Nashville, Tennessee July 18 - 20, 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 Paper Ghost Pictures for winning Best Film of 2014. Their film Contrary to Likeness will go on to represent Nashville against all the other city winners around the world at Filmapalooza 2015.


1st Place: Best Film of 2014

Contrary to Likeness by Paper Ghost Pictures

2nd Place: Best Film of 2014

delivered by JBrantfilms

3rd Place: Best Film of 2014

Splash of Color by A River Films Through It

Required Elements

  • Character: Andrew or Andrea Loper, Detective
  • Prop: a pair of pliers
  • Line: "Just leave me alone."

Audience Favorite: Group A

Moonshine by Bar Sinister Films

Audience Favorite: Group B

Nothing But Trouble by Penumbra Entertainment

Audience Favorite: Group D

The Extraction by FCM

Best Writing

Moonshine by Bar Sinister Films

Best Editing

Deadline News by CROP CIRCLE FILMS

Best Directing

Contrary to Likeness by Paper Ghost Pictures

Best Cinematography

Contrary to Likeness by Paper Ghost Pictures

Best Sound Design

Moonshine by Bar Sinister Films

Best Musical Score

Splash of Color by A River Films Through It

Best Actor

Angel Luis Nothing But Trouble by Penumbra Entertainment

Best Actress

Lacy Hartselle The Extraction by FCM

Best Supporting Actor

Ryan Watson delivered by JBrantfilms

Best Supporting Actress

Drew Ann Borsos Moonshine by Bar Sinister Films

Best Ensemble Acting

Moonshine by Bar Sinister Films

Best Graphics

Contrary to Likeness by Paper Ghost Pictures

Best Special Effects

Moonshine by Bar Sinister Films

Best Choreography

E Flat Harmony by Flatrock Films

Best Costumes

Get Off by CultureSmash

Best Use of Character

E Flat Harmony by Flatrock Films

Best Use of Prop

The Sparklers by Seven Strangers Productions

Best Use of Line

#BrainDed by Walltie Films

Best Use of Genre

Moonshine by Bar Sinister Films

2014 Film List

  • #BrainDed by Walltie Films

    A parody of the Evil Dead with celebrity annoyances.

  • Contrary to Likeness by Paper Ghost Pictures

    Contrasting worlds collide when a man lost in the monotony of daily life receives a mysterious gift.

  • Deadline News by CROP CIRCLE FILMS

    In this newsroom, sometimes more is buried than the lead.

  • delivered by JBrantfilms

    Two detectives are stumped by a gruesome case where their oblivion only leads to more despair, but

  • E Flat Harmony by Flatrock Films
  • Get Off by CultureSmash

    A high powered agency executive puts the finishing touches on her project to rebuild civilization

  • Moonshine by Bar Sinister Films

    N/A

  • Nothing But Trouble by Penumbra Entertainment

    Detective Andrew Loper gets dragged into a life or death situation with a mobster.

  • Splash of Color by A River Films Through It

    A girl learns how to be herself through an unlikely friend, her pet fish

  • The Extraction by FCM
  • The Sparklers by Seven Strangers Productions

    A man time travels to change his past and win the girl of his dreams


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