The 2003 Sundance Film Festival took place from January 16 to January 26, 2003. American Splendor, a biopic of comic-book author Harvey Pekar, won the grand-jury prize. Steve Zahn and Maggie Gyllenhaal presented the awards in a ceremony televised live on the Sundance Channel.
|Location||Park City, Salt Lake City, Ogden, and Sundance, Utah|
|Hosted by||Sundance Institute|
|Festival date||January 16, 2003to January 26, 2003|
- Grand Jury Prize: Documentary – Capturing the Friedmans
- Grand Jury Prize: Dramatic – American Splendor
- Audience Award: Documentary – My Flesh and Blood
- Audience Award: Dramatic – The Station Agent
- Special Jury Prize for Emotional Truth – All the Real Girls
- Special Jury Prize for Emotional Truth – What Alice Found
- Special Jury Prize for Performance – Patricia Clarkson, The Station Agent; Pieces of April; All the Real Girls
- Special Jury Prize for Performance – Charles Busch, Die, Mommie, Die!
- Documentary Directing Award – Jonathan Karsh, My Flesh and Blood
- Dramatic Directing Award – Catherine Hardwicke, Thirteen
- Waldo Salt Screenwriting Award: U.S. Dramatic – Tom McCarthy, The Station Agent
- Excellence in Cinematography Award: Documentary – Dana Kupper, Gordon Quinn, and Peter Gilbert, Stevie
- Excellence in Cinematography Award: Dramatic – Quattro Noza
- The Freedom of Expression Award went to What I Want My Words to Do to You
- Special Jury Prize for Documentary – The Murder of Emmett Till
- Special Jury Prize for Documentary – A Certain Kind of Death
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- Sundance Institute, History of Sundance