Outfest Announces 2015 Winners

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Sebastian Silva’s “Nasty Baby,” Parvez Sharma’s “A Sinner in Mecca” and Andrew Nackman’s “Fourth Man Out” topped the winners, announced on Sunday, of Outfest, the nonprofit organization dedicated to promoting LGBT stories on the screen.

The 2015 Outfest Los Angeles LGBT Film Festival, presented by HBO, started July 9 and closes Sunday night with a screening of François Ozon’s “The New Girlfriend,” starring Cesar nominees Romain Duris and Anais Demoustier.

See below a full list of winners.

Audience Awards

Documentary Short
A Place in the Middle, Directed by Dean Hamer

Dramatic Short
The Letter, Directed by Angeles Cruz

Documentary Feature
The Glamour and the Squalor, Directed by Marq Evans

Dramatic Feature
Fourth Man Out, Directed by Andrew Nackman

First US Dramatic Feature
Those People, Directed by Joey Kuhn

Grand Jury Awards

Documentary Feature Special Recognition
Tchindas, Directed by Pablo García Pérez de Lara

Documentary Feature Winner
A Sinner in Mecca, Directed by Parvez Sharma

Actor in a U.S. Dramatic Feature
Curtis Cook Jr and Kerwin Johnson Jr, Naz and Maalik.

Actress in a U.S. Dramatic Feature
Judy Greer, Addicted to Fresno.

Screenwriting in a U.S. Dramatic Feature
Sebastian, Written by Carlos Ciurlizza and Mauricio Hoyos

U.S. Dramatic Feature Film
Nasty Baby, Directed by Sebastian Silva.

International Dramatic Feature
Everlasting Love, Directed by Marcal Fores.

Documentary Short Film
Brockington, Directed by Maggie Sloane, Mason Sklut, Sergio Ingato.

Experimental Short Film
The Lamps, Directed by Shelly Silver.

Dramatic Short Film
Tremulo, Directed by Roberto Fiesco

Special Jury Mention
We can’t Live Without Cosmos, Directed by Konstantin Bronzit.

Special Programming Awards

Emerging Talent
Hillevi Loven, Deep Run

Freedom
Jim Chuchu and the NEST Collective, Stories Of Our Lives.

Artistic Achievement
Rigoberto Pérezcano, Carmin Tropical.

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  1. Walter J. says:

    What is the point of making films that will make no bank? None of these films will crack $100,000, so why even make them? No smart investor would invest in topics of which the public is uninterested in and are sure, historically, to bomb. It is ludicrous to think that any single one of these films will make a dime.

  2. Gladys says:

    What makes films successful is money made. No one is going to pay to see any of these films. They’ll all be on Bravo within the next 12 months.

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