San Francisco, California June 8 - 10, 2012

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 Straight to DVD for winning Best Film of 2012. Their film Always There will go on to represent San Francisco against all the other city winners around the world at Filmapalooza 2013.


1st Place: Best Film of 2012

Always There by Straight to DVD

Required Elements

  • Character: Lance or Leslie Lombardo, vendor at a Farmer's Market
  • Prop: Business Card
  • Line: I don't have a clue.

Audience Favorite: Group A

Ace Rickman, Intergalactic Time Detective Episode 6: A Time to Drill by burntwire.tv

Audience Favorite: Group B

Animal Crackers by Team Hindenburg

Audience Favorite: Group C

Josephs War Pony by San Fiasco

Audience Favorite: Group D

The Stand Off by Roth Rind Media Production

Best Editing

Ripe for the Picking by Netpulse

Best Directing

Grow by Stabbing my Jelly

Best Cinematography

A Stockholm Christmas by Hard Limit Productions

Best Sound Design

Grow by Stabbing my Jelly

Best Actor

Jack Kohler Josephs War Pony by San Fiasco

Best Actress

Miranda Jones Always There by Straight to DVD

Best Ensemble Acting

A Stockholm Christmas by Hard Limit Productions

Best Costumes

The Mole by SixtySixers with Fifi & Fanny

Best Use of Character

Ripe for the Picking by Netpulse

Best Use of Prop

A Stockholm Christmas by Hard Limit Productions

Best Use of Line

If The Shoe Fits by Barewitness Films

Best Use of Genre

The Mole by SixtySixers with Fifi & Fanny

BEST ORIGINAL SONG

The Last Will and Testament of Leslie Lombardo by The Frisconians

Best Screenplay

Josephs War Pony by San Fiasco

Best Use of Makeup

Road Sore by Dollar Short Films

Best Use of San Francisco

The Last Will and Testament of Leslie Lombardo by The Frisconians

Best Visual Effects

Soul of the Universe: The Golden Nose by 4QR98 Pass

Rising Star

The Stand Off by Roth Rind Media Production

2012 Film List

  • A Stockholm Christmas by Hard Limit Productions

    Excited about their vacation plans, a group of strangers are instead forced to participate in a biza

  • Ace Rickman, Intergalactic Time Detective Episode 6: A Time to Drill by burntwire.tv

    Episode 6: A Time to Drill

  • Always There by Straight to DVD

    A Drama

  • Animal Crackers by Team Hindenburg

    A loner struggles selling produce from his trailer and is terrorized by animal figures at night.

  • Grow by Stabbing my Jelly

    A girl tries to deal with loneliness as as a new companion sprouts from the soil.

  • If The Shoe Fits by Barewitness Films

    If the shoe fits, wear it.

  • Josephs War Pony by San Fiasco

    A Native American's rite of passage into manhood.

  • Ripe for the Picking by Netpulse

    A police detective buys more than he bargains for when shopping at a local farmer's market

  • Road Sore by Dollar Short Films

    I don't have a clue

  • Soul of the Universe: The Golden Nose by 4QR98 Pass

    In the age of light, emerged a darkness...

  • The Last Will and Testament of Leslie Lombardo by The Frisconians

    Two in-laws fulfill their mutual loved one's last wishes in this oddball "vacation/holiday" comedy.

  • The Mole by SixtySixers with Fifi & Fanny

    Marilyn Monroe is alive and living in San Francisco?

  • The Stand Off by Roth Rind Media Production

    Lance Lombardo runs a shaved ice stand, but is losing his business to a kid at a lemonade stand


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