The SXSW Film Awards for best music video, animation, poster and title design

15 March 2017

Nicolas Menard: Wednesday with Goddard

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.


Renata Gasiorowska: Pussy


Miles Jay: River


Canada: The Less I Know the Better


Caspar Newbolt: Fry Day


Chris R. Moberg and Jared Young: Into the Current

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