Boston, Massachusetts April 4 - 6, 2008

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 We're Making a Movie for winning Best Film of 2008. Their film The Real World: Versailles will go on to represent Boston against all the other city winners around the world at Filmapalooza 2009.


1st Place: Best Film of 2008

The Real World: Versailles by We're Making a Movie

Required Elements

  • Character: Reginald or Regina H. Higginbotham, Diplomat
  • Prop: a receipt
  • Line: "This could get complicated."

Best Writing

Jacob Lipcon The Real World: Versailles by We're Making a Movie

Best Editing

Nick Agri Razz Hands by Hot Water

Best Directing

Mike Gorenberg Stoning GG by Gators

Best Cinematography

John Herman The Real World: Versailles by We're Making a Movie

Best Musical Score

The Waifers Stoning GG by Gators

Best Song

Peter Fernandez and Lori Salmeri Fatal Deduction by Summer Villa

Best Actor

Jim Kenney The Imitation Game by Kilroy Productions

Best Actress

Lisa Cordner The Real World: Versailles by We're Making a Movie

Best Ensemble Acting

The Real World: Versailles by We're Making a Movie

Best Special Effects

Bruce Spero Fatal Deduction by Summer Villa

Best Costumes

The Real World: Versailles by We're Making a Movie

Best Use of Character

The Donor by AAA Actor Team

Best Use of Prop

The King's Receipt by The Rabid Wallabies

Best Use of Line

Stoning GG by Gators

Best Use of Genre

The Real World: Versailles by We're Making a Movie

2008 Film List

  • Composition by Bait & Tackle
  • Down & Out by Bagman Studios
  • Fatal Deduction by Summer Villa
  • Is That Yours? by 20 American Dollars
  • Parting Gift by ImprovBoston
  • Possibilities by Baugh Klemm's Tea Party
  • Razz Hands by Hot Water
  • Space Monkey by Glasseye
  • Stoning GG by Gators
  • The Donor by AAA Actor Team
  • The Imitation Game by Kilroy Productions
  • The King's Receipt by The Rabid Wallabies
  • The Real World: Versailles by We're Making a Movie

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