Albuquerque, New Mexico July 12 - 14, 2013

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 Reflection Films for winning Best Film of 2013. Their film A God-Fearin' Man will go on to represent Albuquerque against all the other city winners around the world at Filmapalooza 2014.


1st Place: Best Film of 2013

A God-Fearin' Man by Reflection Films

2nd Place: Best Film of 2013

Roman Holiday by Hello World

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Required Elements

  • Character: Rosalie or Roman Rodriguez, Tightwad
  • Prop: a map
  • Line: "Oh, you're so smart." ("Oh, you are so smart.")

Audience Favorite: Group A

Villian's Wake by Blackout Theatre

Audience Favorite: Group B

There's Probably Treasure by Walkie Talkies Quality Moviefilms

Audience Favorite: Group C

Kwanzaaffied by Pegasus

Audience Favorite: Group D

Youngbloodz by Future Voices

Best Writing

A God-Fearin' Man by Reflection Films

Best Editing

The Participant by DATA Dragons

Best Directing

A God-Fearin' Man by Reflection Films

Best Cinematography

A God-Fearin' Man by Reflection Films

Best Sound Design

A God-Fearin' Man by Reflection Films

Best Musical Score

Chad George and Aaron Paul Missing Something? by Silver Halide Sauce

Honorable Mention
Sean Trauth Silhouette by Clockwork (IFDM) Pictures

Best Actress

Lauren Poole Villian's Wake by Blackout Theatre

Best Supporting Actor

Vic Browder The Participant by DATA Dragons

Best Ensemble Acting

Youngbloodz by Future Voices

Best Graphics

There's Probably Treasure by Walkie Talkies Quality Moviefilms

Best Choreography

The Neighborhood: Part Three by Rope Pictures

Best Costumes

Villian's Wake by Blackout Theatre

Best Use of Character

Roman Holiday by Hello World

Best Use of Prop

Raining on Graves by IFDM

Best Use of Line

Roman Holiday by Hello World

Best Visual Effects

Raining on Graves by IFDM

Innovation in Cooperative Filmmaking

The Neighborhood: Part One by Vertigo Pictures

The Neighborhood: Part Two by Spellbound Pictures

Honorable Mentions
The Neighborhood: Part Three by Rope Pictures
The Neighborhood: Part Four by Notorious Pictures

Best Acting By A Dog

Pugs not Drugs by Tickling The Dragon's Tail

Best Art Direction

Roman Holiday by Hello World

2013 Film List

  • A Day in Hell by Chain Smokers

    A man day goes to hell

  • A God-Fearin' Man by Reflection Films

    Inevitable Retribution

  • A Song Stuck in Your Head by 4 Channel Productions

    Two roadtrippers stop to ask another driver for directions and encounter a surprise.

  • Adarna by Siren 13 Media

    A woman discovers she died in childbirth and is guided by her son to the afterlife.

  • Afterclap by kamio media

    Two boys on an unexpected adventure find history that entangles them for generations.

  • Aquia by Happenstance

    A hero saves the city from drought

  • Black Rose by Unighted Produxionz

    A romance of a woman who kills her mate.

  • Bloodline by Rosebud 5

    A young girl brings her fiance, an ex-cop, to meet her family, who are all serial killers.

  • Daddy Knows Best by Guerrilla Photo Group

    Abusive father gets what's coming to him...

  • Die Walkure by Western Moon Films

    This Valkyrie is on a mission

  • Dividends by Root Beer Kegger

    A silent film with musical proportions

  • Doctor's Orders by SOMOS LOCOS

    Cheapskate Roman, takes his wife to a Dude Ranch, but he makes a wrong turn, again.

  • Encased by The Christopher Williams Experience

    A psychopathic man comes in conflict with his past decisions.

  • Hurry Up and Waite by You Call THIS Dinner?

    3 criminals try to plan the ultimate heist to one-up their successful brother.

  • In The Company of Wolves by The Ally Jenkins Plan

    A troubled young man falls for a woman, but things are not as they seem.

  • Just for the Money by Low budget No budget

    Just for the Money

  • Kactus Kampground by The Independents

    For their anniversary Roman surprises his wife with a camping trip

  • Kwanzaaffied by Pegasus

    What do you know about Kwanzaa?

  • Lost Echoes by Rain Productions

    A girl between two worlds

  • Missing Something? by Silver Halide Sauce

    A desperate father rushes to save his son.

  • Mistaken Identity by Real to Reel

    Speed daters at a comics convention try to make a deeper connection while in full costume.

  • Mr. Fix It by IGT Production, LLC

    Fix the car, save the girl!

  • Not Your Typical Slasher Flick by JJT Productions, LLC

    A night drive turns into a day of horror.

  • Open Circuit by Dark Glass

    CIA Agent Banks realizes her loathsome action when a data manager hacks into her mind.

  • Prowl by Northern Weasel

    A Mountain man gives his family the chance to heal.

  • Pugs not Drugs by Tickling The Dragon's Tail
  • Raining on Graves by IFDM

    Recent widow fights to save the key to her husband's life work

  • Return to the Present by The In-Famous El Guapos

    Roman receives a message from his future self.

  • Roman Holiday by Hello World

    A Pig finds an old film and

  • Rosalie with the one E and the 7 min... by Qwerky in Albqwerky

    cinematic format

  • Shangri-Llama by The Rough Cuts

    A dysfunctional couple accidentally embarks on a spiritual journey with llamas.

  • Shared Space by Band of Misfits

    Two astronauts realize their love as they plummet into Earth's atmosphere.

  • Silencio by Weekend Interlude

    Duane, a greedy womanizer, devises a plan to kidnap his girlfriend’s son in order to be paid ransom.

  • Silhouette by Clockwork (IFDM) Pictures

    Will a detective choose the right suspect in the murder case of Connie Rodriguez?

  • Strings by Toad Films

    Carl and Geoff are two businessmen that have found themselves on the wrong side of the Russian Mob.

  • Subsistence by DesMar Pictures

    Desperate times call for desperate laters

  • TBD by Odd Men Films

    With friends like these...

  • The Neighborhood: Part Four by Notorious Pictures

    A group of young women are forced to attend the dinner party from Hell.

  • The Neighborhood: Part One by Vertigo Pictures

    A defrocked priest tries to convince his nephew to flee an oncoming apocalypse

  • The Neighborhood: Part Three by Rope Pictures

    Two young women struggle to escape the clutches of a mysterious captor.

  • The Neighborhood: Part Two by Spellbound Pictures

    A suburban husband's mental illness threatens the stability of his marriage.

  • The Participant by DATA Dragons

    What is the price of your humanity?

  • The Pursuit of Nothingness. by Reelflicks Productions

    A new tenant of an appartment has a hard time finding roomates and must overcome crazy obstacles

  • The Sparrow by Balian Pictures

    His past killed him. His future will save them

  • There's Probably Treasure by Walkie Talkies Quality Moviefilms

    Two friends awaken from a night of partying to discover a golden opportunity.

  • To Program a Romance by PULSION Productions

    Can androids dream of finding love?

  • Truth or Scare by Gemini Films

    The film is about 3 kids who get dared to stay in a haunted church, with disastrous results.

  • Two Awesome Guys by Red Tie Productions

    An incomplete map coupled with the misguided hope of two guys leads to a night of adventure

  • Villian's Wake by Blackout Theatre

    A hero finds herself at the wake of her archnemesis.

  • Volition by Frozen Frame Productions

    There's always a choice

  • Youngbloodz by Future Voices

    Ride or Die, Ese

  • Zombie Love on Rainbow Road by freedrama

    One Map, One Man, One Love

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