Houston, Texas June 5 - 7, 2009

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 4th Collective for winning Best Film of 2009. Their film Subterfuge will go on to represent Houston against all the other city winners around the world at Filmapalooza 2010.


1st Place: Best Film of 2009

Subterfuge by 4th Collective

Required Elements

  • Character: Jarod or Janice Puller, Officer
  • Prop: a ball
  • Line: "I'm just not sure about that."

Audience Favorite: Group A

BetMan by Sweet Baby Jesus

Saving Our Suburbs by Xyro Productions

Audience Favorite: Group B

Subterfuge by 4th Collective

Audience Favorite: Group C

Dinner With Jackie by The Mayor of Cat Town

Audience Favorite: Group D

La Dent Noir by DGC Productions

Best Writing

Subterfuge by 4th Collective

Best Editing

BetMan by Sweet Baby Jesus

Best Directing

BetMan by Sweet Baby Jesus

Best Cinematography

Pursuit by Fire Pig Productions

Best Sound Design

Pursuit by Fire Pig Productions

Best Musical Score

Subterfuge by 4th Collective

Best Song

Suite by Hot Pixel Action

Best Actor

Caleb George Dinner With Jackie by The Mayor of Cat Town

Best Ensemble Acting

BetMan by Sweet Baby Jesus

Best Special Effects

BetMan by Sweet Baby Jesus

Best Use of Character

Saving Our Suburbs by Xyro Productions

Quality Time by Twisted15

Best Use of Prop

Pursuit by Fire Pig Productions

Best Use of Line

Subterfuge by 4th Collective

2009 Film List

  • BetMan by Sweet Baby Jesus
  • Dinner With Jackie by The Mayor of Cat Town
  • La Dent Noir by DGC Productions
  • Pursuit by Fire Pig Productions
  • Quality Time by Twisted15
  • Saving Our Suburbs by Xyro Productions
  • Subterfuge by 4th Collective
  • Suite by Hot Pixel Action

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