Asheville, North Carolina June 22 - 24, 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 Out of State Bank for winning Best Film of 2012. Their film Hickory Dickory Dock will go on to represent Asheville against all the other city winners around the world at Filmapalooza 2013.


1st Place: Best Film of 2012

Hickory Dickory Dock by Out of State Bank

Required Elements

  • Character: Hilda or Harold Pineda, Elected Official
  • Prop: a magnet
  • Line: "Who are you looking for?"

Audience Favorite: Group A

Malk by Team Long Shot

Audience Favorite: Group B

Dave's Spirit Quest by #heatstressinsomniaemotionalbreakdown

Best Writing

Katie Langwell, Anne Slatton, Peggy Weil The Secret Life of Berenice by Team UNCA

Best Editing

Philip Nagel, Jared Kay Token of Hope by Anonymous

Best Directing

George Gross Hickory Dickory Dock by Out of State Bank

Best Cinematography

Token of Hope by Anonymous

Best Sound Design

Adam Johnson, Matthew Neilson Trip by More Chi Black Mountain

Best Musical Score

David Cieri Hickory Dickory Dock by Out of State Bank

Best Actor

Will Arledge Dave's Spirit Quest by #heatstressinsomniaemotionalbreakdown

Best Actress

Aislin Freya Pax Sleepyhead by All Around Artsy

Best Graphics

Yeager St. John, Shalamar Blevin The Secret Life of Berenice by Team UNCA

Best Special Effects

anything to survive by Twin Path Productions

Best Costumes

Carrie Murray Dark Dealer by WPCC

Best Make Up

Raina Lee Scott Sleepyhead by All Around Artsy

Best Use of Character

Trip by More Chi Black Mountain

Best Use of Prop

The Touch by Blue Ridge Community College

Best Use of Line

The Secret Life of Berenice by Team UNCA

Best Use of Genre

Malk by Team Long Shot

2012 Film List

  • anything to survive by Twin Path Productions

    you smell like beans

  • Dark Dealer by WPCC

    A mysterious stranger comes into town to deal the fate of three gamblers souls.

  • Dave's Spirit Quest by #heatstressinsomniaemotionalbreakdown

    An unassertive office worker has a hallucinogenic coming of age experience

  • Hickory Dickory Dock by Out of State Bank

    Genius slacker attempts to rescue his relationship with his girlfriend by building a time machine

  • Malk by Team Long Shot

    A group of men break through gender roles pioneering a new movement for male lactation.

  • Sleepyhead by All Around Artsy

    A little girl is frightened by the "stories" she tells.

  • The Secret Life of Berenice by Team UNCA

    Berenice's escapist fantasies allow her to break away and live the life of her dreams.

  • The Touch by Blue Ridge Community College

    "They're looking for you..."

  • Token of Hope by Anonymous

    A man who has lost his love and life finds hope for a new life with a chance encounter.

  • Trip by More Chi Black Mountain

    Congressman, Harold Pineda, finds a trip to the mountains most beneficial for his campaign strategy


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