Las Vegas, Nevada April 12 - 14, 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 Sunny16ers for winning Best Film of 2013. Their film The Kickstand Kid will go on to represent Las Vegas against all the other city winners around the world at Filmapalooza 2014.


1st Place: Best Film of 2013

The Kickstand Kid by Sunny16ers

2nd Place: Best Film of 2013

Zombie Sliplex 1 by Byerfilms

3rd Place: Best Film of 2013

Wizard Cops: The Revenge Shift by Light Forge Studios

Required Elements

  • Character: Phil or Phylis Santos, Efficiency Expert
  • Prop: a banana
  • Line: "Can you tell me what just happened?"

2013 Film List

  • by Nevada Film Alliance
  • 48 Problems by Exile Films

    4 buddies make a 48hour film

  • A Quick Bite by Rebel In A Box Productions

    Home for lunch and all hell breaks loose

  • American Citizenship by Las Vegas Sinema

    Becoming a Citizen

  • Banana Cream Pie by Rif Raf Productions

    A young woman named Julie tells her friend about an interesting date that goes unexpectedly.

  • Banana Day by The Group Collectively

    What's Banana Day?

  • Best Bachelorette Party Ever by Murder Mitten Productions

    A stripper assassin goes to a Bachelorette Party

  • Can You Tell Me What Just Happened? by KTF Media Prods. / Emerald Motion Pictures

    Do you have a little liver to spare?

  • COFFEEPOT FAIRY by Newz Houndz

    A magic Coffeepot Fairy grants three wishes.

  • Desperation of Hope by Brakehorn Productions

    Couple on a hike face the dangers of the harsh desert.

  • Drought by Ismahawk

    Living in the desert is impossible without water... especially when everything wants to eat you.

  • Furlough by BUNKHOUSE STUDIOS

    Effenciency, Evaluation, Execution

  • Hard Out by ACT CLUB

    Four racketeers struggle to save a girl and outfox the NSA and the mafia.

  • Hot Hands by VegasMovieGuy Films

    can you tell me what just happened?

  • Inefficiency by Late Night Pizza Productions

    Can Barry make sure Phil arrives on time?

  • It Happens by The Goondock Saints

    A great date end up on the runs

  • Lets Make A Movie by Forgot The Lens Cap

    the creative process of the 48 hour film

  • Severance by House of DON Productions

    Every job can be hell but before you think about quitting you better check out the severance package

  • The Boss by Nark St. Productions

    Even the Mob bosses aren't safe...

  • The DeadFellas by Kick-Ass Creations

    A dead man walking is abducted and forced to eat his way back to freedom.

  • The Descent of Santos by 0123456789

    efficient descent to hell

  • The Industry: Episode 2, Milo's Return by Ruff Kut

    He's back and it's going to get sticky!

  • The Kickstand Kid by Sunny16ers

    When bananas are outlawed, only outlaws will have bananas.

  • The Super Mediocre HR Forum by A Bright Afternoon

    When mediocre superheroes dicuss work related problems

  • The Whole Nine Meters by Hot Tub Mimosas

    Civilian wears an officer's uniform to get women, only to be kidnapped by Canadian terrorists.

  • Thirst by Film Antics

    Running out of gas in the middle of the desert leads to a twisted turn of events.

  • Two of a Kind by Get Handsome

    These two were made for each other

  • What about falling in love is wrong? by Future Projections

    A cancer patient must confront her biggoted father about her her lesbian lover before their wedding.

  • Wizard Cops: The Revenge Shift by Light Forge Studios

    Flaming fury fists

  • Zombie Sliplex 1 by Byerfilms

    A case of the Zombies

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