Milwaukee, Wisconsin June 14 - 16, 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 Hoo Hoo Productions for winning Best Film of 2013. Their film Olivia will go on to represent Milwaukee against all the other city winners around the world at Filmapalooza 2014.

1st Place: Best Film of 2013

Olivia by Hoo Hoo Productions

2nd Place: Best Film of 2013

tangent by Director's Cut

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2013 Film List

  • B&B by Chair on Stair Films

    A poor unsuspecting carpenter is put through his paces while on the job.

  • Ballad of the Carpenter by Electric Crayon Studio

    A carpenter who just wants to make friends, by any means.

  • Beneath the Chrysanthemums by Top Hat Balloon Productions

    A carpenter and an orphan are visited by an electricity surveyor with strange motives.

  • Betty Has Her Cake and Eats It Too by Eyeful Tower Films


  • Blood Be Spotted by Moleskin Production
  • Crosswalk by BIGMPG

    Crossing guard investigates child abduction.

  • Days Underground by Talent Surge Media

    A schizo goes underground to survive the Mayan Apocolypse.

  • Every Day is a Holiday by Darkest Knight

    How do you get away?

  • Father's Day by PsychoBoots
  • Fool's Paradise by AKA Productionz

    Enter the mind of Michael McDugan, a schizophrenic recounting the chase for the love of his life.

  • Foreclosure by Blackbox Visual

    A realtor inspects a foreclosed building and uncovers it's dark secret.

  • Friendcraft by Gross and Difficult Productions

    "Two friends come together for a purpose, and fulfill it."

  • Hard Kneecaps by Nice Melons Films

    An alien crash lands on Earth and creates a rift between a man and his girlfriend.

  • Hells Intentions by Ai Wisconsin Team 1

    Twisted thriller you must see.

  • Hobbies by Captain Meef Productions

    Everyone has a Hobby

  • Hole in the Wall by Inkenfinchfilms

    The McDugan clan gets a surprise at their dad's favorite vacation spot.

  • How The Wing Was Won by Green Beans Productions

    Two rival cowboys duke it out over the last chicken wing.

  • Kartoffelpuffer by Established Heroes

    The sprout of a new holiday.

  • nailed It by DUXX

    After being mistaken for a star a man finds himself in an unfamiliar world where he risks it all.

  • NeverQuest by Monkey Eye Productions

    Four adventurers play a deadly game

  • Olivia by Hoo Hoo Productions

    your guess is as good as mine

  • Snow by Purple Fantasy

    Michael stuck alone at Christmas

  • tangent by Director's Cut

    Travelling alone at night a man is stranded in the countryside, discovers an anomily.

  • The Good, The Bad and The Saucy by Quasimondo

    Cooking Pasta Sauce, like your life depends on it!

  • The Hammer of Life by Lion Wolf Mantis Shrimp

    They do the work for you

  • Time Bros. by Guyshouse

    Bros who travel through time

  • To See or Not to See by Cross Word Films

    An Ordinary boy with a special precognitive gift learns compassion and sacrifice the hard way.

  • Tooth & Nail by Hawks With Videocameras

    He tried to play by the rules.

  • Unknown Caller by Back Burner

    A man receives strange and threatening texts from a mysterious source

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