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 Film Awards Ceremony – SXSW 2022 – Photo by Bob Johnson

SXSW Film Awards Ceremony – SXSW 2022 – Photo by Bob Johnson

2022 Awards Winners

Community Service Awards

Celebrating the spirit of community, the 2022 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 2022 winners for Narrative and Documentary Feature Competitions, Design Awards, and more.

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2022 SXSW Film, The Lost City

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. 2022 SXSW Pitch announced nine category winners.

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

Innovation Awards

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

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My Special Aflac Duck™, Innovation Awards winner in the Robotics & Hardware category - SXSW 2019. Photo by Cal Holman

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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SXSW 2022, Dolly Parton at the Dollyverse Powered By Blockchain Creative Labs – Photo by Steven Phipps

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