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deadCenter announces winning films

George Lang Published: June 10, 2013

A witty coming-of-age story and a thoughtful look into the impact of the digital revolution won top honors at the 2013 deadCenter Film Festival, held June 5-9 at multiple venues in downtown Oklahoma City.

“The Spectacular Now,” directed by James Ponsoldt, was selected as the grand jury feature category winner, and Vivienne Roumani’s “Out of Print” won top honors in the grand jury documentary category.

Winners were selected by an independent panel of film industry professionals, including respected directors, writers, producers and actors.

Judges included Bradley Beasley, Neil Berkeley, Bob Byington, Andrew Carlberg, Jacob Chase, Jason Connell, Anthony Foreman, Gray Frederickson, Fritz Kiersch, Shripriya Mahesh, Greg Mellott, Nate Meyer, Megan Mullally, Nick Offerman, Mike Plante, Malcolm Pullinger, John Springer, Victoria Sturtevant, and Kelly Williams.

Other winners included:

Special Jury Feature: “Worm”

Special Jury Short: “Running Deer”

Okie Feature: “Home, James”

Okie Short: “Sherman & Pacifico”

Narrative Short: “Black Metal”

Documentary Short: “This is Normal”

Screenplay: “Uterus Chat”

Student Film: “The Treehouse”

This year’s festival featured 115 comedies, dramas, hard-hitting documentaries and short films from Oklahoma and around the world. For more information, go to www.deadcenterfilm.org.