Story Films feature documentary Otto Baxter: Not a F***ing Horror Story has won the award for Best Arts & Culture documentary at the prestigious Banff Rockies Awards 2024.

It’s the third major award for the documentary this year, having previously won for best factual director at the BAFTAs and best single documentary at the RTS Awards. 

The documentary follows Otto Baxter, a 35 year old man with Down Syndrome, as he delves into his past to write and direct a comedy horror short based on his own life. The resulting short, The Puppet Asylum, won Otto ‘Auteur of the Year’ at The British Short Film Awards.