SXSW Film Announces Festival Winners

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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

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