Cape Town, South Africa 31 October - 2 November 2014

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 Silver Bullet for winning Best Film of 2014. Their film Thread will go on to represent Cape Town against all the other city winners around the world at Filmapalooza 2015.


1st Place: Best Film of 2014

Thread by Silver Bullet

2nd Place: Best Film of 2014

Weapon Of Choice by Whytewood Creative

3rd Place: Best Film of 2014

The Case of the Disappearing Daddy by The Triggerfishes

Required Elements

  • Character: Adriaan Stemmet or Amy Stemmet, Detective
  • Prop: a wet sponge
  • Line: "I thought it was you."

Audience Favorite: Group B

The Prospects by Digital Cartel

Best Writing

Weapon Of Choice by Whytewood Creative

Best Editing

Thread by Silver Bullet

Best Directing

Diana Keam Thread by Silver Bullet

Best Cinematography

Wayne de Lange Thread by Silver Bullet

Best Sound Design

The Case of the Disappearing Daddy by The Triggerfishes

Best Musical Score

Thread by Silver Bullet

Best Actress

Terry Norton Thread by Silver Bullet

Best Supporting Actor

Raven Swart The Prospects by Digital Cartel

Best Supporting Actress

Gabriella Pinto Thread by Silver Bullet

Best Ensemble Acting

Weapon Of Choice by Whytewood Creative

Best Costumes

Thread by Silver Bullet

Best Use of Character

Undetected by the memebranes

Best Use of Prop

Die by Echo Ledge

Best Use of Line

Thread by Silver Bullet

2014 Film List

  • Aeon Mend by Smack a Fish

    Time changes a man

  • Broken Speculum by Media Village Training

    A schizophrenic detective discovers his dark alter ego as he desperately searches for a killer.

  • Clean Break by InSequins

    You can never really tell who’s who in the zoo.

  • Closer to Home by Artificial Reality

    Mysterious woman found on beach, detective investigates, pursuit ensues.

  • Die by Echo Ledge

    Where will the next roll take her.

  • Favour for a Favour by Inner Eye's

    A friend in need is a friend indeed.

  • Garbage on a Friday by TWR

    When the everyday is touched by magic

  • In Limbo by Cutting Point Productions

    A detective obsesses over a case she cannot solve. Her obsession slowly drives her mad.

  • In Loving Memory of Ethel Christian by 28Eighty Crew

    Friends are roped into the 48 Hour Film Festival in honour of ones deceased grandmother

  • Jogger by Zodiac

    What if your life was a constant rerun?

  • Love Online by Red Fox Pictures

    A detective is compromised when falling in love with an online suspect

  • Ndiyakufela by /Xam

    A guilt ridden relationship is left with no other option

  • Noir Désir by The Masters of the West

    Two detectives investigate a domestic incident, but soon realize they have entered a crime scene.

  • Renegade Cowboy by Underscore_Productions

    The underworld is a place where allegiances shift easily. An undercover agent’s true identity is dis

  • Ruth by After Hours

    Trapped in her brothers false reality, can she escape?

  • SNAP by Storyteller Productions

    Does Mat make the cut or not?

  • Sponge by Heart Media

    When a retired detective and young runaway cross paths, they find themselves facing their pasts.

  • Take the stairs by SAE Institute South Africa

    A detective with a basic time travelling abilities tries to solve a murder.

  • The Case of the Disappearing Daddy by The Triggerfishes

    When Daddy goes missing during bath time, it's up to super sleuth A Stemmet to follow the clues.

  • The Companion by Dali's Imagination

    Sometimes death can be a fresh start

  • The Final Blow by Trilogy Creative Studios

    A dirty cop has a clash of conscience when he is asked to fix a fight involving the neighbourhood bo

  • The Grandfather Paradox by Pringiers Films

    A time travelling assassin gets trapped in a closed time curve.

  • The Last Verse by MJR

    A detective narrates his struggling investigation to capture a dangerous psycopath

  • The Prospects by Digital Cartel

    Sometimes you can be at the right place in the wrong time.

  • The Split by Miss K

    The story of a bored young girl, desperately wanting to fill alive.

  • Thread by Silver Bullet

    Will a mother and daughter rise to the challenge of letting go?

  • To kiss a black man by Cape Take-over

    To kissa black man

  • Transmission by The CityBowl Slickers

    A detective is exposed to an alien virus, while investigating mysterious disappearances

  • Two Detectives by The E.D.

    Two Detectives try to make sense of a crime scene.

  • Undetected by the memebranes

    A man who acts as a criminal detective and his life is mandane it changes forever

  • unspoken. by Media Village Productions

    A mother finds solace in writing the words she cannot bring herself to say about the loss of a child

  • Vestige by Declan & The Torches

    In a dystopian future a young woman seeks out the last immune man to a virus that has crippled earth

  • Weapon Of Choice by Whytewood Creative

    Graduating Is a Killer


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