Baltimore, Maryland June 1 - 3, 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 Star Wipe Films for winning Best Film of 2012. Their film Welcome to the Neighborhood will go on to represent Baltimore against all the other city winners around the world at Filmapalooza 2013.


1st Place: Best Film of 2012

Welcome to the Neighborhood by Star Wipe Films

2nd Place: Best Film of 2012

Falls by 15Four

3rd Place: Best Film of 2012

Ol Bay by DC Dogs

Required Elements

  • Character: Louis or Louise Ledbetter, Neighborhood Busybody
  • Prop: a dog collar
  • Line: "If you want me, you know where to find me."

Audience Favorite: Group A

Falls by 15Four

Audience Favorite: Group B

Planet America by Digital Earth

Ol Bay by DC Dogs

Audience Favorite: Group D

Welcome to the Neighborhood by Star Wipe Films

Best Writing

Welcome to the Neighborhood by Star Wipe Films

Best Editing

Welcome to the Neighborhood by Star Wipe Films

Best Directing

Falls by 15Four

Best Cinematography

Falls by 15Four

Best Sound Design

Falls by 15Four

Best Musical Score

Mobtown Romance by MobTown Media

Best Actor

Doug Powell Welcome to the Neighborhood by Star Wipe Films

Best Actress

Jeanie Clark Falls by 15Four

Best Graphics

Finding Ella by AVA Productions

Best Special Effects

The Reclaimation of Louis Ledbetter by Apsis Motion Pictures

Best Costumes

Finding Ella by AVA Productions

Best Make Up

Living Challenged by Purple Watermelon

Best Use of Character

Welcome to the Neighborhood by Star Wipe Films

Best Use of Prop

The Munchies by None of Us Have Dates

Honorable Mention
Planet America by Digital Earth

Best Use of Line

Once Upon an Elevator by Citra Productions

Honorable Mention
Ol Bay by DC Dogs

Best Use of Genre

Ol Bay by DC Dogs

Best Title

An Angry Man & His Suspicious Czech Wife by Nic(k)² Productions

Best Use of A Dog

Move In? by HOTEL 65

Innovator's Award

Mobtown Romance by MobTown Media

2012 Film List

  • An Angry Man & His Suspicious Czech Wife by Nic(k)² Productions

    A perturbed husband desperately fights to rekindle his failing marriage while combating challenges

  • Falls by 15Four

    A woman recounts the stories, memories, and people that make up the town she knows and loves.

  • Finding Ella by AVA Productions

    Cities and people - they reveal themselves at night.

  • Living Challenged by Purple Watermelon

    President Obama signed the Living Challenged Act declaring nobody shall be denied the right to work.

  • Mobtown Romance by MobTown Media
  • Move In? by HOTEL 65

    This moving tail follows the misadventures of a loveable neighborhood busybody and his best friends.

  • Ol Bay by DC Dogs
  • Once Upon an Elevator by Citra Productions

    Once upon an elevator a young couple meet.

  • Planet America by Digital Earth
  • The Munchies by None of Us Have Dates

    When a naive girl smokes weed with her friends for the first time, hunger pains turn deadly.

  • The Reclaimation of Louis Ledbetter by Apsis Motion Pictures

    A meandering busybody's meddling results in the enslavement of a community of Engineers.

  • Welcome to the Neighborhood by Star Wipe Films

    A nosey neighbor helps a woman move in while keeping the neighborhood in order.


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