San Diego, California June 27 - 29, 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 A Focus Group for winning Best Film of 2014. Their film Good Ol' Chap will go on to represent San Diego against all the other city winners around the world at Filmapalooza 2015.


1st Place: Best Film of 2014

Good Ol' Chap by A Focus Group

2nd Place: Best Film of 2014

No Such Luck by Hollywood Tower Players

3rd Place: Best Film of 2014

The Affair by Bad and Classic Productions

Required Elements

  • Character: John or Joyce Jansen, Investigator
  • Prop: marshmallow
  • Line: "I saw one of those yesterday."

Audience Favorite: Group B

Team Building by Pacific Arts Movement

Audience Favorite: Group C

Good Ol' Chap by A Focus Group

Audience Favorite: Group D

Wish by Society Art

Audience Favorite: Group E

The Affair by Bad and Classic Productions

Best Writing

Unlucky Charms by Team TBD

Best Editing

Sam Schweikert and John Redlinger The Affair by Bad and Classic Productions

Best Directing

Ryan Casselman Good Ol' Chap by A Focus Group

Best Cinematography

Jake Orness Section 8 by King Of Hearts Films

Best Sound Design

Mike Ault Wish by Society Art

Best Musical Score

Joseph Carillo Wish by Society Art

Best Actor

Mike Brayden Good Ol' Chap by A Focus Group

Best Actress

Lisa Winans Desert Rose by Viva!

Best Supporting Actress

Robyn Littleworth The Affair by Bad and Classic Productions

Best Graphics

David S. Dawson Unlucky Charms by Team TBD

Best Choreography

Fernando Jay Huerto, Anthony Noceda, Ciani Palencia and Jessica Wolff The Finnisher by Jabronie Pictures

Best Make Up

Francia Cohen U Pack It by Preposterous Films

John Avlies and Phoenix Spivey Webb Section 8 by King Of Hearts Films

Best Use of Character

No Such Luck by Hollywood Tower Players

Team Building by Pacific Arts Movement

Best Use of Prop

Good Ol' Chap by A Focus Group

Best Use of Line

Wish by Society Art

U Pack It by Preposterous Films

Wish by Society Art

Best Use of a GoPro Camera

Darian by Four Lazy Guys

2014 Film List

  • Darian by Four Lazy Guys

    A luddite uses advanced technology to save the world from advanced technology.

  • Desert Rose by Viva!

    A grieving mother has an unexpected encounter on her road trip.

  • Good Ol' Chap by A Focus Group

    I saw one of those yesterday

  • No Such Luck by Hollywood Tower Players

    An PI investigating the theft of a lucky horseshoe must reevaluate the evidence after a murder.

  • Section 8 by King Of Hearts Films

    SOCOM team encounters terror during a CIA extraction

  • Team Building by Pacific Arts Movement

    When a spoiled office manager accuses his office workers of theft loyalties are forged.

  • The Affair by Bad and Classic Productions
  • The Finnisher by Jabronie Pictures

    A Finnish investigator runs from trouble and into the arms of a sweet, but incompetent accomplice

  • U Pack It by Preposterous Films

    An Osha Investigator, comes to the wrong warehouse

  • Unlucky Charms by Team TBD

    Two CSIs hypothesize how a man died in his cereal.

  • Wish by Society Art

    A misunderstood deaf boy escapes the torment of others in his own imagination of sound and art


Important Message: Copycat DisclaimerPrivacy Policy

Copyright © 2001-2018 48 Hour Film Project, Inc. All Rights Reserved