Chicago, Illinois August 13 - 15, 2010

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 Aisle 12 for winning Best Film of 2010. Their film Everything Tastes Better will go on to represent Chicago against all the other city winners around the world at Filmapalooza 2011.


1st Place: Best Film of 2010

Everything Tastes Better by Aisle 12

2nd Place: Best Film of 2010

Fjaka by Situational Irony

3rd Place: Best Film of 2010

The Uncatchables by 4 Her Pleasure

Required Elements

  • Character: Duncan or Denise Kerrey, Sales Clerk
  • Prop: a mug
  • Line: "I am sure you are mistaken."

Audience Favorite: Group @

Fjaka by Situational Irony

401 Kill Kill Kill by Dirty Borders

Delilah by Structure

The Cave by Scout Stories

The Twenty-Second Coming by The Guacamole Conspiracy

Audience Favorite: Group A

Condemned by Nomadic Dustbunnies

Audience Favorite: Group C

The Grocer by Googly Eyes Productions

Best Writing

Everything Tastes Better by Aisle 12

Best Editing

The Uncatchables by 4 Her Pleasure

Best Directing

Everything Tastes Better by Aisle 12

Best Cinematography

Double Exposure by Play with Squirrels

Best Sound Design

Everything Tastes Better by Aisle 12

Best Musical Score

Everything Tastes Better by Aisle 12

Best Acting

Everything Tastes Better by Aisle 12

Best Graphics

ms.taken by No More Conversation

Best Special Effects

Everything Tastes Better by Aisle 12

Best Costumes

Everything Tastes Better by Aisle 12

Best Use of Character

Condemned by Nomadic Dustbunnies

Best Use of Prop

Everything Tastes Better by Aisle 12

Best Use of Line

Everything Tastes Better by Aisle 12

Best Box Office Receipts

Delilah by Structure

2010 Film List

  • 401 Kill Kill Kill by Dirty Borders

    This office has a very special retirement plan.

  • 8 Across by Back Bar Productions

    A man must escape the maze of his own memories.

  • 8:14 THe Second Civil War by Sn.T Productions

    War-Time Loyalty Drama

  • Andronicus by Warthead Productions

    The final episode of a mans desperate pursuit of his wife's kidnapper.

  • Back in Ten by The Walnuts

    Sales clerk sells time travel

  • Condemned by Nomadic Dustbunnies

    A pig is condemned to die, and pleads for the sheriff's sympathy in the last five minutes of his life.

  • Cupcake Swastika by POPera

    It takes two sons to give a father cancer

  • Death Machine by Yellow Box Studios

    After a failed suicide attempt, Duncan tries to persuade his friends to help him try once more...

  • Delilah by Structure

    A modern urban crime drama in an unforgiving world of death, money and moral ambiguity

  • Double Exposure by Play with Squirrels
  • Everything Tastes Better by Aisle 12
  • Fjaka by Situational Irony

    When the woman with everything accidentally buys nothing.

  • Last Laugh by Late to Bed Productions

    Revenge Kills

  • Living With the Undead by WIngs of Euphoria

    An arrogant professional zombie hunter bites off more than he can chew when he tries to confront the source of the undead menace.

  • Market of Dreams by CinemaSolo

    Buying a new dream when the old one gets too strange.

  • ms.taken by No More Conversation

    I am sure you are mistaken.

  • One Up by AWESOMONSTER

    One Up

  • Pike Maulin by TeaTime Productions

    Pike Maulin has unfinished business; it stays unfinished.

  • Red Room by Fighting Squirrels

    boy meets girl, boy stalks girl, boy kills girl

  • Rule Number One by Jamtime

    Sweet memories and bad timing will plague two people for the rest of their lives. A suspense thriller about mistaken identity and not following the rules

  • Shot Out of Love by CNGM Pictures

    A young woman's heartbreak has strong reprecussions on a budding romance.

  • Sodium Death Kiss by Rascals & Rogues

    Four freelance terminators set out to rid the world of the last zombie. Probably is, she was more than up to the challenge and drove their souls into the ground..

  • Sunnyside Down by VOODETTE

    A man forces himself into an unexpected situation that he finds difficult to get out of.

  • Super Force 5 by Nitestar

    Two kids and their fantasy heroes save the nighborhood from the A-Hole gang.

  • The Cave by Scout Stories

    Based on Plato’s Allegory of the Cave, a teenage boy is home alone for the weekend and begins to blur the line between reality and shadows on a cave wall, believing there is someone in his home.

  • The Death Coach by Revenant films

    For Those Who Just Can't Let Go

  • The Grocer by Googly Eyes Productions

    An underachieving

  • The Path by Bloodshot Productions

    Two sisters face the past.

  • The Twenty-Second Coming by The Guacamole Conspiracy

    ...and three Magi came, bearing gifts unto him.

  • The Uncatchables by 4 Her Pleasure

    You just can't catch them.

  • Tom Fullery by Flying-J Studios

    Some things just aren't as they seem

  • Twenty Four Fifteen by In the Light Studios

    Doing life as usual, Duncan Kerry is confronted with unexpected events that cause him to think about who he really is, and what he was born to do.

  • UnSociable Media by LAB3 Inc.

    A young professional discovers that technology designed to keep us connected can sometimes pull us apart.

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