Charlotte, North Carolina August 7 - 9, 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 Queen's Miscreants for winning Best Film of 2015. Their film Clocking Out will go on to represent Charlotte against all the other city winners around the world at Filmapalooza 2016.


1st Place: Best Film of 2015

Clocking Out by The Queen's Miscreants

2nd Place: Best Film of 2015

Running Out by Baker's Dozen Films

Required Elements

  • Character: Scarlet or Stephen O'Farrell, Architect
  • Prop: a garden hose
  • Line: "I have a funny feeling about this."

Audience Favorite: Group B

Parachute by Outside Voices

Best Writing

Running Out by Baker's Dozen Films

Best Editing

Violet by Firmament Films

Best Cinematography

Canter by Bright Colors

Best Sound Design

Parachute by Outside Voices

Best Musical Score

Failure by basic cable

Best Acting

Running Out by Baker's Dozen Films

Best Graphics

I Have A Funny Feeling About This by Double Dragon

Best Special Effects

Running Out by Baker's Dozen Films

Best Choreography

Violet by Firmament Films

Best Costumes

King Stephen by Unstoppable Failure

Best Use of Character

Clocking Out by The Queen's Miscreants

Best Use of Prop

It Could Be Worse by Scarykind

Best Use of Line

Secret Santa by Studio Grey Blue

2015 Film List

  • A New Day by FoxSquared

    A series of mysterious gifts sparks a new romance

  • Abstract Reality by One Day After School

    When your hipster side goes too far.

  • Canter by Bright Colors
  • Clocking Out by The Queen's Miscreants

    When faced with the pressures of business life, a stressed-out professional finds his bliss in his d

  • Dylan's Park by Milwaukee's Best

    Architect dedicates ballpark to his lost son

  • Failure by basic cable

    An underachiever sets out to find love, but discovers he has no idea how to relate to anyone.

  • Flesh Drive by Bestine

    Losing my flash drive wasn't so scary, but finding one was hell.

  • Go FLUME Yourself by 8mm Queen

    FLUME Inc can teleport anyone anywhere! This is the story of the apathetic employees who work there.

  • I Have A Funny Feeling About This by Double Dragon
  • It Could Be Worse by Scarykind
  • King Stephen by Unstoppable Failure

    Failure Architect has a psychotic break and begins talking to puppets

  • Not Your Fault by Ai Charlotte Alpha

    A woman's guilt about the death of her son drives a wedge between her and her husband.

  • Parachute by Outside Voices

    Grow up and be a kid again.

  • Running Out by Baker's Dozen Films

    A man speaks with his estranged brother

  • Secret Santa by Studio Grey Blue

    Santa tells a story.

  • Special Therapy by Ai Charlotte Bravo

    At a special therapy session, a feuding couple witnesses relationships more “special” then their own

  • Symmetry by Madras Mantle

    Story of a middle-aged man whose life takes a U-turn and his conflicts of doing the next right thing

  • The Caretaker by Team Long Shot

    Family's Never Easy

  • The Other Mrs. Gilman by Team Fra-Ste

    A woman's existential struggle as an artist and housewife.

  • Violet by Firmament Films

    Everything is fine, and then Violet comes to town.

  • We Have Stephen by Murder of Fools

    An architecture documentary goes awry in spectacular fashion.

  • What Had Happened Was by Team Overkill

    Friends are friends but buddies are expensive


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