Awards

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 Interactive Innovation Awards Ceremony – 2019 – Photo by Miguel Esparza

SXSW Interactive Innovation Awards Ceremony – 2019 – Photo by Miguel Esparza

2021 Awards Winners

Community Service Awards

Celebrating the spirit of community, the 2021 SXSW Community Service Awards honored five incredible organizations.

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SXSW Community Service Awards - SXSW 2019. Photo by Errich Petersen

Film Festival Awards

Explore the 2021 winners for Narrative and Documentary Feature Competitions, Shorts Programs, Design, Virtual Cinema, and more.

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SXSW 2021 Film The Fallout

Gaming Awards

The SXSW Gaming Awards honors excellence throughout the gaming industry. Browse winners across 12 categories.

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A tourmament at the SXSW Gaming Expo

SXSW Pitch Awards

Meet the global startup ecosystem’s most innovative tech companies. 2021 SXSW Pitch announced eight category winners.

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SXSW Pitch Presented by Cyndx Awards Ceremony - Photo by Camille Mayor

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