Awards & Prizes

Competitive Jury and Programmers’ Awards for Sidewalk & SHOUT
The following awards are presented by the competition juries of Sidewalk & SHOUT:

  • Jambor-Franklin Founders Award for Best Narrative Feature $1000
  • Best Narrative Short $500
  • Best Documentary Feature sponsored by Prophouse $1000
  • Best Documentary Short $500
  • Sidewalk Programmers Award $500
  • Alan Hunter Best Alabama Film $500
  • Kathryn Tucker Windham Storyteller Award – sponsored by the family of Kathryn Tucker Windham $1000
  • Best Student Film $500
  • Best SHOUT Narrative Feature – sponsored by the Magic City Wellness Center $500
  • Best SHOUT Short $500
  • Best SHOUT Doc Feature – sponsored by the Magic City Acceptance Center $500
  • SHOUT Programmers Award $250
  • Seed&Spark Award for Best Crowdfunded Short $250

The following awards are presented based on feedback provided by the Festival Audience through the balloting process, so be sure your voice is heard! You will be provided with a ballot before each film or film block. Simply complete the ballot and drop it in the ballot collection box before exiting the theatre.

  • Best Narrative Feature $250
  • Best Documentary Feature $250
  • Best Narrative Short $150
  • Best Documentary Short $150
  • Best Alabama Film $250
  • Best SHOUT Narrative Feature $250
  • Best SHOUT Doc Feature $250
  • Best SHOUT Short $250

**The Sidewalk/SHOUT Awards Show will be open to all ticket holders, so bring your ticket stub, armband, or lanyard and join us in the Lyric Theatre on Sunday, August 28 at 9:00 pm.