San Francisco, California June 8 - 10, 2012

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 Straight to DVD for winning Best Film of 2012. Their film Always There will go on to represent San Francisco against all the other city winners around the world at Filmapalooza 2013.


1st Place: Best Film of 2012

Always There by Straight to DVD

Required Elements

  • Character: Lance or Leslie Lombardo, vendor at a Farmer's Market
  • Prop: Business Card
  • Line: I don't have a clue.

2012 Film List

  • 2575 by DFCB

    Sometimes, the appointments you keep, keep you forever.

  • 5: Episode 11:55 AM to 12:00 PM by RadioActive Studios

    Five-minute parody of 24 the series

  • A Stockholm Christmas by Hard Limit Productions

    Excited about their vacation plans, a group of strangers are instead forced to participate in a biza

  • Ace Rickman, Intergalactic Time Detective Episode 6: A Time to Drill by burntwire.tv

    Episode 6: A Time to Drill

  • Always There by Straight to DVD

    A Drama

  • Animal Crackers by Team Hindenburg

    A loner struggles selling produce from his trailer and is terrorized by animal figures at night.

  • As Long As You're Still Out There by Fog Belt

    A brilliant scientist has made a terrible mistake. Can he fix it before he becomes his own worst en

  • Blood Years by EXITmedia

    Farmer finds a beeter

  • Divergence by StudioLight

    Russian brothers have difficult lives in America,their only hope is the diamond they got from africa

  • Dolliance by Team 84

    When a bored toy store employee spills a magic potion she causes a sex crazed doll to come to life.

  • Epic Fail by Celluloid Dreams

    Inspired by true events, our protagonist fights fate to emerge victorious with a shining license

  • Far From the Tree by We Run on Coffee

    Leslie learns to appreciate nature as she convinces her mother to let her explore the business world

  • Food for Though by GIRLCAT Productions

    A lovely woman who enjoys cooking for men...with a twist.

  • Forbidden Fruit by Mastermind Filmfest

    A man risks it all to prepare a special dinner for his wife.

  • Good Will, Bad Management by Gervang Productions

    Man and his antsy college buddies seek to ruin his mean boss' business trip in a series of pranks.

  • Grow by Stabbing my Jelly

    A girl tries to deal with loneliness as as a new companion sprouts from the soil.

  • Haight Street Story by Heart to Mouth Productions

    Rival gangsters compete for the heart of a femme fatal and control of the organic produce trade

  • If The Shoe Fits by Barewitness Films

    If the shoe fits, wear it.

  • In The Meadow by Enguilded Entertainment

    A teen girl from Oakland has 2 decide whether she chooses a new love or a settled life of thuggery

  • Intangible Futures by The First Last of the Mohicans

    Sanity and Hallucioagentics Do Not Mix

  • Josephs War Pony by San Fiasco

    A Native American's rite of passage into manhood.

  • Kiss of Death by L.I.F.E

    D.J. (Death Jr.) runs into trouble when attempting to take a soul.

  • Life Coach by Team Rock!t

    Are you enough for your family

  • Looks like you're dead tired by Hi and Bye Productions

    When two robbers become desperate, the whole situation is desperate.

  • Love Bites by Sundari Media

    Authenticity in relationships

  • Love Whistles by Someday Ortega Pictures

    Finding love with palm readers, friends and whistling.

  • No Clue by Hedgehog Films

    Finding your buddy's true passion

  • Organique by Chinese Takeout

    An awkward foodie is lured to a dinner party that puts the "organ" in organic.

  • Overcome by The 47th Hour

    A tortured man wrestles with understanding and accepcting what appears to be happening to him.

  • Paper Trails Episode 6: Cards To Die For by Well Traveled Productions

    What begins as a mundane tour of an unusual business card company reveals deadly business in the end

  • Puppet by MMTB- Movie Making Throughout the Bay!

    When the Puppet Master Wants She Gets!

  • Pwned by Roshambo Media

    It goes down tonight

  • Ripe for the Picking by Netpulse

    A police detective buys more than he bargains for when shopping at a local farmer's market

  • Road Sore by Dollar Short Films

    I don't have a clue

  • SHORT ORDER KOOK by TEAM PEN15

    You might get burned.

  • Soul of the Universe: The Golden Nose by 4QR98 Pass

    In the age of light, emerged a darkness...

  • The Bandit by Tech ninja

    An ultra high tech sheriff fights bandits her way.

  • The Capricorn Conundrum by Team 48

    Taking out the trash... in space.

  • The Cliff House by High Angle Productions

    Vlad is tired of the same old routine of KILLING, but has VLAD bitten off more than he can chew?

  • The Last Laugh by The Voskhod Program

    A priest, a rabbi, and a pregnant woman are having dinner together...

  • The Last Will and Testament of Leslie Lombardo by The Frisconians

    Two in-laws fulfill their mutual loved one's last wishes in this oddball "vacation/holiday" comedy.

  • The Medic by Undiscovered

    A medic faces his demons.

  • The Mole by SixtySixers with Fifi & Fanny

    Marilyn Monroe is alive and living in San Francisco?

  • The Stand Off by Roth Rind Media Production

    Lance Lombardo runs a shaved ice stand, but is losing his business to a kid at a lemonade stand

  • Unspoken by The Lucky Dragons

    A woman longing for her mom's approval meets with a stranger who helps her realize her self-worth.

  • Very Close Encounters by [ yes it is happening ]

    Breaking News Story from BBT: Man Enjoyed Alien Abduction

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