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deadCenter University

deadCenter University

Thursday, June 8, 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Friday, June 9, 8:30 AM - 4:00 PM

Planning is underway to bring you an exciting 2023 experience. The two-day intensive high school film program will involve *in-person sessions. No cost to attend. Registered students (plus one guest) will also be able to attend the deadCenter Film Festival which offers in-person and virtual films June 8-11.

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What is deadCenter University?

It is free program offered to 80 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, networking with other and enjoy a week of great films and panels.

What to Expect & What you'll Learn


Hear from award-winning filmmakers and learn more about their craft


Gain key insights from local film professionals


Participate in hands-on filmmaking sessions with industry professionals


Learn about filmmaking from influential filmmaker panel discussions


Receive an "All Access" film festival pass to watch remarkable independent films and attend exclusive filmmaker events

Who can apply:

High school students grades 9-12 (minimum age 15).
(Including high school seniors who graduated same year.)

Photos of Past Years:      |      2022      |      2021 / 2021      |      2019      |      2018      |      2017      |

In Partnership | Metro Technology Centers | deadCenter

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

In addition to award-winning education programs, deadCenter is home to Oklahoma's largest film festival and Oklahoma's only Oscar-qualifying Festival. For information on deadCenter's humble beginnings, the community we serve and the films that we program, click here.

For more Information, connect with us by calling: 405-595-4403.
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 *Changes to in-person sessions could include virtual presentations

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