2024 SXSW Film & TV Award Winners

Friday, Mar 29, 2024

The 2024 SXSW Film Festival program took place this year from March 8 - 16 in Austin, Texas, celebrating the forefront of discovery, creativity, and innovation in film. 

Congratulations to the Tisch alumni who won an award for their work on a film at SXSW! This year, 7 alumni were recognized across 4 categories for their work on 3 projects. See below for Tisch winners, and find the full list here


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Jury Award Winner: Dissolution
Anthony Saxe ‘19 (MFA, Kanbar Institute, Grad Film) (Director/Screenwriter/Producer)

Independent TV Pilot Competition

Jury Award Winner: Marvin Is Sorry
Brett Morrow ‘23 (BFA, Kanbar Institute, Film & TV) (Showrunners/Screenwriter)
Alex Gehrlein ‘23 (BFA, Kanbar Institute, Film & TV) (Showrunners/Screenwriter)
Jack Gacek ‘23 (BFA, Kanbar Institute, Film & TV) (Showrunners/Screenwriter)
Clint Pang ‘23 (BFA, Kanbar Institute, Film & TV) (Director)

Poster Design Competition

Special Jury Award Winner: If I Die in America
Andrei Captan ‘23 (BFA, Kanbar Institute, Film & TV), (Designer)

SXSW Special Awards

Janet Pierson Champion Award
Kara Durrett ‘10 (BFA, Drama), President of Pinky Promise Films


*We apologize for any omissions! Please send edits or additions to tsoa.alumni@nyu.edu