Cape Town, South Africa 4 - 6 October 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 Epilogue Pictures / TH Films for winning Best Film of 2013. Their film Five Minutes Till Noon will go on to represent Cape Town against all the other city winners around the world at Filmapalooza 2014.


1st Place: Best Film of 2013

Five Minutes Till Noon by Epilogue Pictures / TH Films

2nd Place: Best Film of 2013

Wings by Media Village Productions

3rd Place: Best Film of 2013

A Good Run by Echo Ledge

Required Elements

  • Character: Nandi or Neil Msimang, Stylist
  • Prop: an envelope
  • Line: "You gonna learn."

Audience Favorite: Group A

Five Minutes Till Noon by Epilogue Pictures / TH Films

Best Writing

A Good Run by Echo Ledge

Best Editing

Five Minutes Till Noon by Epilogue Pictures / TH Films

Best Directing

Five Minutes Till Noon by Epilogue Pictures / TH Films

Best Cinematography

Esther by Inner Eye's

Best Sound Design

Jack of Hearts by Trilogy

Best Musical Score

Jack of Hearts by Trilogy

Best Actor

Five Minutes Till Noon by Epilogue Pictures / TH Films

Best Actress

A Love Letter by Space Blankets

Best Ensemble Acting

Jack of Hearts by Trilogy

Best Special Effects

Five Minutes Till Noon by Epilogue Pictures / TH Films

Best Costumes

Five Minutes Till Noon by Epilogue Pictures / TH Films

Best Use of Character

Five Minutes Till Noon by Epilogue Pictures / TH Films

Best Use of Prop

Wings by Media Village Productions

Best Use of Line

Five Minutes Till Noon by Epilogue Pictures / TH Films

Best Use of Genre

Jack of Hearts by Trilogy

Red Fox Pictures: "Split Ends"

Blackbird Walk by DALA FLAT

N9NE LIVES SEED

Mr Sunshine by StylusGroup

2013 Film List

  • A Good Run by Echo Ledge

    A lonely soul caught in the middle of a gang shootout reflects on his existence.

  • A Love Letter by Space Blankets

    A series of witnesses describe the events of the night before.

  • Adelard by Dromedary

    'there are other worlds than these'

  • Blackbird Walk by DALA FLAT

    Their lives ravaged by gangs and drugs, two women stand up to a notorius gang boss

  • Blossom by Idol Child

    How can you create something without destroying it?

  • Can you see me? by Media Village Training

    An invisible man befriends a boy who can see him.

  • Casual Drop by Artificial Reality

    A scripted improvisation of your typical undercover spy comedy.

  • Deceit by thevideocartel

    we all wear masks

  • Esther by Inner Eye's

    Past Fear, Present Horror

  • Five Minutes Till Noon by Epilogue Pictures / TH Films

    A wanted serial killer stalks his pray on a train while a bounty hunter tries to track him down.

  • Format by Alberts Chair

    Nothing is Permanent.

  • Guilt by Cracinproductions

    Two cycling buddies dreams are shattered and brought back by an unsuspecting romance.

  • Hell'va Vacation by Stronger

    Appreciate your loved ones

  • Hello Daddy by Challenge Accepted

    Sophie's childhood demons causes conflict with her already unstable mind that leads to.......

  • Jack of Hearts by Trilogy

    Playing with death

  • Kamva's Voice by TURBO

    A little boy is unable to speak, only sing. This leads to him being an outcast.

  • Kyle's Beef by Bubble-Beans

    A group of friends who face their fears of playing The Smiley Game

  • Mr Sunshine by StylusGroup

    Bizarre Interview

  • Origin Story by MiZ Miyagi

    An superhero obsessed with social media decides to sacrifice his real life for online fame.

  • Perception of Red Shoes by Partytjie Draai

    New epic twist on an age old battle between good and evil.

  • Seed by N9ne Lives

    In a secluded kingdom, a dying woman's rebellious daughter threatens the existance of them all

  • Served by Adrenalin Radicals

    Bratty Nandi comes to Cape Town to revenge against her boyfriend who dumped her for a holiday.

  • Silent Suffering by Millennium

    Hear no evil, see no evil, speak no evil.

  • split ends by Red Fox Pictures

    growing up is hard to do

  • Wings by Media Village Productions

    Protecting his son from the truth a father discovers who he is, is more important than what he does.

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