2015 Sundance Award Winners

The 31st Sundance Film Festival wrapped on Sunday. The 2015 Sundance Award Winners were announced at the closing night awards ceremony hosted by Tig Notaro. You can view the event on the Sundance YouTube Channel Here.

“Me and Earl and the Dying Girl,” a quirky, heartfelt story about a pair of high school film-lovers who befriend a girl with cancer, won the U.S. dramatic audience award and the grand jury prize. “The Wolfpack” won the US Documentary Grand Jury Prize and the US Dramatic Directing Award went to Robert Eggers and the horror film “The Witch.” Below is a list of the 2015 Sundance Film Festivals Award winners and links to their Sundance page with interviews and more.

2015 Sundance Film Festival Winners:

U.S. Dramatic2015-sundance-the-witch

U.S. Grand Jury Prize: Dramatic – Me and Earl and the Dying Girl

Directing Award: U.S. Dramatic – Robert Eggers, The Witch

Waldo Salt Screenwriting Award: U.S. Dramatic – Tim Talbott, The Stanford Prison Experiment

U.S. Dramatic Special Jury Award for Collaborative Vision – Advantageous

U.S. Dramatic Special Jury Award for Excellence in Editing – Lee Haugen,Dope

U.S. Dramatic Special Jury Award for Excellence in Cinematography – Brandon Trost, The Diary of a Teenage Girl

U.S. Documentary2015-sundance-the-wolfpack

U.S. Grand Jury Prize: Documentary – The Wolfpack

Directing Award: U.S. Documentary – Matthew Heineman, Cartel Land

U.S. Documentary Special Jury Award for Cinematography – Matthew Heineman, Cartel Land

U.S. Documentary Special Jury Award for Break Out First Feature – Lyric R. Cabral, David Felix Sutcliffe, (T)ERROR

U.S. Documentary Special Jury Award for Vérité Filmmaking – Bill Ross, Turner Ross, Western

U.S. Documentary Special Jury Award for Social Impact – Marc Silver, 3½ MINUTES

 

Alfred P. Sloan Feature Film Prize2015-sundance-the-stanford-prison-experiment

Alfred P. Sloan Feature Film Prize – The Stanford Prison Experiment

World Cinema – Documentary2015-sundance-the-russian-woodpecker

World Cinema Grand Jury Prize: Documentary – The Russian Woodpecker

Directing Award: World Cinema Documentary – Kim Longinotto, Dreamcatcher

World Cinema Documentary Special Jury Award for Editing – Jim Scott, How To Change The World

World Cinema Documentary Special Jury Award for Impact – Pervert Park

World Cinema Documentary Special Jury Award for Unparalleled Access – Pervert Park

World Cinema – Dramatic2015-sundance-slow-west

World Cinema Grand Jury Prize: Dramatic – Slow West

Directing Award: World Cinema Dramatic – Alanté Kavaïté, The Summer of Sangaile

World Cinema Dramatic Special Jury Award for Acting – Regina Casé and Camila Márdila, The Second Mother

World Cinema Dramatic Special Jury Award for Acting – Jack Reynor, Glassland

World Cinema Dramatic Special Jury Award for Cinematography – Germain McMicking, Partisan

Audience Award2015-sundance-james-white

Audience Award: NEXT, Presented by Adobe – James White

Audience Award: World Cinema Documentary – Dark Horse

Audience Award: World Cinema Dramatic – Umrika

Audience Award: U.S. Documentary, Presented by Acura – Meru

Audience Award: U.S. Dramatic, Presented by Acura – Me and Earl and the Dying Girl

Short Film2015-sundance-world-of-tomorrow

Short Film Grand Jury Prize – World of Tomorrow

Short Film Jury Award: US Fiction – SMILF

Short Film Jury Award: International Fiction – Oh Lucy!

Short Film Jury Award: Non-fiction – The Face of Ukraine: Casting Oksana Baiul

Short Film Jury Award: Animation – Storm hits jacket

Short Film Special Jury Award for Acting – Back Alley

Short Film Special Jury Award for Visual Poetry – Object

Indiefilm.org would like to congratulate all the 2015 Sundance Award winners!  Dreams to come true!!!

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