Richmond, Virginia 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 FILMIAMO! for winning Best Film of 2014. Their film Lexxxus will go on to represent Richmond against all the other city winners around the world at Filmapalooza 2015.


1st Place: Best Film of 2014

Lexxxus by FILMIAMO!

2nd Place: Best Film of 2014

No Mercy by Pixel Drop

3rd Place: Best Film of 2014

New Faces by Double Take

Required Elements

  • Character: Pete or Peggy Wiltz, Architect
  • Prop: flowers
  • Line: "You don't have a clue, do you?" (or "You do not have a clue, do you?")

Audience Favorite: Group A

aDrift by final.revised

Audience Favorite: Group B

typer by Team S.H.I.E.L.D.

Audience Favorite: Group C

No Mercy by Pixel Drop

Best Writing

No Mercy by Pixel Drop

New Faces by Double Take

Best Editing

No Mercy by Pixel Drop

Best Directing

Ink by Shields Shoes

Best Cinematography

aDrift by final.revised

Long Pig by Housecat

Best Sound Design

Long Pig by Housecat

New Faces by Double Take

Best Musical Score

typer by Team S.H.I.E.L.D.

Best Acting

Lexxxus by FILMIAMO!

aDrift by final.revised

Honorable Mention
New Faces by Double Take

Best Graphics

No Mercy by Pixel Drop

Best Special Effects

Long Pig by Housecat

Best Choreography

Lexxxus by FILMIAMO!

Best Costumes

The Passing Scribe by Icy Edge Productions

Best Use of Character

Flowers for Daniel by Crimes of the Art

Best Use of Prop

aDrift by final.revised

Best Use of Line

Lexxxus by FILMIAMO!

RVA 48HFP Honorable Mention

Crypt Crawlers by Idol Hand Productions

Space Trailer by MWL Films

2014 Film List

  • aDrift by final.revised

    After finding out their daughter is dying of cancer, a father struggles to cope.

  • Crypt Crawlers by Idol Hand Productions

    Two boys try to throw the party of the year. But they're finding out, it's harder than it looks!

  • Flowers for Daniel by Crimes of the Art

    Film noir the old fashioned way. Well, old fashioned if the femme fatale had five O'Clock shadow.

  • Ink by Shields Shoes

    A young boy is unhappily thrown into another era where he makes some discoveries about himself

  • Lexxxus by FILMIAMO!

    Confident pole dancer heals a broken bachelor party.

  • Long Pig by Housecat

    A cutthroat architect has a bone to pick with a local BBQ joint.

  • New Faces by Double Take

    A meth addict support group misunderstands "sharing stories."

  • No Mercy by Pixel Drop

    A vigilante cowboy finds love, danger and talking flowers.

  • Space Trailer by MWL Films

    Two kooky spacecampers pick up a hitchhiker in this pilot of a new series from MWL Films

  • The Passing Scribe by Icy Edge Productions

    A career change...

  • typer by Team S.H.I.E.L.D.

    A young lonely man finds love in an electric typewriter


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