Minneapolis, Minnesota June 5 - 7, 2015

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 Circa Interactive for winning Best Film of 2015. Their film No Boys Allowed will go on to represent Minneapolis against all the other city winners around the world at Filmapalooza 2016.


1st Place: Best Film of 2015

No Boys Allowed by Circa Interactive

2nd Place: Best Film of 2015

Struggle City: Locked and Loaded by Scapegoat

3rd Place: Best Film of 2015

Vigorous Torque by Above-the-Line Entertainment

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October 2 - 4, 2015

Required Elements

  • Character: Kevin or Kelly Whitefish, Club President
  • Prop: a coat hanger
  • Line: "You choose. I can't decide" (or "You choose. I cannot decide")

Audience Favorite: Group A

You're in Trouble by Uptop Films

Audience Favorite: Group B

Lady Suspicious by Collision Pictures

Audience Favorite: Group C

Rob Super by Red Ink Productions

Audience Favorite: Group D

The Clubhouse by Outer Rim Productions

Audience Favorite: Group E

Vigorous Torque by Above-the-Line Entertainment

Best Writing

No Boys Allowed by Circa Interactive

Best Editing

Lady Suspicious by Collision Pictures

Best Directing

No Boys Allowed by Circa Interactive

Best Cinematography

Lady Suspicious by Collision Pictures

Best Sound Design

Cosmic Questers '97 by Two Jackets Productions

Best Musical Score

Struggle City: Locked and Loaded by Scapegoat

Best Actor

Tom Reed Vigorous Torque by Above-the-Line Entertainment

Best Actress

Morgan LeClaire No Boys Allowed by Circa Interactive

Best Special Effects

The Clubhouse by Outer Rim Productions

Best Costumes

The Clubhouse by Outer Rim Productions

Best Use of Character

Struggle City: Locked and Loaded by Scapegoat

Best Use of Prop

Cosmic Questers '97 by Two Jackets Productions

Best Use of Line

Infiltrate, Woo, Destroy! by Giant Invisible Man

Best Emerging Filmmaker

Struggle City: Locked and Loaded by Scapegoat

Best Breakout Performance

Freestyle by The Very Special Specialty Coffee Beverages

2015 Film List

  • #Hatelyn by tranquility

    A man without love is trapped in a world without love.

  • 49cc's of Thunder by Pretty Quick and Kinda Angry

    C.C. Rollin Strives to take down a biker gang

  • A Failure to Lunch by Kalal Productions

    When a sandwich goes missing during a photography club meeting, Sam and Kelly are on the case.

  • All Choked Up by Indenpendant Posse

    A dead body that interrupts a Valentine's Day hook-up.

  • Amy Kills A Cult by Team Snapzoom

    you choose, I Can't Decide

  • Bee/Flower by Matthew Benyo

    A night in the life of a young ecstasy dealer.

  • Breaking The Wheel by Harbinger Pictures & Paper Universe Films

    A role-playing circle of friends is torn apart by their passion to follow the rules.

  • Broken Nerves by Giraffe Crew

    a confused girl must choose between her arrogant boyfriend and clarity, by smashing stuff.

  • BUBER by ForevaImages & Always Good Productions

    After being denied employment from the ride sharing service Uber, a camera crew follows Jerry Sloan,

  • Community Club by Tasty Little Biscuits

    Peering

  • Cosmic Questers '97 by Two Jackets Productions

    The rad dudes of the "Cosmic Questers" fan club rush to make a tubular fan film. '90s style.

  • Crawlspace by Otitis Media

    (none)

  • Day of Divulgence by WC Productions

    The Day of Divulgence is celebrated and followed by a team of filmmakers.

  • Dear Chad by Those Films

    Kelly Waterfish thinks she has it all until a fatal accident pushes her over the edge.

  • Demon Slayers by Puzzle in Motion

    Born again vs. Respawn: a couple finds another way to fight their demons.

  • Enjoy The Show by Chunky Milk Productions

    I don't know I can't decid

  • Epsilon Tau by Nomadic Fox Productions

    Rejected from a sorority, Steph finds herself pulled into a new group of unearthly characters.

  • Fistful of Donuts by Red 23 Films

    Scoundrels, varmints, and thieves…And that's just in the break room

  • Freestyle by The Very Special Specialty Coffee Beverages

    "You choose. I can't decide"

  • Implanted by Bilateral Films

    Is he hearing voices... or is it all in his head?

  • Infiltrate, Woo, Destroy! by Giant Invisible Man

    An alien must decide between his two great loves: mass destruction or romance.

  • Lady Suspicious by Collision Pictures

    A married couple return from their vacation and suspect their house sitter of wrongdoing.

  • Letter of Acceptance by Camo & Curls

    Kelly Whitefish finds her true path in this action/adventure thriller.

  • Little Squeaker by We'll Fix It In Post Productions

    A baby squirrel must venture off on his own to find his mother.

  • London's Bridge's by Unchained Wolves

    A Detective who seems lost in life, finds that his only way to cope is to solve the case of a murder

  • Love Hate Trip by Crazy Tuesday Productions

    In his experimentation with drugs, Charlie finds himself fighting to regain the love of his life.

  • Max Baines - Project Whitefish by Naked Yeti Productions

    "A mission fit for a Teenagent."

  • Memorial Grey by We-Grillin-Tonight Films

    Once more into the grey

  • No Boys Allowed by Circa Interactive

    Two sisters reconnect through a bachelorette party surprise.

  • Odd Man Out by Take One

    Courteny has dated every guy. In the world. Literally. So, how did she miss Joe?

  • One Star by Schmidt Video Productions, LLC

    How do you rate your driver?

  • Overdrive by A B Seide Production

    a young couple in love struggling with the hardships of everyday seek the perfect solution.

  • Perfectly Perfect by Muxer Media

    An awkward teen couple soon learns that perfect is not always flawless.

  • Phone Case by Forty-Eight Anchor Productions

    A spirited student and two reluctant detectives work separately to solve a case.

  • Rob Super by Red Ink Productions

    From Super Hero to Suburbia.

  • Saler$ by Lighten Up, Francis

    For the Lubowitz's every thing must go if they want to win the cash for their new kitchen.

  • Séance in the Dark by Studio L-5

    Comedy about roommates who go to extreme lengths to make sure their house isn't haunted.

  • Serious Business by MN Filmmakers Meetup

    Finding it hard to fit in at work a young woman must be prepared to undergo all hazing rituals.

  • Sleep Paralysis by Sunny-a-Bunch Productions

    A woman suffering from a sleep disorder seeks help.

  • Stasis by Altitude Productions

    A woman looking for answers and the man she just met help each other make a very important decision.

  • Stitches by Steeltoe Stiletto

    This genteel crafting club has an unconventional way of settling scores.

  • Struggle City: Locked and Loaded by Scapegoat

    Two women race against the clock in a struggle for power.

  • Teacher Trouble by Team 10th Avenue South

    We think the Student Teacher is a good guy, but maybe not so much

  • The Brew House Massacre by Green Shelf Productions

    It's midnight and fear is brewing at the brew house

  • The Clubhouse by Outer Rim Productions

    A new girl in town trying to make new friends comes across an exclusive clubhouse.

  • The Death of Kevin Whitefish by The Don'ts and the Be Carefuls

    Kevin Whitefish writes a program that predicts your death based on your Twitter handle.

  • The Flesh Files by Erinaceous Productions

    A young detective's first case takes an interesting turn when he falls in love with the suspect.

  • The Last Kiss Goodbye by RandRProductions

    A hard boiled detective must protect a dame from a maniacal madman and his hideous henchmen.

  • The Lobster Effect by Laughing Gas Productions

    Sometimes a superhero's job is done.

  • The Reunion by Sominia

    A class reunion turns disasterous.

  • The White Stuff by Rusty Nuts Productions

    Prom - A night of beautiful dresses, happening music....And Grandma.

  • The Whitefish Yacht Club by Green Sea Productions

    Oh what do do with the body parts found on your boat.

  • They Both Suck by Sparky Stories

    An aimless deadbeat is forced to watch after his meticulous, little cousin for a weekend.

  • Tribulation by Test Dummy Productions

    The cure to an epidemic that occurs in 2027 is stolen between two characters.

  • Undress by Fresh Produce

    You never know who is watching as you undress.

  • Vigorous Torque by Above-the-Line Entertainment

    An instruction manual author can write the most complicated directions, but can she write the manual

  • We Didn't Blow Up Today by Mindwasp

    Reagan, a quirky inventor with the utmost of good intentions, shares in her revelation with her best

  • Whitefish Dead Fish by CLC Videography

    Two detectives investigate a murder that only leaves them faint clues and mystery

  • Whitefish Social Club by Gold Coin Films

    Open to trying new things, a man attends a bizarre social gathering.

  • You're in Trouble by Uptop Films

    A young family's journey gets complicated by a chance encounter with a stranger.


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