Dallas, Texas June 21 - 23, 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 Film Freaks for winning Best Film of 2013. Their film Velo will go on to represent Dallas against all the other city winners around the world at Filmapalooza 2014.


1st Place: Best Film of 2013

Velo by Film Freaks

2nd Place: Best Film of 2013

Three Rounds by Knockaround Guys

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2013 Film List

  • A Conversation by CUT! Forgot To Press Record

    When words are hotter than the sun, tempers flare when two strangers meet on a deserted road.

  • Blood Under the Bridge by Complinko

    Blood under the bridge.

  • Character Development by DJP Creative

    Hollywood stars Luke and Lilly find themselves trapped in the psychotic life of Raymond Stout.

  • Going the Distance by Insider Films

    Turning his back on the sports that brought him fame, an elite athlete pursues a burning obsession.

  • Hit Hard by Sound Mind

    A contract killer has to make a hard decision when his career and his love life conflict.

  • Holiday Hijinx by Late For Class Productions

    Talk like a pirate goes horribly awry.

  • Indelible by GTP

    Tough luck guy turns a perceived curse into a superhero power to fight criminals.

  • Life is for Losers by Team FastLane

    Winning is so rare that we should be happy to call ourselves losers

  • Like it weird? by GIMME-A-SEC

    Like it weird?

  • Manifesting Evil by ForWood Thinking Films

    A girl's imaginary friend takes a turn for the real world.

  • Multi- by Pyrochron

    sci-fi

  • Oaklea by Hamster Reel

    documentary ghost hunters find a ghost

  • One More Time by JandR Films

    What if your world changed in the blink of an eye?

  • Ragdoll by Voyager

    I'm still in control.

  • Strawberry Hair Forever by Mellifluous

    You Either Sync Up or Sink Down

  • Three Rounds by Knockaround Guys

    Luke must resolve heavy gambling debts by convincing an old friend to put his own life on the line.

  • Trust in the Workplace by Monumental Idea

    The loss prevention head lost Big Al.

  • Uninvited by Vergent Films

    An uninvited and unexpected guest enters a house.

  • Velo by Film Freaks

    Despite obstacles, a woman rides her way to love.

  • Women Aren't Funny by Dallas Comedy House

    A comedienne struggles in the boy's club that is stand-up comedy.

  • x9 by Wicked Cricket Studios

    2 friends one day find a coupon which awards them with 9 lives, and kill each other.

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