SXSW Announces Audience Award Winners

Today, SXSW has announced the winners of this year’s Audience Awards for film.

It was an impressive year for the film conference and festival that was 143 features and 114 shorts screened to Austin audiences over nine days. The big winners here are Greg Kwedar‘s Transpecos which won best narrative feature and Keith Maitland‘s Tower.

Check out the full list below:

2016 SXSW Film Festival Audience Award Winners:

NARRATIVE FEATURE COMPETITION
Audience Award Winner: 
Transpecos, 

Director: Greg Kwedar

DOCUMENTARY FEATURE COMPETITION 

Audience Award Winner: TOWER, 

Director: Keith Maitland

HEADLINERS 

Audience Award Winner: Demolition, 

Director: Jean-Marc Vallée

NARRATIVE SPOTLIGHT 

Audience Award Winner: From Nowhere, 

Director: Matthew Newton

DOCUMENTARY SPOTLIGHT 

Audience Award Winner: Mr. Gaga, 

Director: Tomer Heymann

VISIONS 

Audience Award Winner: Jules and Dolores, 

Director: Caito Ortiz

MIDNIGHTERS 

Audience Award Winner: I Am a Hero, 

Director: Shinsuke Sato

EPISODIC 

Audience Award Winner: Vice Principals, 

Directors: Jody Hill, David Gordon Green, Danny McBride

24 BEATS PER SECOND 

Audience Award Winner: Honky Tonk Heaven: Legend of the Broken Spoke, 

Directors: Brenda Greene Mitchell, Sam Wainwright Douglas

SXGLOBAL 

Audience Award Winner: Ghostland, 

Director: Simon Stadler

FESTIVAL FAVORITES 

Audience Award WinnerGleason, 

Director: Clay Tweel

EXCELLENCE IN TITLE DESIGN 

Audience Award Winner: We Are X, 

Designer: Allison Brownmoore of Blue Spill