2018 AWARD WINNERS

Congratulations to our 2018 Award Winning music videos and thanks to our award jury for making the tough calls. Check out the Nominees here and the full festival Program here


 

VIDEO OF THE YEAR

Childish Gambino “This is America” Directed by Hiro Murai

 

“Alright, Alright, Alright” AWARD

(aka Best Austin Video)

Big Bill "Last Meal" Directed by MJ Haha

 

KEEPING IT WEIRD AWARD

Bourgeois Mystics "Jaan Pehechaan Ho" Directed by Diego Lozano

 

FUNNY OR HIGH AWARD

(aka Best Funny Video)

Hider "Don't Pretend It Was Nothing" Directed by ScaryJacks

 

OVERACHIEVER AWARD

(BEST STUDENT AWARD)

Gwenmarie White "Skjemt Blod" Directed by Gwenmarie White

INSTANT CLASSIC

TULIPS ft. Gill Bates "Tigerilla" Directed by Tom Noakes

 

BEST INTERACTIVE

Brightly "Rugby" Directed by Charlie Gleason

BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY

EROSION "Black Dress" by Insightful Directed by Brandon Bloch and Tim Sessler (DOP: Tim Sessler )

 

BEST PERFORMANCE (ENSEMBLE)

Holiday Sidewinder "Leo" Directed by Thom Kerr (ENSEMBLE)

 

BEST DIRECTOR

Young Fathers "Toy" Directed by Salomon Ligthelm

 

BEST NARRATIVE

C.O.W. 牛 "$hanghai Mone¥" Directed by Stef Zins

 

BEST ART DIRECTION

Franz Szony "Petunia" Directed by Franz Szony and Holly Hubbell

 

BEST ANIMATION/MIXED MEDIA

Rulo “Pájaro Vagabundo” Directed by Francisca Silva

BEST VISUAL EFFECTS

CHINESE MAN "Golden Age" Directed by Frederic D'Ascoli and Annabelle Faustin

 

BEST HORROR

Midas "Caroline" Directed by Michael Middelkoop