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"Iron Maiden," "Over The Hills" Win SXSW Audience Awards

Photo of Peter Knegt By Peter Knegt | Indiewire March 21, 2009 at 1:33AM

The 2009 SXSW Film Festival has announced the Audience Award-winners in the 24 Beats Per Second and Lone Star States categories, as well as the complete list of winners of the SXSW / AIGA Austin Movie Poster Awards. Scot McFadyen and Sam Dunn's "Iron Maiden: Flight 666" - a behind-the-scenes look at Iron Maidens' 2009 world tour - won the audience award in the 24 Beats Per Second section, while Michel Orion Scott's "Over the Hills and Far Away" - a doc that chronicles the journey of the Isaacson family as they travel through Mongolia - won the same award in the Lone Star States section.
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The 2009 SXSW Film Festival has announced the Audience Award-winners in the 24 Beats Per Second and Lone Star States categories, as well as the complete list of winners of the SXSW / AIGA Austin Movie Poster Awards. Scot McFadyen and Sam Dunn's "Iron Maiden: Flight 666" - a behind-the-scenes look at Iron Maidens' 2009 world tour - won the audience award in the 24 Beats Per Second section, while Michel Orion Scott's "Over the Hills and Far Away" - a doc that chronicles the journey of the Isaacson family as they travel through Mongolia - won the same award in the Lone Star States section.

"The Dungeon Masters" led the SXSW/AIGA Austin Movie Poster Awards, winning best in show for director Keven Macalester and designer David Plunkert (of Spur Design), while "Snake" (directed by Becky James with poster design by Becky James & Lydia Corkin) won a special judges award and Gary Hustwit's "Objectfiied" (posted designed by Michael C. Place of Build) was runner up for overall excellence in movie poster design.

The SXSW Film Festival concludes today in Austin, Texas.

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