Brisbane, Australia 13 - 15 September 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 Team Extreme for winning Best Film of 2013. Their film Stinky Jim: Defender of the Earth will go on to represent Brisbane against all the other city winners around the world at Filmapalooza 2014.


1st Place: Best Film of 2013

2nd Place: Best Film of 2013

It's a Zombie Life! by Soapy Films

3rd Place: Best Film of 2013

Caicias by Le Angry Gnomes

Required Elements

  • Character: Zac or Zoe Mendoza, Bodyguard
  • Prop: a broken watch
  • Line: "That's not the only thing I've got in my pocket."

Audience Favorite: Group A

After Hours by The Underground

Best Writing

Buddy, Buddy, Stripper Buddy. by Arcane Century Productions

Best Editing

Damian Hussey, Lauren Ann Smith and David Mace-Kaff Caicias by Le Angry Gnomes

Best Directing

Alex Philp It's a Zombie Life! by Soapy Films

Best Cinematography

David Mace-Kaff Caicias by Le Angry Gnomes

Best Sound Design

Damian Hussey and Lauren Ann Smith Caicias by Le Angry Gnomes

Best Musical Score

Hayden Johns It's a Zombie Life! by Soapy Films

Best Actor

Charnstar Anderson Buddy, Buddy, Stripper Buddy. by Arcane Century Productions

Best Actress

Skye Van de Vorst Buddy, Buddy, Stripper Buddy. by Arcane Century Productions

Best Supporting Actor

Adam Fawns A Day in the Death by Area 31 Productions

Best Supporting Actress

Rhiannon Moushall Buddy, Buddy, Stripper Buddy. by Arcane Century Productions

Best Special Effects

Bella Anderson It's a Zombie Life! by Soapy Films

Best Make Up

Bella Anderson It's a Zombie Life! by Soapy Films

Best Use of Character

The Buddyguard by The Femme Fatales

Best Use of Prop

After Hours by The Underground

Best Use of Line

The Winds of Chang by Moose Knuckles

Achievement In Production Design

EPK by The Initiative Production Company

2013 Film List

  • A Day in the Death by Area 31 Productions

    Zombies are people too.

  • After Hours by The Underground

    You never know who you can trust...

  • Ain't Love Grande by Superheros

    Love knows no bounds

  • Are We Then Yet? by In Action Films

    There's always time for rum!

  • Buddy, Buddy, Stripper Buddy. by Arcane Century Productions

    A guy cannot talk to the girl he likes so his buddy and his stripper buddy team together to help him

  • Caicias by Le Angry Gnomes

    Where can you hide that the wind won't find you?

  • Closure by That Escalated Quickly

    Ending a relationship is always hard.

  • Crimson Storm by A Splinter In Your Mind

    Superhero Awareness Day

  • Denial by Spilt

    Cities in a Blink

  • End Game by Lionsheart Productions

    It's your game, how will you choose to end it?

  • EPK by The Initiative Production Company

    A film company filmming themselves filming

  • Fair Share by The Film Distillery

    Everyone deserves theirs

  • Fifth Street by Project Mayhem

    A man desperately tries to leave the world of gambling behind.

  • Frayed by Jellysea Productions

    Jim's life is hanging by a thread.

  • Gods Will Be Done by Shutterbugs On Crack

    Gods will against Gods will

  • Horseface by Film Geeks

    An unknowing man is accused of stealing mafia intelligence.

  • It's a Zombie Life! by Soapy Films

    Dating a zombie is not an easy road.

  • Kate Toro by The Schembros

    She's Daddy's little girl

  • Keepsake by Most Definitely

    A therapy session about moving on

  • No River by Chow! Chili Chickens?

    A new master of time is born, wronged and enraged - he seeks revenge.

  • Nothing To Lose by Mi ojo Su ojo

    Patrick plans a farwell roadtrip for his terminally ill sister

  • Parked. by Team Fade In

    Jim wanted to get home and Zac wanted a car space but what they really needed was each other.

  • Pavlomance by Catacomb

    Security Guard Zac Mendosa discovers the missing link between love and dessert

  • safehouse by International Worldwide Enterprise Unlimited Productions

    Who guards the bodyguard?

  • Schnorple by ChunderChaps

    Everyone loves Schnorple

  • Silhouette by Timeless

    A young woman who never saw her attacker seeks revenge on all men.

  • Step by Step by Rabriate

    A race against the clock

  • Stinky Jim: Defender of the Earth by Team Extreme

    A filthy hobo is our only defense against the evils of the cosmos

  • tea. by Crack Cow

    Tea, biscuits and crime.

  • The Buddyguard by The Femme Fatales

    Friendships are worth protecting

  • The Winds of Chang by Moose Knuckles

    Some build walls, some build windmills, then there is Chang...

  • The Wolf and The Watch by The Young Go-Hards

    eat dirt

  • Timing by Hybrid Rooster Co.

    Some have it. Some don't.

  • Waiting for Q'orm by Mother Plucking Penguins

    Close encounters of the Q'orm Kind

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