Saturday, January 29, 2011

2011 Sundance Film Festival award winners

As the 2011 Sundance Film Festival comes to a close, they held their awards ceremony Saturday night. The two main Jury Prize winners were the long-distance love story Like Crazy (Dramatic) and the examination of legalized physician-assisted suicide How To Die In Oregon (Documentary). Like Crazy also picked up a Special Jury Prize for acting for actress Felicity Jones.

The Jury Prizes for World Cinema went to the comedy Happy, Happy (Dramatic) and another Afghanistan war doc Hell and Back Again (Documentary).

Directing awards went to Sean Durkin for Martha Marcy May Marlene (Dramatic), John Foy for Resurrect Dead: The Mystery of the Toynbee Tiles (Documentary), Paddy Considine for Tyrannosaur, (World Cinema, Dramatic) and James Marsh for Project Nim World Cinema, Documentary). Tyrannosaur also picked up the World Cinema Special Jury Prize (Dramatic).

The Audience Awards were given to Circumstance (Dramatic), Buck (Documentary), Kinyarwanda (World Cinema, Dramatic), and Senna (World Cinema, Documentary). The Best of NEXT Audience Award recipient was to.get.her.

2011 Sundance Film Festival ends on Sunday, January 30.

The complete list of 2011 Sundance Film Festival award winners

Grand Jury Prize, Dramatic
Like Crazy

Grand Jury Prize, Documentary
How To Die In Oregon

World Cinema Jury Prize, Dramatic

Happy, Happy

World Cinema Jury Prize, Documentary

Hell and Back Again

Dramatic Audience Award


Documentary Audience Award


World Cinema Dramatic Audience Award


World Cinema Documentary Audience Award


The Best of NEXT Audience Award


Directing Award, Dramatic
Martha Marcy May Marlene
, directed by Sean Durkin

Directing Award, Documentary
Resurrect Dead: The Mystery of the Toynbee Tiles
, directed by Jon Foy

World Cinema Directing Award, Dramatic
, directed by Paddy Considine

World Cinema Directing Award, Documentary
Project Nim
, directed by James Marsh

Waldo Scott Screenwriting Award
Another Happy Day

World Cinema Screenwriting Award


Documentary Editing Award
If a Tree Falls

World Cinema Documentary Editing Award

The Black Power Mixtape 1967-1975

Excellence in Cinematography Award, Dramatic


Excellence in Cinematography Award, Documentary
The Redemption of General Butt Naked

World Cinema Cinematography Award, Dramatic

All Your Dead Ones

World Cinema Cinematography Award, Documentary

Hell and Back Again

Special Jury Prize: Dramatic (Acting)

Felicity Jones for Like Crazy

Special Jury Prize: Dramatic
Another Earth

Special Jury Prize: Documentary

Being Elmo

World Cinema Special Jury Prize: Documentary

Position Among The Stars

World Cinema Special Jury Prize: Dramatic

, for acting

Alfred P. Sloan Prize 
Another Earth
, directed by Mike Cahill

Sundance/NHK International Filmmakers Award

Cherien Dabis

The Jury Prize in Short Filmmaking
Brick Novax pt 1 and 2
, Director and Screenwriter: Matt Piedmont

The Jury Prize in International Short Filmmaking 

Deeper Than Yesterday, Director and Screenwriter: Ariel Kleiman

The Shorts Jury Honorable Mentions in Short Filmmaking
Choke, Drector and Screenwriter: Michelle Latimer
Diarchy, Director and Screenwriter: Ferdinando Cito Filmomarino
The External World, Director and Screenwriter: David O’Reilly
The Legend of Beaver Dam, Director: Jerome Sable; Screenwriters: Jerome Sable and Eli Batalion
Out of Reach
, Director and Screenwriter: Jakub Stozek
, Director and Screenwriter: Chema García Ibarra

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