Albuquerque, New Mexico July 10 - 12, 2009

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 Rickety Cricket for winning Best Film of 2009. Their film A Bit Off Key will go on to represent Albuquerque against all the other city winners around the world at Filmapalooza 2010.


1st Place: Best Film of 2009

A Bit Off Key by Rickety Cricket

2nd Place: Best Film of 2009

Honey and Babe in Christmas Land by ShadowPlay Fire Born

Required Elements

  • Character: Ted or Tina Fleming, Doctor
  • Prop: eyeglasses
  • Line: "You get what you pay for."

Audience Favorite: Group A

Super Pissed by Minimus of the Pie

Audience Favorite: Group B

Honey and Babe in Christmas Land by ShadowPlay Fire Born

Audience Favorite: Group C

A Bit Off Key by Rickety Cricket

Audience Favorite: Group D

The Doc by Hidden Light Studios

Best Writing

Honey and Babe in Christmas Land by ShadowPlay Fire Born

You Pay For What You Pay For by PASSPORT FILMS

Best Editing

Delivering Fate by Concept Flux Films

Best Directing

The Amniote by Trifecta+ Entertainment

Best Cinematography

The Amniote by Trifecta+ Entertainment

Best Sound Design

Honey and Babe in Christmas Land by ShadowPlay Fire Born

Best Musical Score

Mark Oates A Bit Off Key by Rickety Cricket

Best Actor

Chad Brummet The Amniote by Trifecta+ Entertainment

Jerry Angelo Honey and Babe in Christmas Land by ShadowPlay Fire Born

Best Actress

Courtney Cunninham The Amniote by Trifecta+ Entertainment

Amanda Michon A Bit Off Key by Rickety Cricket

Best Ensemble Acting

Delivering Fate by Concept Flux Films

Best Graphics

Delivering Fate by Concept Flux Films

Best Special Effects

Pressed for Time by The In-Famous El Guapo

Best Choreography

A Bit Off Key by Rickety Cricket

Best Costumes

Lucky Break by KeyVisionVoice

Best Set Design

Static by HeatStroke Productions

Best Use of Character

The Doc by Hidden Light Studios

Best Use of Prop

Pressed for Time by The In-Famous El Guapo

Best Use of Line

Enjoy It, She's Your Wife by Lindele Media

Best Use of Genre

Super Pissed by Minimus of the Pie

2009 Film List

  • A Bit Off Key by Rickety Cricket
  • Delivering Fate by Concept Flux Films
  • Enjoy It, She's Your Wife by Lindele Media
  • Honey and Babe in Christmas Land by ShadowPlay Fire Born
  • Lucky Break by KeyVisionVoice
  • Pressed for Time by The In-Famous El Guapo
  • Static by HeatStroke Productions
  • Super Pissed by Minimus of the Pie
  • The Amniote by Trifecta+ Entertainment
  • The Doc by Hidden Light Studios
  • You Pay For What You Pay For by PASSPORT FILMS

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