New Haven, Connecticut July 26 - 28, 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 Thing Two for winning Best Film of 2013. Their film Wild Wild Upper West will go on to represent New Haven against all the other city winners around the world at Filmapalooza 2014.


1st Place: Best Film of 2013

2nd Place: Best Film of 2013

More Than One Solution by Rushed Prods.

3rd Place: Best Film of 2013

The Good Detective by Team Good Natured Dogs

Required Elements

  • Character: Steve or Stephanie Nash, Detective
  • Prop: tongs
  • Line: "I'd like to see you try." (or "I would like to see you try.")

2013 Film List

  • 3.3.6-B by Dream Team

    Thirsty Minds Breed Contempt

  • Bottles by Parasailing Zebras
  • Citizen Klone by One by One

    On an alternate modern-day earth, having a clone is the norm...for now.

  • Flawed Siblings by Reel Minds Media

    What happens when two siblings must face there mortality and each during there would be vocations

  • Good Deeds by Brass Casket Ent.

    A roadtrip takes an unexpected turn

  • Idle Play by Lemon Difficult

    Game of cat and mouse between detective and killer.

  • John + Clara by Third Eye Productions

    Their relationship is as off as their victims.

  • Jolly Unfortunate by Undecided

    A mother enlists the help of an unlikely partner to plan her sons future.

  • Kiss Me Dangerous by Diane's Team

    A scorned woman seeks out the help of a cynical private detective to get to the truth.

  • Last Favour by Shpilberg Morris Production

    It wasn't supposed to be like this...

  • Love Fang by Two-Bit Pictures

    Under the new moon, will love conquer obsession?

  • Magic for Morons by Wonder Kid Productions

    A young wizard discovers that he can make his problems disappear with the use of his magic tongs.

  • More Than One Solution by Rushed Prods.

    A young boy tries to find a way to go to summer camp.

  • Moving Pieces by 96 Bolts

    it's a game where winning means losing a piece at a time

  • Oopsie by Peppered Productions

    Where does it all go wrong?

  • Photographic Memory by Fly By Night

    What would you do for love?

  • Pot Smoking Devil Worshipers by Mega Porker Prods.

    simba colchuck found it all.

  • Same Day Delivery by Team Eagle Eye

    A mistakenly delivered package leads to an adventure for two friends.

  • The Client List by LibraTiger Pictures

    Identities have never been so mistaken.

  • The Fallen Hawk by Tiny Church

    While investigating a murder, Detective Steve Nash finds a superhero's human side.

  • The Follower by Water Walkers

    Female is stalked from work and when she gets home the roles change

  • The Forgotten Dance by Art Lights Camera

    As a man sits incarcerated, a young woman enlists the help of a detective after she discovers a long

  • The Good Detective by Team Good Natured Dogs

    Through a magnifying glass, even good and bad become distorted

  • The Run Home by Fat Gaucho Productions

    The Story About A Boy And Girl Who Venture In To A Home To Retrieve Their Baseball

  • The Trouble with Little Sisters by H&H Productions

    Two boys try to find their sister after she goes missing.

  • Tong-tastic! by Tooting in the Leaves

    When an infomercial's products are mysteriously disappearing, the host must investigate.

  • Tong-Tied by BRAAAINZ

    All she wanted for her birthday was a pony.

  • Unidentified by Filmy Maestros

    A college student and a detective tries to find the unidentified deaths at the old castle

  • Vantage by Broken Time

    " The fight for the top seen from below"

  • Wild Wild Upper West by Thing Two

    A former sherriff turns to a safer lifestyle to protect those he loves.

  • Wishful Thinking by Sweet Feet

    A troubled boy realizes the power of words only after it's too late.

  • Working Stiff by Grift Productions

    Roger's best friend convinces him to loosen up on the job

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