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Slamdance picks its winners

Published January 27, 2012 12:24 pm

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The Slamdance Film Festival gave out its awards on Thursday night, celebrating rebel filmmaking.

Here's a list of the winners:

Audience Award, feature documentary: "Getting Up," Caskey Ebeling.

Audience Award, feature narrative: "Bindlestiffs," Andrew Edison.

Grand Jury Sparky Award, feature narrative: "Welcome to Pine Hill," Keith Miller.

Special Jury Award for Bold Originality: "Heavy Girls," Axel Ranisch.

Grand Jury Sparky Award, feature documentary: "No Ashes, No Phoenix," Jens Pfeifer.

Grand Jury Sparky Award, short documentary: "The Professional," Skylar Neilsen.

Grand Jury Sparky Award, animation: "Venus," Tor Fruergaard.

Grand Jury Sparky Award, short film: "I Am John Wayne," Christina Choe.

Special Jury Prize, experimental short: "Solipsist," Andrew Huang.

Honorable mention – Best Ensemble: "I'm Coming Over," Sam Handel.

Spirit of Slamdance Sparky Award: "Heavy Girls (Dicke Mädchen), Axel Ranisch, Heiko Pinkowski, Anne Baeker.

Kodak Vision Award (Best Cinematography): "Faith, Love and Whiskey," Kristina Nikolova.

Panasonic AF100 Award for "The Five Flavors of Filmmaking" competition: Josh Gibson, "Kudzu Vine."