The South by South West Film Awards were announced last night at the Texas festival, honouring designers and directors across 17 categories.
London-based animation director Nicolas Menard won Best Animated Short for Wednesday with Goddard, while short animation Pussy by young Polish director Renata Gasiorowska was given a special jury recognition.
Director Miles Jay won best music video for Leon Bridges’ River, which was also nominated for a Grammy, and the video for Tame Impala’s The Less I Know the Better directed by Canada was given a special jury recognition prize.
Caspar Newbolt won the award for excellence in poster design for his artwork for Laura Moss’ film Fry Day, and special jury recognition went to Jeremy Enecio’s poster for Like Me.
Chris R. Moberg and Jared Young won the award for excellence in title design for Into the Current.
The top prizes of the evening went to Ana Asensio’s feature film Most Beautiful Island, a directing debut for the Spanish TV actor which won best narrative feature; and The Work by Jairus McLeary and Gethin Aldous, which won best documentary feature.
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- Ella Bucknall tackles the “boy’s club” of political cartooning in her new zine, Whip
- Anna Haifisch bends the rules of comics in new floppy and oversized book, Drifter
- Illustrator Jill Senft creates fun and whimsy with her cavalcade of pink characters
- White Flag project that is tackling global division and the “growing fear of the stranger”
- Meet the Swiss duo behind graphic design agency Cécile + Roger
- Alex Norris’ hilarious three-panelled webcomics are universally appealing
- Southbank Centre visual identity redesigned by North, to be a “confident masthead” for the institution
- The Buzzfeed redesign: UK art director Tim Lane talks us through his seven-month overhaul
- Fresh Yale grad Franci Virgili applies an academic approach to graphic design
- Instagram co-founder Mike Krieger on how to stand out
- Leipzig graphic design studio Lamm & Kirch on their shared ethos