmill, Director: Ben Nabors
 
Special Jury Recognition for Cinematography: Touba, Director of Photography: Scott Duncan
 
Special Jury Recognition for Directing: We Always Lie To Strangers, Directors: AJ Schnack & David Wilson
 
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

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…, Director: 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, A Teacher
 
Special Mention: Katie Graham, Zero Charisma
 
LOUIS BLACK “LONE STAR” AWARD
 
Winner: Loves Her Gun, Director: Geoff Marslett
 
KAREN SCHMEER FILM EDITING FELLOWSHIP
 
Presented to: Jim Hession
 
Source: SXSW

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Journalist covering the entertainment industry for more than 13 years. Member of the Broadcast Film Critics Association, Alliance of Women Film Journalists, and San Diego Film Critics Society.

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