SXSW 2010 – Additional Winners

SXSW FILM ANNOUNCES ADDITIONAL

2010 AUDIENCE AWARD WINNERS

Austin, Texas – March 22, 2010 – The South by Southwest (SXSW) Film Conference and Festival announced additional Audience Award-winners today from the Spotlight Premieres, Emerging Visions, Lone Star States, 24 Beats Per Second and Midnighters categories.

Complete Coverage of SXSW 2010

For the 2010 SXSW Film Festival, 134 feature-length films, including 64 world premieres, were selected from a record 1,572 feature-length film submissions composed of 1,206 U.S. and 366 international feature-length films. 130 shorts were selected from 2,312 short film submissions. The 2010 SXSW Film Festival Awards were hosted by Ovation TV.

Additional 2010 SXSW Film Festival Audience Award Winners:

Feature Film Audience Awards

SPOTLIGHT PREMIERES
Winner: Richard Garriott – Man on a Mission
Director: Mike Woolf

EMERGING VISIONS

Winner: NY Export: Opus Jazz
Director: Henry Joost and Jody Lee Lipes

24 BEATS PER SECOND

Winner: When You’re Strange – a film about the Doors
Director: Tom DiCillo

LONE STAR STATES

Winner: Thunder Soul

Director: Mark Landsman

MIDNIGHTERS

Winner: Tucker and Dale vs. Evil
Director: Eli Craig

About South by Southwest Film Conference & Festival

The SXSW Film Conference and Festival is a uniquely creative environment featuring the dynamic convergence of talent, smart audiences and industry heavyweights. A hotbed of discovery and interactivity, the event offers lucrative networking opportunities and immersion into the art and business of the rapidly evolving world of independent film.

Over the first five days, the Film Conference buzzes as world-class speakers, creative minds, and notable mentors tackle the latest filmmaking trends amidst the unmatched social atmosphere of the SXSW experience. Simultaneously, the internationally acclaimed, nine-day Festival celebrates raw innovation and emerging talent, with a truly diverse program ranging from provocative documentaries to subversive Hollywood comedies. For more information, visit www.sxsw.com/film.

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