Continuing a trend in this year’s South by Southwest (SXSW) Film Conference and Festival, Austin filmmakers won big in the SXSW Film Audience Awards, with Austin filmmake Greg Kwedar’s “Transpecos” winning for feature competition films and “Tower” winning for documentary competition films.
SXW announced the Audience Award winners today from the Narrative Feature Competition, Documentary Feature Competition, Headliners, Narrative Spotlight, Documentary Spotlight, Visions, Midnighters, Episodic, 24 Beats Per Second, SXGlobal, Festival Favorites and Design Award categories Saturday.2016 SXSW Film Festival Audience Award Winners: NARRATIVE FEATURE COMPETITION
Audience Award Winner: TranspecosDirector: Greg Kwedar DOCUMENTARY FEATURE COMPETITION Audience Award Winner: TOWERDirector: Keith Maitland HEADLINERS Audience Award Winner: DemolitionDirector: Jean-Marc Vallée NARRATIVE SPOTLIGHT Audience Award Winner: From NowhereDirector: Matthew Newton DOCUMENTARY SPOTLIGHT Audience Award Winner: Mr. GagaDirector: Tomer Heymann VISIONS Audience Award Winner: Jules and DoloresDirector: Caito Ortiz MIDNIGHTERS Audience Award Winner: I Am a HeroDirector: Shinsuke Sato EPISODIC Audience Award Winner: Vice PrincipalsDirectors: Jody Hill, David Gordon Green, Danny McBride 24 BEATS PER SECOND Audience Award Winner: Honky Tonk Heaven: Legend of the Broken SpokeDirectors: Brenda Greene Mitchell, Sam Wainwright Douglas SXGLOBAL Audience Award Winner: GhostlandDirector: Simon Stadler FESTIVAL FAVORITES Audience Award Winner: GleasonDirector: Clay Tweel SXSW Film Design Awards EXCELLENCE IN TITLE DESIGN Audience Award Winner: We Are XDesigner: Allison Brownmoore of Blue SpillHere are today’s sceening times for the award winners:
Audience Award: 24 Beats Per SecondHonky Tonk Heaven: Legend of the Broken Spoke3/19/2016, Alamo Ritz 1, 7:00 PM Audience Award: Documentary Feature CompetitionTOWER3/19/2016, Alamo Lamar C, 7:00 PM Audience Award: Documentary SpotlightMr. Gaga3/19/2016, Stateside, 9:30 PM Audience Award: Festival FavoritesGleason3/19/2016, Topfer Theatre at ZACH, 9:30 PM Audience Award: MidnightersI Am a Hero3/19/2016, Alamo Lamar C, 10:45 PM Audience Award: Narrative Feature Competition Transpecos3/19/2016, Alamo Lamar D, 8:45 PM Audience Award: Narrative SpotlightFrom Nowhere3/19/2016, Topfer Theatre at ZACH, 7:00 PM Audience Award: SXGlobalGhostland3/19/2016, Alamo Lamar B, 8:15 PM Audience Award: VisionsJules and Dolores3/19/2016, Alamo Ritz 1, 9:45 PM