SXSW Fest Winners Announced!

by | March 16, 2006 | Comments

With the cinema section winding down and the musical segment ramping up, this year’s South By Southwest Festival is officially in full swing! Although the flicks will keep playing throughout the weekend, the awards were handed out last night. Here’s what the jury and the audiences enjoyed the most...

Jury Awards:

Documentary Feature
Special Jury Award – "Maxed Out," Dir. James D. Scurlock
Winner – "Jam," Dir: Mark Woollen

Narrative Feature
Special Jury Prize – Outstanding Ensemble Cast – "AMERICANese," Dir: Eric Byler
Special Jury Prize – Outstanding Visual Achievement – "Inner Circle Line," Dir: Eunhee Cho
Winner – "Live Free or Die," Dir: Andy Robin & Gregg Kavet

Audience Awards:

Emerging Visions
Runner Up – "Manhattan, Kansas," Dir: Tara Wray
Winner – "High Score," Dir: Jeremy Mack

Lone Star States
Runner Up- – "Slam Planet: War of the Words," Dir: Mike Henry & Kyle Fuller
Winner – "State vs. Reed," Dir: Ryan Polomski & Frank Bustoz

Documentary Feature Winner – "Darkon," Dir: Andrew Neel & Luke Meyer

Narrative Feature Winner – "AMERICANese," Dir: Eric Byler

–Keep your eyes peeled at RT Newsday for the scoop on these (and more) SXSW movies! And for even more on the SXSW goodness, feel free to visit the festival’s official site!

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