AUSTIN, Texas — The Austin Film Festival (AFF) is pleased to announce its 2010 Film Competition winners. Each year, the Austin Film Festival holds film competitions in six categories: Narrative Feature, Narrative Short, Narrative Student Short, Animated Short, Documentary Feature and Documentary Short. Winners received cash prizes ranging from $500 to $5,000, reimbursements for travel and lodging while at the festival and access to and recognition by some of the most important writers, agents, producers and filmmakers in the industry. All awards were presented to the writers of the winning films on October 23, 2010 during the Austin Film Festival Awards Luncheon.
The following winners were selected by category:
2010 AUSTIN FILM FESTIVAL FILM COMPETITION JURY WINNERS
Best Narrative Feature: Adios Mundo Cruel – Writers: Jack Zagha Kababie, Enrique Chmelnik
Narrative Feature Special Jury Mention: Dog Sweat – Writers: Maryam Azadi, Hossein Keshavarz
Best Documentary Feature: Louder Than a Bomb – Directors: Greg Jacobs & Jon Siskel