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2022 Sundance Film Festival Live Awards Updates

When it comes to championing the new voices, leaders, and narratives of independent storytelling, we’re ready to celebrate at the drop of a hat. Today, we’re thrilled to announce the recipients of the 2022 Sundance Film Festival awards on our Twitter.

Follow along at @sundancefest (starting at 3 p.m. MT) to see the winners of the Audience Awards alongside Grand Jury and Special Jury Prizes for films in the U.S. Dramatic, U.S. Documentary, World Dramatic, and World Documentary Competitions, NEXT, and the Short Film program. 

Want to make sure you see the award-winning films this weekend? Make sure you get tickets for all award screenings starting at 5 p.m. MT today! And don’t forget that, right now, you get access to all short films and indie episodic programming in the 2022 lineup with your Explorer Pass.

Below you’ll find the winners list as it’s announced.

Short Film Special Jury Award: Screenwriting presented by XRM Media

Announcing the Short Film Special Jury Award: Screenwriting presented by XRM Media pic.twitter.com/yFdvkT5yh0 — SundanceFilmFestival (@sundancefest) January 28, 2022

Short Film Special Jury Award: Ensemble Cast presented by XRM Media

🏆 Short Film Special Jury Award: Ensemble Cast presented by XRM Media goes to Zélia Duncan, Bruna Linzmeyer, Camila Rocha, Clarissa Ribeiro, and Lorre Motta for A WILD PATIENCE HAS TAKEN ME HERE. #sundance pic.twitter.com/ijXbk2CpCi — SundanceFilmFestival (@sundancefest) January 28, 2022

Short Film Jury Award: Animation presented by XRM Media

🏆 Short Film Jury Award: Animation presented by XRM Media goes to NIGHT BUS, directed by Joe Hsieh. #sundance pic.twitter.com/Cft0f3G7Lj — SundanceFilmFestival (@sundancefest) January 28, 2022

Short Film Jury Award: Nonfiction presented by XRM Media

🏆 Short Film Jury Award: Nonfiction presented by XRM Media goes to DISPLACED, directed by Samir Karahoda. #sundance pic.twitter.com/M4Qq5wRsA7 — SundanceFilmFestival (@sundancefest) January 28, 2022

Short Film Jury Award: International Fiction presented by XRM Media

🏆 Short Film Jury Award: International Fiction goes to WARSHA, directed by Dania Bdeir (@daniabdeir). #sundance pic.twitter.com/kd7GbUpwWp — SundanceFilmFestival (@sundancefest) January 28, 2022

Short Film Jury Award: U.S. Fiction presented by XRM Media

🏆 Short Film Jury Award: U.S. Fiction presented by XRM Media goes to IF I GO WILL THEY MISS ME, directed by Walter Thompson-Hernández. #sundance pic.twitter.com/A31XmeXTyq — SundanceFilmFestival (@sundancefest) January 28, 2022

Short Film Grand Jury Prize presented by XRM Media

🏆 Short Film Grand Jury Prize presented by XRM Media goes to THE HEADHUNTER’S DAUGHTER, directed by Don Josephus Raphael Eblahan. #sundance pic.twitter.com/hSgSuJlCAj — SundanceFilmFestival (@sundancefest) January 28, 2022

NEXT Innovator Award presented by Adobe

🏆 NEXT Innovator Award presented by @Adobe goes to FRAMING AGNES (@framingagnes), directed by Chase Joynt (@ChaseJoynt). #sundance pic.twitter.com/FbuyDutqFF — SundanceFilmFestival (@sundancefest) January 28, 2022

Audience Award: NEXT presented by Adobe

🏆 Audience Award: NEXT presented by @Adobe goes to FRAMING AGNES (@framingagnes), directed by Chase Joynt (@ChaseJoynt). #sundance pic.twitter.com/pMSY6xuZ3W — SundanceFilmFestival (@sundancefest) January 28, 2022

World Cinema Dramatic Special Jury Award: Innovative Spirit

🏆 World Cinema Dramatic Special Jury Award: Innovative Spirit goes to LEONOR WILL NEVER DIE, directed by Martika Ramirez Escobar (@martikaescobar). #sundance pic.twitter.com/ktgaiBBd7T — SundanceFilmFestival (@sundancefest) January 28, 2022

World Cinema Dramatic Special Jury Award: Acting

🏆 World Cinema Dramatic Special Jury Award: Acting goes to Teresa Sánchez for DOS ESTACIONES. #sundance pic.twitter.com/U3dm8PHaYZ — SundanceFilmFestival (@sundancefest) January 28, 2022

Directing Award: World Cinema Dramatic

🏆 Directing Award: World Cinema Dramatic goes to Maryna Er Gorbach (@MarynaErGorbach) for KLONDIKE. #sundance pic.twitter.com/kpOzth8n14 — SundanceFilmFestival (@sundancefest) January 28, 2022

World Cinema Grand Jury Prize: Dramatic

🏆 World Cinema Grand Jury Prize: Dramatic goes to UTAMA, directed by Alejandro Loayza Grisi (@a_loayza_grisi). #sundance pic.twitter.com/UBAAi1Iwf2 — SundanceFilmFestival (@sundancefest) January 28, 2022

World Cinema Documentary Special Jury Award: Documentary Craft

🏆 World Cinema Documentary Special Jury Award: Documentary Craft goes to THE TERRITORY, directed by Alex Pritz (@Pritzle). #sundance pic.twitter.com/kTC0WFgbuU — SundanceFilmFestival (@sundancefest) January 28, 2022

World Cinema Documentary Special Jury Award: Excellence in Verité Filmmaking

🏆 World Cinema Documentary Special Jury Award: Excellence in Verité Filmmaking goes to MIDWIVES, directed by Snow Hnin Ei Hlaing (@hlaing_snow). #sundance pic.twitter.com/jmCEVWULD2 — SundanceFilmFestival (@sundancefest) January 28, 2022

Directing Award: World Cinema Documentary

🏆 Directing Award: World Cinema Documentary goes to Simon Lereng Wilmont (@simonwilmont) for A HOUSE MADE OF SPLINTERS. #sundance pic.twitter.com/A8HQk62Uh0 — SundanceFilmFestival (@sundancefest) January 28, 2022

World Cinema Grand Jury Prize: Documentary

🏆 World Cinema Grand Jury Prize: Documentary goes to ALL THAT BREATHES, directed by Shaunak Sen. #sundance pic.twitter.com/Fy1j2s3e2x — SundanceFilmFestival (@sundancefest) January 28, 2022

Audience Award: World Cinema Documentary

🏆 Audience Award: World Cinema Documentary goes to THE TERRITORY, directed by Alex Pritz (@Pritzle). #sundance pic.twitter.com/xVryg7VKSA — SundanceFilmFestival (@sundancefest) January 28, 2022

Audience Award: World Cinema Dramatic

🏆 Audience Award: World Cinema Dramatic goes to GIRL PICTURE, directed by Alli Haapasalo. #sundance pic.twitter.com/QQqm9OWF86 — SundanceFilmFestival (@sundancefest) January 28, 2022

Audience Award: U.S. Documentary presented by Acura

🏆 Audience Award: U.S. Documentary presented by @Acura goes to NAVALNY, directed by Daniel Roher (@DanielRoher). #sundance pic.twitter.com/JzTocvaAc5 — SundanceFilmFestival (@sundancefest) January 28, 2022

Audience Award: U.S. Dramatic presented by Acura

🏆 Audience Award: U.S. Dramatic presented by @Acura goes to CHA CHA REAL SMOOTH, directed by Cooper Raiff (@cooperraiff2). #sundance pic.twitter.com/ksenJWfHRw — SundanceFilmFestival (@sundancefest) January 28, 2022

Festival Favorite Award

🏆 Festival Favorite Award goes to NAVALNY, directed by Daniel Roher (@DanielRoher). #sundance pic.twitter.com/uXmS0eTyro — SundanceFilmFestival (@sundancefest) January 28, 2022

U.S. Documentary Special Jury Award: Impact for Change

🏆 U.S. Documentary Special Jury Award: Impact for Change goes to AFTERSHOCK, directed by Paula Eiselt (@PaulaEiselt) and Tonya Lewis Lee (@TLewisLee). #sundance pic.twitter.com/9ZDzlTmuIr — SundanceFilmFestival (@sundancefest) January 28, 2022

U.S. Documentary Special Jury Award: Creative Vision

🏆 U.S. Documentary Special Jury Award: Creative Vision goes to DESCENDANT, directed by Margaret Brown (@margaretlbrown). #sundance pic.twitter.com/e6ysBG2AYx — SundanceFilmFestival (@sundancefest) January 28, 2022

Jonathan Oppenheim Editing Award: U.S. Documentary

🏆 Jonathan Oppenheim Editing Award: U.S. Documentary goes to Erin Casper (@erinlcasper) and Jocelyne Chaput for FIRE OF LOVE. #sundance pic.twitter.com/P7EKOMyuYW — SundanceFilmFestival (@sundancefest) January 28, 2022

U.S. Dramatic Special Jury Award: Uncompromising Artistic Vision

🏆 U.S. Dramatic Special Jury Award: Uncompromising Artistic Vision goes to Bradley Rust Gray for BLOOD. #sundance pic.twitter.com/r3kAdJDlBJ — SundanceFilmFestival (@sundancefest) January 28, 2022

U.S. Dramatic Special Jury Award: Ensemble Cast

🏆 U.S. Dramatic Special Jury Award: Ensemble Cast goes to John Boyega, Michael Kenneth Williams, Nicole Beharie (@NikkiBeharie), Connie Britton (@conniebritton), Olivia Washington, and Selenis Leyva (@selenis_leyva) for 892. #sundance pic.twitter.com/sRCvNIo1J5 — SundanceFilmFestival (@sundancefest) January 28, 2022

Waldo Salt Screenwriting Award: U.S. Dramatic

🏆 The Waldo Salt Screenwriting Award: U.S. Dramatic goes to K.D. Dávila (@davilalivad) for EMERGENCY. #sundance pic.twitter.com/4s1Gko9hgM — SundanceFilmFestival (@sundancefest) January 28, 2022

Directing Award: U.S. Documentary

🏆 Directing Award: U.S. Documentary goes to Reid Davenport (@ReidDavenport) for I DIDN’T SEE YOU THERE. #sundance pic.twitter.com/6pCGTkGAVG — SundanceFilmFestival (@sundancefest) January 28, 2022

Directing Award: U.S. Dramatic

🏆 Directing Award: U.S. Dramatic goes to Jamie Dack for PALM TREES AND POWER LINES. #sundance pic.twitter.com/9JwJqazNoZ — SundanceFilmFestival (@sundancefest) January 28, 2022

U.S. Grand Jury Prize: Documentary

🏆 U.S. Grand Jury Prize: Documentary goes to THE EXILES, directed by Ben Klein (@whobenklein) and Violet Columbus. #sundance pic.twitter.com/saMENmPsEC — SundanceFilmFestival (@sundancefest) January 28, 2022

U.S. Grand Jury Prize: Dramatic

🏆 U.S. Grand Jury Prize: Dramatic goes to NANNY, directed by Nikyatu Jusu (@NotNikyatu). #sundance pic.twitter.com/Ynh7QthWoW — SundanceFilmFestival (@sundancefest) January 28, 2022

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