Charlotte, North Carolina August 15 - 17, 2014

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 Mind over Matter Films for winning Best Film of 2014. Their film Match Maker will go on to represent Charlotte against all the other city winners around the world at Filmapalooza 2015.


1st Place: Best Film of 2014

Match Maker by Mind over Matter Films

2nd Place: Best Film of 2014

Glory Days by PowWow / Baker's Dozen Films

Required Elements

  • Character: Chris or Christina Emerson, Journalist
  • Prop: a sleeping bag
  • Line: "Can you tell me what this is?"

Best Writing

Glory Days by PowWow / Baker's Dozen Films

Best Editing

Match Maker by Mind over Matter Films

Best Directing

Surprises by Midwood Productions

Best Cinematography

Match Maker by Mind over Matter Films

Best Sound Design

The End of Same by Henry Blue

Best Musical Score

Act Normal by Basic Cable

Best Acting

Glory Days by PowWow / Baker's Dozen Films

Best Special Effects

Big by All Around Artsy

Best Costumes

Quest for a Name by Narrow Gauge Road

Best Use of Character

The End of Same by Henry Blue

Best Use of Prop

Surprises by Midwood Productions

Best Use of Line

Quest for a Name by Narrow Gauge Road

2014 Film List

  • Act Normal by Basic Cable

    Two brothers with opposing world views travel to spread the ashes of their recently deceased father.

  • BARGAIN by Roueche Team

    The story of a journalist forced to consider how far she would go to get everything she wants.

  • Big by All Around Artsy

    A man tries to find his voice with the help of a voice coach genie.the h

  • Dangerous Seed by Pope Von Klump Team#.07

    A guerilla journalist must outrun dangerous forces after he steals bio-engineered seeds.

  • Drawn by ConThreeGo

    When a little girl is kidnapped, a young boy’s drawing may hold all the answers.

  • Fake Funeral by TeamQC

    Tom learns the truth about love and forgiveness when he attends his fake funeral.

  • Fugue by Invisible Man Productions

    Can you tell what this is?

  • Glory Days by PowWow / Baker's Dozen Films

    A man travels back in time to warn his younger self of impending peril.

  • Match Maker by Mind over Matter Films

    A regular unassuming joe finds himself at the mercy of a drug lord. He is forced to man up.

  • Quest for a Name by Narrow Gauge Road

    drifting cowboy needs a name

  • Reminisce of Fate by Reimaged KQII FILMS

    A young woman looks for her father, using everything her dad taught.

  • Stages by 8mm Queen

    A constructed deconstruction of romanticism

  • Surprises by Midwood Productions
  • The End of Same by Henry Blue

    A dark examination of one man's spiraling attempt at suicide.


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