Columbus, Ohio July 24 - 26, 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 Andrew Brad David and Joe for winning Best Film of 2015. Their film Spin Cycle will go on to represent Columbus against all the other city winners around the world at Filmapalooza 2016.


1st Place: Best Film of 2015

Spin Cycle by Andrew Brad David and Joe

2nd Place: Best Film of 2015

Shannon Creek by Lapis Manalis

3rd Place: Best Film of 2015

Detective/Cop by Edwin J. Hill

Required Elements

  • Character: Ron or Rhonda Chamberlain, Twin
  • Prop: a wrapped gift
  • Line: “Try it. What have you got to lose?”

Audience Favorite: Group A

Hawaiian Holiday by Storytime

Audience Favorite: Group B

Detective/Cop by Edwin J. Hill

Best Writing

Detective/Cop by Edwin J. Hill

Best Editing

Spin Cycle by Andrew Brad David and Joe

Best Directing

Shannon Creek by Lapis Manalis

Best Cinematography

Spin Cycle by Andrew Brad David and Joe

Best Sound Design

Lazaretto by The Unusual Suspects

Best Musical Score

Fool Me Twice by Sleepy Rock Films

Best Song

"Half of Me" Morgan Thomas-Mills Detective/Cop by Edwin J. Hill

Best Actor

Jeff Potts Shannon Creek by Lapis Manalis

Best Actress

Aileen Targett Shannon Creek by Lapis Manalis

Best Supporting Actor

Drew Brigner Detective/Cop by Edwin J. Hill

Best Supporting Actress

Linda Dorff The Last Con by Two Pop Studios

Best Ensemble Acting

The Last Con by Two Pop Studios

Best Costumes

Shannon Creek by Lapis Manalis

Best Use of Character

Detective/Cop by Edwin J. Hill

Best Use of Prop

Hawaiian Holiday by Storytime

Best Use of Line

Janitor Cop by DayJob Productions

Best Visual Effects

Last Years Gift by Pandora's Notebox

2015 Film List

  • "Whats in the Box?" by g. rex productions

    Some questions are better left unanswered.

  • Blood Ties by Offshoot Productions
  • Breathe by Immeasurably More Media

    Twin siblings risk their lives scaling dangerous lands to save their dying mother

  • closer than you think by Qew Production

    Rhonda seeks to discover who left a mysterious package on her porch!

  • Dead Beats by ECEC Productions
  • Desperate Times by Is This Thing On?

    A business man eats

  • Detective/Cop by Edwin J. Hill
  • Double Date by Plastic Horses
  • Fatal Distraction by Team Philm

    Defying death is only a distraction away...

  • Fool Me Twice by Sleepy Rock Films
  • Gift Wrapped by Viper

    Brother and sister get inventive to cover up a deadly accident

  • Hawaiian Holiday by Storytime

    A couple receives a honeymoon trip to Hawaii. Will a rowdy friend cause them to miss their flight?

  • Janitor Cop by DayJob Productions

    A reluctant, washed out cop is brought back to locate a bomb in the one building he knows best.

  • Jay by Ruscilli Productions

    A delusional man has to come to terms with his current reality.

  • Last Years Gift by Pandora's Notebox
  • Lazaretto by The Unusual Suspects
  • Magic Marc by Ridicuvids

    Two twins: one is powerful while the other is content

  • Shannon Creek by Lapis Manalis

    Arden and Dierdre escape to find their love, but are pursued by a sadistic trio with other plans.

  • Specter by yacht club crew

    What Makes A Hero

  • Spin Cycle by Andrew Brad David and Joe

    A woman searches for her missing daughter.

  • The Ironclad Hypocrisy 2: Love in the Modern World by GNB Films

    A young man is faced a disturbing event due to the way the dating world has changed in the 2010s.

  • The Last Con by Two Pop Studios
  • The Picture by Zentertainment Productions

    A girl finding out that her mother is really not her mother, but her Aunt

  • The Unwrappening by Swerve Ninjas

    Craig and Ron receive an unexpected early Christmas gift.

  • Throwing Shade by Vestlife Productions

    Ron Chamberlain receives a cool pair of sunglasses for his birthday and strange things ensue

  • Thunder Twins by Incompetent Films

    A pair of twins decide to be vigilantes. Things go from heroic to public nuisance.

  • With or Without by Brain Tank
  • Wolf Bait by Thank You Please Productions

    Twin witches set off to make a birthday potion with hillarious results


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