Outfest 2013 Award Winners Announced

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The full list of winners from the 2013 Outfest in Los Angeles have been announced, with highlights including Born This Way (pictured above) winning the Grand Jury Award for Outstanding Documentary Feature Film, and Test winning Outstanding Dramatic Feature and Outstanding Screenwriting for Chris Mason Johnson.

We were fortunate enough to speak with directors Deb Tullman and Shaun Kadlec on Born This Way, which explores the LGBT community in Cameroon, click here to take a listen, and check out our review for the film here.

Hit the break for the full list of the winners and check back throughout the week for continued coverage of the films from Outfest.

Special Programming

Award for Freedom
Deepsouth,” directed by Lisa Biagiotti

Artistic Achievement
“Animals,” directed by Marçal Forés

Emerging Talent
Diego Ruiz, writer/director/actor

Audience Awards

Outstanding Documentary Short Film
“Facing Fear,” directed by Jason Cohen

Outstanding Dramatic Short Film
“Wini + George,” directed by Benjamin Monie

Outstanding Documentary Feature Film
Bridegroom,” directed by Linda Bloodworth-Thomason

Outstanding Dramatic Feature Film
“Reaching for the Moon,” directed by Bruno Barreto

Outstanding First U.S. Dramatic Feature Film
“‘Georgraphy Club,” directed by Gary Entin

Jury Awards

Outstanding Experimental Short Film
“She Gone Rogue,” directed by Zackary Drucker and Rhys Ernst

Outstanding Documentary Short Film
“Performing Girl,” directed by Crescent Diamond

Outstanding Dramatic Short Film
“Going South,” directed Leesong Hee-il

Outstanding Documentary Feature Film
“Born This Way,” directed by Shaun Kadlec and Deb Tullman

Outstanding International Dramatic Feature Film
“It’s All So Quiet,” directed by Nanouk Leopold

Outstanding Actress in a Feature Film
Guinevere Turner, “Who’s Afraid of Vagina Wolf?”

Outstanding Actor in a Feature Film
Bill Heck and Marcus DeAnda, “Pit Stop”

Outstanding Screenwriting
Chris Mason Johnson, “Test”

Outstanding U.S. Dramatic Feature Film
“Test,” directed by Chris Mason Johnson

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