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'Test,' 'Born This Way' Lead Outfest's 2013 Winners

Photo of Peter Knegt By Peter Knegt | Indiewire July 22, 2013 at 10:14AM

Outfest has announced the award winners of its 31st Los Angeles LGBT Film Festival.
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"Test"
"Test"

Outfest has announced the award winners of its 31st Los Angeles LGBT Film Festival.

Chris Mason Johnson's "Test" and Shaun Kadlec and Deb Tullman's "Born This Way" led the juried prizes, taking the awards for best narrative and documentary feature, respectively. Bruno Barreto's "Reaching For The Moon" and Linda Bloodworth-Thomason's "Bridegroom," meanwhile, took those prizes in the audience award categories.

READ MORE: It Happened To Him: 'Bridegroom' Subject Shane Bitney Crone On Bringing His Tragic Story To The Screen


The oldest continuously running film festival in Los Angeles ran from July 11th to July 21st, and closed last night with Darren Stein’s “G.B.F."

Complete list of 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
 
 
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
 
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


This article is related to: Outfest, Festivals, LGBT, Test, Born This Way