Audience Awards are bestowed upon films based on the results of ballots cast by Festivalgoers at the theatres after screenings. Audience Awards are presented to films in the Festival’s Dramatic Competition, Documentary Competition, World Cinema Dramatic Competition, and World Cinema Documentary Competition.
The U.S. Dramatic and Documentary Competition Audience Awards are presented by Acura.
THE SUNDANCE FILM FESTIVAL IS ONE PROGRAM OF SUNDANCE INSTITUTE, A NONPROFIT ORGANIZATION THAT
DISCOVERS AND SUPPORTS INDEPENDENT FILM AND THEATRE ARTISTS FROM THE U.S. AND AROUND THE WORD
AND INTRODUCES AUDIENCES TO THEIR NEW WORK.