Boston, Massachusetts May 1 - 3, 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 Glasseye for winning Best Film of 2009. Their film Conversion will go on to represent Boston against all the other city winners around the world at Filmapalooza 2010.


1st Place: Best Film of 2009

Conversion by Glasseye

2nd Place: Best Film of 2009

High Noon... Oh crap, that's like 5 minutes from now! by Spitfire Films

3rd Place: Best Film of 2009

Sock Pox by Team Bait Shop/Burt Wood

Required Elements

  • Character: Marty or Mary Quinzani, Second-in-Command
  • Prop: a magnet
  • Line: "Yes! I mean, I hope so."

Audience Favorite: Group A

Painter by Fed Up Productions

Audience Favorite: Group B

Frank's Stop by Ordinary People

Audience Favorite: Group C

High Noon... Oh crap, that's like 5 minutes from now! by Spitfire Films

Audience Favorite: Group D

A Perfect Fit by A Shot In The Dark Productions

Audience Favorite: Group E

The Tetragon by Battleground State

Audience Favorite: Group F

Chick Magnet by World From Scratch

Audience Favorite: Group G

The Lemonade Stand by Danny Glover's Super Action Adventure Force Brigade Squad

Audience Favorite: Group H

Detective Johnsonrod and the Case of the Late Nite Tacos at Midnight by The Huxtables

Best Writing

Scott Palmer, John Coyne, Tony Romig, Bill McCarty, and John Fremer Conversion by Glasseye

Best Editing

Jim and Rheri Kenney Chick Magnet by World From Scratch

Best Directing

Scott Palmer Conversion by Glasseye

Best Cinematography

Stu Vose Conversion by Glasseye

Best Musical Score

High Noon... Oh crap, that's like 5 minutes from now! by Spitfire Films

Best Song

Love to Laugh and Learn Sock Pox by Team Bait Shop/Burt Wood

Best Actor

Ryan Petti Chick Magnet by World From Scratch

Best Supporting Actress

Eleanor Osborne Sock Pox by Team Bait Shop/Burt Wood

Morgan Mosher The Lemonade Stand by Danny Glover's Super Action Adventure Force Brigade Squad

Best Ensemble Acting

Matt Wiffin, Sara Faith Alterman, Erika Welch, Jody Sharpe, Bill McCarty, John Fremer, and B Lampert Conversion by Glasseye

Best Special Effects

The Lemonade Stand by Danny Glover's Super Action Adventure Force Brigade Squad

Best Costumes

Manatee Fair by Robot and the Ready Readies

Best Make Up

The Lemonade Stand by Danny Glover's Super Action Adventure Force Brigade Squad

Best Use of Character

High Noon... Oh crap, that's like 5 minutes from now! by Spitfire Films

Best Use of Prop

Sock Pox by Team Bait Shop/Burt Wood

Best Cinematography of a Single Sequence

High Noon... Oh crap, that's like 5 minutes from now! by Spitfire Films

2009 Film List

  • ...where? by Wax Idiotical Films
  • A Perfect Fit by A Shot In The Dark Productions
  • Blazing Needles by New Tricks Productions
  • Chick Magnet by World From Scratch
  • Conversion by Glasseye
  • Detective Johnsonrod and the Case of the Late Nite Tacos at Midnight by The Huxtables
  • Ear Shot by Baugh Klemm's Tea Party
  • Frank's Stop by Ordinary People
  • High Noon... Oh crap, that's like 5 minutes from now! by Spitfire Films
  • Manatee Fair by Robot and the Ready Readies
  • Misdirection by Team Torpor
  • Painter by Fed Up Productions
  • Sock Pox by Team Bait Shop/Burt Wood
  • The Lemonade Stand by Danny Glover's Super Action Adventure Force Brigade Squad
  • The Tetragon by Battleground State
  • Thief Jerky by Third Act Climax

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