Savannah, Georgia August 24 - 26, 2012

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 Pink Squirrel for winning Best Film of 2012. Their film American Sugar will go on to represent Savannah against all the other city winners around the world at Filmapalooza 2013.


1st Place: Best Film of 2012

American Sugar by Pink Squirrel

2nd Place: Best Film of 2012

Golden Guys by HD Savannah

Required Elements

  • Character: John or Judi Simon, Parent
  • Prop: a broom
  • Line: "What do you want to do?"

Audience Favorite: Group A

Golden Guys by HD Savannah

Best Writing

American Sugar by Pink Squirrel

Best Editing

Rachel's Playdate by Lemonade Shark

Best Directing

American Sugar by Pink Squirrel

Best Cinematography

American Sugar by Pink Squirrel

Best Sound Design

The Attic by Institute of Cinematic Arts

Best Musical Score

American Sugar by Pink Squirrel

Best Actor

Jeff Brochu American Sugar by Pink Squirrel

Best Actress

Mimi Etheridge-Walton American Sugar by Pink Squirrel

Best Graphics

The Attic by Institute of Cinematic Arts

Best Choreography

Rachel's Playdate by Lemonade Shark

Best Costumes

Psimon's Spawn by Team Bear

Best Use of Character

Good Man John by Kum-Yeeaarrhh

Best Use of Prop

Rachel's Playdate by Lemonade Shark

Best Use of Line

Good Man John by Kum-Yeeaarrhh

2012 Film List

  • A Christmas To Forget by SYMK

    Luis makes a life changing decision after his friends and family organize a Christmas Intervention.

  • American Sugar by Pink Squirrel

    A mid 20th century American girl helps a vagabond find his way.

  • Golden Guys by HD Savannah

    Sometimes a practical joke turns into serious business.

  • Good Man John by Kum-Yeeaarrhh

    "You're a good man, John"

  • Psimon's Spawn by Team Bear

    Frustrated and overwhelmed hearing people's thoughts, a young woman lashes out !!

  • Rachel's Playdate by Lemonade Shark

    When Imagination Runs Wild Anything is Possible

  • Re-Possession by Grab Bag

    An exorcism gone wrong.

  • The Attic by Institute of Cinematic Arts

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