San Francisco, California July 10 - 12, 2015

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 Team Bugbear for winning Best Film of 2015. Their film FuzzFeed will go on to represent San Francisco against all the other city winners around the world at Filmapalooza 2016.


1st Place: Best Film of 2015

FuzzFeed by Team Bugbear

2nd Place: Best Film of 2015

New Beginnings by 4QR98 Pass

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Required Elements

  • Character: Delbert or Delaney Kurtzer, author
  • Prop: A smart phone
  • Line: "I meant to tell you a few days ago."

Audience Favorite: Group A

"Phoning It In" by Storycake

Honorable Mentions
Admit One by Naptime
Poolboy by Unsheathed

Audience Favorite: Group B

FuzzFeed by Team Bugbear

Honorable Mentions
Chapter Six by Drunk Kitty Productions
Dolliday by SixtySixers

Audience Favorite: Group C

New Beginnings by 4QR98 Pass

Honorable Mentions
Missing Your Mark by Team C
I Meant To Tell You by ThothScribe Films

Best Writing

FuzzFeed by Team Bugbear

Best Editing

FuzzFeed by Team Bugbear

Best Directing

FuzzFeed by Team Bugbear

Best Cinematography

Sweetie by Sly Mouse Films

Best Sound Design

Duber by Fish Eye Films

Best Actor

Kenny Warren Duber by Fish Eye Films

Best Actress

Serra Naiman FuzzFeed by Team Bugbear

Best Ensemble Acting

FuzzFeed by Team Bugbear

Best Special Effects

New Beginnings by 4QR98 Pass

Best Costumes

"Phoning It In" by Storycake

Best Make Up

"Phoning It In" by Storycake

Best Use of Character

"Phoning It In" by Storycake

Best Use of Prop

New Beginnings by 4QR98 Pass

Best Use of Line

Band of Blood by Repertoire

Spirit Of San Francisco

Dolliday by SixtySixers

Honorable Mentions
The Corny Corn Dog adventure by El Molino
Duber by Fish Eye Films

2015 Film List

  • "Phoning It In" by Storycake

    Characters inside a not-so-smartphone struggle to help their phone’s owner.

  • 66 by Chaiwala Productions

    Two friends rob a bank & hide the loot. When they come back, their money is gone!!!

  • A Kurtzer Family Christmas by 50 PLUS FILMS

    Some people just don't appreciate Christmas music.

  • A Wish an a Promise by RadioActive Studios

    Two girls look to escape a surreal world of dolls.

  • Absolute Threshold by The First Timers

    Somewhere between pain and pleasure lies your Absolute Threshold

  • Admit One by Naptime

    Two unlikely turn friends bond over a shared interests during a tense situation.

  • Alienated by Dragon Farm Productions

    A struggling author discovers her eccentric roommate is literally out of this world

  • Bad Detective by Rind-Raja Picture Company

    Two detectives uncover the truth of a murder in the suburbs.

  • Band of Blood by Repertoire

    It was the worst day of my life, the day we became a success

  • Caught Up by Xpretion

    Two friends accidentally filmed a murder, where the suspect tries to retrieve the video.

  • Chapter Six by Drunk Kitty Productions

    An adventurous couple tries to save their relationship by following the advice of an eccentric autho

  • Death In The Family by 3rd Shift Pics

    A Dad has trouble making his monthly work quota

  • Dolliday by SixtySixers

    What would you do on your day off?

  • Duber by Fish Eye Films

    if romance was a one way uber ride, it would get 5 stars.

  • Duly Noted by Last Minute Picture Company

    A teen boy is pestered by the omnipresent figuration of his own depression

  • FuzzFeed by Team Bugbear

    A successful feline CEO takes a camera crew through a day in the life of her bustling company.

  • Ghostwriter by Patrick Rodeo Productions

    Young woman searches for her local favorite poet and you won't believe who she finds!

  • Hatchback by Dropped Frame

    Two friends

  • I Meant To Tell You by ThothScribe Films

    When two friends go for the same guy, the guy in question hatches a plan that goes horribly wrong.

  • Meet the Author by Dirt Dog Pictures

    Never trust an author who gives away your secrets.

  • Missing Your Mark by Team C

    A comedic thriller about a hitman who's day can't get any worse.

  • New Beginnings by 4QR98 Pass

    Coming of Age

  • Nina Savage by Abstrkt Volcano

    Killer Looks. Killer Assassin.

  • Poolboy by Unsheathed

    A poolboy gets an unusual request.

  • Stages of Grief by Mystery Van

    I meant to tell you a few days ago.

  • Submission Impossible by Reform Schoolers

    Upon entering a 48 Film Festival, a team desperate for an idea goes to extreme measures

  • Sweetie by Sly Mouse Films

    Talk to me, write for me, hide from me...

  • Thanksgiving II by S'MORRIORS

    Haunted by Thanksgiving's past, Leo and Delaney Kurtzer break their sacred pact to cook a turkey.

  • The Book Ends by A-Serious Films

    Techies are pushing people out of the bay area - one cold blooded book worm takes revenge.

  • The Corny Corn Dog adventure by El Molino

    2 boys go on a corny adventure

  • The five spies by HEEM TEAM

    Definitely not just four spies

  • Welcome to the Jungle by Barewitness Films

    Love Thy Neighbor, or...Not...

  • With love, Delbert Kurtzer by Passionate Fools

    A story of a struggling author and his troubled relationship with his wife.

  • Your Thoughts are your Only Friends by TTC Crew

    When a famous author is kidnapped, three of his friends race to try to figure out where he is.

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