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‘First Match,’ ‘TransMilitary’ take top SXSW Audience Awards

Joe Gross
jgross@statesman.com

Olivia Newman’s “First Match” and Gabriel Silverman and Fiona Dawson’s “TransMilitary” took the SXSW 2018 Audience awards for narrative and documentary feature competition respectively.

RELATED: Review: “TransMilitary”

Here are the rest of the winners

NARRATIVE SPOTLIGHT

Audience Award Winner: “All Square”

Director: John Hyams

DOCUMENTARY SPOTLIGHT

Audience Award Winner: “The Dawn Wall”

Director: Josh Lowell, Peter Mortimer

VISIONS

Audience Award Winner: “Profile”

Director: Timur Bekmambetov

MIDNIGHTERS

Audience Award Winner: “Upgrade”

Director: Leigh Whannell

EPISODIC

Audience Award Winner: “Vida”

Director: Alonso Ruizpalacios, So Yong Kim

24 BEATS PER SECOND

Audience Award Winner: “Ruben Blades Is Not My Name”

Director: Abner Benaim

GLOBAL

Audience Award Winner: “Virus Tropical”

Director: Santiago Caicedo

FESTIVAL FAVORITES

Audience Award Winner: “Science Fair”

Director: Cristina Costantini, Darren Foster

SXSW Film Design Awards

EXCELLENCE IN TITLE DESIGN

Audience Award Winner: #19 – Offf Barcelona 2017

Directors: Eve Duhamel, Julien Vallee

Additional screenings have been scheduled for this evening for all Audience Award winners except Headliners:

Audience Award: 24 Beats Per Second

“Ruben Blades Is Not My Name”

March 17, Alamo Ritz 1, 7:30 PM

Audience Award: Documentary Feature Competition

“TransMilitary”

March 17, Alamo Lamar A, 4:30 PM

Audience Award: Documentary Spotlight

“The Dawn Wall”

March 17, Stateside Theatre, 5:00 PM

Audience Award: Festival Favorites

“Science Fair”

March 17, Alamo Lamar B, 8:15 PM

Audience Award: Midnighters

“Upgrade”

March 17, Alamo Lamar A, 11:00 PM

Audience Award: Narrative Feature Competition

“First Match”

March 17, Alamo Lamar A, 7:30 PM

Audience Award: Narrative Spotlight

“All Square”

March 17, Stateside Theatre, 8:00 PM

Audience Award: Global

“Virus Tropical”

March 17, Alamo Ritz 2, 5:30 PM

Audience Award: Visions

“Profile”

March 17, Alamo Lamar B, 5:15 PM