Two days after ”Every thing All over the place All at As soon as“ received seven Oscars, together with greatest image, the SXSW Movie Competition, the place Daniel Kwan and Daniel Scheinert’s film launched final yr, has introduced its personal awards. To be clear, “EEAAO” was a studio-backed opening evening premiere (not one of many smaller motion pictures launched in competitors on the indie-focused fest), however you’ll be able to nonetheless really feel the joy in Austin across the landmark Oscar win. In any case, SXSW was the primary competition to take Daniels significantly, awarding them high prize for his or her Battles music video (“My Machines”) in 2012.
Will any of the flicks or administrators screening right here this yr go on to vary movie historical past?
With 5 days nonetheless to go at SXSW, the juries convened (after viewing and deliberating remotely, out of COVID precautions) to current the winners.
Narrative function honors went to writer-director Paris Zarcilla’s “Raging Grace.” On the floor, the tense story of an undocumented Filipina home cleaner and her younger daughter may seem to echo 2022 Sundance winner “Nanny,” although the movie “subverts expectations on its method to a stirring conclusion,” within the jury’s phrases.
“In cleverly using style tropes to discover huge socio political issues, Zarcilla has crafted a resonant, pressing work about labor, legacy and diaspora,” defined the jury of three — Helena Andrews-Dyer, Tomris Laffly and Richard Lawson — who additionally awarded particular jury recognitions for efficiency to “Parachute” star Courtney Eaton and cinematography to “Story Ave” DP Eric Branco.
The documentary jury — consisting of Mae Abdulbaki, Joel Anderson and Allegra Frank — described high winner “Angel Applicant” as “a revelation,“ complimenting director Ken August Meyer’s exploration of artist Paul Klee, with whom he shares the situation of scleroderma.
“The result’s a yearslong enterprise that’s gorgeous, highly effective, and unforgettable,” the jury mentioned. The nonfiction particular jury award went to “One other Physique,” which makes use of deep-fake strategies as an example how the unsettling innovation compromised the life of a faculty scholar.
See the entire listing of winners under.
Function Movie Grand Jury Awards
NARRATIVE FEATURE COMPETITION Introduced by Panavision
Winner: “Raging Grace” directed by Paris Zarcilla
Particular Jury Recognition for Efficiency: Courtney Eaton, “Parachute”
Particular Jury Recognition for Cinematography: Eric Branco, “Story Ave”
DOCUMENTARY FEATURE COMPETITION Introduced by ACE91
Winner: “Angel Applicant” directed by Ken August Meyer
Particular Jury Recognition for Innovation in Storytelling: “One other Physique” directed by Sophie Compton, Reuben Hamlyn
Brief Movie Grand Jury Awards Introduced by IMDbPro
Winner: “It Turns Blue” directed by Shadi Karamroudi
Particular Jury Award: “Flores del Otro Patio” directed by Jorge Cadena
Winner: “Nǎi Nai & Wài Pó” directed by Sean Wang
Particular Jury Award: “Instantly TV” directed by Roopa Gogineni
Winner: “The Flute” directed by Nick Roney
Particular Jury Recognition for Highly effective “Brief Journey”: “Pennies from Heaven” directed by Sandy Honig
Winner: “The Debutante” directed by Elizabeth Hobbs
Particular Jury Recognition for Animation Directing: Tom CJ Brown, “Christopher at Sea”
Winner: Amanda Sum – “Totally different Than Earlier than” directed by Mayumi Yoshida
Particular Jury Recognition: Residente – “This Is Not America ft. Ibeyi” directed by Grégory Ohrel
Winner: “Breaking Silence” directed by Amy Bench, Annie Silverstein
Particular Jury Award: “When You Left Me on That Boulevard” directed by Kayla Abuda Galang
TV Pilot Competitors
Winner: “Grown” directed by Jocko Sims
Particular Jury Award for Excellent Efficiency: “Harbor Island” directed by Josh Fadem
SXSW Movie Design Awards Introduced by Adobe
POSTER DESIGN COMPETITION
Winner: “Eyestring” designed by Javier Devitt
Particular Jury Award: “Riders of the Storm” designed by Casey Moore
XR Expertise Competitors
Winner: “Consensus Gentium” directed by Karen Palmer
Particular Jury Award: “Physique of Mine” directed by Cameron Kostopoulos
SXSW Particular Awards
Janet Pierson Champion Award offered by Indiewire: Lizzie Shapiro
Fandor New Voices Award: “What We Depart Behind” directed by Iliana Sosa
Louis Black “Lone Star” Award: “The Girl Chicken Diaries” directed by Daybreak Porter
Particular Jury Award: “The Herricanes”
Thunderbird Rising Award: Paris Zarcilla, “Raging Grace”
Thunderbird Rising Particular Award: Brittany Snow, “Parachute”
The Hope Award Winner: “Nonetheless: A Michael J. Fox Film”
The Hope Particular Award: “Confessions of a Good Samaritan”
Adam Yauch Hörnblowér Award: “Chronicles of a Wandering Saint” directed by Tomas Gomez Bustillo
ZEISS Cinematography Award: Carolina Costa, “Fancy Dance”