Minneapolis, Minnesota June 6 - 8, 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 Two Jackets Productions for winning Best Film of 2014. Their film Keeping Up With The Cloneses will go on to represent Minneapolis against all the other city winners around the world at Filmapalooza 2015.


1st Place: Best Film of 2014

Keeping Up With The Cloneses by Two Jackets Productions

2nd Place: Best Film of 2014

Last Goodbye by Square One Films

3rd Place: Best Film of 2014

Cat's Eyes by Collision Pictures

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October 3 - 5, 2014

Required Elements

  • Character: Trey or Tricia Sneaderman, Government Employee
  • Prop: a bell
  • Line: "I asked you not to do that."

Audience Favorite: Group A

Early Retirement by That's Quite Enough

Audience Favorite: Group B

Jive Tales by Outer Rim Productions

Audience Favorite: Group C

Keeping Up With The Cloneses by Two Jackets Productions

Audience Favorite: Group D

In Her Wake by Harbinger Pictures

Audience Favorite: Group E

Game Night by Gold Coin Films

Best Writing

Keeping Up With The Cloneses by Two Jackets Productions

Best Editing

Escapement by 1 & 1

Best Directing

Last Goodbye by Square One Films

Best Cinematography

The Last Fetch by Vän Heeterdaan

Best Sound Design

Keeping Up With The Cloneses by Two Jackets Productions

Best Musical Score

The Postal Boyz by Above-the-Line Entertainment

Best Actor

Joe Kessler Last Goodbye by Square One Films

Best Actress

Debra Berger Keeping Up With The Cloneses by Two Jackets Productions

Best Special Effects

Honeymoon, Over. by Why Create Films

Best Costumes

Escapement by 1 & 1

Best Use of Character

Concensus by Stranger Than Friction

Best Use of Prop

Game Night by Gold Coin Films

Best Use of Line

All Night Long by Horse Mask

2014 Film List

  • 2 by Helium Three

    An NSA agent receives an unexpected late night visit.

  • A Bedtime Fairytale by The H is Silent Productions

    A bedtime fairytale told in bed

  • A Roadkill Funeral by Giraffe Crew

    A young man decides to give a funeral to roadkill after a death in the family.

  • A Truth Most Foul by BDA20XX

    Not your traditional love story

  • All Night Long by Horse Mask

    A drunk and abusive probation officer pays a surprise visit to a female probationer.

  • An Unscripted Murder by Razor Glitch

    We see the creative process of a writer, against all odds trying to write a script for the contest.

  • Autochton by twoguyswithglasses

    Happily married couple find the little quirks they adore may not be caused by who they thing.

  • Beyond Surveillance by Love Peace and Chicken Grease Productions

    That awkward moment with the NSA is beat at their own game.

  • Broken Families: The Eagles Nest by Rhymeless Productions

    A mixed-species family struggles with different ways of life and communication.

  • Cat's Eyes by Collision Pictures

    A police detective investigating a murder gets help from an unexpected witness.

  • Charmed Robbery by The Graduates

    A burglar finishes robbing a house as a bachlorette party returns home and thinks he's a stripper

  • Concensus by Stranger Than Friction

    Census taker, Tricia Sneaderman, has a rough day.

  • Conundrum by Yestern

    A dinner party is plunged into madness and manipulation by a power crazed government agent.

  • Crossing Jessie by Fonzie's Kitty

    On their way to a funeral, a young woman discovers her friend betrayed her. Danger ensues.

  • Crowtown by Fourth Place

    When four sisters need space to grow, they turn to music...and each other.

  • Deadbolt by Skelliott Pictures

    An ex-convict attracts the suspicion of her lover and parole officer.

  • Dime Piece by Take 3 Media

    Boy

  • Early Retirement by That's Quite Enough

    A grizzled cop seeks vengeance for his fallen partner.

  • El Campana by IAMgrams

    A half-breed Mexican attempts to save himself and a lost girl from whiskey-dealing banditos.

  • Escapement by 1 & 1

    The search for an ancient artifact becomes a dream-like odyssey.

  • Fortuity by Test Dummy Productions

    When a girl meets the boy of her dreams, everything seems complete.........

  • Game Night by Gold Coin Films

    A group of friends deal with the effects of time travel.

  • Gridlock Gamer by MN Filmmakers Meetup

    Can a joyless freight analyst escape his drone world?

  • Harvest & Green by Fresh Produce Productions

    Two sociopathic housemates star in a documentary and follow their homicidal tendencies

  • He Be Trey by Sominia

    Sometimes in serious relationships, you have to make some difficult decisions.

  • Hipstermination by Marvelous Marauders of Madness

    Unprepared government employee must save the world from the hipster plague w/ time travel and moxie.

  • Honeymoon, Over. by Why Create Films

    Newlyweds have their honeymoon delayed after they're abducted by a conspiracy theorist.

  • In Her Wake by Harbinger Pictures

    Success is ridiculous

  • Jive Tales by Outer Rim Productions

    A grandpa tells his grandson a story with very imaginative results

  • Keeping Up With The Cloneses by Two Jackets Productions

    An inexperienced government scientist races to teach her child-like clone creations to act human.

  • Last Goodbye by Square One Films

    Motivated by regret, a man traverses time and space for love.

  • Letters From Grandma by Monkey Business

    Grandma's love never ends

  • Love and Other Complaints by Secret Weasels

    Joe, Amber, and Tom all work for the BBGCD. When Joe becomes intrigued by a coworker romance ensues.

  • Love is Blind by The Adolescents

    Chaos ensues when the pastor and gov. official's daughter brings home her monster boyfriend.

  • Made by Endless Productions

    Three mobsters try to take the big score, while unbeknownst to them a rat lurks in the shadows.

  • Missing by Team Beta

    Every choice has consiquenses

  • Neighborly by Clockwinder Productions

    A lovelorn couple finds happiness through their neighbors.

  • Opportunity Knocks by Squirrels in a Bucket

    Their last weekend together was one to remember.

  • Pecked by Lighten Up, Francis

    You can't pick your neighbors but you can peck.

  • Pie Noon by Puzzle in Motion

    A puritanical family on the Minnesota frontier is forced into a showdown with their new neighbors.

  • Play to Win by We-Grillin-Tonight Films

    Suck Less

  • pretty Quick and Kinda Angry by Pretty Quick & Kinda Angry

    Its time to travel with your Travel Time Time Machine...

  • Pursuit Action by Uffda Motion Pictures

    Life in the day of a federal agent - Uffda!

  • Redactor by Ring of Productions

    A government agency uses time travel to test

  • RUN by Ben Hughes Studios

    Wanted fugitive must escape from the police, and find out the real reason he is "wanted"

  • Shot in the dark by juxta-posers

    the slownecks last shot

  • Silence in the Storm by Trapinoodle

    A fighting couple loses sight of what's important

  • So Dark The Heart by Sunny-a-Bunch Productions

    Tricia seeks exoneration from the suspected murder of her husband...but gets more than she expects !

  • Solitary by Weak Sauce Productions

    Did you hear that?

  • Sometimes Science Takes Ahold by Quentin Adams Visual Productions

    Loved ones work together great at first, only to find theres no time for love in the end

  • Subject C20H25N30 by Leading Brand

    Alex wakes up in an unfamiliar and must overcome the strange force that won't let him leave.

  • The Cutting Department by The Pears Exit

    Caution in the Cutting Room

  • The Envelope by Central Lakes College Videography

    Pushing the Envelope

  • The Film de Femme by Rotisserie Chicken Tacos

    The Film of Women

  • The Gully by Green Sea Productions

    Tricia and Amy are out of their depth and into the woods, as they race to find a hidden treasure.

  • The Last Fetch by Vän Heeterdaan

    It's not always just a simple game of fetch.

  • The Postal Boyz by Above-the-Line Entertainment

    An aging trio of postman-singers are sabotaged by their youthful rivals before a performance.

  • Time's Up by Funnyhutch

    The death of a loved one surfaces resentments in a family struggling to understand a mysterious loss

  • Two Rules by University of Northwestern–St. Paul

    Things are not always as they seem.

  • Vaginatown by tranquility

    He's a private dick and he loves this town.

  • What Happened by Send Help Films

    All he wanted to do was go into a bar and get a drink. Not today.


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