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2012 Sundance Film Festival Awards Winners

29 January 2012 10:32 AM, PST | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

Sundance Institute this evening announced the Jury, Audience, Next and other special awards of the 2012 Sundance Film Festival at the Festival's Awards Ceremony, hosted by Parker Posey in Park City, Utah. An archived video of the ceremony in its entirety is available at Sundance.org/Live.

"Every year the Sundance Film Festival brings to light exciting new directions and fresh voices in independent film, and this year is no different," said John Cooper, Director of the Sundance Film Festival. "While these awards further distinguish those that have had the most impact on audiences and our jury, the level of talent showcased across the board at the Festival was really impressive, and all are to be congratulated and thanked for sharing their work with us."

Keri Putnam, Executive Director of Sundance Institute, said, "As we close what was a remarkable 10 days of the 2012 Sundance Film Festival, we look to the year »

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Sundance Awards Given To ‘Beasts of the Southern Wild,’ ‘The Surrogate,’ ‘Searching For Sugar Man’ and More

28 January 2012 11:46 PM, PST | Slash Film | See recent Slash Film news »

The Sundance Film Festival prepared to come to a close for 2012 tonight as the festival held its some of its last screenings and mounted an awards ceremony to celebrate the best films of this year's festival. The biggest jury prizes went to Beasts of the Southern Wild (reviewed here [1]) and Eugene Jarecki's war on drugs documentary The House I Live In. The Surrogate (reviewed here [2]) took an Audience Award, as did the doc Searching for Sugar Man (reviewed here [3]) and the film Valley of Saints. The full list of awards is below. The 2012 Sundance Film Festival Awards presented this evening were: The Grand Jury Prize: Documentary was presented by Charles Ferguson to: The House I Live In / U.S.A. (Director: Eugene Jarecki) — For over 40 years, the War on Drugs has accounted for 45 million arrests, made America the world's largest jailer and damaged poor communities at home and abroad. »

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2012 Sundance Film Festival Announces Awards

28 January 2012 10:29 PM, PST | WeAreMovieGeeks.com | See recent WeAreMovieGeeks.com news »

Beasts of the Southern Wild

The House I Live In, Beasts of the Southern Wild, The Law in These Parts and Violeta Went to Heaven Earn Grand Jury Prizes

Audience Favorites Include The Invisible War, The Surrogate, Searching For Sugar Man and Valley of Saints

Sleepwalk With Me Receives Best of  Audience Award

Park City, Ut . Sundance Institute this evening announced the Jury, Audience, and other special awards of the 2012 Sundance Film Festival at the Festival.s Awards Ceremony, hosted by Parker Posey in Park City, Utah. An archived video of the ceremony in its entirety is available at www.sundance.org/live.

.Every year the Sundance Film Festival brings to light exciting new directions and fresh voices in independent film, and this year is no different,. said John Cooper, Director of the Sundance Film Festival. .While these awards further distinguish those that have had the most impact on audiences and our jury, »

- Michelle McCue

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‘Beasts of the Southern Wild’ & ‘The Surrogate’ Awarded Top Sundance 2012 Prizes

28 January 2012 9:58 PM, PST | The Film Stage | See recent The Film Stage news »

Fox Searchlight was the big winner at the Sundance Film Festival 2012, as two of their acquired titles won top awards. It is no surprise that Benh Zeitlin‘s Beast of the Southern Wild (our review here) picked up the grand jury dramatic prize, as it was the most-buzzed of the fest. The Surrogate, starring John Hawkes, won the dramatic audience award and one can read our review of that drama here. It was great to see other fest favorites like Mike Birbiglia‘s Sleepwalk With Me and The Queen of Versailles among other winners. Check them all out below and see our full coverage here.

Park City, Ut — Sundance Institute this evening announced the Jury, Audience, Next <=> and other special awards of the 2012 Sundance Film Festival at the Festival’s Awards Ceremony, hosted by Parker Posey in Park City, Utah. An archived video of the ceremony in its entirety is available at www. »

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Sundance 2012 Winners: Beasts Of The Southern Wild, Violeta Went To Heaven, The Law In These Parts

28 January 2012 7:25 PM, PST | Alt Film Guide | See recent Alt Film Guide news »

Self-Defeating War on Drugs, Military Rape, Oppression in the Occupied Territories: Sundance 2012 Winners World Cinema Grand Jury Prize: Dramatic: Violeta Went to Heaven World Cinema Grand Jury Prize: Documentary: The Law in These Parts U.S. Dramatic: Grand Jury Prize: Beasts of the Southern Wild U.S. Documentary: Grand Jury Prize: The House I Live In World Cinema Audience Award: Dramatic: Valley of Saints World Cinema Audience Award: Documentary: Searching for Sugar Man Audience Award: U.S. Dramatic: The Surrogate Audience Award: U.S. Documentary: The Invisible War World Cinema Directing Award: Dramatic: Mads Matthiesen, Teddy Bear World Cinema Directing Award: Documentary: Emad Burnat and Guy Davidi, 5 Broken Cameras U.S. Directing Award: Dramatic: Ava DuVernay, Middle of Nowhere U.S. Directing Award: Documentary: Lauren Greenfield, The Queen of Versailles World Cinema Screenwriting Award: Marialy Rivas, Camila Gutiérrez, Pedro Peirano, Sebastián Sepúlveda, Young & Wild Waldo Salt Screenwriting Award: Derek Connolly, »

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Sundance Announces Jury Prizes In Short Filmmaking

25 January 2012 9:02 AM, PST | Filmmaker Magazine - Blog | See recent Filmmaker Magazine news »

At a ceremony last night, Sundance announced this year’s short film prize winners. The 2012  shorts jury, which included Beavis and Butthead creator Mike Judge, Pariah director Dee Rees, and Tiff public program director Shane Smith, narrowed down the sixty-four shorts currently playing at the festival to six winners. The big winner was Cutter Hodierne’s fictional Somali pirate expose Fishing Without Nets, which took home the Jury Prize in Short Filmmaking. Meanwhile, Ben and Josh Sadie’s (Daddy Longlegs) The Black Balloon was awarded the Us Fiction Prize while Kosovo filmmaker Blerta Zeqiri’s The Return (Kthimi) won the International Fiction Prize.

The Full list of Winners:

Jury Prize in Short Filmmaking: Fishing Without Nets / U.S.A. (Director: Cutter Hodierne, Screenwriters: Cutter Hodierne, John Hibey) — A story of pirates in Somalia, told from the perspective of the pirates themselves. Said the Short Film Jury of the film, “By »

- Dan Schoenbrun

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