Baltimore, Maryland June 12 - 14, 2009

Announcing the Winners

After much deliberation, our distinguished panel of judges has selected this year’s winning films. Congratulations to all of the filmmakers and teams who participated. We are proud to announce our winners.

Kudos to DC Dogs for winning Best Film of 2009. Their film Western Promises will go on to represent Baltimore against all the other city winners around the world at Filmapalooza 2010.


1st Place: Best Film of 2009

Western Promises by DC Dogs

Required Elements

  • Character: Tim or Tina Flagler, Unemployed Musician
  • Prop: a tire (any kind of tire)
  • Line: "I need to leave in a minute."

Audience Favorite: Group A

League of Zeroes by 3mm Films

Audience Favorite: Group B

Western Promises by DC Dogs

Audience Favorite: Group C

Murder on Alphabet Street by Piece by Piece Productions

Audience Favorite: Group D

Untitled by Star Wipe Films

Best Writing

Western Promises by DC Dogs

Best Editing

The Cool Minors by Misanthropic Pictures

Best Cinematography

Aquadiem by Cardio Crew

Wade's Pride by Two Meter

Best Sound Design

League of Zeroes by 3mm Films

Best Musical Score

Last Call by Merge Films

Best Acting

Last Call by Merge Films

Best Graphics

Try Hard by redstarKGB productions

Best Special Effects

Murder on Alphabet Street by Piece by Piece Productions

Best Costumes

Untitled by Star Wipe Films

Best Use of Prop

2 Lives 1 Truck by Vagittarius Films

Best Use of Line

The Cool Minors by Misanthropic Pictures

2009 Film List

  • 2 Lives 1 Truck by Vagittarius Films
  • Aquadiem by Cardio Crew
  • Last Call by Merge Films
  • League of Zeroes by 3mm Films
  • Murder on Alphabet Street by Piece by Piece Productions
  • The Cool Minors by Misanthropic Pictures
  • Try Hard by redstarKGB productions
  • Untitled by Star Wipe Films
  • Wade's Pride by Two Meter
  • Western Promises by DC Dogs

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