Atlanta, Georgia June 12 - 14, 2015

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 The Full Lock Media Collective for winning Best Film of 2015. Their film FAWN will go on to represent Atlanta against all the other city winners around the world at Filmapalooza 2016.


1st Place: Best Film of 2015

FAWN by The Full Lock Media Collective

2nd Place: Best Film of 2015

Siren's Song by Get The Horns Productions

3rd Place: Best Film of 2015

Walkman by Studio A

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October 9 - 11, 2015

Required Elements

  • Character: Robert or Roberta Jones, Photographer
  • Prop: a cassette tape
  • Line: "It can't possibly be this easy." (or "It cannot possibly be this easy.")

Audience Favorite: Group A

Love Stinks by Trinitas

Audience Favorite: Group B

[Take 48] The Making of the Film Night Wolf by Iron Shadow

Audience Favorite: Group C

A Rough Morning by Cookies on the sink

Audience Favorite: Group D

The Package by A Fight Called Tiger

Audience Favorite: Group E

American Pickle by Wonderfully Lost

Audience Favorite: Group F

The Worst 48 by Stay REDD Pictures

Best Writing

Siren's Song by Get The Horns Productions

Best Editing

Recruits by Misfit Ideas

Best Directing

FAWN by The Full Lock Media Collective

Best Cinematography

#30 by The A Team

Best Sound Design

Walkman by Studio A

Best Musical Score

Catch Me If You Can by Bontrager Twins Productions

Best Actor

Brett Brooks Re Inc. by Living the Dream Collective

Best Actress

Susan Loraine Anderson (KAMERA KARMA WINNER) #30 by The A Team

Best Graphics

Overblown 2 by King Dante Productions

Best Costumes

Belief by Platinum Productions

Best Use of Character

Smoking the Devil by Oh Yah

Best Use of Prop

Walkman by Studio A

Best Use of Line

[Take 48] The Making of the Film Night Wolf by Iron Shadow

Best Practical Effects

Catch Me If You Can by Bontrager Twins Productions

Best Visual Effects

Assassinmas XVII by White Flame Studios

GRAND FINALE AUDIENCE AWARD

[Take 48] The Making of the Film Night Wolf by Iron Shadow

Actress Nominee: Kate Kovach

FAWN by The Full Lock Media Collective

Actor Nominee: Nick Izzo

Re Inc. by Living the Dream Collective

Actress Nominee 2: Anney Reese

Re Inc. by Living the Dream Collective

META Studios \"Team Award\"

Being Dexter by Reel Make-Believe

Actor Nominee 2: Benjamin Mitchell

The Warm Vacation by GASM Media

2015 Film List

  • [Take 48] The Making of the Film Night Wolf by Iron Shadow

    Two eccentric brothers co-direct a film for the 48 Hour Film Project

  • #30 by The A Team

    It can't possibly be this easy

  • 30 Minutes to Wed by Chatt State Films

    To get paid, buddy photographers must convince a bride to wed, on the worst wedding day ever.

  • 50 mm by Hats & Heels Production

    To save his job, an established photographer must compete with his rival to land a magazine cover.

  • A day in the park by First Show Productions

    A Photgrapher captures life's memorable moments

  • A Rough Morning by Cookies on the sink

    When a young woman commits the most heinous of crimes, she must do a series of dark deeds to cover her ass.

  • Altar Ego by FilmPop Ent.

    Sam will do anything in her power to save her special day.

  • Amber by 17th & D Productions

    It Can't Possibly Be This Easy

  • American Pickle by Wonderfully Lost

    A photojournalist is the subject of two surveillance teams

  • Assassinmas XVII by White Flame Studios

    Every man for himself. One winner. One prize.

  • Being Dexter by Reel Make-Believe

    A bullied, lactose-intolerant teen longs for the attention of his fantasy girl. Will he get what he

  • Belief by Platinum Productions

    On International Fairy Day, a clay photographer believes in magic thanks to his granddaughter.

  • Believe It, Achieve It by TnG Films

    A young woman's struggle to unlock true potential leads her on a path to self discovery

  • Better watch out by Golden Hour Entertainment

    A series of unfortunate events destroy the hopes of a wannabe burglar.

  • Birdie by Nerve Baby

    A young woman struggles to maintain her own life while caring for her elderly mother.

  • Brave New World by The Yeager Road Gang

    How do you decide who survives?

  • Broken Lullaby by Wonder Reel Productions

    With a serial killer on the loose, Roberta Jones suspects her creepy neighbor

  • Broken Ring by hdmimedia

    Young photographer wonders into unwanted trouble while seeking the truth.

  • Capture by Bush Jumping

    Sometimes you get lost in the ones you shoot. Snap!

  • Capture by Cogito Creative

    Professional photographer takes lucrative job with new client despite reservation & opposition.

  • Catch Me If You Can by Bontrager Twins Productions

    Mouse mischief

  • Dancing Without Music by Grady Thespians

    Just Try to Fit In

  • Digital Negative by Illegal Operator

    The inside story on Roberta Jones after her return

  • Earthquake the Musical by Half Full Films

    Death Destruction and singng, the perfect combination

  • Fal of Power by Teejay Coof

    Always a fal before a rise

  • FAWN by The Full Lock Media Collective

    Behind the labyrinth of self deception, an awful truth is discovered.

  • GOREGOD 2: The Musical! by Lucid Films

    The first death metal musical!

  • Hangar by MSM Motion Pictures

    Trafficking scam artists hold women at airport hangar.

  • Heart Land by Mann Woman Productions

    After the matriarch dies, her daughter & granddaughter feud about what do to with the land they love

  • I Don't Know What Happened by Slightly Twisted Productions

    A Mixtape doesn't understand what went wrong in his relationship with Roberta.

  • It's Not Easy Being Green by Ferret Goddess Productions

    Roberta has a difficult time fitting in with the other zombies.

  • Jail Bait by Single Serving Pictures

    A young woman sentenced to 10 years in prison finds the last thing she would expect: love.

  • Keepers Of Dagda by Team Verbiage

    This family secret is the secret of the Ages

  • Kiss of Death by ACT

    Detective Jones relives the pain of her husband's murder when the "Crimson Killer" strikes again.

  • Last Call by "Bearly" In Time Productions
  • LIon St. Kings by Brain Light

    Will Sam follow his father footsteps or create a print of his own?

  • Losing Touch by Team Ego

    An unexpected phone call from an old friend leads a woman to a nightmarish party where a trail of p

  • Love Stinks by Trinitas

    A hopeless romantic tries to bring his two friends back together but finds a love of his own.

  • Lovebox by Hushpuppy

    Traversing the landscape between reality and inner psyche, a woman follows the voice of her lover to

  • Malicious by Writing In HD Ent.

    Father leaves his little girl with a warning.

  • Music Of Love by 2 Squared Films

    A homeless man has an amazing talent that leads him to something special

  • Overblown 2 by King Dante Productions

    Our kickstarter campaign video for our new 48 Hour Film, a sequel to the 2006 ATL Best Film winner.

  • Picture Us Together by Monsterbuster Entertainment

    You don't take a picture, you make it.

  • Pocket Sprite by Imaginary Banana (Road Team)

    A young girl befriends a woodland sprite but not all is as it seems

  • Power Lines by Awarewolf

    While experimenting with magic, two young women find themselves facing a life or death decision.

  • Re Inc. by Living the Dream Collective

    Re Inc. follows the post-death journey of two friends challenging the conventions of the afterlife.

  • Recruits by Misfit Ideas

    A young woman, obsessed with recurring nightmares, boards a mysterious train in the hopes of closure

  • REHYDRATE THE GAME by Southtown Productions

    An Ole School "MC" comes out of retirement

  • Remember Me by M.PoWeR

    A specially trained detective teleports into the brains of the dead and relives their dying moment.

  • renascence by SoKlor

    A young man experiences the revival of something that has been dormant.

  • Road Kill by Legendary Children

    Riding in cars with strangers.

  • Russ Howitzer: Cavalier by The Young and the Ancient

    Russ Howitzer takes a dangerous mission to save the world unexpectedly finds love.

  • Sigma by Hour Hand's Broken

    A determined investigator discovers the fate of her missing colleague

  • Siren's Song by Get The Horns Productions

    Just when you thought it was safe to take a bath

  • Smoking the Devil by Oh Yah

    A bad marajuana trip? Don't tamper with the Devils plant.

  • Split by TMSA Junior Academy

    RJ, a young female photographer, is determined to find her friend's killer.

  • Tell Me Erica by Younger and Younger

    A little girl is magically transported by a special object, but is it safe?

  • The Artful Dodger by Hasenpfeffer for Two

    Who will know the truth?

  • The Cereal Killer by La' Qhee Dog Productions

    A serial killer plots to kill figureheads of major cereal corporations in protest gluten.

  • The Contacts by Shafty Fingers Productions

    A female contract-killing duo seek liberation from the man who controls them.

  • The Damnation Bureau by Pop Culture Architects

    Roberta expeirences judgement from an unlikely source.

  • The Device by The Kerfuffle Effect

    A young girl disappears for discovering too much.

  • The Diary of Roberta Jones by foutsfilms

    A troubled girl escapes from her everyday problems after the discovery of another girl's audio diary

  • The Floor is Lava by Cold Feet Films

    It's getting late and Tom wants to go to bed but he can't touch the floor because it is "lava".

  • The Houdini Effect by Farmin' Dreams Studios

    After Roberta Jones' boyfriend disappears into thin air, she hires two paranormal detectives to help

  • The Package by A Fight Called Tiger

    Expectations aren't always met

  • The Switch by On The Shoulders Sponsored by Indie Film Loop

    Sometimes you have to be slick and sly to get a few steps ahead!

  • the Tape by Half Baked

    Two detectives get an unusual case.

  • The Warm Vacation by GASM Media

    A photographer is held at gunpoint after he discovers something he was never meant to see, and has o

  • The Way by Naktern Ninjas

    An escaped convict embeds herself in a cult to avoid capture.

  • The Worst 48 by Stay REDD Pictures
  • Tornado Warning by Never Too Late Films

    Home alone meets Twister!

  • Unfinished Business by Nu Pi Productions

    Make sure your business is done befor you die.

  • Up in Smoke by Ambulance Graveyard Films

    A private detective investigates the disapperance of a gang of teenager's beloved goods.

  • Void by Picture Shift

    After her ship crashes, an alien must decide whether her life is worth continuing on Earth.

  • Walkman by Studio A

    Roberta is frustrated to death with her seniale mother.

  • Witches Wishes by Suburbia Film Productions

    The fight between good and evil in the hand of a 8 yrs old

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