The Sundance Film Festival's 2009 Jury Prize in Short Filmmaking was awarded to "Short Term 12," directed by Destin Daniel Cretton. The prizes were announced in Park City, UT today. The Jury Prize in International Short Filmmaking, meanwhile, was given to "Lies," directed by Jonas Odell.
In other prizes, the Shorts Jury awarded Honorable Mentions in Short Filmmaking to "The attack of the robots from Nebula-5," directed by Chema Garcia Ibarra; "Protect You + Me, directed by Brady Corbet; Western Spaghetti, directed by PES; Jerrycan, directed by Julius Avery; Love You More," by Sam Taylor-Wood, "I Live in the Woods," directed by Max Winston, "Omelette," by Nadejda Koseva; and "Treevenge," directed by Jason Eisener.
The 2009 Sundance Film Festival continues through January 25. Full awards will be announced the evening of January 24th at the 2009 Sundance Film Festival Awards Ceremony at the Park City Racquet Club. Actress Jane Lynch will serve as Master of Ceremonies.
[indieWIRE will have updated winners from the Sundance Film Festival awards ceremony Saturday evening.]