Salt Lake City, Utah May 31 - June 2, 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 Al Kessler Centennial Squadron for winning Best Film of 2013. Their film Outlaws will go on to represent Salt Lake City against all the other city winners around the world at Filmapalooza 2014.


1st Place: Best Film of 2013

Outlaws by Al Kessler Centennial Squadron

Required Elements

  • Character: Tom or Tina Percival, Historian
  • Prop: a briefcase
  • Line: "His instructions are very clear."

2013 Film List

  • A Brief Romance by 80HD/Desert Magnolia Productions

    His instructions are very clear.

  • A Rekindling by dying cockroach films

    This is a story of a fathers redemption

  • Buddies For LIfe by Sagwas

    Two friends are dead and have to decide which one goes back.

  • Camera Men by The CREW

    Two life-long buddies explore their common passion as their inevitable ageing finds them in comical

  • Case Closed by unforgettable film pack

    After suffering a brutal attack, a man cannot escape the temptation to return to the scene.

  • Cedar Hills by Light Bucket Entertainment

    An historian reads an ancient text found in a briefcase and loses his soul.

  • Claves by Imago Entertainment

    2 opposing brothers find the keys to their lives.

  • DayTrip by Cloud Light Labs

    Unenchanted by his parents

  • Dearly Beloved by Celluloid Androids

    A man escapes to a fantasy world in order to avoid the reality of his failing marriage.

  • Disarmed by Bridgerland Film Group

    Two arms are better than none.

  • Dungeons & Spies by 8-Bit Films

    Not all geeks are spies, but all spies are geeks...

  • Exit Stage Death by Quick Wits

    There's No Curtain Call At This Theatre

  • FamilyGame Night by EME Productions Entertainment

    It's a simple game. There will always be losers, but there is always someone who comes out on top.

  • Fist Bump by Ceramic Owl

    Spy versus spy

  • Get Tom by Black Anchor Films

    Max must find one man, Tom Percival and get from him an important password

  • Good Cop Judo Chop by Geeking Off Productions

    2028 AD...

  • Gumshoe Girlfriend by The Incorrigible Dirigible

    Gumshoe Girlfriend seeks out a particular briefcase for her client.

  • Mission by choice by Beware of Bears

    Ordinary mother abducted by aliens fighting to get home to her family.

  • Nemesis by A Daley/Maxim Cinematic Experience

    Kissing is not one of his super powers.

  • Operation Dead Drop by Mega Hippo

    His Instructions Were Very Clear

  • Outlaws by Al Kessler Centennial Squadron

    One man's treasure is another man's downfall.

  • Sarah by Gentle Spirit

    Some relationships don't have a way out

  • Simpleman by Switching Reels

    An Ordinary Man in an Extraordinary World

  • Sojourn by Flying Hat Productions

    Sometimes, our most difficult journey is moving on.

  • Somewhere Tropical by Lexerot Filmworks

    Three brothers rally when their mother dies.

  • Spilled Milk by Echo Studios

    A man lies about getting milk for his wife and that one lie leads to murder.

  • Terms and Conditions by Pyro Viking Media Group

    Devil loves souls.

  • The Box by Off The Hook Productions

    When a lonely woman seeking romance buys a box at a yard sale she gets more than she bargained for.

  • The Harvester by Potential Energy Films

    Harvesting the Crap

  • The Panhandlers by Prior Service Productions

    Two young buddies lose their jobs and must set out to find new work.

  • The Retribution Of Tom Percival by The Elite Squad!

    A godless man seeking revenge for the death of his daughter.

  • The Tribute by DIGITAL ASCENTS

    After his death, historian-turned-businessman, Tom Percival,tests for his true friends.

  • Transjumbled by Zobec

    When a young man finds a brief case, he is taken on a journey he never imagined possible.

  • Uncovered America: Open Season by Super Heumann Productions

    Monsters Gotta Eat

  • Utopia Lost by Late Night Pizza Productions

    Medical historian superhero Thomas Purcivall has discovered the fountain of youth.

  • When Things Go Horribly Wrong by Young Guns

    Nobody knows what lies inside that with a mistaken identity.

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