The Austin festival unveiled jury and audience award winners in the narrative and documentary feature, Spotlight Premieres and Emerging Visions sections on Tuesday night .
SXSW also announced the jury award-winners in Shorts Filmmaking and Film Design Awards as well as special awards including the Louis Black / Lone Star Award, the SXSW Chicken & Egg Emergent Narrative Woman Director Award and the SXSW Wholphin Award.
Lone Star States, 24 Beats Per Second and Midnighters audience awards will be announced on Mar 19.
FEATURE FILM JURY AWARDS
Documentary Feature Competition
Grand Jury Winner: Dragonslayer – dir Tristan Patterson
Best Editing: Where Soldiers Come From – Kyle Henry and Heather Courtney
Best Cinematography: Dragonslayer – Eric Koretz
Best Score/Music: The City Dark – The Fishermen Three, Ben Fries
Narrative Feature Competition
Grand Jury Winner: Natural Selection – dir Robbie Pickering
Evan Ross – 96 Minutes
Rachael Harris – Natural Selection
Matt O’Leary – Natural Selection
Best Screenplay: Natural Selection – Robbie Pickering
Best Editing: Natural Selection – Michelle Tesoro
Best Cinematography: A Year In Mooring – Elliot Davis
Best Score/Music: Natural Selection – iZLER, Curt Schneider
FEATURE FILM AUDIENCE AWARDS
Winner: Kumare – dir Vikram Gandhi
Winner: Natural Selection – Robbie Pickering
Winner: Becoming Santa –Jeff Myers
Winner: Weekend – dir Andrew Haigh
SHORT FILM JURY AWARDS
Winner: Pioneer –dir David Lowery
Winner: Mothersbane – dir Jason Jakaitis
Winner: The Wonder Hospital — dir Beomsik Shimbe Shim
For a full list of winners visit the official website.