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SXSW Audience Awards 2017 Winners List: ‘Baby Driver’ and ‘Dear White People’ Lead Honorees

The Virtual Cinema Jury Award winners were also announced.

Baby (ANSEL ELGORT) and Bats (JAMIE FOXX) on the way to the post office job with Buddy (JON HAMM) and Darling (EIZA GONZALEZ) as cops pull up next to them in TriStar Pictures' BABY DRIVER.

“Baby Driver”

Wilson Webb

The 2017 South by Southwest Film Festival announced their Audience Award and Virtual Cinema Jury Award winners on March 18. The full list is below.

2017 SXSW Film Festival Audience Award Winners:

NARRATIVE FEATURE COMPETITION
Audience Award Winner: “The Light of the Moon”
Director: Jessica M. Thompson

DOCUMENTARY FEATURE COMPETITION
Audience Award Winner: “Dealt”
Director: Luke Korem

HEADLINERS
Audience Award Winner: “Baby Driver
Director: Edgar Wright

NARRATIVE SPOTLIGHT
Audience Award Winner: “Mr. Roosevelt”
Director: Noël Wells

DOCUMENTARY SPOTLIGHT
Audience Award Winner: “The Untold Tales of Armistead Maupin”
Director: Jennifer M. Kroot

VISIONS
Audience Award Winner: “Becoming Bond”
Director: Josh Greenbaum

MIDNIGHTERS
Audience Award Winner: “68 Kill”
Director: Trent Haaga

EPISODIC
Audience Award Winner: “Dear White People
Director: Justin Simien

24 BEATS PER SECOND
Audience Award Winner: “May It Last: A Portrait of the Avett Brothers”
Directors: Judd Apatow and Michael Bonfiglio

GLOBAL
Audience Award Winner: “Divine Divas”
Director: Leandra Leal

FESTIVAL FAVORITES
Audience Award Winner: “The Big Sick”
Director: Michael Showalter

READ MORE: ‘The Big Sick’ Review: Kumail Nanjiani’s Real-Life Story Is a Major Crowdpleaser

SXSW Film Design Awards

EXCELLENCE IN TITLE DESIGN
Audience Award Winner: “Into The Current”
Directors: Chris R. Moberg and Jared Young

Virtual Cinema Grand Jury Awards

VIRTUAL REALITY: ROOM-SCALE
Winner: “After Solitary”
Directors: Cassandra Herrman, Lauren Mucciolo

Special Jury Recognition for Innovative Use of Virtual Reality Technology in the Field of Health: “Reinvent”
Directors: Ian Forester, Sook-lei Liew, PhD

360° VIDEO
Winner: “Behind the Fence”
Directors: Lindsay Branham, Jonathan Olinger

Special Jury Recognition for Technical Excellence: “Dreams of ‘O'”
Directors: Félix Lajeunesse, Paul Raphaël

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