Seattle, Washington August 1 - 3, 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 Challenge Accepted for winning Best Film of 2014. Their film I-Charon will go on to represent Seattle against all the other city winners around the world at Filmapalooza 2015.


1st Place: Best Film of 2014

I-Charon by Challenge Accepted

2nd Place: Best Film of 2014

Back in the Water by Stardust Particles

3rd Place: Best Film of 2014

Chime by If Zeus and Stanley Kubrick had a baby, this is the film the baby would make.

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October 10 - 12, 2014

Required Elements

  • Character: Darin or Dana Stumme, Massage Therapist
  • Prop: a fly swatter
  • Line: "No way. Never again."

Audience Favorite: Group B

I-Charon by Challenge Accepted

Audience Favorite: Group D

Under Covers by Team Awesome

Best Writing

Chime by If Zeus and Stanley Kubrick had a baby, this is the film the baby would make.

Best Editing

Under Covers by Team Awesome

Best Directing

I-Charon by Challenge Accepted

Best Cinematography

Karma Gettin' by Team Mighty Tripod

Best Sound Design

reverie by Tricky Whiskey Films

Best Musical Score

Karma Gettin' by Team Mighty Tripod

Best Acting

Ahn Nguyen Lilac Means Dark Blue by Swift Kick

Best Ensemble Acting

I-Charon by Challenge Accepted

Best Graphics

Lilac Means Dark Blue by Swift Kick

Best Special Effects

Lilac Means Dark Blue by Swift Kick

Best Choreography

Back in the Water by Stardust Particles

Best Costumes

Karma Gettin' by Team Mighty Tripod

Best Use of Character

Back in the Water by Stardust Particles

Best Use of Prop

about the guy with the cello by Bad Elephant!

Best Use of Line

I-Charon by Challenge Accepted

Best Use of Genre

Under Covers by Team Awesome

Spirit Award

Pirate's Maiden by Team diggUM

2014 Film List

  • about the guy with the cello by Bad Elephant!

    A cellist with a fear of touching struggles to get back out in the world.

  • Back in the Water by Stardust Particles

    Recently disabled fish out of water finds his passion

  • Chime by If Zeus and Stanley Kubrick had a baby, this is the film the baby would make.

    A man dreams the same dream which helps him fight crime.

  • Hope Flies by Z

    THE MAN WHO FALLS ON HARD TIMES

  • I-Charon by Challenge Accepted

    A man looking for romance

  • Karma Gettin' by Team Mighty Tripod

    An ex-waitress seeks answers from a gender-fluid receptionist, a wacky jogaholic, and a horny yokel.

  • Lilac Means Dark Blue by Swift Kick

    Vigilante woman gets a well deserved massage

  • Pirate's Maiden by Team diggUM

    Art exhibits come to life seeking friendship and treasure.

  • reverie by Tricky Whiskey Films

    Two strangers invade each others dreams and soon discover a darkness that lingers beneath

  • Under Covers by Team Awesome

    Massage therapist decides to take matters into her own hands


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