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2014 SXSW Award Winners: Grand Jury Prize Spills onto Margaret Brown’s The Great Invisible

11 March 2014 10:00 PM, PDT | ioncinema | See recent ioncinema news »

Margaret Brown’s exploration of a havoc-wreaking oil spill from those directly affected by the events, and Sarah-Violet Bliss and Charles Rogers’ portrait of an aimless pair are the big winners at this year’s SXSW Film Festival. The Great Invisible took the top honors, grabbing the Grand Jury prize in the Docu Feature Comp, while Fort Tilden beat out the field of eight in the Narrative Feature Comp. Here are the complete list of winners.

Feature Film Jury Awards

Narrative Feature Competition

Grand Jury Winner: Fort Tilden

Director: Sarah-Violet Bliss and Charles Rogers

Special Jury Recognition for Courage in Storytelling: Animals

Actor & Screenwriter: David Dastmalchian

Special Jury Recognition for Best Acting Duo: 10,000Km (Long Distance)

Natalie Tena

David Verdaguer

Documentary Feature Competition

Grand Jury Winner: The Great Invisible

Director: Margaret Brown

Special Jury Recognition for Political Courage: Vessel

Director: Diana Whitten

Special Jury Recognition for Editing & Storytelling: Print the »

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'Fort Tilden' Wins Grand Jury Prize For Narrative Feature At SXSW [Complete List Of Winners]

11 March 2014 9:00 PM, PDT | Uinterview | See recent Uinterview news »

Fort Tilden from directors Sarah-Violet Bliss and Charles Rogers took home the coveted Narrative Feature jury award, and True Detective took home the Film Design Award for Excellence in Title Design at SXSW.

Fort Tilden is a comedy film about two friends, Allie and Harper, and their hellish adventure to get to the beach from Williamsburg. Embracing the hipster trend, Bliss and Rogers managed to capture the viewers by winning the Grand Jury prize for Narrative Feature.

Special awards were given to Jen McGowan, who directed this year’s Kelly & Cal starring Juliette Lewis. Kelly & Cal is McGowan’s feature debut and she was awarded with the special SXSW Gamechanger Emergent Woman Director Award. Special mention for the award went to Kat Candler, director of Hellion.

Full List Of SXSW Jury Award Winners

Feature Film Jury Awards

Narrative Feature Competition

Grand Jury Winner: Fort Tilden

Director: Sarah-Violet Bliss & Charles Rogers »

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SXSW: 2014 Jury and Special Award winners announced

11 March 2014 8:30 PM, PDT | EW - Inside Movies | See recent EW.com - Inside Movies news »

The South by Southwest Film Conference and Festival announced the winners of this year’s Jury and Special Award winners in a ceremony held Tuesday night in Austin, Texas, and hosted by comedian Jerrod Carmichael (Neighbors). Among the winners are Richard Linklater’s Boyhood (Louis Black “Lone Star” Award) and True Detective (Excellence in Title Design).

Check out the complete list of winners below:

Feature Film Jury Awards

Narrative Feature

Grand Jury Winner: Fort Tilden, Directed by Sarah-Violet Bliss and Charles Rogers

Special Jury Recognition for Courage in Storytelling: Animals, actor and screenwriter: David Dastmalchian

Special Jury Recognition for Best »

- Pamela Gocobachi

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SXSW Film Awards: ‘Fort Tilden,’ ‘The Great Invisible’ Win Top Prizes

11 March 2014 7:47 PM, PDT | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

The polarizing, quirky millennial comedy “Fort Tilden,” from directors Sarah-Violet Bliss and Charles Rogers, won the narrative feature grand jury prize at this year’s SXSW Film Festival, while Margaret Brown’s Bp oil spill expose “The Great Invisible” nabbed the honors for best documentary feature.

Narrative competion juror Oliver Platt presented the kudo to “Fort Tilden,” noting that the decision had been unanimous. The film stars Clare McNulty and Bridey Elliott as a pair of twentysomething roommates who find themselves in a trek across “deep Brooklyn.” Last year’s winner was the widely embraced drama “Short Term 12.”

“Sitting in that chair for the last half-hour was the best workout I could have had,” Bliss said as she accepted the prize with Rogers. “My heart is pounding so fast.”

Brown accepted the award for “The Great Invisible” onstage with her crew.

“This was a three-and-a-half year effort,” said the director, »

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Fort Tilden wins top SXSW award

11 March 2014 7:12 PM, PDT | ScreenDaily | See recent ScreenDaily news »

Sarah-Violet Bliss and Charles Rogers’ comedy earned the narrative feature competition grand jury prize while Margaret Brown’s Deepwater Horizon disaster film The Great Invisible prevailed in the documentary section.Scroll down for winners list

The awards were handed out at the festival’s ceremony on March 11 in Austin, Texas.

Actor and screenwriter David Dastmalchian earned special jury recognition for courage in storytelling in the narrative competition for Animals and Natalie Tena and David Verdaguer garnered special jury recognition for best acting duo for 10,000Km (Long Distance).

In the documentary special jury recognitions, Vessel director Diana Whitten was cited for political courage and Print The Legend directors Luis Lopez and Clay Tweel were praised for editing and storytelling.

In the short film awards, Quelqu’un D’extraordinaire director Monia Chokri won the narrative shorts strand as Person To Person director Dustin Guy Defa was cited for special jury recognition and Krisha director Trey Edward Shults earned special »

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Fort Tilden wins SXSW

11 March 2014 7:12 PM, PDT | ScreenDaily | See recent ScreenDaily news »

Sarah-Violet Bliss and Charles Rogers’ comedy earned the narrative feature competition grand jury prize while Margaret Brown’s Deepwater Horizon disaster film The Great Invisible prevailed in the documentary section.

The awards were handed out at the festival’s ceremony on March 11 in Austin, Texas.

Actor and screenwriter David Dastmalchian earned special jury recognition for courage in storytelling in the narrative competition for Animals and Natalie Tena and David Verdaguer garnered special jury recognition for best acting duo for 10,000Km (Long Distance).

In the documentary special jury recognitions, Vessel director Diana Whitten was cited for political courage and Print The Legend directors Luis Lopez and Clay Tweel were praised for editing and storytelling.

In the short film awards, Quelqu’un D’extraordinaire director Monia Chokri won the narrative shorts strand as Person To Person director Dustin Guy Defa was cited for special jury recognition and Krisha director Trey Edward Shults earned special recognition for cinematography.

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