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SXSW Film Festival Announces 2018 Audience Award Winners

SXSW Film Festival Announces 2018 Audience Award Winners
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SXSW has announced the Audience Award winners from the Narrative Feature Competition, Documentary Feature Competition, Narrative Spotlight, Documentary Spotlight, Visions, Midnighters, Episodic, 24 Beats Per Second, Global, Festival Favorites and Design Award categories.

Over the course of nine days, the 2018 SXSW Film Festival will screen 136 features, consisting of 89 World Premieres, 13 North American Premieres, and 6 US Premieres, with 49 first-time filmmakers. 98 shorts and 20 music videos will screen as part of 12 curated shorts programs. The 256 films were selected from 8,183 overall submissions, consisting of approximately 2,476 features and 4,433 shorts.

Here are the Audience Award Winners from this year’s SXSW Film Festival:

NARRATIVE FEATURE COMPETITION
Audience Award Winner: First Match
Director: Olivia Newman

DOCUMENTARY FEATURE COMPETITION
Audience Award Winner: TransMilitary
Directors: Gabriel Silverman, Fiona Dawson

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

As today is the final day of the SXSW Film Festival, 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
3/17/2018, Alamo Ritz 1, 7:30 PM

Audience Award: Documentary Feature Competition
TransMilitary
3/17/2018, Alamo Lamar A, 4:30 PM

Audience Award: Documentary Spotlight
The Dawn Wall
3/17/2018, Stateside Theatre, 5:00 PM

Audience Award: Festival Favorites
Science Fair
3/17/2018, Alamo Lamar B, 8:15 PM

Audience Award: Midnighters
Upgrade
3/17/2018, Alamo Lamar A, 11:00 PM

Audience Award: Narrative Feature Competition
First Match
3/17/2018, Alamo Lamar A, 7:30 PM

Audience Award: Narrative Spotlight
All Square
3/17/2018, Stateside Theatre, 8:00 PM

Audience Award: Global
Virus Tropical
3/17/2018, Alamo Ritz 2, 5:30 PM

Audience Award: Visions
Profile
3/17/2018, Alamo Lamar B, 5:15 PM

Stay tuned for more award announcements.

 

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