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Slamdance 2012 winners announced

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The 18th Slamdance Film Festival wrapped up last night in Park City, Utah, giving out honors for independent films in several categories. Awards included:

AUDIENCE AWARDS

Feature Documentary: Getting Up, directed by Caskey Ebeling

Feature Narrative: Bindlestiffs, directed by Andrew Edison

GRAND JURY AWARDS – NARRATIVE

Feature Narrative: Welcome to Pine Hill, directed by Keith Miller

Special Jury Award for Bold Originality: Heavy Girls, directed by Axel Ranisch

GRAND JURY AWARDS – DOCUMENTARY

Feature Documentary: No Ashes, No Phonenix, directed by Jans Pfeifer

Short Documentary: The Professional, directed by Skylar Neilson

GRAND JURY AWARDS – SHORT FILMS

Animation:Venus, directed by Tor Fruergaard

Short Film: I Am John Wayne, directed by Christina Choe

Special Jury Prize for Experimental Short: Solipsist, directed by Andrew Huang

Honorable Mention for Best Ensemble: I’m Coming Over, directed by Sam Handel

SPECIAL AND SPONSORED AWARDS

Spirit of Slamdance Sparky Award: Heavy Girls (Dicke Mädchen), directed by Axel Ranisch, Heiko Pinkowski, Anne Baeker

The Kodak Vision Award for Best Cinematography: Faith, Love and Whiskey, directed by Kristina Nikolova

Panasonic AF100 Award for ‘The Five Flavors of Filmmaking’ Competition: Josh Gibson, director of short film Kudzu Vine

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