Dead Center University

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**Planning is underway to bring you an exciting 2021 experience. The two-day intensive film program will involve virtual and in-person sessions.**

THURS. JUNE 10, 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.  We will meet IN-PERSON at a location to be provided soon. (Lunch provided.) 

FRI. JUNE 11, 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. We will meet ONLINE.  You will be provided a Zoom link to participate virtually from your location.

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What is deadCenter university?

It is free program offered to 60 high school students each June during the deadCenter film festival. The students will learn the the basic principles of filmmaking demonstrated through interactive sessions while meeting industry professionals, network with other and enjoy a week of great films and panels.

Who can apply:

High school students grades 9-12
(Including students who graduate same year as the film festival)

What you’ll learn:

  • Hear from award-winning filmmakers and learn more about their craft
  • Gain key insights from local film professionals
  • Team-up in virtual breakout rooms
  • Learn about filmmaking from influential filmmaker panel discussions
  • Have an opportunity to experience Virtual Reality, Augmented Reality, CGI or Stop motion Animation
  • Receive a film festival pass to watch remarkable independent films

Registration closed 4:30 June 8th.

The Partnership

Metro Technology Centers
With the development of Film Row and the growth of industry needs for filmmaking, deadCenter and Metro Tech partnered to fill a niche in Oklahoma. Metro Tech’s film and video program was the perfect fit to deadCenter’s desire to educate budding artists while learning from the very best professionals in the film industry. Metro Tech’s film and video program is taught by instructor, Harrison Wolohon who leads deadCenter University programming.

deadCenter film festival

deadCenter is Oklahoma’s largest film festival and one of the “20 Coolest” film festivals in the world. But, it did not happen overnight. Please check out deadCenter’s sordid history, the crazy people making it happen, and some of the films that define their fantastic festival.

For more Information, connect with us: 405.595.4403