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SXSW Jury Awards Announced

The Jury Awards for the 2013 SXSW Film Festival were announced tonight, with the major awards going to narrative feature “Short Term 12” and documentary “William and the Windmill.”

The eligible films were those in the narrative feature and documentary feature competition categories; the Audience Awards, to be announced March 16, are culled from all feature categories save headliners and special events.

A complete list of tonight’s winners is below.

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 Benfactress,” 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

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