Baltimore, Maryland August 11 - 13, 2017

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 Bold Creative Media for winning Best Film of 2017. Their film 7:43 will go on to represent Baltimore against all the other city winners around the world at Filmapalooza 2018.


1st Place: Best Film of 2017

7:43 by Bold Creative Media

Required Elements

  • Character: Chad or Chelsea Lattice, Climate Scientist
  • Prop: ice cream scooper
  • Line: ""That's what I thought." OR "That is what I thought.""

2017 Film List

  • 7:43 by Bold Creative Media

    An obsessive ex-detective seeks truth and justice for the case that got him fired.

  • Another day by BATproductions

    Just another day

  • Birthday Surprise by Discordian Films

    A clown walks into a bar...

  • Brain Freeze by Doggy Dog World
  • Carbon Life Leisure Cowboy by Stop! Everything

    Two adventurers fight to save the Carbon-Ex

  • Chad Saves the World (Maybe) by Ordinary Man Productions

    In the 1970s, Dr. Chad Lattice visits an old friend, which ultimately leads him into a race against time to save the world.

  • Chas Saves the World, bun chad by Electric Manatee Pictures

    Scientific quackery for the soul

  • Darkness by Falling Three Stories

    A lonely girl lives where the sun don't shine.

  • Going Green by Team Raygun

    One woman's fight to save the planet gets physical.

  • Herbocide by Citra Productions

    Detective Blunt investigates sudden deaths in Maryland due to smoking marijuana.

  • My Family Project by KEG Productions

    A high school student creates a video project about her peculiar great-uncle, and it yields some unexpected truths.

  • My First Snuff Film by HeelPlay Productions

    Two slacker roommates discover a "snuff tape" shot inside their house and attempt to piece together the perpetrator's identity.

  • Old Friends and Ice Cream by Good Question Films

    Two friends meet after years apart and deal with the distance between them and their ambitions.

  • Out of This World by One Goat Productions

    Chip is a single party host, and when he invites over his couple friends one of the couple's partner is Out of This World.

  • Petite Femme by DryLand

    People think global warming is caused by man, but the truth is that it's caused by one one evil scientist, and she's only 14.

  • Sunshine by Shooter 6ix

    Detective Johnson tracks down daughter's kidnaper.

  • That Is What I THought by Curioso Films
  • The Brooch by Windham Film

    A wayward vagrant finds unwanted company for a fireside chat.

  • The concept of global warming was created by and for the Chinese in order to make U.S. manufacturing non-competitive. by BIRDFACE

    Having lost his Father to climate change at a young age Chad chases his dream of teaching Global Warming to the masses the only way he knows how

  • The Robot and the Ladder by Actors with Strings

    The founding father of a factory dies and his son decides to change the product the factory produces with unintended results

  • The Rocky Road to Sweet Vengeance by Stereoscope Studios

    In a world gone mad, a young woman seeks vengeance for the murder of her parents.

  • Vanilla by Moonk Films Devoted

    A happy family gathering that goes south amidst tension and community grief.

  • We All Scream by AE Productions

    A middle school student's science fair project draws the ire of an oil tycoon and put her and her best friend in grave danger.

  • What's Your Poison by Time4Play

    A man is given a chance to go back in time to save his wife, but soon learns the cost of playing with fate.

  • You Scream I Scream by BAMP

    In a world ravaged by global warming, an unconventional scientist finds an unconventional solution to cooling the Earth.


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