New Haven, Connecticut July 25 - 27, 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 Good Natured Dog Productions for winning Best Film of 2014. Their film Past Poets Now will go on to represent New Haven against all the other city winners around the world at Filmapalooza 2015.


1st Place: Best Film of 2014

Past Poets Now by Good Natured Dog Productions

2nd Place: Best Film of 2014

Crooked by Rushed Productions

3rd Place: Best Film of 2014

CSH 159 by Plan R Films

Required Elements

  • Character: Charles or Carla Hollandaise, Plastic Surgeon
  • Prop: ice cream
  • Line: You've got to do it." (or "You have got to do it.")

Audience Favorite: Group A

Plastic Love by BRAAAINS

Audience Favorite: Group B

Past Poets Now by Good Natured Dog Productions

Best Writing

Past Poets Now by Good Natured Dog Productions

Best Editing

Do No Harm by Every One Leaves New Haven

Best Directing

Christopher Lee Past Poets Now by Good Natured Dog Productions

Jonah Salander The Price You Pay by Borrowed Time Media

Best Cinematography

The Price You Pay by Borrowed Time Media

Best Sound Design

CSH 159 by Plan R Films

Best Actor

Jacob A. Ware The Price You Pay by Borrowed Time Media

Best Actress

Megan Davidson Ties by Dutch Elm Disease

Best Special Effects

Black by Ben Radio Productions

Best Use of Character

Past Poets Now by Good Natured Dog Productions

Best Use of Prop

Crooked by Rushed Productions

Best Use of Line

Ties by Dutch Elm Disease

Best Use of Genre

The Price You Pay by Borrowed Time Media

Best Cast

Past Poets Now by Good Natured Dog Productions

Best Late Film

The Little Holllandaise by Classic Stanley

Do No Harm by Every One Leaves New Haven

Black by Ben Radio Productions

Women of the 48 Award - Sponsored by WIFVNE

Ties by Dutch Elm Disease

Best Youth Actor

Crooked by Rushed Productions

2014 Film List

  • 2 Faced by Sweet Feet

    Charles Hollandaise is pushed to the brink in his personal and work life until he finally breaks in

  • Black by Ben Radio Productions

    The sins of the father are passed down to the son.

  • Crooked by Rushed Productions

    A young boy tries to get a date with his dream girl.

  • CSH 159 by Plan R Films

    32 Year old Charles is still dealing with the legacy of his father's death.

  • Do No Harm by Every One Leaves New Haven
  • Fish by Silent Giraffe Studios

    A normal girl in an eccentric world is offer $100 to kill a goldfish.

  • Freaky Freckels by Fat Gaucho Productions
  • Hollan-dazed by Fly High Productions

    An overworked plastic surgeon seeks relaxation at her cousin's farm

  • Losing Face by Flan Film Dada & The Human Tripod

    A parole officer shares the tale of the one parolee that changed it al

  • Never Too Late by Jack Flash Films

    Timeless femme rivals battle for power.

  • One Foul Scoop by Weirdly Rare
  • Past Poets Now by Good Natured Dog Productions

    A British documentary crew delves into the life of a reclusive literay legend.

  • Plastic is Perfect by Team Eagle Eye

    A teen beauty pageant reveals a sinister side of the competition.

  • Plastic Love by BRAAAINS

    Love Changes

  • Playground Hooligans by Provy Productions

    The playground bullies do what they want to have fun.

  • Rod's Bad Trip by Team Foxtrot Uniform
  • Smack by Canterbury Tales

    A young man with a big mouth tries a new sport with unexpected consequences.

  • Steady Hands by BrokenMoonProductions

    A plastic surgeon defends his home from an old enemy.

  • The Jhort Murders by Parlor head Films

    Dr. Hollandaise and his wife wait for their internet installation.

  • The Little Holllandaise by Classic Stanley

    East coast parody of "The Big Lebowski" where a man goes to great lengths replacing a damaged ficus.

  • The Price You Pay by Borrowed Time Media

    A Solddier ruterns from war with paranoid visions and enlists the help of professional.

  • Throw Out Your Empties by Film Squad Productions

    A man struggles to find himself

  • Ties by Dutch Elm Disease

    Brother and sister reunited over a death in the family.

  • TIME SNAP by Newbreed Films

    A phone APP that takes users on a dangerous ride through time.

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