Madison, Wisconsin 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 Firmament Films for winning Best Film of 2013. Their film The Noize will go on to represent Madison against all the other city winners around the world at Filmapalooza 2014.

1st Place: Best Film of 2013

The Noize by Firmament Films

2nd Place: Best Film of 2013

D by Project Famous

Required Elements

  • Character: Sinclair or Sylvia Vandermint, Kleptomaniac
  • Prop: a pillow
  • Line: "Forget everything I just said."

2013 Film List

  • Baggage by Z Productions

    A man and woman hit it off on their first date, but their baggage may come between them.

  • Balance by Madison Media Independent

    What would you do to tip the scales of fate?

  • Better Off Bread by Nice Melons Films

    Two friends awake in the woods and must retrace their steps.

  • Birds of a Feather by Pelican

    A small town museum holds the key to one man's happiness

  • D by Project Famous

    I'm gonna find you!!

  • Dead Man's Hand by Maxout Productions

    Don't get caught.

  • Follow Your Heart by Infinity Squared

    A musical tale of a marriage unraveling in the most unexpected way

  • For Better Or For Worse by Public Image Media

    A groom and his buddies scamper to find a replacement for the ring they lost.

  • Foul Play by HISENG COW

    They said he was yellow; they said he was a bad egg. . .but, he made it to the other side.

  • Grandmother Bear by TrezyTV

    An astronaut's journey is placed in jeopardy by the theft of her grandmother's ashes.

  • Hinged by Studio 88

    There is no crazy

  • KL3P-2 by Seven Dutchmen

    A clepto robot roams the post-apocalyptic Earth in search of his missing part.

  • Kleptos by Filament Games

    A kleptomaniac support group unexpectedly become surrogate parents.

  • Making a Mint by The Spinning Gyre

    Charlie Monroe stars in this classic 70s sitcom about a successful stock broker with a secret.

  • Nicked by Grey Army

    A captivating kleptomaniac practices good behavior

  • Our Brother's Vacation by Secondhand Cinema

    Three siblings fulfill their brother's final request.

  • Panic by TBD Studios

    When love comes calling the only answer is murder.

  • Preeminent Woman by North Grant Productions

    When The Queen's necklace is stolen, Preeminent Woman is there to save the day!

  • Sleep Tight by Geoff Lafayette Productions

    Forget everything I just said.

  • Sleptomania by Oven Mitt Productions

    A kleptomaniacal Martial artist runs amuck in the city.

  • Take It From Me by Drywater Productions

    Two imperfect characters begin an imperfect relationship that ends up saving them both.

  • The Cure by Ai Wisconsin Team 1

    Forget everything I just said

  • The Girl In the Yellow Dress by Epic Film Crew

    A figurine collector who has turned to crime is confronted by one of his victims.

  • The Noize by Firmament Films

    Ten thousand dollars. Thirty minutes. Should he make it?

  • The Pillow of Ultimate Neverending Truth by Grocery Boy Entertainment

    Sinclair Vandermint posts an ad online to get rid of all the things his kleptomaniac wife, Sylvia, h

  • The Way To A Man's Heart by Friends WithOUT Benefits


  • Turtle Soup by Screening Mad

    Is it the man or the turtle?

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