Greensboro, North Carolina June 20 - 22, 2008

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 DARKHAWK Productions for winning Best Film of 2008. Their film Cadence will go on to represent Greensboro against all the other city winners around the world at Filmapalooza 2009.


1st Place: Best Film of 2008

Cadence by DARKHAWK Productions

2nd Place: Best Film of 2008

Good Morning Mr. Brown by Good as a Mugg

Required Elements

  • Character: Luke or Laura Brown, President of a Non-Profit Organization
  • Prop: a family heirloom
  • Line: "I'm fixing to get started."

Best Writing

Spacetime by Jive Mechanic Films

Best Editing

Buried by The Keen Collaboration

Best Directing

Good Morning Mr. Brown by Good as a Mugg

Best Cinematography

Good Morning Mr. Brown by Good as a Mugg

Best Sound Design

Good Morning Mr. Brown by Good as a Mugg

Best Musical Score

Cadence by DARKHAWK Productions

Best Acting

Take The Day Off by Team Go Gettas

Best Special Effects

Good Morning Mr. Brown by Good as a Mugg

Best Costumes

Dues of the Heart by Green Pax

Best Use of Character

Buried by The Keen Collaboration

Best Use of Prop

Mama's Trip by Neon Kudzu

Best Use of Line

Cadence by DARKHAWK Productions

Audience Award Group A

Good Morning Mr. Brown by Good as a Mugg

Best Art Direction

The Hourglass by General Pictures

Audience Award Group C

Cadence by DARKHAWK Productions

Audience Award Group B

Spacetime by Jive Mechanic Films

2008 Film List

  • Buried by The Keen Collaboration
  • Cadence by DARKHAWK Productions
  • Dues of the Heart by Green Pax
  • Good Morning Mr. Brown by Good as a Mugg
  • Mama's Trip by Neon Kudzu
  • Spacetime by Jive Mechanic Films
  • Take The Day Off by Team Go Gettas
  • The Hourglass by General Pictures

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