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2014 SXSW Film Festival Winners Include 'Fort Tilden,' 'The Great Invisible,' 'True Detective' & More

The Playlist By Kevin Jagernauth | The Playlist March 12, 2014 at 8:50AM

It seems like it just started yesterday, but the curtains are beginning to close on another SXSW Film Festival. And part of that process means handing out awards, with the SXSW jury revealing the winners who will be leaving Austin with more than just BBQ stains and memories of a great time.
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Fort Tilden

It seems like it just started yesterday, but the curtains are beginning to close on another SXSW Film Festival. And part of that process means handing out awards, with the SXSW jury revealing the winners who will be leaving Austin with more than just BBQ stains and memories of a great time.

The two big feature winners were Sarah-Violet Bliss & Charles Rogers' "Fort Tilden" and the documentary "The Great Invisible," taking the Narrative and Documentary categories, respectively. The win puts both films on festival programming radars for the rest of the year, with buyers surely to perk up as well for any acquisition talks.

Other awards highlights: Natalie Tena and David Verdaguer got a special award for their performance in the romantic drama "10,000 KM (Long Distance)" (check out the trailer here). Richard Linklater and his latest "Boyhood" took the Lone Star trophy, while "True Detective" nabbed a win for title design.

Full list of winners below! 

Click here for more coverage from the 2014 SXSW Film Festival.

The 2014 SXSW Film Festival Award Winners:

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

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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 Matter


SXSW Special Awards


SXSW GAMECHANGER EMERGENT WOMAN DIRECTOR 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

This article is related to: Clickables, SXSW Film Festival, South By Southwest Film Conference and Festival (SXSW), Awards, True Detective, Boyhood, Richard Linklater, Hellion, Kelly & Cal, Kat Candler, 10,000 KM (Long Distance)


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