Baltimore, Maryland 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 Plan R Films for winning Best Film of 2015. Their film Taping Treller will go on to represent Baltimore against all the other city winners around the world at Filmapalooza 2016.


1st Place: Best Film of 2015

Taping Treller by Plan R Films

2nd Place: Best Film of 2015

Kings Crossing by Citra Productions

3rd Place: Best Film of 2015

Required Elements

  • Character: Q. Treller, Secret Society Member
  • Prop: a roll of tape
  • Line: "Sometimes the best answer is no answer."

Audience Favorite: Group A

Taped: by M'oonk Films Devoted

Audience Favorite: Group B

Tex: Wisdom of the Old West by Tohubohu

Audience Favorite: Group C

Best Writing

Taping Treller by Plan R Films

Best Editing

Best Directing

Q by Star Wipe Films

Best Cinematography

F*ck Burl Ives by Lion Eating Poets In The Stone Den

Best Sound Design

Q by Star Wipe Films

Best Musical Score

Tex: Wisdom of the Old West by Tohubohu

Best Actor

Greg Crowe Kings Crossing by Citra Productions

Best Actress

Courtney Birk Cerebral by Miss Ash Productions

Best Ensemble Acting

Best Graphics

ORT CLOUD by Actors with Strings

Best Special Effects

Q Treller: Alcotan by Dupont Circle Pictures

Best Use of Character

Kings Crossing by Citra Productions

Best Use of Prop

Taped: by M'oonk Films Devoted

Best Use of Line

Kings Crossing by Citra Productions

Best Use of Genre

Musical or Western by Discordian Films

Best Special Effect

F*ck Burl Ives by Lion Eating Poets In The Stone Den

To Mate and Procreate by Yellow Sign Theatre

2015 Film List

  • #Illuego by FancyBoy Films

    Through fixing a broken statute two friends resurrect an ancient murder-god.

  • 21 by Open House Productions
  • A Day by B*A*T productions
  • A Deadly Case of Writers Block by Seek Pictures

    Write what you know... then make up the rest.

  • A Modern Day Satire by BrainStream Media

    One rookie cop, One moron, one viilan, and one field training officer

  • Bright Side by The Bystander Effect

    A blind detective in the search for justice gets caught up in the morally hazy world of hoarders.

  • Cerebral by Miss Ash Productions

    How far are you willing to run just to have someone chase you?

  • Clockwork by Continutiy Pictures
  • Debts by KEG Productions

    Two buddies rely on each other when they face pressure to make what they know are wrong choices.

  • Don't Forget The Cider by Seven Sweet's
  • F*ck Burl Ives by Lion Eating Poets In The Stone Den

    A regretful ghost seeks a woman's help to keep his memory alive

  • Hi Honey by Mapleway

    A woman with regrets, regrets finding salvation.

  • I am and So You Are: Rise Above the Norm by BIRDFACE

    The Secret to Good, Clean, Living

  • Kings Crossing by Citra Productions

    George Lohman discovers the pitfalls of trying to move to a toney neighborhood

  • Missionary mike by Antidisestablishmentarianism

    Young Mormon Missionary unexpectedly finds himself at a crossroad between temptation and his faith.

  • Musical or Western by Discordian Films

    So Which is it? Western or Musical?

  • Nail Barrel by On Time Productions
  • ORT CLOUD by Actors with Strings

    The world is on the edge and only Kim Jong-Un can save us?

  • Poison Envy by Shore Productions

    A young woman envious of her thespian roommate plots to kill

  • Q by Star Wipe Films

    Thrown into chaos, a woman must make sense of her surroundings and find safety from the unknown.

  • Q Treller: Alcotan by Dupont Circle Pictures

    A detective puts a feud aside to save a Senator's daughter

  • SPY MY LOVE by GATE Members

    testing my love

  • Survival of the Fittest by EMP COLLECTIVE

    Workout buddies get some surprising dietary advice

  • Taped: by M'oonk Films Devoted

    3 men at a table

  • Taping Treller by Plan R Films

    Witness the importance of Mr. Treller's hobby; dare I say, obsession.

  • Tex: Wisdom of the Old West by Tohubohu

    A young man struggling to confront a neighborhood nemesis seeks inspiration from an unusual friend —

  • The I.P. Dept by Bladder Productions

    Illuminati Confirmed!

  • The Sacrifice by Blue Heron

    Seven missing witches and the detective determined to find them before it's too late.

  • The Society by 4th Wall Films
  • The Way by Wytek Pictures

    A secret society mistakenly assists an average joe.

  • There's A Man On Me. by The Quest

    Sometimes you wake up underneath someone you don't know.

  • This is a story... by Awkward Trio Productions

    Two pro characters come up against their greatest enemy, a high schooler's bad writing.

  • To Mate and Procreate by Yellow Sign Theatre

    a dating guide produced by the esoteric order of the starry maw

  • Treller House by UUCSS YRUU

    A group of marginalized teenagers find a home in this heartwarming family film.

  • Troll Hunters by Aura Media Productions

    Maverick and his team of internet bounty hunters search for cyber bullies.

  • We're Expecting by None of Us Have Dates

    Terry and Will want to adopt, but the child isn't quite what they expected.

  • YOUR BIGGEST FAN by Curioso Films

    a love story of podcasters


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