Houston, Texas October 4 - 6, 2013

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 David Nguyen & Joel Irwin for winning Best Film of 2013. Their film Elegantia will go on to represent Houston against all the other city winners around the world at Filmapalooza 2014.


1st Place: Best Film of 2013

Elegantia by David Nguyen & Joel Irwin

2nd Place: Best Film of 2013

Pearl by Swaggrrrlz Films & The Traffik Jams

3rd Place: Best Film of 2013

Wallpaper Melody by Fair Attic & Tiny Robot Micro Waves

Audience Favorite: Group A

Pearl by Swaggrrrlz Films & The Traffik Jams

Elegantia by David Nguyen & Joel Irwin

Honorable Mentions
Comatose by Action Seal & Brunson Theater
Wallpaper Melody by Fair Attic & Tiny Robot Micro Waves

Best Concept

Wallpaper Melody by Fair Attic & Tiny Robot Micro Waves

Elegantia by David Nguyen & Joel Irwin

Honorable Mentions
Comatose by Action Seal & Brunson Theater
You're too Smart by HCC Movie Makers & Kathy Dare & the Bad Luck Charms

Best Editing

Elegantia by David Nguyen & Joel Irwin

Honorable Mentions
Wallpaper Melody by Fair Attic & Tiny Robot Micro Waves
Pearl by Swaggrrrlz Films & The Traffik Jams

Best Directing

Elegantia by David Nguyen & Joel Irwin

Pearl by Swaggrrrlz Films & The Traffik Jams

Best Cinematography

Comatose by Action Seal & Brunson Theater

Elegantia by David Nguyen & Joel Irwin

Honorable Mention
Pearl by Swaggrrrlz Films & The Traffik Jams

Best Performance

Punky Brewster by Johnny Raygun & Voodoo Studios

Pearl by Swaggrrrlz Films & The Traffik Jams

Best Lyrics

Wallpaper Melody by Fair Attic & Tiny Robot Micro Waves

Digital Lust by Shabango's 4thCollective & Space Villains*

Honorable Mentions
You're too Smart by HCC Movie Makers & Kathy Dare & the Bad Luck Charms
Pearl by Swaggrrrlz Films & The Traffik Jams

Best Song

Pearl by Swaggrrrlz Films & The Traffik Jams

Honorable Mentions
Punky Brewster by Johnny Raygun & Voodoo Studios
Wallpaper Melody by Fair Attic & Tiny Robot Micro Waves

Best Acting

Pearl by Swaggrrrlz Films & The Traffik Jams

Elegantia by David Nguyen & Joel Irwin

Honorable Mention
Digital Lust by Shabango's 4thCollective & Space Villains*

Best Special Effects

Wallpaper Melody by Fair Attic & Tiny Robot Micro Waves

Best Choreography

Wallpaper Melody by Fair Attic & Tiny Robot Micro Waves

Best Costumes

Comatose by Action Seal & Brunson Theater

Honorable Mention
Pearl by Swaggrrrlz Films & The Traffik Jams

Best Set Design

Digital Lust by Shabango's 4thCollective & Space Villains*

2013 Film List

  • Comatose by Action Seal & Brunson Theater

    The AntiMuse vs Man

  • Digital Lust by Shabango's 4thCollective & Space Villains*

    Loggin In to your Wi Fi

  • Elegantia by David Nguyen & Joel Irwin
  • Internet Love Song by Left Eye Dominant & Yigal Cohen Music
  • Mind Boots by Devil Killing Moth & Millawave Production

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  • Pearl by Swaggrrrlz Films & The Traffik Jams

    Drawing on the strength of love, Pearl finds the courage to pursue her dreams- at Open Mic Night.

  • Punky Brewster by Johnny Raygun & Voodoo Studios

    Three hard-rocking lads pound out a sweet little 21st century lullaby.

  • Wallpaper Melody by Fair Attic & Tiny Robot Micro Waves

    A story of recovery

  • You're too Smart by HCC Movie Makers & Kathy Dare & the Bad Luck Charms

    Don't Stick Around, You're too Smart for That


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