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 One Genome Short Productions for winning Best Film of 2016. Their film Paid in Full will go on to represent Des Moines against all the other city winners around the world at Filmapalooza 2017.
2 Warriors of 2 different worlds must overcome differences to vanquish the evil of the realm.
Two feuding criminals are caught off guard by a baptismal congregation
Sam has the perfect job.
Two unusual buddies discover if their friendship will survive, or if they will.
Love and passion comes a bashin'
Butch Lawson is an adventurous bounty hunter always there to save the day.
A man will go to extreme lengths to ensure his name is pronounced right.
The only thing worse than getting older, is losing your job over it.
A man realizes that there is an intruder in his house...
Two idiots make up a story so that they can get free plums
Expect bumps in the road.
A young college student walks into an interview and discovers something unexpected.
When a "private" eye isn't enough.
Two men set off on a journey to seek different outcomes after a confrontation
A Mother's disappearance has n explosive consequences for the rest of her family..
These woods are not as empty as they seem...
An Open Door Policy
The indelible effects of events on a man's life.
A man crash lands on a women-only Earth.
A magic man with a magic pizza.
Deep Dish Diplomacy
One man goes through hell to say the check is in the mail.
A man becomes one with the open road.
Craig turns to hologram technology to practice dating, but things don't go according to plan
This is a short tale of missed communications and unfulfilled expectations.
A daughter loses patience with her inattentive father who claims to be a time traveller.
Family band member has strange face
A simple couple's simple story of love and their first romantic moment.
Veteran cop Tom Hardy (yes, that Tom Hardy) teams up with a rookie cop to save the Vice President.
A girl from an emotionless world learns the effects of both love and hate.
Everyday is a Holiday!
Commander Crisp Kidnapped
What others think of me matters very little. What I myself say and do matters much.
Desperate man sees life's possibilities
Colt with a Colt cleans up the Wild West.
Tim has things to do, and may find help from other-wordly sources
After querying of a garden, Lily learns of an adventure about her father and a beautiful fairy.
A Vice President of a drone company unwitingly records an assasination and fights for survival.
A man who hates his job tries to find a better opportunity
I just can't believe it