SXSW: 'Short Term 12', 'The Short Game' Take Audience Awards

2:26 PM PST 03/16/2013 by THR Staff
Courtesy of Short Term Film

Other award recipients include "An Unreal Dream: The Michael Morton Story," "Zero Charisma" and "Maidentrip."

After taking the Grand Jury Prize earlier in the week, the drama Short Term 12 claimed a 2013 SXSW Film Festival Audience award for Narrative Feature, it was announced Saturday. The film, directed by Destin Daniel Cretton, stars Brie Larson, who plays a staffer at a juvenile home. 

In the documentary category, Josh Greenbaum's The Short Game took home the Audience award. The documentary revolves around seven-year-old golfers as they learn to play the game. 

SXSW: 'Short Term 12,' 'William and the Windmill' Take Top Awards

The list of Audience award winners is below:

NARRATIVE FEATURE COMPETITION Winner: Short Term 12

Director: Destin Daniel Cretton

DOCUMENTARY FEATURE COMPETITION Winner: The Short Game

Director: Josh Greenbaum

DOCUMENTARY SPOTLIGHT Winner: An Unreal Dream: The Michael Morton Story

Director: Al Reinert

NARRATIVE SPOTLIGHT Winner: Zero Charisma

Directors: Katie Graham & Andrew Matthews

VISIONS Winner: Maidentrip

Director: Jillian Schlesinger

MIDNIGHTERS Winner: Cheap Thrills

Director: E.L. Katz

24 BEATS PER SECOND Winner: A Band Called Death

Directors: Mark Christopher Covino & Jeff Howlett

SXGLOBAL Winner: The Punk Syndrome

Directors: Jukka Kärkkäinen & J-P Passi

FESTIVAL FAVORITES Winner: The Crash Reel 

Director: Lucy Walker

SXSW Film Design Awards

EXCELLENCE IN POSTER DESIGN Audience Award Winner: Kiss of the Damned 

Designer: Akiko Stehrenberger, Gravillis Inc

EXCELLENCE IN TITLE DESIGN Audience Award Winner: Chasing Shakespeare

Designer: Lucky Post

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