San Francisco, California 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 Weird and Grimy for winning Best Film of 2013. Their film Snow in the City will go on to represent San Francisco against all the other city winners around the world at Filmapalooza 2014.


1st Place: Best Film of 2013

Snow in the City by Weird and Grimy

Required Elements

  • Character: Matthew or Marilyn Perifano, Teacher
  • Prop: a snow globe
  • Line: "I don't think you're supposed to hold it like that."

Audience Favorite: Group A

May - December by It Donned On Me

Audience Favorite: Group B

Goyim on the Roof by Fish Eye Films

Audience Favorite: Group C

Nothing Funny About a Clown in Love by chrono-synclastic infundibulum

Audience Favorite: Group D

Detention by Moderate Hike Productions

Best Writing

Snow in the City by Weird and Grimy

Best Editing

Snow in the City by Weird and Grimy

Best Directing

Brett Marty Nothing Funny About a Clown in Love by chrono-synclastic infundibulum

Best Cinematography

Snow in the City by Weird and Grimy

Best Sound Design

Detention by Moderate Hike Productions

Best Musical Score

Goyim on the Roof by Fish Eye Films

Best Actor

Willy Appelman May - December by It Donned On Me

Best Actress

Katrina Sherwood Snow in the City by Weird and Grimy

Best Choreography

Goyim on the Roof by Fish Eye Films

Best Costumes

El Paraguas by Team 5 Productions

Best Use of Character

May - December by It Donned On Me

Best Use of Prop

Detention by Moderate Hike Productions

Best Use of Line

Nothing Funny About a Clown in Love by chrono-synclastic infundibulum

Best Use of Genre

Detention by Moderate Hike Productions

2013 Film List

  • Detention by Moderate Hike Productions

    Two teenage girls looking for a missing want to payback a mean teacher

  • El Paraguas by Team 5 Productions

    The epic tale of a teacher , a student, a girlfriend, an assistant, a snow globe and an umbrella.

  • Goyim on the Roof by Fish Eye Films

    Reality of E Dating...everybody lies.

  • May - December by It Donned On Me

    True love can't be taught.

  • Nothing Funny About a Clown in Love by chrono-synclastic infundibulum

    Better to have clowned and lost

  • Snow in the City by Weird and Grimy

    The past is never over


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