SXSW 2014: Jury Prize Winners Announced

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The film awards at SXSW took place tonight, with the announcement of this year’s jury prize winners.  Sarah-Violet Bliss and Charles Rogers won the Grand Jury Prize for their narrative feature Fort Tilden and director Margaret Brown won the Grand Jury Prize for their documentary The Great Invisible.

Hit the jump to check out the full list of winners, and hit up the site throughout the week for more SXSW coverage and reviews.

 

Feature Film Jury Awards

NARRATIVE FEATURE COMPETITION
Grand Jury Winner: Fort Tilden
Director: Sarah-Violet Bliss & Charles Rogers

Special Jury Recognition for Courage in Storytelling: Animals
Actor & Screenwriter: David Dastmalchian
Special Jury Recognition for Best Acting Duo:
10,000KM (Long Distance)
Natalie Tena
David Verdaguer 

DOCUMENTARY FEATURE COMPETITION

Grand Jury Winner: The Great Invisible
Director: Margaret Brown

Special Jury Recognition for Political Courage: Vessel
Director: Diana Whitten

Special Jury Recognition for Editing & Storytelling: Print the Legend
Directors: Luis Lopez & Clay Tweel

Short Film Jury Awards

NARRATIVE SHORTS

Winner: Quelqu’un d’extraordinaire
Director: Monia Chokri

Special Jury Recognition: Person to Person
Director: Dustin Guy Defa

Special Jury Recognition for Cinematography: Krisha
Director: Trey Edward Shults

DOCUMENTARY SHORTS

Winner: Kehinde Wiley: An Economy of Grace
Director: Jeff Dupre

MIDNIGHT SHORTS

Winner: Wawd Ahp
Directors: Steve Girard & Josh Chertoff

ANIMATED SHORTS

Winner: Coda
Director: Alan Holly

Special Jury Recognition: Eager
Director: Allison Schulnik

MUSIC VIDEOS

Winner: Joel Compass, “Back to Me”
Director: Ian and Cooper

TEXAS SHORTS

Winner: Some vacation.
Director: Anne S. Lewis

TEXAS HIGH SCHOOL SHORTS

Winner: Seawolf
Director: Caila Pickett & Max Montoya

SXSW Film Design Awards

EXCELLENCE IN POSTER DESIGN

Winner: Starry Eyes
Designer: Jay Shaw

EXCELLENCE IN TITLE DESIGN

Winner: True Detective
Designer: Patrick Clair for Elastic

Special Jury Recognition: The Lego Movie
Designer: Brian Mah for Alma Mater

SXSW Special Awards

SXSW GAMECHANGER AWARD

Winner: Jen McGowan, Kelly & Cal

Special Mention: Kat Candler. Hellion

LOUIS BLACK “LONE STAR” AWARD

Winner: Boyhood
Director: Richard Linklater

KAREN SCHMEER FILM EDITING FELLOWSHIP

Presented to: Colin Nusbaum