The 2012 SXSW Film Awards Announced!

 

Documentary Feature

Grand Jury Winner: “Beware of Mr. Baker”
Director: Jay Bulger

Narrative Feature

Grand Jury Winner: “Gimme the Loot”
Director: Adam Leon

 
Feature Film Audience Awards

 

DOCUMENTARY FEATURE
Winner: “Bay of All Saints”
Director: Annie Eastman

 

NARRATIVE FEATURE

Winner: “Eden”

Director: Megan Griffiths

 
Short Film Jury Awards

 

NARRATIVE SHORT
Winner: “The Chair”
Director: Grainger David

 

DOCUMENTARY SHORTS
Winner: “CatCam”
Director: Seth Keal

 

ANIMATED SHORTS
Winner: “(Notes On) Biology”
Director: Danny Madden

SXGLOBAL SHORTS
Winner: “The Perfect Fit”
Director: Tali Yankelevich

MIDNIGHT SHORTS
Winner: “Don’t Hug Me I’m Scared”
Directors: Rebecca Sloan and Joseph Pelling

 

MUSIC VIDEOS
Winner: Battles, “My Machines”
Director: Daniels Casey

TEXAS SHORTS
Winner: “Spark”

 

Time Warner Cable & Ovation Young Filmmaker Scholarship for Texas High School Shorts
Winner: “Boom”
Jury Recognition: “Code Red”

 
SXSW Film Design Awards

 

EXCELLENCE IN POSTER DESIGN
Winner: “Man and Gun”

 

EXCELLENCE IN TITLE DESIGN
Winner: “Les Bleus de Ramville”
Audience Award Winner: “Bunraku”

 
SXSW Special Awards

 

SXSW WHOLPHIN AWARD
Winner: “The Black Balloon”
Director: Sen Safdie and Josh Safdie

 

SXSW CHICKEN & EGG EMERGENT NARRATIVE WOMAN DIRECTOR AWARD
Winners (Tied): “Eden” and “Sun Don’t Shine”
Directosr: Megan Griffiths (“Eden”) and Amy Seimetz (“Sun Don’t Shine”)

LOUIS BLACK LONE STAR AWARD
Winner: “Bernie”
Director: Richard Linklater
Special Recognition: “Trash Dance”

KAREN SCHMEER FELLOWSHIP
Winner: Lindsay Utz