Brisbane, Australia 11 - 13 September 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 Rabriate for winning Best Film of 2015. Their film Verge will go on to represent Brisbane against all the other city winners around the world at Filmapalooza 2016.


1st Place: Best Film of 2015

Verge by Rabriate

2nd Place: Best Film of 2015

The Assistant by Creative Clones

3rd Place: Best Film of 2015

The Stranger by The O.Gs

Required Elements

  • Character: Oliver or Olive MacGuffin, Travel Writer
  • Prop: bubble wrap
  • Line: "That's the only logical conclusion." (or "That is the only logical conclusion")

Audience Favorite: Group B

The Assistant by Creative Clones

Best Writing

The Assistant by Creative Clones

Best Editing

Cartógrafo by Peter's Pickle Pickers

Best Directing

The Stranger by The O.Gs

Best Cinematography

Verge by Rabriate

Best Sound Design

The Assistant by Creative Clones

Best Musical Score

Cartógrafo by Peter's Pickle Pickers

Best Actor

Matt McInally The Stranger by The O.Gs

Best Actress

Madelaine Harte Where's Ollie by That Escalated Quickly

Best Supporting Actor

David Nicoll Mr MacGuffin's Weird and Wonderful Adventure in Sealed Air Bay by Rebecca Gibney is Winter

Best Supporting Actress

Rita Artmann The Assistant by Creative Clones

Best Make Up

The Assistant by Creative Clones

Best Visual Effects

The Assistant by Creative Clones

Best Production Design

Verge by Rabriate

2015 Film List

  • A Hike For Hipsters by Small Town Movie Stuff

    Two hipsters go on a hike that ends in a mysterious encounter.

  • All 4 The Love by El Telón Theatre & DiegoRome

    A woman finds out that love has multiple faces.

  • Amy by Vin Image

    Amy Schwartz has a dangerous affinity for bubble wrap, one which has taken a turn for the psychotic.

  • Bald Hill by Blueprint Studios

    What if Mary's impenetrable plan to keep Oliver friend-zoned ends up making him want to stay?

  • Banjo by Swamp

    Two writers begin to feud as their personalities clash

  • Cartógrafo by Peter's Pickle Pickers

    In a post-apocalyptic world, a cartographer struggles to maintain his sanity.

  • Deadline by Femme Fatales

    A writer learns the struggles of maintaining work/life balance

  • It's Talent Time! by The Blue Steels

    Before going on holidays, a workplace must participate in a talent show as a team building exercise.

  • James isn't here right now by Cold Veins

    A stay at home travel writer searches for his missing housemate, James.

  • Late Night by Just a team

    Do it for the Gucci.

  • Liability by The Cousin Brothers

    Undercover cop gets cut loose

  • Lose yourself by Ghost Army

    "Find yourself, somewhere else..."

  • Mr MacGuffin's Weird and Wonderful Adventure in Sealed Air Bay by Rebecca Gibney is Winter

    Pop in some time!

  • Nothing but time by The Pizza Life Chose Me

    Lenny has a deadline he just has to meet but things just arn't going right

  • Olive by Doueal Brothers

    Somedays you wake up and there's a dead body in your livingroom.

  • Olivehood by Team Pretentious

    With great saltiness, comes great responsibility

  • Red Syrup by Cheezy FX

    A travel writer gets the big story he's always been after. But is it worth the calories?

  • Super Nothing by Super Film Bros

    A super interesting story

  • That's a (Bubble) Wrap by Klaatu Verata Necktie

    An advertising company is hired by the granddaughter of the inventor of bubble wrap.

  • The Assistant by Creative Clones

    Eliminating problems, one by one...

  • The Liar, The Bitch and the Whore's Robe by Arcane Century Prodcutions

    A man recounts to his friend the story of his rejected marriage proposal.

  • The Stranger by The O.Gs

    Now you see me, now you don't

  • The White Horse by Team Awesome

    A woman has something special planned for her revenge

  • Three Guys and a Magazine by Branch Collaborative

    John ends up a peeping Tom whilst being robbed in his own house.

  • Verge by Rabriate

    A young detective experiences the brutality of man

  • wayfarers by TownsMania Productions

    Off to explore an isolated bush trek, a young travel writer finds things aren't what he expected.

  • Weddead. by Crack Cow

    A recently married couple are on the way to their reception when they hit someone crossing the road

  • Where's Ollie by That Escalated Quickly

    Private I Melvin hunts down his favourite Travel writer.

  • Wrapt! by Blue Moon Art House Productions

    A woman's life views are challenged by an odd piece of bubble wrap that allows her to switch bodies


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