Kansas City, Missouri August 23 - 25, 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 Conjunctivitis Junction for winning Best Film of 2013. Their film The Donald Gordon Story will go on to represent Kansas City against all the other city winners around the world at Filmapalooza 2014.

1st Place: Best Film of 2013

The Donald Gordon Story by Conjunctivitis Junction

2nd Place: Best Film of 2013

A Grim Vacation by Team Zodiac - The Reunion Tour

Required Elements

  • Character: Deborah or Donald Gordon, Celebrity Chef
  • Prop: a necklace
  • Line: "Let's take it from the top." (or "Let us take it from the top.")

2013 Film List

  • "Forsaken" by Boxer Shorts

    "When dreams become reality."

  • A Grim Vacation by Team Zodiac - The Reunion Tour

    Everyone needs a day off.

  • AC: Artificial Chef by The B-Roll Team

    Never have a back seat cook.

  • Canterbury Court by Rolston Productions

    Insinuated sci/fi theme incorporating implied alien cannibal theme.

  • chef-boy-you're-dead by dee-wojo

    Is there really a recipe to die for?

  • Culinary Crime by MrMrVideohead

    Gangsters should not be in the kitchen

  • From the Top by Team Heisenberg

    An air-tight heist does not go as planned as two brothers attempt to steal back jewelry from an ex

  • General Justice by Team What's In The Box?

    General Justice, a super hero down on his luck, reminisces about his glory days.

  • High Risk by DefineUncommon

    When a celebrity show is given a $50,000 necklace, a group of thieves set out to take it.

  • In The Night by J-Crew Productions

    He thought everything was going to go right in the night.

  • Keepin' it fresh by Stage Front Studios

    A celebrity chef is haunted by his past

  • Lovewish by TBD

    Lonely Office Worker gets help from his Fairy Godfather

  • Middle Ground by Skeezy and the Beat Productions

    Everything in moderation.

  • Shelf Life by Project KC

    a revealing look into the life of a high powered executive whom no one really knows.

  • Stealing Romance by Peace Frame Productions

    A habitual thief falls in love, but does he want to steal her heart or just her jewelry?

  • Survivor McGuiver by Evitaler

    Let's take this from the top/ Let us take this from the top

  • The 48 Hour Fried Movie by Team Facepalm 2: Revenge of the Facepalm

    We'll take cheap laughs over high art any day

  • The Donald Gordon Story by Conjunctivitis Junction

    Man is in a film.

  • The last job by Shoplift Films

    2 gangsters on a search for a stolen necklace.

  • The Plan by Firefly Films

    You don't know who you are when you leave the ward

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