Dallas, Texas August 17 - 19, 2018

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 Maker Table for winning Best Film of 2018. Their film The Spy Who Loved Us will go on to represent Dallas against all the other city winners around the world at Filmapalooza 2019.


1st Place: Best Film of 2018

The Spy Who Loved Us by Maker Table

2nd Place: Best Film of 2018

Not Quite Satan by HiRai Films

Required Elements

  • Character: Brian or Brianna Chaddington, Physical Therapist
  • Prop: a blank sheet of paper
  • Line: ""I've got an extra ticket." OR "I have got an extra ticket.""

Audience Favorite: Group A

If It's Meant to Be by Afrogolfers

Audience Favorite: Group B

The Spy Who Loved Us by Maker Table

Best Writing

eVA by X-Prysm Media

Best Editing

I'm leaving by GoodBear Media

Best Directing

Not Quite Satan by HiRai Films

Best Cinematography

The Spy Who Loved Us by Maker Table

Best Acting

eVA by X-Prysm Media

Best Set Design

Not Quite Satan by HiRai Films

Best Use of Character

Breaking News by Oakmanor Studios

Best Use of Prop

Lucky Pen by Team Cranius

Best Use of Line

The Cosby Special by Citizen Steel's High School Squad

2018 Film List

  • Breaking News by Oakmanor Studios

    A therapist receives some crucial information that many furious parties want to get - and he doesn't even know it.

  • Burn for you by Blitz Brigade

    Brianna tries to save her marriage by going in the past to advise her husband, but fate has other plans.

  • Decisions by Hometown Aces

    A troubled student learns what it means to get help.

  • eVA by X-Prysm Media

    When a writer goes on a weekend getaway to escape writer's block, he finds himself trapped in a hell of his own.

  • Hitchhiker by AHS Productions
  • I'm leaving by GoodBear Media

    A schizophrenic man fights demons.

  • If It's Meant to Be by Afrogolfers

    Catching Rides & Catching Feelings

  • Little Cowboy by Brown Water Films

    A new dad shows his stepson what western loyalty looks like.

  • Lucky Pen by Team Cranius

    While on vacation to attend a tournament, Jay sustains an injury and must make a tough decision on whether or not to go for his dream of competing at the championship level.

  • Mary Ellen by Iaayah's Entertainment
  • Not Quite Satan by HiRai Films

    An insecure demon is summoned by an over-the-top satanist.

  • Ransom by Women In Film Dallas

    When a boy goes missing, there is plenty of guilt to go around.

  • Redrim by Clamiversary

    What would you do for your client’s daughter?

  • Respite by Thought Culture

    When you're out of tomorrows, you live for today.

  • The Cosby Special by Citizen Steel's High School Squad

    A filmmaker who thinks he's in trouble takes things too far.

  • The Smart House by Fun Filming Group

    A young woman soon discovers that her husband's dream house is the stuff of nightmares.

  • The Spy Who Loved Us by Maker Table

    An international spy is in search of nuclear launch codes– what she finds is a little more complicated.

  • The Therapist by Studio15
  • The Waitress by Team Tacos

    A sister reunites with her estranged father and a sister she never knew!

  • Trenchcoat by The Judgmental Bumper Stickers

    A hero's last stand.

  • Unleashed by Slick Studios

    A boy's battle between family problems and normacy

  • Vermin by Complinko

    One mans quest for truth uncovers a deadly plot of revenge and betrayal.


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