San Diego, California July 14 - 16, 2006

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 Genesis Films for winning Best Film of 2006. Their film It’s A Wonderful iLife will go on to represent San Diego against all the other city winners around the world at Filmapalooza 2007.


1st Place: Best Film of 2006

It’s A Wonderful iLife by Genesis Films

Required Elements

  • Character: Sam or Sally Brown, Event Planner
  • Prop: Beach Towel
  • Line: "What would Elvis do?

Audience Favorite: Group A

Pedoefyle.com by iNFiDELiS

Audience Favorite: Group B

It’s A Wonderful iLife by Genesis Films

Best Writing

It’s A Wonderful iLife by Genesis Films

Best Editing

La Toalla del Rey by A COLLABORATIVE PRODUCTION

Best Directing

It’s A Wonderful iLife by Genesis Films

Best Cinematography

Burnin' Love by Cane Toad Productions

Best Music

Reluctant Terrorist by Fountainhead

Best Acting

A Woman’s Epiphany by Crazy and Independent Films

Best Special Effects

Cats on A Plane by BLISS Productions

Best Use of Character

The Wake by Logo First

Best Use of Prop

La Toalla del Rey by A COLLABORATIVE PRODUCTION

Best Use of Line

Inside Me by Uncle Crispy Productions

Best Use of Genre

Have You Seen the Tunnels Under Freeway 15? by FESTIVAL CITY FILMS

2006 Film List

  • A Woman’s Epiphany by Crazy and Independent Films
  • Burnin' Love by Cane Toad Productions
  • Cats on A Plane by BLISS Productions
  • Have You Seen the Tunnels Under Freeway 15? by FESTIVAL CITY FILMS
  • Inside Me by Uncle Crispy Productions
  • It’s A Wonderful iLife by Genesis Films
  • Job Hunt by Lucky Monkeys United
  • La Toalla del Rey by A COLLABORATIVE PRODUCTION
  • Pedoefyle.com by iNFiDELiS
  • Reluctant Terrorist by Fountainhead
  • The Wake by Logo First

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