Philadelphia, Pennsylvania August 16 - 18, 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 One by One for winning Best Film of 2013. Their film The Incredible Humongous Guy will go on to represent Philadelphia against all the other city winners around the world at Filmapalooza 2014.

1st Place: Best Film of 2013

2nd Place: Best Film of 2013

20 and a Lunch: The Rise and Fall of Johnny Trans Am by

3rd Place: Best Film of 2013

Together by Pennsylvania People

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  • Character: Mr. or Ms. Moran, Substitute Teacher
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  • Line: "That's what I'm talking about." (or "That is what I am talking about.")

2013 Film List

  • "Mentally Challenged" by The Goodwill Films

    A brother and sister find themselves in a fight for their desires.. Only one will be satisfied.

  • 20 and a Lunch: The Rise and Fall of Johnny Trans Am by

    Two brothers, one car.

  • A Fourth to Remember by Community College Rejects

    Why can go wrong will for Steve and Cait

  • Be Careful What You Wish For by Twelve Angry Muppets

    Ta Dah

  • Catnap by Blue Dragonfly

    The Morans plot to kidnap and old lady's kitten for ransom, hilarity ensues.

  • Dig by Bold Creative Media

    In the quest for riches, opposing forces lose sight of the obvious.

  • Don't Look Behind by Red Clay 1945

    A lackluster party leads a young girl to make some new friends.

  • Laser Wolf by Fusion Cinema

    That's What I'm Talking About

  • Lentil Caper by Notion Works

    A comedy about an unusual heist.


    wizards like pizza

  • Sonic Scream by The GOVtown Company

    A deranged banjo player toys with a kidnapped super hero.

  • Substitution by RCC Productions
  • The Devil's Substitute by 16 Lloyd Productions

    A substitute teacher fights his inner demon

  • The Incredible Humongous Guy by One by One

    The feel-good Giant movie of the year.

  • The Most Loveliest Vacation by LAS Films

    After a particularly bad day, Tyler Moran needs a vacation, but is sidetracked by a stranger.

  • The Music by Human Instrumentality Project

    Young lady lives life as a hopeful musical, despite living in a non musical world.

  • The Pack by Three Yellow Men Trillionaire Club

    An inheritance and a messianic dog-athlete ruin dinner.

  • The Replenisher by Mosleyfilms

    An unlikely super hero is the only one left to save the rest of the world's heros.

  • The Seventh Moon Day by Meatball Posse

    Posiedon comes to shore to claim his son, but the Gods can be cruel.

  • Together by Pennsylvania People

    Being together has its ups and downs.

  • Untitled by Party Wave

    Two friends revel in the profound simplicity of life.

  • Work Life by Arch Street Anthem

    A man battles with work life balance.

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