Hampton Roads, Virginia August 8 - 10, 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 BrainCo Productions for winning Best Film of 2014. Their film Special Delivery will go on to represent Hampton Roads against all the other city winners around the world at Filmapalooza 2015.


1st Place: Best Film of 2014

Special Delivery by BrainCo Productions

2nd Place: Best Film of 2014

Rerouting by Seventh Point

3rd Place: Best Film of 2014

When the Sun Sleeps by Synergy 757

Required Elements

  • Character: Lyle or Linda Kanter, Gym Teacher
  • Prop: a photo
  • Line: "Hold on a minute. What's your hurry?" or "Hold on a minute. What is your hurry?"

Audience Favorite: Group A

Rerouting by Seventh Point

Audience Favorite: Group B

Plural by Skelly Films

Best Writing

Plural by Skelly Films

Best Editing

When the Sun Sleeps by Synergy 757

Best Directing

Rerouting by Seventh Point

Best Cinematography

Unconscious by Chick Flix

Best Sound Design

When the Sun Sleeps by Synergy 757

Best Musical Score

Wandering Blade by Cocaine Beard

Best Actor

Bob Nelson Special Delivery by BrainCo Productions

Best Actress

Catherine Gaffney Time by AR Media

Best Ensemble Acting

Plural by Skelly Films

Best Graphics

Rerouting by Seventh Point

Best Special Effects

Pathogen by Misfits

Best Choreography

Cinema Romantico by Team Scaredy Monster

Best Costumes

Special Delivery by BrainCo Productions

Best Use of Character

Let's Get Fit With Lyle Kanter's Fitness Hour by Please Don't Kill Us Productions

Best Use of Prop

Shell Shocked by ARRO Studio

Best Use of Line

Plural by Skelly Films

Best Use of Genre

Rerouting by Seventh Point

Best Art Design

The Hovel by No Second Meal

2014 Film List

  • A Change of Mind by I Am The Captain Now

    You can't help it when it comes to who you love...and neither can Joel.

  • A People Person by Burn After Watching

    A Funeral director finds herself face to face with a livelier guest than she's used to hosting.

  • Ataraxia by Second Opinion Pictures

    High school gym teacher suffers through one of the most difficult days of his life.

  • Book Club by Real Reels Productions

    Book Club: Better read than dead!

  • Cinema Romantico by Team Scaredy Monster

    Romance has many genres.

  • Do You See What I See by Son Productions

    A young, blind woman's reality is disrupted by an unfamiliar presence.

  • Good Morning! It's You're Birthday! by Watson & Sons Film Productions

    What price are the choices we make?

  • Let's Get Fit With Lyle Kanter's Fitness Hour by Please Don't Kill Us Productions

    A gym teacher is pushed too far by a TV show host.

  • Off Track by Red Shirt Geeks

    A man who can't see the future gets a chance to fix the present

  • Pathogen by Misfits

    Girl time travels to save humanity.

  • Plural by Skelly Films

    Omne Trium Perfectum (everything that comes in threes is perfect)

  • Rerouting by Seventh Point

    The shortest distance between two lines is a straight line.

  • Shell Shocked by ARRO Studio

    Linda needs to find herself as a trauma survivor in an everyday world.

  • Special Delivery by BrainCo Productions

    It's never too late for a special delivery

  • That is, The Devil; by Anonymous

    Two brothers seek vengeance for a raped sister

  • The Hovel by No Second Meal

    There's more to fear then just mask.

  • The Tomb by Multiverse Media

    After an apocalyptic disaster, a man finds himself in his tomb...

  • Time by AR Media

    With unconventional help from her mother, a woman begins to overcome a past hurt.

  • Unconscious by Chick Flix

    When everyone gives up on you, including yourself, what do you do?

  • Wandering Blade by Cocaine Beard

    A drifting swordsman rolls into town looking for a killer, but he might not like what he finds.

  • We Love Tom Hanks by The Rapture

    What's your favorite Tom Hanks movie?

  • When the Sun Sleeps by Synergy 757

    Dark things happen when the sun sleeps

  • Your Own Skin by Exelex Productions

    You ever feel like you're in a dream as someone else?

  • Zoned by Capture Movement Films

    What's your rush, when your already in the zone?


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