Austin Film Festival Crowns 'Sparrows Dance' Best Narrative Feature

"Informant" takes the prize for best documentary film.

Writer-director Noah Buschel's Sparrows Dance was named best narrative feature at the Austin Film Festival, which announced its 2012 film competition winners Sunday. Jamie Meltzer's Informant took the prize for best documentary feature.

The complete list of winners follows:

Narrative FeatureSparrows Dance, writer-director Noah Buschel

Documentary FeatureInformant, director Jamie Meltzer

Narrative ShortAsad, writer-director Bryan Buckley

Narrative Student ShortHatch, writer-director Christoph Kuschnig, writer Karl Goldblat

Animated ShortHead Over Heels, writer-director Timothy Reckart

Documentary ShortSee The Dirt, directors Chelsea Hernandez and Erik Mauck

Young Filmmakers CompetitionCrumbs, director Nicco Vasquez, writer Keith Limon