Chicago, Illinois July 27 - 29, 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 Back 40 Productions for winning Best Film of 2012. Their film Module 47 will go on to represent Chicago against all the other city winners around the world at Filmapalooza 2013.


1st Place: Best Film of 2012

Module 47 by Back 40 Productions

2nd Place: Best Film of 2012

Death Track by Catington Station

3rd Place: Best Film of 2012

Donor by The Red Snack

Required Elements

  • Character: Charles or Charlotte Greenwich, Trainer
  • Prop: a stapler
  • Line: "That's one way of doing it." (or "That is one way of doing it.")

Audience Favorite: Group E

Donor by The Red Snack

Best Writing

Donor by The Red Snack

Best Editing

Module 47 by Back 40 Productions

Best Directing

Death Track by Catington Station

Best Cinematography

Module 47 by Back 40 Productions

Best Sound Design

Showdown on St. George by Doing It Live

Best Musical Score

Death Track by Catington Station

Best Actor

TONIGHT by Revolutionized ARTS

Best Actress

Coffee Shop by Nevaeh Film Productions

Best Graphics

Death Track by Catington Station

Best Special Effects

Death Track by Catington Station

Best Costumes

Knight Train by Group Mind Films

Best Use of Character

Knight Train by Group Mind Films

Best Use of Prop

Patch by Giant Spider

Best Use of Line

Coffee Shop by Nevaeh Film Productions

2012 Film List

  • Coffee Shop by Nevaeh Film Productions
  • Death Track by Catington Station

    one constipated stapler. one wicked awesome moustache.

  • Donor by The Red Snack
  • Knight Train by Group Mind Films

    To become a great knight, a young apprentice must first be trained by the greatest of knights.

  • Module 47 by Back 40 Productions

    For Wyatt, leaving after a late night's work just isn't an option. Maybe there's a lesson in that...

  • Patch by Giant Spider
  • Showdown on St. George by Doing It Live
  • TONIGHT by Revolutionized ARTS

    Young woman's coming of age adventure goes from carefree to nightmare with twist of uncertainty.


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