2019 STXIFF Awards

Congratulations to all of the 2019 South Texas International Film Festival award winners!

We would like to Congratulate all 2019 STXIFF Winners:

  • Best International Feature: Alive (Germany)

  • Best International Short: Beyond Her Lens (Czech Republic)

  • Best National Feature: Love Them First: Lesson from Lucey Laney Elementary (Minneapolis)

  • Best National Short: Plane Pretend (Texas)

  • Best Texas Feature: Finding Home In Boomtown (Midland)

  • Best Texas Short Film: Age of Bryce (Waco)

  • Best Texas Feature Director: Matt Maxwell, Finding Home in Boomtown (Midland)

  • Best Texas Actress: Katy Atkinson, Chicle (Arlington)

  • Best Texas Actor: Jorden Heitkamp, Thumb (Lewisville)

  • Best Texas Student Short: Motivation Monday (White Settlement)

  • Best RGV Short: Bibi Short Film (N. Hollywood, Rio Grande City)

  • Best RGV Student Short: EAT! (Edinburg)

  • Best RGV Actor: J.M. Longoria, Bibi (Rio Grande City)

  • Best RGV Actress: Agnes Albright, The Croutox Report (Brownsville)

  • Best RGV Film Director: Victor M. Dueñas, Bibi

  • Best Documentary Feature: World Taxi (Germany)

  • Best Documentary Short: Mr. Zoot Suit (San Antonio)

  • Audience Award: Where There Is Darkness (Florida)

  • The Pitch: Anita Azenet and Joe Fikes, Tulsa '21 (San Marcos)