The festival has announced its winners and The Tale Of Princess Kaguya, Alleluia and The Babadook are among the more popular choices.

Alamo Drafthouse and Fantastic Fest co-founder Tim League and Louis Black presented critic Leonard Maltin with a Lifetime Achievement Award.

The festival runs in Austin, Texas, from September 18-25. For further details about all the winners click here.

Audience Award presented by Maxwell Locke & Ritter:

The Tale Of Princess Kaguya, Isao Takahata.

Next Wave Spotlight Competition presented by Dell Precision:

Best Picture: It Follows, David Robert Mitchell 

Best Director: Miroslav Slaboshpitsky, The Tribe

Best Screenplay: David Robert Mitchell, It Follows

Best Actor: Lou Taylor Pucci, Spring

Best Actress: Amy Everson, Felt.

Fantastic Features:

Best Picture: Alleluia, Fabrice Du Welz

Best Director: Fabrice Du Welz, Alleluia

Best Screenplay: Tetsuya Nakashima, Maiko Tedano and Nobuhiro Monma, The World Of Kanako

Best Actor: Laurent Lucas, Alleluia

Best Actress: Lola Dueñas, Alleluia.

Horror Features: 

Best Picture: The Babadook (pictured), Jennifer Kent

Best Screenplay: Jennifer Kent, The Babadook

Best Director: Martín De Salvo, Darkness By Day

Best Actor: Noah Wiseman, The Babadook

Best Actress: Essie Davis, The Babadook.

Gutbuster Comedy Features:

Best Picture: Dead Snow 2: Red Vs Dead, Tommy Wirkola

Best Director: Hans Petter Moland, In Order Of Disappearance

Best Screenplay: Vegar Hoel, Stig Frode Henriksen and Tommy Wirkola, Dead Snow 2: Red Vs Dead

Best Actor: Pål Sverre Hagen, In Order Of Disappearance

Best Actress: Sylvia Hoeks, Bros Before Hos.

Documentary Features:

Best Picture: Kung Fu Elliot, Jaret Belliveau

Best Director: Tim Grabham, Jasper Sharp, The Creeping Garden.