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 Courageous Lion Cinema for winning Best Film of 2015. Their film A Lab Rat Tale will go on to represent Detroit against all the other city winners around the world at Filmapalooza 2016.
A tyrannical manager forces his employee to do a grotesque task.
Being chased by a menacing stranger through Detroit, a man tries to escape before he is cornered.
Bill Amerson's mundane life transforms after he finds the magical hat of an eccentric hippie
After wife is killed and hospitalization, cop goes on revenge rampage
Young hotel worker is thrust into a conflict and finds himself fighting with his best friend.
A lesbian couple stuffs their dead grandmother to acquire their inheritance.
Nobody likes the 5th wheel, especially the drug-addicted, alcoholic Fratstar that won't to grow up.
Two men compete to be the Best Man and create a national holiday in the process.
A tale of American romance that reminds us all that love can be found, even in a cheap hotel
Donut miss this holiday!
Two down and out friends find inspiration in Detroit.
Two friends reminisce about seemingly sorrowful moments that turned into happier times.
A Man with a troubled life escapes to a better world with his headphone
Detective goes on a case of a missing hotel owner
A troubled young man is offered help from a specialist to aid in his sleep paralysis episodes.
Sometimes a Montage Can Save the Day
Their dad is dead and no one knows what the fuck is going on.
Stick the Fart Dragon with the Pointy End, Eat Magic Beans, Poison Everyone with Laughs
An introverted girl and an accident prone hotel concierge go on a journey to buy milk together
Music can create friends. Magic can create enemies...
He's neither here nor there. He's everywhere.
In a new world Mr. Blank's particular set of skills are particularly problematic.
Animals of the world sent into space by man, make a bid for freedom
A Phone Sex Operator Risks Everything to Save His Job
Detective in search of his daughters murderer.
When it has been revealed that his business partner betrayed him, Charlie takes extreme measures.
Steampunk Paranormal Investigators
Everything's the same...until it isn't.
Domestic values of a young couple are tested in a heartwarming search for a rambunctious 3 year old.
Two friends, both with alterior motives, try to get the other to help write a screenplay
A film about how we become to believe in ourselves.
Belinda looks after souls at St Pete's while they're making the transition to afterlife.
Belinda seems to be no more than a maid at a rundown motel but on a chess table she is so much more.
It's Just A Donut!
Room with a lasting impressions
When Addiction gets out of Control
A girl finds the strength to stand up to the bullies in her life.
An abominable snowman goes on an adventure in search of a magical train.
After waking up alone, a young man sets off into the night with only his dancing shoes to guide him,
What happens when the 5 star hotel guest has to go somewhere else.....?