Sundance Awards: The Winners List

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After 10 days of premieres and deals in Park City, the Sundance Film Festival jury handed out honors across a range of categories on Saturday evening.

Comedian Tig Notaro presided over the ceremony, which saw Me and Earl and The Dying Girl nab both the U.S. dramatic grand jury prize and the U.S. dramatic audience award.

“This movie was about processing loss and, but really to celebrate a beautiful life and a beautiful man, which is my amazing father. So this is to his memory and to celebrate him through humor, so thanks again for this opportunity.”

Me and Earl Director Alfonso Gomez-Rejon

“This movie was about processing loss and, but really to celebrate a beautiful life and a beautiful man, which is my amazing father. So this is to his memory and to celebrate him through humor, so thanks again for this opportunity,” said Earl director Alfonso Gomez-Rejon upon accepting the grand jury prize.

Meanwhile, The Wolfpack, a look at a family of six siblings living in Manhattan, claimed the U.S. grand jury prize for a documentary. Robert Eggers, whose film The Witch was acquired by A24 films shortly after the festival opened, claimed the directing award for U.S. dramatic title.

Rick Famuyiwa‘s Dope, which was acquired by Open Road and given a June 12 theatrical release, claimed the special jury honor for excellence in editing while Kyle Patrick Alvarez’s The Stanford Prison Experiment took home the U.S. dramatic screenwriting award.

Earlier in the week, the festival unveiled the short film awards, with Don Hertzfeldt’s World of Tomorrow claiming the grand jury prize.

The full list of winners from the evening is available here.

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

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

U.S. Dramatic Directing Award: Robert Eggers for The Witch

Directing Award for U.S. Documentary: Matthew Heineman for Cartel Land

U.S. Dramatic Screenwriting Award: The Stanford Prison Experiment

U.S. Dramatic Special Jury Award for Cinematography: Diary of a Teenage Girl

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

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

U.S. Documentary Special Jury Award: Social Impact: 3 1/2 Minutes

U.S. Documentary Special Jury Award: Verite Filmmaking: Western

U.S. Documentary Special Jury Award: Breakout First Feature: (T)error

U.S. Documentary Special Jury Award: Cartel Land

U.S. Dramatic Audience Award: Me and Earl and the Dying Girl

U.S. Documentary Audience Award: Meru

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The Hollywood Reporter



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