OUTFEST 2013 FILM COMPETITION WINNERS

 

 

OUTFEST 2013 FILM COMPETITION WINNERS


Special Programming Awards


Special Programming Award for Freedom

DEEPSOUTH, Directed by Lisa Biagiotti

Special Programming Award for Artistic Achievement

ANIMALS, Directed by Marçal Forés

Special Programming Award for Emerging Talent

Diego Ruiz, Writer/Director/Actor, IGLOO


Audience Awards


Audience Award for Outstanding Documentary Short Film

Sponsored by Ramada Plaza Hotel, West Hollywood

FACING FEAR, Directed by Jason Cohen

Audience Award for Outstanding Dramatic Short Film

Sponsored by Yellow Cab

WINI + GEORGE, Directed by Benjamin Monie

Audience Award for Outstanding Documentary Feature Film

Sponsored by CNN Films

BRIDEGROOM, Directed by Linda Bloodworth-Thomason

Audience Award for Outstanding Dramatic Feature Film

REACHING FOR THE MOON, Directed by Bruno Barreto

Audience Award for Outstanding First U.S. Dramatic Feature Film

Sponsored by HBO (cash prize of $5,000 from HBO)

GEOGRAPHY CLUB, Directed by Gary Entin


Jury Awards


Grand Jury Award for Outstanding Experimental Short Film

SHE GONE ROGUE, Directed by Zackary Drucker and Rhys Ernst

Grand Jury Award for Outstanding Documentary Short Film

PERFORMING GIRL, Directed by Crescent Diamond

Grand Jury Award for Outstanding Dramatic Short Film

Sponsored by CRE Computer and Audiovisual Solutions

GOING SOUTH, Directed Leesong Hee-il

Grand Jury Award for Outstanding Documentary Feature Film

BORN THIS WAY, Directed by Shaun Kadlec and Deb Tullman

Grand Jury Award for Outstanding International Dramatic Feature Film

Sponsored by The Los Angeles Athletic Club

IT’S ALL SO QUIET, Directed by Nanouk Leopold

Grand Jury Award for Outstanding Actress in a Feature Film

Sponsored by Milbank

Guinevere Turner, WHO’S AFRAID OF VAGINA WOLF?

Grand Jury Award for Outstanding Actor in a Feature Film

Bill Heck and Marcus DeAnda, PIT STOP (tie)

Grand Jury Award for Outstanding Screenwriting

Sponsored by SXSW

Chris Mason Johnson, TEST

Grand Jury Award for Outstanding U.S. Dramatic Feature Film

Sponsored by Radius TWC

TEST, Directed by Chris Mason Johnson

WATCH ONE OF OUR AWARD WINNERS

Bridegroom
In Bridegroom, director Linda Bloodworth Thomason (“Designing Women”) navigates the romantic highs of Tom and Shane’s relationship — until tragedy strikes. Immediately after, Tom’s conservative parents block Shane off from all contact, refusing to let Shane attend Tom’s funeral. But instead of conceding, Shane vows to tell his and Tom’s love story to the world. First on YouTube, his video “It Could Happen to You” attracted 3.4 million views.

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