Oklahoma City, Oklahoma August 8 - 10, 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 The Accidental Tears for winning Best Film of 2014. Their film Velvet, Not Velveteen will go on to represent Oklahoma City against all the other city winners around the world at Filmapalooza 2015.


1st Place: Best Film of 2014

Velvet, Not Velveteen by The Accidental Tears

2nd Place: Best Film of 2014

Handle with Care by Brunch Club Productions

3rd Place: Best Film of 2014

The Callback by Indian Head Pictures

Required Elements

  • Character: Justin or Judi Sorrento, former circus performer
  • Prop: a paper plate
  • Line: "You remind me of my uncle."

Audience Favorite: Group A

Better Luck Next Year by Option [D] Productions

Audience Favorite: Group B

Handle with Care by Brunch Club Productions

Best Writing

Handle with Care by Brunch Club Productions

Best Editing

Velvet, Not Velveteen by The Accidental Tears

Best Directing

Patrick Kirk The Callback by Indian Head Pictures

Best Cinematography

Velvet, Not Velveteen by The Accidental Tears

Best Sound Design

Velvet, Not Velveteen by The Accidental Tears

Best Musical Score

Xenos by Forza Studios

Best Actor

Kato Buss The Callback by Indian Head Pictures

Best Actress

Alissa Ford Crouching Lion Hidden Treasure: The Musical by Limelight Productions

Best Supporting Actor

Michael Turrentine Handle with Care by Brunch Club Productions

Best Supporting Actress

Gracie Wakefield THe Freakbags by ForWood Thinking Films

Best Ensemble Acting

The Callback by Indian Head Pictures

Best Special Effects

Xenos by Forza Studios

Best Costumes

Crouching Lion Hidden Treasure: The Musical by Limelight Productions

Best Set Design

The Pioneer by Gorignak Productions

Best Make Up

Love is a Circus by Prairie Lens

Best Use of Character

Handle with Care by Brunch Club Productions

Best Use of Prop

Velvet, Not Velveteen by The Accidental Tears

Best Use of Line

Better Luck Next Year by Option [D] Productions

Best Use of Genre

Velvet, Not Velveteen by The Accidental Tears

Best Special Effects Make-Up

Crouching Lion Hidden Treasure: The Musical by Limelight Productions

Producers Choice Award

Better Luck Next Year by Option [D] Productions

2014 Film List

  • BEAST by RedMob Productions

    A former circus performer searches for an escaped animal.

  • Better Left Unsaid by 19 A.D. productions

    Death and divorce under the big top.

  • Better Luck Next Year by Option [D] Productions

    A 48 Hour Video Race Team tries to make a film.

  • Circus Ex Circus by SGI Productions

    Murder befalls a circus retirement community.

  • Crouching Lion Hidden Treasure: The Musical by Limelight Productions

    To claim her treasure, a Princess must overcome the forest's villains and even her story itself.

  • Farewell by Atrocity

    Running away from the circus isn't as easy as you might think.

  • Fortune by Ouroboros

    A head strong drunken ex-detective has has one weakness.... a damsel in distress

  • Full Plate by Calico

    Man helps young woman overcome the death of her uncle.

  • Handle with Care by Brunch Club Productions

    One good-natured friend, down on his luck, decides to help his best friend find his way in life.

  • Hypnagogia by Take One Productions

    The lines between reality and dreaming become blurred as a man searches for his missing daughter.

  • In Mates by HOLYCLAP!

    A girl

  • Love is a Circus by Prairie Lens

    A lady clown tries to find love as the guest of a tv talk show about dating

  • Metempsychosis by Wind of the East

    One woman's revitalization through the fluidity of time.

  • Paging Dr. Murder by Team Gynu Dragon

    Tires Doctor Comes Home Sleepy

  • Prey by Finger Puppet Philosophers

    Where Time Heals, Scars Still Remain

  • The Callback by Indian Head Pictures

    A former circus clown gets a chance to rewrite his own destiny.

  • The Drag Net by 9923Productions

    If looks could kill, they would wear a dress.

  • THe Freakbags by ForWood Thinking Films

    Two stranded girls are led to a strage family farm but do they leave.

  • The Last Performance by Chivalrous Dead Productions

    After a deadly fire Judi "Seven-Swords" Sorrento is the lone survivor of the circus or so she thinks

  • The Pioneer by Gorignak Productions

    A lonely 19th Century pioneer faces scientific scrutiny and sudden fame when he is pulled into 2014.

  • This Is The Day by FESTIVAL CITY FILMS

    Meet Justin...while you still have the chance

  • Trust Issues by Everytime Productions

    Who can you really trust?

  • Uprising by Barrington Productions

    In a dystopian future, a slave starts an uprising.

  • Velvet, Not Velveteen by The Accidental Tears

    We're all just one decision away from crazy.

  • Xenos by Forza Studios

    The science of procreation has been perfected. The science of human relationships has not.


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