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SXSW: Complete List of Winners at the 2015 Film Awards

SXSW: Complete List of Winners at the 2015 Film Awards

Trey Edward Shults’ feature directorial debut “Krisha,” and Benjamin Dickinson’s urban sci-fi drama “Creative Control,” received top honors at the 2015 SXSW Film Festival awards ceremony, along with Scott Christopherson and Brad Barber’s “Peace Officer,” a documentary that confronts some of the most difficult issues and questions facing law enforcement, through the eyes of one of its own.

READ MORE: ‘Krisha’ is an Extraordinary Portrait of Addiction and Family Strife

Other notable winners included Don Hertzfeldt’s animated short, “World of Tomorrow,” and the Ross Brothers’ documentary, “Western.” The latter will next screen as part of the New Directors/New Films Festival, which kicks off tomorrow in New York City.

Scroll down for the complete list of winners.

Feature Film Jury Awards

NARRATIVE FEATURE COMPETITION

Grand Jury Winner: “Krisha”
Director: Trey Edward Shults

Special Jury Recognition for Visual Excellence: “Creative Control”
Director: Benjamin Dickinson

READ MORE: Benjamin Dickinson On His Sci-Fi Stunner ‘Creative Control’ and Why Movies Need to Ditch the Heroes

DOCUMENTARY FEATURE COMPETITION

Grand Jury Winner: “Peace Officer”
Directors: Scott Christopherson, Brad Barber

Special Jury Recognition for Directing: A Woman Like Me
Directors: Alex Sichel, Elizabeth Giamatti

Special Jury Recognition for Editing: Twinsters
Editor: Jeff Consiglio

Short Film Jury Awards

NARRATIVE SHORTS

Winner: “Pink Grapefruit”
Director: Michael Mohan

Special Jury Recognition:“Share”
Director: Pippa Bianco

DOCUMENTARY SHORTS

Winner:“Boxeadora”
Director: Meg Smaker

MIDNIGHT SHORTS

Winner: “Kiss Kiss Fingerbang”
Director: Gillian Wallace Horvat

ANIMATED SHORTS

Winner: “World of Tomorrow”
Director: Don Hertzfeldt

Special Jury Recognition: “teeth”
Directors: Daniel Gray, Tom Brown

MUSIC VIDEOS

Winner: Paolo Nutini – “Iron Sky”
Director: Daniel Wolfe

Special Jury Recognition: DJ Snake featuring Lil’ Jon – “Turn Down for What”
Director: DANIELS

TEXAS SHORTS

Winner:“The Samaritans”
Director: John Bryant

TEXAS HIGH SCHOOL SHORTS

Winner:“It’s A Thing”
Directors: Meredith Morran, Sage McCommas

SXSW Film Design Awards

EXCELLENCE IN POSTER DESIGN

Winner: “Manson Family Vacation”
Designer: Yen Tan

Special Jury Recognition:“The Ecstasy of Wilko Johnson”
Designer: Jonny Halifax

EXCELLENCE IN TITLE DESIGN

Winner:“Manhattan”
Designer: Dan Gregoras for Imaginary Forces

Special Jury Recognition:
“The Fitzroy”
Designers: Chris Tozer, Marko Anstice

SXSW Special Awards

SXSW Gamechanger Award
Winner: 
Yvonne Kerékgyártó, “Free Entry”

Louis Black “Lone Star” Award

Winner: 
“Western”
Directors: Bill Ross, Turner Ross

Karen Schmeer Film Editing Fellowship
Presented to: Anna Gustavi

READ MORE: The 2015 Indiewire SXSW Bible: Every Review, Interview and News Item Posted During Run of Festival

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Comments

McAllister

GOOD GRIEF. IT’S NOT KRISHNA, IT’S KRISHA.

Lucy Doughty

Great compilation! A few mentions of "Krishna" here, though, as opposed to "Krisha."

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