Kansas City, Missouri August 1 - 3, 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 Team NocTurtle for winning Best Film of 2014. Their film Malevolent will go on to represent Kansas City against all the other city winners around the world at Filmapalooza 2015.


1st Place: Best Film of 2014

Malevolent by Team NocTurtle

2nd Place: Best Film of 2014

Sturgeon's Law by Beached Whale Productions

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November 7 - 9, 2014

Required Elements

  • Character: Kyle or Kylie Sturgeon, Inventor
  • Prop: a baseball mitt
  • Line: "Who wants to know?"

Audience Favorite: Group A

Sturgeon's Law by Beached Whale Productions

Audience Favorite: Group B

Trunk by Ozymandias

Best Writing

Hack Job by Zodiac Cinema

Best Editing

Kiki's Choice by C2D2

Best Directing

Malevolent by Team NocTurtle

Best Cinematography

On The Air by Blue Boy

Best Sound Design

Hack Job by Zodiac Cinema

Best Musical Score

Ricisimo by Vetter Brothers Filmworks

Best Actor

Eric Brown Malevolent by Team NocTurtle

Best Actress

Pamela Caraway Psychosis by The A Team

Best Supporting Actor

Shane Konicki Ah! It's Alive! by Chip Collins Productions

Best Supporting Actress

Nicole Santorella Hack Job by Zodiac Cinema

Best Ensemble Acting

Herstory by LikeAFoxStudios

Best Graphics

2.0 by The Barons of the Multiverse

Best Special Effects

Six and A Half Dollar Man by MrMrVideohead films

Best Choreography

Sturgeon's Law by Beached Whale Productions

Best Costumes

Sturgeon's Law by Beached Whale Productions

Best Use of Character

Black Sturgeons by The Boondoggles

Best Use of Prop

Ricisimo by Vetter Brothers Filmworks

Best Use of Line

Trunk by Ozymandias

Best Use of Genre

Kiki's Choice by C2D2

Best Make-Up

Hack Job by Zodiac Cinema

2014 Film List

  • 2.0 by The Barons of the Multiverse

    It is not a good idea to hold onto the past by recreating it just to live in the present.

  • A Broad To Remember by young guns
  • Ah! It's Alive! by Chip Collins Productions

    A young inventor creates a monster and seeks revenge for his unfortunate name.

  • Black Sturgeons by The Boondoggles
  • Dead Light Green Light by Defensive Indifference

    Happy couple at home, teenagers in their yard playing "Dead light Green Light" with the couple

  • Forgive Me by Sinister

    A alcoholic mother tries to fight for her family.

  • Hack Job by Zodiac Cinema

    A teenager asks her parents how she was created.

  • Herstory by LikeAFoxStudios

    A Teacher takes one slacker student on a trip through time, to learn about the Women of History.

  • iTimeline by Burned Films

    A scientist in old age uses her own invention to travel to times when she still had memory.

  • Kiki's Choice by C2D2

    Brothers want to win the love of a dog to gain their fathers inheritance

  • Malevolent by Team NocTurtle

    Cyrus inspires a group of young killers to invent chaos.

  • Memory Bank by Cinematics

    After a tragic accident, a man in search of his memories goes to the extreme to retrieve happiness.

  • Mind Thief by J-Crew Productions

    An eccentric inventor & his neighbor run from a corporate spy...through other's concsiousness.

  • Not Ok Cupid by Mattinée Films

    Fresh on the dating scene, a middle aged woman gets advice from her daughter and friends.

  • On The Air by Blue Boy

    A radio DJ reaches out to his audience for what could be his last time on the eve of Y2K.

  • Peter's Wish by dee-wojo

    Peter's great career opportunity turns into tedious eternity.

  • Play Ball! by The Trans-Iowa Canal Company

    Academic Rivalry

  • Psychosis by The A Team
  • Ricisimo by Vetter Brothers Filmworks

    A local pub regular meets a world traveler.

  • Road Trip by Cooper Square

    What's at the end of that last Road Trip?

  • Six and A Half Dollar Man by MrMrVideohead films

    Built

  • Sturgeon's Law by Beached Whale Productions

    The Apocalypse isn't nearly as cool as we thought it would be.

  • The Devil Wears a Red Hoodie and Jeans by Shrieking Tree

    Kyle learns about how to go buck wild when a new friend shows him a different way of life

  • The Spiraling Sturgeons by Emblazoning Light Productions

    "Thought I'd never get out of this place, thought I'd always be stuck."

  • Trunk by Ozymandias

    Two stranges are hired to drive to the middle of nowhere, wait, and then proceed. No matter what.

  • We Shoulda' Gotta' Pimp by Cheap Theater Film

    Two friends are looking


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