Baltimore, Maryland June 6 - 8, 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 EMP COLLECTIVE for winning Best Film of 2014. Their film Beauty by Freida will go on to represent Baltimore against all the other city winners around the world at Filmapalooza 2015.


1st Place: Best Film of 2014

Beauty by Freida by EMP COLLECTIVE

2nd Place: Best Film of 2014

Love Between the Dheets by Dark Ronin

3rd Place: Best Film of 2014

A Penchant For Sweets by Big Budget Freebies

Required Elements

  • Character: Fred or Freida Unger, Barber/Beautician
  • Prop: a lollipop
  • Line: "Does this look right to you?"

Audience Favorite: Group A

Love Between the Dheets by Dark Ronin

Audience Favorite: Group B

Time Sucks by Twelvesteed

A Penchant For Sweets by Big Budget Freebies

Best Writing

Time Sucks by Twelvesteed

Best Editing

Being Other by Open House

Best Directing

Love Between the Dheets by Dark Ronin

Best Cinematography

Tongue Tied by Yellow Sign Theatre Company & Charm City DSLR Filmmakers

Best Sound Design

Barbicide by Zonkey Pictures

Best Musical Score

Beauty by Freida by EMP COLLECTIVE

Best Acting

What Does it Matter by Lion Eating Poets...

Best Graphics

Borrowed Time by 3mm Films

Best Costumes

Beauty by Freida by EMP COLLECTIVE

Best Use of Character

Lisa by Actors with Strings

Best Use of Prop

Time Sucks by Twelvesteed

Best Use of Line

Barbicide by Zonkey Pictures

Best Use of Genre

Blue Raspberry by 16 West Studio

2014 Film List

  • A Penchant For Sweets by Big Budget Freebies

    Suspicions arise when something is off at the safehouse.

  • Barbicide by Zonkey Pictures

    A highly skilled barber with a specific set of skills takes a special assignment.

  • Beauty by Freida by EMP COLLECTIVE

    Rejection feeds obsession in this fur flung tale

  • Being Other by Open House

    sometimes being other than what we are isn't nearly as different as we thought.

  • Blue Raspberry by 16 West Studio

    A killer is on a Road Trip. Is Baltimore next?

  • Borrowed Time by 3mm Films

    A family's static, suburban afternoon reveals their desire for danger.

  • Lisa by Actors with Strings

    the backstory behind the painting

  • Love Between the Dheets by Dark Ronin

    In a world of misery a man finds love in a book

  • Time Sucks by Twelvesteed

    Two time traveling cops who suck at their job get one more case to prove their worth.

  • Tongue Tied by Yellow Sign Theatre Company & Charm City DSLR Filmmakers

    At the beauty salon two thugs have a little taken off the top OR The folicle at the House of Unger.

  • What Does it Matter by Lion Eating Poets...

    Can a man haunted by his past and an artificial woman overcome their differences ? The answer is no


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