SXSW Film Alumni Dominate Paste's 2012 Filmmakers of the Year

Written by Jim Kolmar | December 10, 2012
<span class="caption"><img src="/sites/default/files/news/image/Low_and_Clear_Finback.jpg" width="1024" alt="" />Image from Low and Clear, courtesy Finback Films</span> Paste Magazine has just announced their list of <a href="http://www.pastemagazine.com/blogs/lists/2012/12/the-20-best-new-filmmakers-of-2012.html?">15 Best New Filmmakers of 2012</a>. We're pleased to report that a substantial chunk of the lineup belongs to SXSW alumni. See below for the SXSW Film 2012 rundown, in reverse order according to Paste, and head to the <a href="http://www.pastemagazine.com/blogs/lists/2012/12/the-20-best-new-filmmakers-of-2012.html?">Paste website</a> for the full list. Congratulations everyone! **15. James Swirsky and Lisanne Pajot** *Indie Game: The Movie* **13. Matthew Lillard** *Fat Kid Rules the World* **12. Katie Dellamaggiore** *Brooklyn Castle* **10. Jonathan Liseck** *Gayby* **8. Mike Birbiglia** *Sleepwalk With Me* **7. Zal Batmanglij** *Sound of My Voice* **6. Malik Bendjelloul** *Searching for Sugar Man* **5. Drew Goddard** *The Cabin in the Woods* **4. Bart Layton** *The Imposter* **2. Kahlil Hudson and Tyler Hughen** *Low and Clear*