Brisbane, Australia 13 - 15 September 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 Team Extreme for winning Best Film of 2013. Their film Stinky Jim: Defender of the Earth will go on to represent Brisbane against all the other city winners around the world at Filmapalooza 2014.


1st Place: Best Film of 2013

2nd Place: Best Film of 2013

It's a Zombie Life! by Soapy Films

3rd Place: Best Film of 2013

Caicias by Le Angry Gnomes

Required Elements

  • Character: Zac or Zoe Mendoza, Bodyguard
  • Prop: a broken watch
  • Line: "That's not the only thing I've got in my pocket."

Audience Favorite: Group A

After Hours by The Underground

Best Writing

Buddy, Buddy, Stripper Buddy. by Arcane Century Productions

Best Editing

Damian Hussey, Lauren Ann Smith and David Mace-Kaff Caicias by Le Angry Gnomes

Best Directing

Alex Philp It's a Zombie Life! by Soapy Films

Best Cinematography

David Mace-Kaff Caicias by Le Angry Gnomes

Best Sound Design

Damian Hussey and Lauren Ann Smith Caicias by Le Angry Gnomes

Best Musical Score

Hayden Johns It's a Zombie Life! by Soapy Films

Best Actor

Charnstar Anderson Buddy, Buddy, Stripper Buddy. by Arcane Century Productions

Best Actress

Skye Van de Vorst Buddy, Buddy, Stripper Buddy. by Arcane Century Productions

Best Supporting Actor

Adam Fawns A Day in the Death by Area 31 Productions

Best Supporting Actress

Rhiannon Moushall Buddy, Buddy, Stripper Buddy. by Arcane Century Productions

Best Special Effects

Bella Anderson It's a Zombie Life! by Soapy Films

Best Make Up

Bella Anderson It's a Zombie Life! by Soapy Films

Best Use of Character

The Buddyguard by The Femme Fatales

Best Use of Prop

After Hours by The Underground

Best Use of Line

The Winds of Chang by Moose Knuckles

Achievement in Production Design

EPK by The Initiative Production Company

2013 Film List

  • A Day in the Death by Area 31 Productions

    Zombies are people too.

  • After Hours by The Underground

    You never know who you can trust...

  • Buddy, Buddy, Stripper Buddy. by Arcane Century Productions

    A guy cannot talk to the girl he likes so his buddy and his stripper buddy team together to help him

  • Caicias by Le Angry Gnomes

    Where can you hide that the wind won't find you?

  • EPK by The Initiative Production Company

    A film company filmming themselves filming

  • It's a Zombie Life! by Soapy Films

    Dating a zombie is not an easy road.

  • Stinky Jim: Defender of the Earth by Team Extreme

    A filthy hobo is our only defense against the evils of the cosmos

  • The Buddyguard by The Femme Fatales

    Friendships are worth protecting

  • The Winds of Chang by Moose Knuckles

    Some build walls, some build windmills, then there is Chang...


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