Indianapolis, Indiana August 2 - 4, 2013

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 Short Pants Productions for winning Best Film of 2013. Their film Overcompensation will go on to represent Indianapolis against all the other city winners around the world at Filmapalooza 2014.

1st Place: Best Film of 2013

Overcompensation by Short Pants Productions

2nd Place: Best Film of 2013

The Loner Loaner by The Collective Brain

3rd Place: Best Film of 2013

Grant-a-Dream by Mutt

Required Elements

  • Character: Dan or Dana Fox, HR (Human Resources) Director
  • Prop: a purse
  • Line: "When do you want to start?"

2013 Film List

  • A Mother's Love by Batman Buddha Son

    After a mother's son gets whacked, revenge is served in an unlikely way.

  • Clutch by Digital Diction

    A socially-awkward midwestern mechanic fantasizes about the owner of a misplaced handbag.

  • Compliant by Quadrivium Media

    A day to remember

  • Dead To me by Ben Tamir Studios

    A man addicted to killing struggles to live a sober life.

  • Dealing With Death: The Five Stages by Studio 802

    An odd couple of man and a ghost

  • Devil Don't Kick No Dead Dog by Kevin Winkler

    A junkyard picker finds that rock bottom becomes inescapable where death is the only way out

  • Ding by Lacks Direction Pictures

    Sometimes you should be thankful dating is speedy

  • Effectio Vis by Team Dharma

    realization of a superpower

  • Fear by Fair Creek

    The fractured documentation of a horrible expirement

  • Follow Your Heart by Cooler Than Whales

    A man is stalking a girl he loves. When he gets rejected, he finds out that he was being stalked.

  • Getting Ahead by Logical Guess Pictures

    Intern Brad is getting ahead in the cutthroat world of advertising.

  • Grant-a-Dream by Mutt


  • Gunther by 17th Letter Films

    A disgruntled interviewee seeks revenge after being turned down by a potential employer.

  • Hero by The Plot Devices

    A boy hiding from a robber is rescued by a knight in shining armor; quite literally.

  • Holiday Checklist by LDR STUDIOS

    Dan leaves work early to get ready for the holiday.

  • It's Time by AMIX Evolutions

    Mrs. K's last wish before succumbing to Alzheimers will prove that not all superheros have powers

  • La Petite Philanthropist by Look Mom, No Net!!

    One visit from this pretty princess and you'll be begging to make a donation.

  • Lie To You by Grillbust

    I hope you know me better...

  • Lines by Eden Productions

    A man's depression starts progression.

  • Misery Loves Company by Command Shift-Z's

    When do you want to start

  • Monophobia by Ewe B*tch Productions

    The fear of being alone... but you are never alone when your hunted.

  • outfoxed by Ripe Tomatoes Productions

    Two robbers find they've bit off more than they could chew.

  • Overcompensation by Short Pants Productions

    In a case of mistaken identity, HR Dir. Dan Fox finds himself in a tense hostage rescue situation.

  • Rapper's Delight by The Famous Ape

    Vanilla HR director Dana is mistaken for an expert killer and swept into a dangerous art heist.

  • Shot of Shame by Dinosaur Riders

    When life just gets too messy

  • Space Cowboy Fight in Space by Chainreaction Films

    When two cowboys meet to drawl for the death, a slew of B-movie incidents slow them down.

  • Superficial by JumpCuts

    A freak car accident starts a series of events that alters the lives of four friends forever.

  • T.R.A.F.F.I.C by Blue September Films

    Everyone hates T.R.A.F.F.I.C

  • The Crimson Expansion by The Raving Lunatic Show

    A one way trip for mankind.

  • The Field by The Back to Ones

    A father reminisces about his favorite victory to his son.

  • The Greatest Show On Earrth by C.T.G. Productions

    A farmBoy Become awrestling star

  • The Kronicles of Kronos: A Workplace Story by Really Really Big Show

    Not long ago... in a workplace much like your own.

  • The Last Day by Memory-Films

    Our hero gets a chance to change other people's lives on the last day of theirs.

  • The Loner Loaner by The Collective Brain

    Friendship Can't Be Bought

  • The Tortoise and the Hare by Kind of Epic Films

    This isn't your father's fables.

  • Turnover by Absurdist Productions

    When do you want to start?

  • Unexpected by Day Job Films

    A young woman comes home with big news, but she has an unexpected guest...

  • Vacation Wanted by Reel Fun
  • Vincent by Cowboy Hawk Pictures

    An Android shop owner learns not to kill humans

  • Waves by

    Beware of Waves

  • When it Clicks by Red Shorts

    Photograph transcends!!!

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