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SXSW: 2014 Jury and Special Award winners announced

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The South by Southwest Film Conference and Festival announced the winners of this year’s Jury and Special Award winners in a ceremony held Tuesday night in Austin, Texas, and hosted by comedian Jerrod Carmichael (Neighbors). Among the winners are Richard Linklater’s Boyhood (Louis Black “Lone Star” Award) and True Detective (Excellence in Title Design).

Check out the complete list of winners below:

FEATURE FILM JURY AWARDS

Narrative Feature

Grand Jury Winner: Fort Tilden, Directed by Sarah-Violet Bliss and Charles Rogers

Special Jury Recognition for Courage in Storytelling: Animals, actor and screenwriter: David Dastmalchian

Special Jury Recognition for Best Acting Duo: 10,000KM (Long Distance), Natalie Tena and David Verdaguer

Documentary Feature Competition

Grand Jury Winner: The Great Invisible, directed by Margaret Brown

Special Jury Recognition for Political Courage: Vessel, directed by Diana Whitten

Special Jury Recognition for Editing and Storytelling: Print the Legend, directed by Luis Lopez and Clay Tweel

SHORT FILM JURY AWARDS

Narrative Shorts

Winner: Quelqu’un d’extraordinaire, directed by Monia Chokri

Special Jury Recognition: Person to Person, directed by Dustin Guy Defa

Special Jury Recognition for Cinematography: Krisha, directed by Trey Edward Shults

Documentary Shorts

Winner: Kehinde Wiley: An Economy of Grace, directed by Jeff Dupre

Midnight Shorts

Winner: Wawd Ahp, directed by Steve Girard and Josh Chertoff

Animated Shorts

Winner: Coda, directed by Alan Holly

Music Videos

Winner: “Back to Me” — Jole Compass, directed by Ian and Cooper

Texas Shorts

Winner: Some Vacation, directed by Anne S. Lewis

Texas High School Shorts

Winner: Seawolf, directed by Caila Pickett and Max Montoya

SXSW FILM DESIGN AWARDS

Excellence in Poster Design

Winner: Starry Eyes, designed by Jay Shaw

Excellence in Title Design

Winner: True Detective, designed by Patrick Clair for Elastic

Special Jury Recognition: The Lego Movie, designed by Brian Mah for Alma Matter

SXSW SPECIAL AWARDS

SXSW Game Changer Emergent Woman Director Award

Winner: Jen McGowan for Kelly & Cal

Special Mention: Kat Candler for Hellion

Louis Black “Lone Star” Award

Winner: Boyhood, directed by Richard Linklater

Karen Schmeer Film Editing Fellowship

Presented to: Colin Nusbaum

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