Atlanta, Georgia October 9 - 11, 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 SoKlor for winning Best Film of 2015. Their film Testament will go on to represent Atlanta against all the other city winners around the world at Filmapalooza 2016.


1st Place: Best Film of 2015

Testament by SoKlor

2nd Place: Best Film of 2015

The Grinning Man by Iron Shadow Alpha

3rd Place: Best Film of 2015

Organ donar by LensHead Piktures

Required Elements

  • Character: Randy or Ronda Meeks, Store Clerk
  • Prop: a glove
  • Line: "There are dark and nasty things here."

Audience Favorite: Group A

The Grinning Man by Iron Shadow Alpha

Audience Favorite: Group B

toxic by Iron Shadow Omega

Best Writing

Testament by SoKlor

Best Editing

The Hotel of Dark and Nasty Things by Safeword Entertainment

Best Directing

Organ donar by LensHead Piktures

Best Cinematography

The Grinning Man by Iron Shadow Alpha

Best Sound Design

Burn An X In Your Head by Hi Doggy Films

Best Musical Score

Pawn by Death by a Cajun

Best Acting

Male: Jack Byrd Organ donar by LensHead Piktures

Female: Cassi Costoulas Testament by SoKlor

Best Graphics

Paranormal Investigation Specialist Squad by White Flame Studios

Best Special Effects

toxic by Iron Shadow Omega

Best Choreography

Organ donar by LensHead Piktures

Best Costumes

Let's Get Freaky by Single Serving Pictures

Best Use of Character

Subject #0037 by Get the Horns Productions

Best Use of Prop

Meeks by Psycho Siblings Productions

Best Use of Line

M.V.S. by mom dad and the kids

Best Practical Effects

toxic by Iron Shadow Omega

2015 Film List

  • Alone, Finally by Illegal Operator

    3 survivors work their way through a trapped f orest.

  • Burn An X In Your Head by Hi Doggy Films

    A bloody love story

  • Clear Skies by Cookies On The Sink

    After a disorienting night of partying, a man finds himself in the midst of a nightmarish rainstorm.

  • Consumed by Omega Boy Productions

    A victim's anger turns to guilt leading to evil and blurring the lines of reality and sanity

  • Family Affair by Evil Lizard Productions

    A race against time for editing

  • Glove, Girl, and Candle by GASM Media

    A ritual goes awry and Randy enacts revenge...

  • Going Viral by Bears on Film

    Evil thing come in sweet packages

  • Insatiable by Bright Elephant Productions

    Sometimes... there's just not enough!

  • Let's Get Freaky by Single Serving Pictures

    Wes and Ronda want a quiet evening in the woods. Too bad the freak show is in town.

  • M.V.S. by mom dad and the kids

    An obnoxious store clerk follows a young lass into an unconventional meeting.

  • Meeks by Psycho Siblings Productions

    An unsuspecting store clerk encounters an alien and tries to survive.

  • Murder at 11:00 by Half Baked Productions

    Tune in to find out why you should be nicer to your employees!

  • Objectifying by Shafty Fingers Production

    It's fun when you do it, but it's wrong when it's done to you.

  • Organ donar by LensHead Piktures

    A fate worst than death

  • Paranormal Investigation Specialist Squad by White Flame Studios

    The Paranormal Investigation Specialist Squad faces a deranged store clerk... and demons.

  • Pawn by Death by a Cajun

    Be careful what you desire it may cost you more.

  • Ronda's Masterpiece by Vid T Yo! Artist

    A filmmaker seeks revenge and films it.

  • Subject #0037 by Get the Horns Productions

    A claustophobic man is locked in a padded room and forced to face his fears.

  • Testament by SoKlor

    After her sister and cousin disappear from beside her, a young woman is left alone in the woods.

  • The Grinning Man by Iron Shadow Alpha

    A little girl is haunted by a mysterious stranger.

  • The Hotel of Dark and Nasty Things by Safeword Entertainment

    A couple Check into a Hotel from Hell and their only hope is from a secret government organization

  • The New Guy by Pop Culture Architects

    Freaks have needs too.

  • The Perfect Girl by Bears in Human Suits

    It was all for you.

  • The Right to Bare Arms: or The Neo-Western Horror by The Midnight Spectrum Club

    This The Right to Bare Arms!

  • Touch by Awarewolf‏

    A misanthropic store clerk with psychic abilities is contracted to solve a murder.

  • toxic by Iron Shadow Omega

    A hitman takes a woman to a dangerous place to make the hit

  • Two Copies by Cogito Creative

    When games aren't enough, a man finds the ultimate video game, or is it?

  • Unclean by Student Film Association of UNG

    Please keep door shut

  • UNMASK by BEASTMODE ENTERTAINMENT, LLC

    A man assumes the identity of his twin brother, but is exposed when he goes on a killing spree.

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