[ October 12th ] through [ October 19th ] saw the Austin Film Festival unreel works form both established filmmakers and first-timers alike, and the official announcement of this year’s Audience Award winners has been made:
[ Best Distributed Feature Film ] ^ “Billy Elliot” ^ Written by Lee Hall ^ Directed by Stephen Daldry
[ Best Undistributed Feature Film ] ^ “cicadas” ^ Written and Directed by Kat Candler
[ Best Short Film ] ^ “Mutual Love Life” ^ Written and Directed by Robert Peters
[ Best Student Short Film ] ^ “Waking Mele” ^ Written and Directed by Anne Misawa
The feature “Billy Elliot,” which just recently expanded its release nationwide, is also looking to be one of the best-reviewed film of the year. Read the [ Film Threat Review ] here , and also check out the [ Film Threat Review ] for Kat Candler’s “cicadas” here.