San Jose, California July 26 - 28, 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 Film Antics for winning Best Film of 2013. Their film Number One will go on to represent San Jose against all the other city winners around the world at Filmapalooza 2014.

1st Place: Best Film of 2013

Number One by Film Antics

Required Elements

  • Character: Michael or Marissa Loy, Researcher
  • Prop: a barbecue utensil
  • Line: "She didn't have to be like that." (or "She did not have to be like that.")

2013 Film List

  • 21 Pieces by International High School

    Two former classmates have an unexpected, life-changing, reunion

  • A Missing Member by Velocity 7 Studios

    A Missing Member

  • Assassination Bromance by Someday Ortega Pictures

    The deadly end of a "bromance"

  • Can't Find Cassie by Dudeth Productions

    High school girl throws a wild party -- the next morning, her little sister is missing.

  • Carter's Jynx by TaylorHound Productions

    Carter is living in his own world he created. Being lonely be traps over people with a jynx

  • Clonetroversy X by Pesky Eye

    A terminally Ill geneticist decides to clone himself for self preservation.

  • Cornelius Smash in The Golden Spatula by RadioActive Studios

    It's spy vs. spy at a bbq picnic.

  • Cosplay Dreams by Circle Light Films

    Cosplay Dreams is a short film of how the cruel world affects the good and the evil.

  • Day of the Midnight Dragons by Ovation Pictures

    It takes more than intuition to fend off the Midnight Dragons.

  • Independence Day Drop by The Ghost Chili's


  • Jailbait by Fish Eye Films

    He might seem like a nice guy, but would you let him take the kids to the beach?

  • Kung Food by Stabbin' My Jelly

    A burnout discovers how to transform into a martial arts master

  • Marshmallow v1.0 by Mad Dingos

    Michael Loy begins testing a new line of flavor infused marshmallows when things go wrong

  • Missing You by It Donned On Me

    Missing you.

  • Number One by Film Antics

    Enhancing humans takes a twisted turn.

  • Petra Spiritus by Bear State Studios

    Professor Michael Loy gifts a Talisman to Thomas who grieves a recent passing of his wife.

  • Please Hold by Once Upon a Thyme Productions

    Changing lives, one call at a time.

  • SNAP by Under Da Hood Films

    A Snap happy mob boss invades a gym to find his daughter a husband"

  • The Hit by Dragon Farm Productions

    Two Assassins keep mistaking one target for another

  • Wishful Will by By a team we really love

    ...the afterlife vacation...

  • Yes, Yes I'm Sure by Simple Harmonic Motion

    Don't Chain Yourself To Your Ideas

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