Las Vegas, Nevada May 9 - 11, 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 Light Forge Studios for winning Best Film of 2014. Their film Swamp Heart will go on to represent Las Vegas against all the other city winners around the world at Filmapalooza 2015.


1st Place: Best Film of 2014

Swamp Heart by Light Forge Studios

2nd Place: Best Film of 2014

This Was Us by The Goondock Saints

3rd Place: Best Film of 2014

The Sound Guy by NewZ HoundZ

Required Elements

  • Character: Tum or Tanya Twinterrs, Foreign Exchange Student
  • Prop: A painting
  • Line: There is only one way to know for sure.

Audience Favorite: Group A

Swamp Heart by Light Forge Studios

Audience Favorite: Group B

The Sound Guy by NewZ HoundZ

Audience Favorite: Group C

This Was Us by The Goondock Saints

Best Writing

FIVE WAYS TO GET RICH by Team Kevin Bacon

Best Editing

The Mark by Ruff Kut Productions

Best Directing

Swamp Heart by Light Forge Studios

Best Cinematography

Swamp Heart by Light Forge Studios

Best Sound Design

The Mark by Ruff Kut Productions

Best Musical Score

Enthusiasm by Late Night Pizza Productions

Best Song

Last Shot at Redemption by KTF Media/Emerald Motion Pics

Best Actor

Robert Torti The Mark by Ruff Kut Productions

Best Actress

Kati Paul Enthusiasm by Late Night Pizza Productions

Best Ensemble Acting

FIVE WAYS TO GET RICH by Team Kevin Bacon

Best Graphics

Enthusiasm by Late Night Pizza Productions

Best Special Effects

aritifact by Ismahawk

Best Choreography

Enthusiasm by Late Night Pizza Productions

Best Costumes

Enthusiasm by Late Night Pizza Productions

Best Use of Character

Speak English? by NSC Films

Best Use of Prop

The Sound Guy by NewZ HoundZ

Best Use of Line

This Was Us by The Goondock Saints

Best Use of Genre

"HEX" by CARCASS STUDIOS

2014 Film List

  • "HEX" by CARCASS STUDIOS

    They have been preparing for this

  • aritifact by Ismahawk

    a rebel faction follows a man sent from the future on a mission to destroy an earth ending artifact

  • Enthusiasm by Late Night Pizza Productions

    A lovestruck girl prepares to meet the man of her dreams.

  • FIVE WAYS TO GET RICH by Team Kevin Bacon

    Five small business owners are lured to a meeting, that turns out to be a race to a small fortune.

  • Last Shot at Redemption by KTF Media/Emerald Motion Pics

    Marsha Waters has one shot to get back on top!

  • Speak English? by NSC Films

    When money breeds ignorance

  • Swamp Heart by Light Forge Studios

    Sometimes you think you want ice cream when what you really need is broccoli. And a plasma pistol.

  • The Mark by Ruff Kut Productions

    A high-ranking military official learns (too late) the cost of viewing people as a numbers game.

  • The Sound Guy by NewZ HoundZ

    A sound guy searches for love via text messaging, with the help of a not so polite friend.

  • This Was Us by The Goondock Saints

    A man reflects on a past relationship.


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