Cleveland, Ohio October 16 - 18, 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 Gone Fishin' Productions for winning Best Film of 2015. Their film Control will go on to represent Cleveland against all the other city winners around the world at Filmapalooza 2016.


1st Place: Best Film of 2015

Control by Gone Fishin' Productions

2nd Place: Best Film of 2015

INTERVENTION by eMpTy-Light-Pack

Required Elements

  • Character: James or Janice Broha, Elementary School Teacher
  • Weapon: a saw
  • Location: woods

Audience Favorite: Group A

Patchwork Force by Aldous Mustache

Honorable Mentions
Strawberry Surprise by White Midnight
INTERVENTION by eMpTy-Light-Pack

Audience Favorite: Group B

SYMPATHY by Velvet Buck Productions

Honorable Mentions
Control by Gone Fishin' Productions
Smile by Team Tri-C

Best Writing

Boys Like Kevin by Green Screen Avengers

Honorable Mentions
INTERVENTION by eMpTy-Light-Pack
SYMPATHY by Velvet Buck Productions

Best Editing

Smile by Team Tri-C

Honorable Mentions
SYMPATHY by Velvet Buck Productions
Hive by Labyrinth Films

Best Directing

Hive by Labyrinth Films

Honorable Mentions
SYMPATHY by Velvet Buck Productions
Smile by Team Tri-C

Best Cinematography

Control by Gone Fishin' Productions

Honorable Mentions
INTERVENTION by eMpTy-Light-Pack
Boys Like Kevin by Green Screen Avengers

Best Sound Design

Inside it lies by Uncanny Films

Best Musical Score

Inside it lies by Uncanny Films

Honorable Mentions
Control by Gone Fishin' Productions
SYMPATHY by Velvet Buck Productions

Best Song

Strawberry Surprise by White Midnight

Best Actor

Peter Matuszewski Boys Like Kevin by Green Screen Avengers

Best Actress

Crystle Collins Smile by Team Tri-C

Best Ensemble Acting

Patchwork Force by Aldous Mustache

Honorable Mentions
INTERVENTION by eMpTy-Light-Pack
Boys Like Kevin by Green Screen Avengers

Best Special Effects

Control by Gone Fishin' Productions

Honorable Mentions
Purified Blood by Black Rose Productions
Disturbance by Lakeside Studios

Best Costumes

Patchwork Force by Aldous Mustache

Honorable Mentions
Classroom Management for Morons by Till You Bleed
Smile by Team Tri-C

Best Use of Character

Smile by Team Tri-C

Honorable Mentions
Strawberry Surprise by White Midnight
A Botched Lesson Plan by Des Waz Here Productions

Best Use of Weapon

Patchwork Force by Aldous Mustache

Honorable Mentions
Control by Gone Fishin' Productions
Purified Blood by Black Rose Productions

Best Use of Location

Boys Like Kevin by Green Screen Avengers

Honorable Mentions
See Saw by White-Out Productions
Control by Gone Fishin' Productions

Best Blood Splatter

Control by Gone Fishin' Productions

Best Scream

Johanna McGinley Hive by Labyrinth Films

Best Location

Hive by Labyrinth Films

Inside it lies by Uncanny Films

Honorable Mention
Strawberry Surprise by White Midnight

2015 Film List

  • A Botched Lesson Plan by Des Waz Here Productions

    Two victims fall into the hands of two not-so experienced serial killers.

  • Bloodwork by behind you with a knife
  • Boys Like Kevin by Green Screen Avengers
  • Classroom Management for Morons by Till You Bleed

    Couple terrorized by Emo zombie

  • Control by Gone Fishin' Productions

    Past trauma leads a young man to seek revenge using his special skills of mind control.

  • Disturbance by Lakeside Studios
  • His Cold Red Hands by Ring-A-DingDing Productions
  • Hive by Labyrinth Films

    A group of urban explorers stumble upon a den of ancient evil.

  • Inside it lies by Uncanny Films

    The bodies are easy to find, its the souls that are gone.

  • INTERVENTION by eMpTy-Light-Pack

    A friends drug addiction may be worse than originally thought.

  • Kill World by J-Crew
  • Mad Mask by NXNE(northbynortheast) Productions

    Dr. Benjamin will stop at nothing to keep his love alive even if it means total control.

  • Mind Over Murder by TriggFX
  • Patchwork Force by Aldous Mustache
  • Persona by LEC Majors

    high school boy struggles with split persona

  • Purified Blood by Black Rose Productions

    Abuse and pills may seem to control her life, but it's her hallucinations that try to kill her.

  • See Saw by White-Out Productions

    Time To Cleanse The World

  • She's Not Gone by Team Anomaly
  • Smile by Team Tri-C

    Bad Clowns do a school teacher

  • Strawberry Surprise by White Midnight
  • SYMPATHY by Velvet Buck Productions

    A young man is forced to confront the consequences of his miss-deeds

  • Tales Of Terror by Bohemian Productions
  • This Is Cereal by Valley View Productions

    "Hounded by a new serial killer in town, a young teacher avoids being the next victim."


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