Saint Louis, Missouri May 30 - June 1, 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 Anonymous Productions for winning Best Film of 2014. Their film EVT will go on to represent Saint Louis against all the other city winners around the world at Filmapalooza 2015.


1st Place: Best Film of 2014

EVT by Anonymous Productions

2nd Place: Best Film of 2014

Down the Donut Hole by Untitled Sequence

3rd Place: Best Film of 2014

The Contractors by Super Movie Bros.

Required Elements

  • Character: Ted or Tess Brookings, Building Contractor
  • Prop: a ball
  • Line: "It's not what you think it is." (or "It is not what you think it is.")

Audience Favorite: Group A

Down the Donut Hole by Untitled Sequence

Audience Favorite: Group B

EVT by Anonymous Productions

Audience Favorite: Group C

Salt of the Earth by Vamoose

Audience Favorite: Group D

Goodbye Ted by Limited Batch Productions

Audience Favorite: Group E

The Contractors by Super Movie Bros.

Best Writing

Down the Donut Hole by Untitled Sequence

Best Editing

Down the Donut Hole by Untitled Sequence

Best Directing

The Contractors by Super Movie Bros.

Best Cinematography

10:51 by Shadyrow

Best Sound Design

EVT by Anonymous Productions

Best Musical Score

Track Back by NYNEfilms

Best Actor

Alex Trepka Down the Donut Hole by Untitled Sequence

Best Actress

Lindsay Shipley Mixed Tape by spacebar cinema

Best Graphics

EVT by Anonymous Productions

Best Special Effects

Track Back by NYNEfilms

Best Use of Character

A Monster Pitch by Not Obvious

Best Use of Prop

HOLY BALLS! by los hermanos politicos

Best Use of Line

Down the Donut Hole by Untitled Sequence

Best Use of Genre

Housing Suspicion by A is for Amateur

Goodbye Ted by Limited Batch Productions

Best Credit Sequence

Track Back by NYNEfilms

2014 Film List

  • # 7 by Tiny Corpse Film Company

    Alexsia and Dempsey accidentally create a universe while discovering Grandfather's secrets.

  • 10:51 by Shadyrow

    It's About Time

  • A Monster Pitch by Not Obvious

    Building contractor pitches idea for a monster proof building, showing its capabilities.

  • A New Gig by Ozark Films

    Small band gets a break they don't expect

  • A Period, Peace. by Bubble-Wrapped Fish Productions

    How one period can change lives.

  • Addicts anonymous by Executive Productions PRESENTS:

    Everyone has an addiction.

  • All that and a Bag of Chips by Movie Camera Militia

    Three wealthy and powerful men team against the average Joe.

  • Applicant 305 by Fish 'N Bicycle

    In the distant future of 2015, a young woman struggles to escape an endless loop of a job interview.

  • Call if Found by TBD

    Ted, a building contractor, finds a mysterous woman looking for something.

  • Cold Blooded Contractor by HOUSEY

    A man with issues visits his therapist.

  • Corrupt Foundation by Brightdonkey Productions

    A fortune teller sends a man on a quest to find out who murdered his father.

  • Down the Donut Hole by Untitled Sequence

    At this group therapy session paranoia comes in a baker's dozen.

  • Dylan by Katko

    Love is like ping-pong.

  • Elf Out of Brunch by Surreal Stage Productions

    An elf is invited to brunch with his girlfriend's racist father.

  • EVT by Anonymous Productions

    A young man's virtual therapy session reveals more questions than answers.

  • Game Night by Space Dolphin Pictures

    Ted takes his gaming very seriously.

  • Gil by Le Cercle Blue

    A stranded musician hitches a ride to his band's big show.

  • Goodbye Ted by Limited Batch Productions

    Three friends reluctantly take a trip to fulfill a final wish.

  • He knows how to build diamonds. by Sneakypants

    Is there good money in drywall?

  • HOLY BALLS! by los hermanos politicos

    Its not what you think it is... or maybe it is.

  • Horsing Around by The Unborn Poodle Explosion

    What happens in the 70s stays in the 70s

  • Housing Suspicion by A is for Amateur

    Newlyweds discover that making a house a home can be a long and hard ride.

  • I Waited by Penny Dollar Production$

    Power outage: panic ensues

  • It's Not What You Think by BearhounD7

    Stoner Eric needs to get to his mother's house by 3 pm to leave for a funeral.

  • Lily by A League of Morons

    Ted Brookings has a hard time moving on. But its not what you think it is.

  • Love Under Construction by Newtonian Physics

    The perfect relationship may not be the best relationship

  • Matryashka by StL Pictureshow Productions

    Even the past has a past.

  • Mixed Tape by spacebar cinema

    A young nineties girl finds out there's more to love than mixed tapes.

  • My One and Only by The Struggle Productions

    when Vicky's fiance

  • Not Even Close by Nepenthe

    A businessman falls prey to hired thugs for refusing a shady business deal

  • Opportunity by Red Menace Productions

    A man travels to his own past and gets a new perspective on his life -- and a chance to change it.

  • Poker Night by Spasm of Enthusiasm

    We've never missed a poker night...

  • Porch Problems by Avenues

    Watch your step.

  • Rainy Day by SuperFriends Wanted

    Sometimes It's Just A Rainy Day

  • Salt of the Earth by Vamoose

    A Craiglist seller lures in unassuming hipsters in an effort to earn interstellar praise.

  • Shesus Christ by goBRANDgo!

    Tess walks to Judy's house to dye her hair and, along the way, contemplates her worth.

  • Tarantella by Jefferson Brothers Productions

    After a botched job, two gangsters are sent on mop duty.

  • The Ballad of Ted by Sworn Bashby

    The musical adventures of a well meaning dinosaur in the Wild Western Jurassic period

  • The Contract by Ampersand

    The crime boss’ trophy wife wants the job done right, and they’re not in the business of second chan

  • The Contractors by Super Movie Bros.

    A typical day on the job for Trevor & Ted turns into a delightful evening.

  • The Day That Weed KILLED! by Captain and his mates

    2 friends are chased by their weed dealer after he smokes a "potent" but deadly Strain.

  • The Last Drop by Cheating On You With Cheryl

    Madness brews when one man experiences a heartbreaking loss.

  • The Promotion by Red Tie

    Devoted wife takes matters into her own hands when husband won't fight for the promotion he deserves

  • The Roadless Travel by Team UMSL

    Twins embark on a incredible trip and discover the importance of family and safety.

  • The Wilted by DesiRoo Productions

    Every rose has it's thorn.

  • Time Wrecker by Cantaloupe Meltdown

    A witless contractor sends some of his tenants through a temporal fissure created by a wrecking ball

  • TLC by House of Badger

    It's not the average dream home.

  • To The Edge by AI Crew

    when you are at your breaking point, who will be there for you?

  • Track Back by NYNEfilms

    One man risks all to overcome his greatest enemy: himself.

  • Trapped by Imaginary Banana

    When your world is against you, where can you go?

  • Twenty Somethings by The Avengers

    Three kids try to find a get rich quick scheme

  • Two Way Street by Tequila Mockingbird

    Two couples face obstacles on their way to get their marriage licenses.


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