Chicago, Illinois August 22 - 24, 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 Kick A Rock for winning Best Film of 2014. Their film Teleportia will go on to represent Chicago against all the other city winners around the world at Filmapalooza 2015.


1st Place: Best Film of 2014

Teleportia by Kick A Rock

2nd Place: Best Film of 2014

The Wash by Flim Flam Films

3rd Place: Best Film of 2014

Update by Elegant in the Room

Required Elements

  • Character: Jeff or Jenny Ledbetter, Elementary School Teacher
  • Prop: a paint brush
  • Line: "Look out. Here comes Mr. Know-it-all." (or "Look out. Here comes Miss Know-it-all.)

Audience Favorite: Group A

The Wash by Flim Flam Films

Audience Favorite: Group B

Teleportia by Kick A Rock

Audience Favorite: Group D

Coveralls by 45 Films

Audience Favorite: Group E

Update by Elegant in the Room

Best Writing

Teleportia by Kick A Rock

Best Editing

Faces by R Underground

Best Directing

Faces by R Underground

Best Cinematography

The Last Chance by Saved by the Bell

Best Sound Design

The Wash by Flim Flam Films

Best Musical Score

Faces by R Underground

Best Actor

Cartaking by Team Cinestone

Best Actress

Faces by R Underground

Best Special Effects

Update by Elegant in the Room

Best Costumes

The Dali in Me by C12

Best Use of Character

It's Elementary by Back 40 Productions

Best Use of Prop

Faces by R Underground

Best Use of Line

Teleportia by Kick A Rock

New Amsterdam It's Your Town

Coveralls by 45 Films

Honorable Mention
Teleportia by Kick A Rock

Best Art Direction

The Code by Hobo Spaceship

2014 Film List

  • Cartaking by Team Cinestone

    There are a lot of lines on craigslist, some of them shouldn't be taken.

  • Coveralls by 45 Films

    Three wannabe burglars decide to burgle based on unreliable intel.

  • Faces by R Underground

    A woman struggles with issues of identity

  • It's Elementary by Back 40 Productions

    Dad works hand-in-hand with his misbehaving son’s art teacher to find ways of helping him out.

  • Teleportia by Kick A Rock

    a quirky superhero takes on a villain who knows everything

  • The Code by Hobo Spaceship

    Follow Your Own Road

  • The Dali in Me by C12

    Magical art set kit teleports fortune of famous artist of the past, to the future of a loser teacher

  • The Last Chance by Saved by the Bell

    One chance to save the world.

  • The Wash by Flim Flam Films

    Two co-workers work together to try to deal with the consequences of a worldwide epidemic.

  • Update by Elegant in the Room

    Vanessa turns to a teleportation dating app to find love but experiences technical difficulties.


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