Film Audience Award Winners Announced!

Written by Jim Kolmar | Saturday, Mar 15, 2014
Clockwise from Top Left - Exists, Yakona, Silicon Valley, The Special Need

You already know what the jury had to say, but what does the audience have to say about the films at SXSW? The people have spoken! We can now reveal the winners of the SXSW Film Audience Awards! The only exception is the 24 Beats per Second category - those will be announced on Monday, March 17.

See below for the winners. The winner in each category will receive an additional screening later today, and winners are listed chronologically by screening time:

SXSW Film 2014 Audience Award Winners

Narrative Feature Competition: Before I Disappear
Director: Shawn Christensen
Stateside Theatre, 6:30pm

Episodic: Silicon Valley
Director: Mike Judge
Vimeo Theater, 7:00pm

SXGlobal: The Special Need
Director: Carlo Zoratti
Ritz 2, 7:00pm

Documentary Spotlight: DamNation
Directors: Ben Knight, Travis Rummel
Topfer at ZACH, 7:00pm

Documentary Feature Competition: Vessel
Director: Diana Whitten
Stateside Theatre, 9:15pm

Festival Favorites: The Case Against 8
Directors: Ben Cotner and Ryan White
Vimeo at ACC, 9:30pm

Visions: Yakona
Directors: Anlo Sepulveda and Paul Collins
Ritz 1 & 2, 9:30pm

Narrative Spotlight: Cesar Chavez
Director: Diego Luna
Topfer at ZACH, 9:30pm

Midnighters: Exists
Director: Eduardo Sánchez
Ritz 1 & 2, Midnight

Audience Award Winner: Big Significant Things
Designer: Corey Holms

Audience Award Winner: True Detective
Designer: Patrick Clair for Elastic