Following are the winners for the 2017 Tulsa American Film Festival competition:

THE BILL BLAIR AWARD FOR EXCELLENCE IN FILM: JAMES PAYNE


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OKIE STUDENT FILMS (Jury: Zach Litwack, Jessi McEver, Joe O'Shansky):

Best Student Film: _OUT FROM SMOKE AND ASH_

Best Student Film Director: AUDREY KURTZ (As She Goes)

Best Cinematography: LISANDRO BOCCACCI (Out From Smoke and Ash)


BEST UN-PRODUCED SCREENPLAY (Jury: Rob Harmon, Michele Chiapeta, Matt Payne)

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4 MINUTES OF TRUTH (Ted Satterfield)


DOCUMENTARY SHORT FILMS (Jury: Sheilah Bright, Dylan Brodie, Matthew Edwards)

Best Documentary Short Film - KOJO

Best Documentary Short Film Director: MICHAEL FEQUIERE (KOJO)

Best Documentary Short Film Cinematography: DAVID TESTER & CHRISTOPHER HUNT (Butch: The Legend of Langston)


DOCUMENTARY FEATURE FILMS (Jury: Wendy Garrett, Clint Bentley, Ryan Hunter)

Best Documentary Feature: MANKILLER

Best Director of a Documentary Feature: JEREMY WILLIAMS (On a Knife Edge)

Best Cinematography of a Documentary Feature: SHLOMO GODDER (Olancho)


NARRATIVE SHORT FILMS

(Jury: Jeremy Charles, Michael Wright, Justin Rawlins)

Best Narrative Short Film: SWIMMING IN THE DESERT

Best Director of Narrative Short Film: ALVARO RON (Swimming in the Desert)

Best Cinematographer: MICHAEL LEBLANC (In the Beginning Was Water and Sky)


NARRATIVE FEATURE FILMS (Jury: Peter Kelley, Sterlin Harjo, Jeff Van Hanken)

Best Narrative Feature Film: MICKEY REECE'S ALIEN

Best Director of Narrative Feature Film: MICKEY REECE (Mickey Reece's Alien)

Best Actor of a Narrative Feature: JACOB SNOVEL (Mickey Reece's Aliens)

Best Actress of a Narrative Feature: LIBBY BIBB (Palacios)

Best Cinematography of a Narrative Feature: TODD BANHAZEL (The Strange Ones)

Best Ensemble of a Narrative Feature: MICKEY REECE'S ALIEN


BEST OKLAHOMA FILM: MICKEY REECE'S ALIEN