Minneapolis, Minnesota June 5 - 7, 2015

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 Circa Interactive for winning Best Film of 2015. Their film No Boys Allowed will go on to represent Minneapolis against all the other city winners around the world at Filmapalooza 2016.


1st Place: Best Film of 2015

No Boys Allowed by Circa Interactive

2nd Place: Best Film of 2015

Struggle City: Locked and Loaded by Scapegoat

3rd Place: Best Film of 2015

Vigorous Torque by Above-the-Line Entertainment

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October 2 - 4, 2015

Required Elements

  • Character: Kevin or Kelly Whitefish, Club President
  • Prop: a coat hanger
  • Line: "You choose. I can't decide" (or "You choose. I cannot decide")

Audience Favorite: Group B

Lady Suspicious by Collision Pictures

Audience Favorite: Group D

The Clubhouse by Outer Rim Productions

Audience Favorite: Group E

Vigorous Torque by Above-the-Line Entertainment

Best Writing

No Boys Allowed by Circa Interactive

Best Editing

Lady Suspicious by Collision Pictures

Best Directing

No Boys Allowed by Circa Interactive

Best Cinematography

Lady Suspicious by Collision Pictures

Best Sound Design

Cosmic Questers '97 by Two Jackets Productions

Best Musical Score

Struggle City: Locked and Loaded by Scapegoat

Best Actor

Tom Reed Vigorous Torque by Above-the-Line Entertainment

Best Actress

Morgan LeClaire No Boys Allowed by Circa Interactive

Best Special Effects

The Clubhouse by Outer Rim Productions

Best Costumes

The Clubhouse by Outer Rim Productions

Best Use of Character

Struggle City: Locked and Loaded by Scapegoat

Best Use of Prop

Cosmic Questers '97 by Two Jackets Productions

Best Use of Line

Infiltrate, Woo, Destroy! by Giant Invisible Man

Best Breakout Performance

Freestyle by The Very Special Specialty Coffee Beverages

Best Emerging Filmmaker

Struggle City: Locked and Loaded by Scapegoat

2015 Film List

  • Cosmic Questers '97 by Two Jackets Productions

    The rad dudes of the "Cosmic Questers" fan club rush to make a tubular fan film. '90s style.

  • Freestyle by The Very Special Specialty Coffee Beverages

    "You choose. I can't decide"

  • Infiltrate, Woo, Destroy! by Giant Invisible Man

    An alien must decide between his two great loves: mass destruction or romance.

  • Lady Suspicious by Collision Pictures

    A married couple return from their vacation and suspect their house sitter of wrongdoing.

  • No Boys Allowed by Circa Interactive

    Two sisters reconnect through a bachelorette party surprise.

  • Struggle City: Locked and Loaded by Scapegoat

    Two women race against the clock in a struggle for power.

  • The Clubhouse by Outer Rim Productions

    A new girl in town trying to make new friends comes across an exclusive clubhouse.

  • Vigorous Torque by Above-the-Line Entertainment

    An instruction manual author can write the most complicated directions, but can she write the manual


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