Detroit, Michigan July 19 - 21, 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 Dark Spark for winning Best Film of 2013. Their film PST will go on to represent Detroit against all the other city winners around the world at Filmapalooza 2014.

1st Place: Best Film of 2013

PST by Dark Spark

2nd Place: Best Film of 2013

Workers and Wages by Control Alt Delete

3rd Place: Best Film of 2013

Candyman: A Bittertreat Symphony by Courageous Lion Cinema

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November 8 - 10, 2013

Required Elements

  • Character: Kevin or Kerrianne Boothbay, Government Employee
  • Prop: a map
  • Line: "Please be careful. That's the last one."

2013 Film List

  • Bad Intel by Midnight Oil Productions

    3 government agents follow a lead that reveals the distorted truth

  • Candyman: A Bittertreat Symphony by Courageous Lion Cinema

    Snack day at the office.

  • Captive by YayaStudios

    don't know

  • Clean Slate by Got Rice?

    Dirty hands do dirty deeds

  • Defending the Recipe by Lieut. Panda

    Emily tries to show a nerd she has superpowers, but a rival baker's threats summon true potential

  • Doc 7: Last Love by iTEAM

    In a world where love is lost, it's lost again.

  • Egg-Cellent Man& Bacon by Team Ramrod

    Two superheros take the day off

  • Final Shot by Actors Loft

    Only one chance to make it

  • Flightplan B by iFilmFlops

    While attempting to flee the country, two couples fall victim to double-booking.

  • Gait to Paradise by Metro Swarm Intelligence

    It'l be an Adventure

  • Glitch by Statutory Grape

    Tons. GIGAtons.

  • HomeFront by Pickles and Nickles


  • Hope Delivered by DK Patton

    Please be careful. That's the last one.

  • Illegal Crime by friends with film

    Solving the crimes that are so illegal, they can't be allowed under US Law

  • M.A.P. by Thought Dream

    Don't lose your map.

  • Making of: Ninja Princess by Toad N' Ducky

    48 hours: a mocumentary of the making of a 48 hour film

  • Miss Hollywood by Redemption

    That's why you can't judge a book by its cover Miss Hollywood

  • Night Guests by MARGRAVE PICTURES

    Intruders terrorize a family of two in their home.


    Oh, I See You.

  • Paranoid by F1.4 Racers

    Alone at home, all goes awry.

  • Plans by LenzKrafterz

    Just one last job stands between two young criminals and their dreams.

  • Prison Holiday by Innonation

    Detroit Shooting Film,Not People

  • Project Cabage by Dukus Brown


  • PST by Dark Spark

    Brian Boothbay returns home to a catatonic brother and a house full of secrets.

  • Quick Getaway by SuperHouse

    Sultry Hacker evades government officials while executing vacation plans with a MacGuffin.

  • Social Work by Chicken Circle

    All in a Day's Work

  • Speed Bumps by Go Hard or Go Home Productions

    Two hitmen encounter unforseen obstacles on the job.

  • Stone Cold Zombies by Holiday Park Productions

    Grandpa, Do you want the spagetios or not?

  • Stranded by Omni646

    Sometimes it's better to stay in the car

  • Tax Man by MAN - FIST destiny

    Neophyte IRS agent takes his job way too seriously.

  • The Barber by Broken Lightbulb Pictures

    A day in the life of a barber who is descending into madness.

  • The Box by The Coast Lads

    Fantasies are real

  • The Canadian by Grey Cap

    Two stoner roommates-an illegal Canadian and a Yooper, find themselves in trouble when INS shows up.

  • The Drive by The Absolute Jokes

    Sometimes madness is driven.

  • The List by Film Team 6

    Kerrianne is down on her luck but she gets a call that changes everything

  • To Whom It May Concern, by Moloko Banda

    Postmarked with love

  • Today Is The Day by The Escape Goats

    Or is it?

  • Transposition by Bear Cubs 2

    A twist of fate sends a hapless husband into a tailspin of mistrust

  • Uncaged by localD

    3 knuckleheads break in to the wrong building.

  • Undercover by Rugged Productions


  • Workers and Wages by Control Alt Delete

    Five people whose day to day reality life is in the fantasy realm, roll play in corporate America.

  • You and Me by Aunt Penelope

    You and Me for eternity

  • You Are Here by Twisted Lenses

    A mentally disabled map maker is discovered to be more than he seems.

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