Each year at SXSW, we celebrate and honor the individuals and companies who do the most innovative, creative, and inspirational work in their respective fields. Learn more about each award category including finalists and winners.

SXSW Film Awards - Black Barbie: A Documentary - SXSW 2023 - Photo by Justin Lotak

SXSW Film Awards - Black Barbie: A Documentary - SXSW 2023 - Photo by Justin Lotak

2023 Awards Winners

Community Service Awards

Celebrating the spirit of community, the 2023 SXSW Community Service Awards honored five incredible organizations.

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Film & TV Awards

Explore the 2023 winners for Narrative and Documentary Feature Competitions, Design Awards, and more.

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VP of Film & TV at SXSW, and Brittany Snow, winner of Narrative Feature Award and Thunderbird Rising Special Award for

SXSW Pitch Awards

Meet the global startup ecosystem’s most innovative tech companies. 2023 SXSW Pitch announced nine category winners.

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Emcee Robyn Metcalfe at the Accelerator Pitch Award Ceremony at SXSW 2018. Photo by Tico Mendoza.

Innovation Awards

The 2023 SXSW Innovation Awards recognize the most exciting tech developments in the connected world.

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2023 SXSW Innovation Awards Winners – Kalogon team for Patient Safety Technology – Photo by Andy Wenstrand

The Grulke Prize

Brent Grulke’s love of music and the spirit of the festival is reflected in three prize categories.

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The Zombies at SXSW 2023

Hall of Fame

Each year, SXSW honors an exceptional trailblazer whose work has helped shape the connected world and continues to guide digital industries.

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2023 SXSW Hall of Fame Inductee, Dan Rather – Photo by John Filo

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