So, now SXSW is over we can all get our pens out and jot down the names of the winners, just so we know exactly what/who to look out for over the next couple of years. As it happens, the main two you need to remember are Short Term 12, which won the Grand Jury Prize in the narrative feature section, and William and the Windmill, which won the Grand Jury Prize in the documentary section.
Have a gander at the full list of winners:
Grand Jury Winner: Short Term 12
Special Jury Prize (Ensemble Cast): Burma
Special Jury Prize (Acting): Tishuan Scott, The Retrieval
Destin Cretton's teen-based drama 'Short Term 12' took home the Grand Jury Prize (Narrative Feature).
Grand Jury Winner: William and the Windmill
Special Jury Prize (Cinematography): Tuba
Special Jury Prize for Directing: We Always Lie to Strangers
Ben Nabors' 'William and the Windmill', a film about a young Malawian and his windmill, took home the Grand Jury Prize (Documentary).
Short Film Jury Awards
NARRATIVE SHORT Winner: Ellen Is Leaving (Honorable Mentions: Sequin Raze and Skin)
DOCUMENTARY SHORTS Winner: SLOMO
ANIMATED SHORTS Winner: Oh Willy MIDNIGHT SHORTS Winner: The Apocalypse
MUSIC VIDEOS Winner: Vitalic, Stamina
Texas High School Short Film Jury Award Winner: The Benefactress
SXSW Film Design Awards
EXCELLENCE IN POSTER DESIGN Winner: Kiss of the Damned
EXCELLENCE IN TITLE DESIGN Winner: Joven Y Alocada
See ya next year!