SXSW Film Announces Festival Winners

    AUSTIN, Texas, March 11 /PRNewswire/ -- SXSW is pleased to announce the
 winners of the 2008 edition of the SXSW Film Festival.
 
 
Jury Awards REEL SHORTS Special Jury Award - The Second Line, Director: John Magary Winner - (Tie) Warlord, Director: David Garrett & Small Apartment, Director: Andrew T. Betzer ANIMATED SHORTS Special Jury Award - I hate you don't touch me or Bat and Hat, Director: Becky James Winner - Madame Tulti-Putli, Director: Chris Lavis & Maciek Szczerbowski EXPERIMENTAL SHORTS Special Jury Award - Upwards March, Director: Kaveh Nabatian Winner - Safari, Director: Catherine Chalmers SXSW WHOLPHIN AWARD Winner - Glory at Sea, Director: Benjamin Zeitlin MUSIC VIDEOS Special Jury Award - (Tie) Group Sounds, 'Temporarily in Love,' Director: Randy Scott Slavin & Cornelius, 'Fit Song,' Directors: Keigo Oyamada & Koichiro Tsujikawa Winner - TV on the Radio, 'Me-I,' Directors: Mixtape Club & Daniel Garcia TEXAS HIGH SCHOOL COMPETITION Special Jury Award - Inflections, Director: Matthew Campbell Winner - Picnic, Director: Wesley Bronez ON NETWORKS GREENLIGHT AWARD Best Original Production - The Guild, Director: Jane Selle Morgan Best Original Series Idea - Knock Off, Written: Brandi-Ann Milbradt DOCUMENTARY FEATURE Special Jury Award - Full Battle Rattle, Directors: Tony Gerber & Jesse Moss Grand Jury Award - They Killed Sister Dorothy, Director: Daniel Junge NARRATIVE FEATURE Special Jury Award for Cinematography - Explicit Ills, Director: Mark Webber Special Jury Award for Best Ensemble Cast - Up With Me, Director: Greg Takoudes Grand Jury Award - Wellness, Director: Jake Mahaffy Audience Awards EMERGING VISIONS Winner - In a Dream, Director: Jeremiah Zagar DOCUMENTARY FEATURE Winner - They Killed Sister Dorothy, Director: Daniel Junge NARRATIVE FEATURE Winner - Explicit Ills, Director: Mark Webber 24 BEATS PER SECOND & LONE STAR STATES Winners will be announced on Monday, March 17th. The SXSW Film Festival runs through Saturday evening March 15. For more information, please go to http://sxsw.com/film or check out the Austin Chronicle. SXSW Film is sponsored by Miller Lite, Independent Film Channel, Yaris, Fuze Beverage, Dell and The Austin Chronicle. SXSW Film's radio partner is 107.1 KGSR. For more information, contact Elizabeth Derczo press@sxsw.com

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