Berlin, Germany 7 - 9 September 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 Team Feut for winning Best Film of 2018. Their film Pygmalion will go on to represent Berlin against all the other city winners around the world at Filmapalooza 2019.


1st Place: Best Film of 2018

Pygmalion by Team Feut

2nd Place: Best Film of 2018

Team Event by MUSTart Films

3rd Place: Best Film of 2018

Required Elements

  • Character: Helga oder Horst Linde, Maler / Malerin (Helga or Horst Linde, painter)
  • Prop: ein Kalender (a calendar)
  • Line: "Du hattest eine Aufgabe!" ("You had one job!")

Best Writing

Team Event by MUSTart Films

Best Editing

Justin Geiger Pygmalion by Team Feut

Best Directing

Adrian Doll Pygmalion by Team Feut

Best Cinematography

Tim Strecker Pygmalion by Team Feut

Best Actor

Sebastian Rein Team Event by MUSTart Films

Best Actress

Maike Specht Team Event by MUSTart Films

Best Use of Character

La belle by Z16

Best Use of Prop

The Second Date by The Pacific Goat Company

Best Use of Line

Team Event by MUSTart Films

The Golden Stapler award

Patrick Schwarzkopf Ein kurzer Scheissfilm by Millerntor Gallery (VCA)

2018 Film List

  • Absence by neu zwei
  • Das Universum der Ameisen by PAM
  • Ein kurzer Scheissfilm by Millerntor Gallery (VCA)

    A short film about shit.

  • Galactic Static by Black Roses Cool Water
  • Imago Vana by Die Mörsis
  • La belle by Z16

    A man starts something that appears impossible.

  • Not Normal Not Yet a Psychokiller by AtLeastWeTried

    Ein Wahnsinniger will endlich seinen ersten Mord begehen, ein Pilz dabei sein Mentor.

  • Pygmalion by Team Feut

    When a painter finally dares to talk to the love of his life, she vanishes right in front of him.

  • Süßgras by Baltic Van Stoke

    Ein junger Mann ist gezwungen, seine Selbstwahrnehmung zu hinterfragen. A young man is required to question his self-perception.

  • Team Event by MUSTart Films

    Moderne Teams müssen agil sein. Deswegen gilt es die Komfortzone zu verlassen. In Teambuilding-Events lernen sie, sich selbst und einander tiefer zu begegnen. Ein Trend der nicht mehr zu stoppen ist.

  • The Second Date by The Pacific Goat Company

    Jan and Liv have different ideas of what a second date entails.

  • Vanilla by Agog

    A troubled lesbian couple try to rescue  their doomed relationship with an innocent ice-cream  date, but end up caught in the crossfire  between their manipulative egomaniac therapist  and her former patient, a banker turned street-artist  with anger issues.


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