The Austin festival announced the final winners roster at the weekend (17) as film-goers handed Matthew Lillard’s Fat Kid Rules The World the Narrative Feature Spotlight prize.
Katy Dellamaggiore’s Brooklyn Castle prevailed among the Documentary Feature Spotlight pool. Emmett Malloy’s Big Easy Express won the Headliner Audience Award.
Citadel from Ciaran Foy won the Midnighters section and Joe Berlinger’s Under African Skies triumphed in the 24 Beats Per Second strand. Kahil Hudson and Tyler Hughen for Low & Clear won the prize for Emerging Visions.
Winners for the SXGlobal and festival favorites sections were Nina Conti’s Her Master’s Voice and Jeff Orlowski’s Chasing Ice, respectively.