San Diego, California August 5 - 7, 2011

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 FortyOneTwenty for winning Best Film of 2011. Their film The Exchange will go on to represent San Diego against all the other city winners around the world at Filmapalooza 2012.


1st Place: Best Film of 2011

The Exchange by FortyOneTwenty

2nd Place: Best Film of 2011

Sublime Intervention by Cane Toad Productions

Required Elements

  • Character: Lance or Lora Altman, Athlete
  • Prop: a ticket
  • Line: "Please keep it to yourself."

Audience Favorite: Group @

Sublime Intervention by Cane Toad Productions

One Mistake by Almost Bold

Audience Favorite: Group B

The Exchange by FortyOneTwenty

Best Writing

Troy Elliott This is Peter. by The A-Team

Best Editing

Yat-Long Poon Therapydome by That Muchbetter

Honorable Mention
Donald Farmer Admit One by Platt Productions

Best Directing

Matt Jensen The Exchange by FortyOneTwenty

Best Cinematography

Matt Mangham The Exchange by FortyOneTwenty

Best Sound Design

Sublime Intervention by Cane Toad Productions

Best Actor

Omari Bobo The Exchange by FortyOneTwenty

Honorable Mention
Spencer Farmer Therapydome by That Muchbetter

Best Actress

Emily Chang One Mistake by Almost Bold

Honorable Mention
Lisa Galer My Robohubby by The Playful Platypuses

Best Ensemble Acting

What's Your Fantasy? by Amalgamated Grommets

Best Special Effects

Box by Vicious Films

Honorable Mention
Smooth by Deo Volente Media

Best Costumes

What's Your Fantasy? by Amalgamated Grommets

Best Use of Character

Full Count by Cudafunk

Best Use of Prop

What's Your Fantasy? by Amalgamated Grommets

Best Use of Line

Poster Boy by J3

Best Title Sequence

What's Your Fantasy? by Amalgamated Grommets

2011 Film List

  • Admit One by Platt Productions

    A distraught woman is reliving emotional memories while she prepares for a life altering event.

  • Box by Vicious Films

    Survive the game, Collect them all.

  • Full Count by Cudafunk
  • My Robohubby by The Playful Platypuses

    A businesswoman ventures outside the normal realm of dating to find happiness.

  • One Mistake by Almost Bold

    A Man faces a desperate moment while in competition with an office rival.

  • Poster Boy by J3

    Posting is the new "in" sport. It's highly competitive, it's so much better than planking, and it's definitely not for everyone. Dallas Rivers is a star athlete for posting and is preparing the World Championship competition. Will he beat his competitor Lance Altman? This fun filmed documentary explains it all.

  • Smooth by Deo Volente Media

    Barry Smooth and Daryl Law solve the problems of the world one case at a time.

  • Sublime Intervention by Cane Toad Productions

    Angels, Angie and Gabe, are given the seemingly simple task to make a couple fall in love.

  • The Exchange by FortyOneTwenty

    A man destined for a dark path is confronted by a mysterious stranger.

  • Therapydome by That Muchbetter

    This time it's interpersonal.

  • This is Peter. by The A-Team

    Peter struggles with a fantastical allergy which he has allowed to control his life. His bleak existence is dissturbed when he stumbles upon the his soulmate in a graveyard. Will love solve Peter's problems?

  • What's Your Fantasy? by Amalgamated Grommets

    Don't try this at home!


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