2019 Sundance Awards

The winners of the 2019 Sundance Film Festival were announced at an awards ceremony on Saturday night. w(n)td will resume regular posting starting Monday, but for now, a list of the awards follows:

The 2019 ceremony was hosted by Marianna Palka and may be viewed here. In addition to recapping awards announced in separate ceremonies earlier in the week – Shorts, NHK, Sloan, Amazon Studios Producers Award – the evening included the announcements of the winners of the US and World Cinema Documentary and Dramatic Competitions, the NEXT Innovator Prize and audience awards.

US Documentary Awards:

Grand Jury Prize: ONE CHILD NATION | Courtesy of Sundance Institute | photo by Nanfu Wang

Audience Award: KNOCK DOWN THE HOUSE | Courtesy of Sundance Institute | photo by Rachel Lears

Directing Award: AMERICAN FACTORY | Courtesy of Sundance Institute | photo by Steven Bognar

Special Jury Award for Moral Urgency: ALWAYS IN SEASON | Courtesy of Sundance Institute | photo by Washington Post

Special Jury Award for Emerging Filmmaker: JAWLINE | Courtesy of Sundance Institute

Special Jury Award for Editing: APOLLO 11 | Courtesy of Sundance Institute | photo by Neon CNN Films

Special Jury Award for Cinematography: MIDNIGHT FAMILY | Courtesy of Sundance Institute | photo by Luke Lorentzen

World Cinema Documentary Awards:

Grand Jury Prize: HONEYLAND | Courtesy of Sundance Institute | photo by Samir Ljuma

Audience Award: SEA OF SHADOWS | Courtesy of Sundance Institute | photo by Richard Ladkani

Directing Award: COLD CASE HAMMARSKJÖLD | Courtesy of Sundance Institute | photo by Tore Vollan

Special Jury Award for No Borders: MIDNIGHT TRAVELER | Courtesy of Sundance Institute | photo by Lutfallah Bakhtary

Special Jury Award for Impact for Change: HONEYLAND | Courtesy of Sundance Institute | photo by Samir Ljuma

Special Jury Award for Cinematography: HONEYLAND | Courtesy of Sundance Institute | photo by Samir Ljuma

US Dramatic Awards:

Grand Jury Prize: CLEMENCY | Courtesy of Sundance Institute | photo by Eric Branco

Audience Award: BRITTANY RUNS A MARATHON | Courtesy of Sundance Institute | photo by Jon Pack

Directing Award: THE LAST BLACK MAN IN SAN FRANCISCO | Courtesy of Sundance Institute | photo by Peter Prato / A24

Waldo Scott Screenwriting Award: SHARE | Courtesy of Sundance Institute

Special Jury Award for Vision and Craft: HONEY BOY | Courtesy of Sundance Institute | photo by Natasha Braier

Special Jury Award for Creative Collaboration: THE LAST BLACK MAN IN SAN FRANCISCO | Courtesy of Sundance Institute | photo by Peter Prato / A24

Special Jury Award for Acting: SHARE | Courtesy of Sundance Institute

World Cinema Dramatic Awards:

Grand Jury Prize: THE SOUVENIR | Courtesy of Sundance Institute | photo by Agatha A. Nitecka

Audience Award: QUEEN OF HEARTS | Courtesy of Sundance Institute | Photo: Rolf Konow

Directing Award: THE SHARKS | Courtesy of Sundance Institute

Special Jury Award for Originality: WE ARE LITTLE ZOMBIES | Courtesy of Sundance Institute

Special Jury Award: MONOS | Courtesy of Sundance Institute

Special Jury Award for Acting: DOLCE FINE GIORNATA | Courtesy of Sundance Institute

NEXT Awards:

NEXT Innovator Prize: THE INFILTRATORS | Courtesy of Sundance Institute | photo by Lisa Rinzler

Audience Award: THE INFILTRATORS | Courtesy of Sundance Institute | photo by Lisa Rinzler

Announced Tuesday, February 5 – as determined by audience balloting of all new Features in the 2019 Sundance Film Festival:
Festival Favorite Award:

Festival Favorite Award: KNOCK DOWN THE HOUSE | Courtesy of Sundance Institute | photo by Rachel Lears

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