Asheville, North Carolina June 18 - 20, 2010

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 The Young Adults for winning Best Film of 2010. Their film Touched By Angels will go on to represent Asheville against all the other city winners around the world at Filmapalooza 2011.


1st Place: Best Film of 2010

Touched By Angels by The Young Adults

Required Elements

  • Character: Mike or Monica Vasquez, Singer
  • Prop: a bottle
  • Line: "That sure looks good to me."

Audience Favorite: Group A

Touched By Angels by The Young Adults

Audience Favorite: Group B

Snip the Wire by Golden Manatee Productions

Audience Favorite: Group C

Dance Dance Execution by Team Providing Communication Solutions Through Technology

Best Writing

Dance Dance Execution by Team Providing Communication Solutions Through Technology

Best Editing

Snip the Wire by Golden Manatee Productions

Best Directing

Viva Vaquez by Team UNCA

Best Cinematography

The Big Picture by Homicidal Mandrill Productions

Best Sound Design

Touched By Angels by The Young Adults

Best Musical Score

Dance Dance Execution by Team Providing Communication Solutions Through Technology

Best Acting

Jenny Wroble Touched By Angels by The Young Adults

Best Graphics

Cut & Paste by Blue Ridge Community College

Best Special Effects

Snip the Wire by Golden Manatee Productions

Best Costumes

S.T.A.R. by ABTech DME/Drama Programs

Best Use of Character

Happy Trail by Twin Path Productions

Best Use of Prop

Devolver by Dorsia

Best Use of Line

Devolver by Dorsia

Best Tattoos

The Big Picture by Homicidal Mandrill Productions

A Fridge Too Far by LYLAS

Best Overall Line of Dialogue

Touched By Angels by The Young Adults

Best Invented Language

A Fridge Too Far by LYLAS

2010 Film List

  • A Fridge Too Far by LYLAS

    A refrigerator becomes a link between two converging worlds.

  • Bad is Better by Dee Snuts

    The duality of mens role of society and the women who love them.

  • Buddies by Have a bitchin' summer productions.

    Their more than friends they're enemies

  • Chariots of Choir by Cannes Deux Films

    A dysfunctional assembly of church members prepare for a regional choir competition with a strange new director.

  • Cut & Paste by Blue Ridge Community College

    Alone in her room, a young photographer makes disturbing collages on her face, of her sister, rock star Monica Vasquez.

  • Dance Dance Execution by Team Providing Communication Solutions Through Technology

    Pop Diva Abducted By Underwear-Dancing Teen

  • Deep End by The FBI

    A nightmare about a missing child becomes a reality.

  • Devolver by Dorsia

    A group of 3 on their way to the beach become side-tracked when they get car-jacked on the side of the road. But the world works in mysterious ways and things have a way of evening out.

  • Empty Dreams by Tree Hugger Films

    Dreams Fulfilled, Relationships Destroyed

  • Get Down by Judaculla

    It's all in what direction you take...

  • Happy Trail by Twin Path Productions

    A musician seeking solitude struggles with his pesky fans

  • Heisting an "A" by Team 9

    Theology student has to steal a valuable artifact to pass his class.

  • Helping the Children by fruitcake

    On her way to her benifit concert...

  • Life Bag: A Success Story by The Feral Chihuahuas

    The story of Positive Posse, a group of three people who aim to make the future a more motivated place.

  • Manager's Special by Kolobus Film divison

    Wreckless bike rider crashes and has a crazy dream of of being a club owner who serve cocktails which entails patrons to switch personalities

  • Measage Threw a Bottle by "Souljurs" of Light

    A majical bottle discovered and the twisted events that led to an unlocked knowlege.

  • Nothing by Two Dogs Too Many

    The only thing funnier than a clown is a dead clown.

  • Pros and Cons by Dropped Frame Films

    Con artists attempt to rob the estate of a deceased rock idol, Mike Vasquez. Things run afoul when morals come to play.

  • Retrospect by All Around Artsy

    A couple on the verge of breaking up find themselves in a very unlikely situation. What appears to be a normal art gallery is actually one that is full of magic.

  • Revenge Don't Come Cheap by Team Force Allegiance Assembly League

    A detective must advenge a death and make himself a ton of money.

  • S.T.A.R. by ABTech DME/Drama Programs

    A colorful group of singers beat their demons at Show Tunes Anonymous Recovery

  • Snip the Wire by Golden Manatee Productions

    Female R&B group take a huge risk to achieve their dreams.

  • Stab Night by No Budget Productions

    An egocentric young director and his amateur cast and crew struggle to complete a horror movie while simultaneously trying to conceal a secret.

  • The Big Picture by Homicidal Mandrill Productions

    A down on his luck reporter stumbles upon incriminating pictures of a crimeboss that could change his career forever. When they are stolen from him, only a scorned woman can lead him to their retrieval.

  • The SECRETary by The Foolhardy Productions

    While the detective is monologuing, he gets to work.

  • Touched By Angels by The Young Adults

    (none)

  • Vessel by On The Fly Productions

    Woman meets her destiny and lives to tell the story.

  • Viva Vaquez by Team UNCA

    A down on her luck diva catches a lucky break.

  • Welcome Home by Romine Brothers

    Can you go home again?

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