First Match

The results are in … today the South by Southwest (SXSW) Film Festival announced the 2018 Audience Award winners. First Match directed by Olivia Newman took the Audience Award for Narrative Feature and TransMilitary directed by Gabriel Silverman, Fiona Dawson, won the Audience Award for Documentary Feature.

The Audience Awards follow the previously announced 2018 Jury Awards, which included Grand Jury Winners Thunder Road for Narrative Feature and People’s Republic of Desire for Documentary Feature.

2018 SXSW Film Festival Audience Award Winners:

NARRATIVE FEATURE COMPETITION
Audience Award Winner: First Match
Director: Olivia Newman

DOCUMENTARY FEATURE COMPETITION 
Audience Award Winner: TransMilitary
Directors: Gabriel Silverman, Fiona Dawson

NARRATIVE SPOTLIGHT 
Audience Award Winner:All Square
Director: John Hyams

DOCUMENTARY SPOTLIGHT 
Audience Award Winner: The Dawn Wall
Director: Josh Lowell, Peter Mortimer

VISIONS 
Audience Award Winner: Profile
Director: Timur Bekmambetov

MIDNIGHTERS 
Audience Award Winner: Upgrade
Director: Leigh Whannell

EPISODIC 
Audience Award Winner: Vida
Director: Alonso Ruizpalacios, So Yong Kim

24 BEATS PER SECOND 
Audience Award Winner: Ruben Blades Is Not My Name
Director: Abner Benaim

GLOBAL 
Audience Award Winner: Virus Tropical
Director: Santiago Caicedo

FESTIVAL FAVORITES 
Audience Award Winner: Science Fair
Director: Cristina Costantini, Darren Foster

SXSW Film Design Awards

EXCELLENCE IN TITLE DESIGN 
Audience Award Winner: #19 – Offf Barcelona 2017
Directors: Eve Duhamel, Julien Vallee

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