Johannesburg, South Africa 14 - 16 October 2016

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 Polony Calzone for winning Best Film of 2016. Their film The Mould & The Maker will go on to represent Johannesburg against all the other city winners around the world at Filmapalooza 2017.


1st Place: Best Film of 2016

The Mould & The Maker by Polony Calzone

2nd Place: Best Film of 2016

Revolution by Story Shack

Required Elements

  • Character: Jacob or Jill Chonga, Teacher
  • Prop: Bar of soap
  • Line: "How are we going to do that?"

Audience Favorite: Group A

Ex/Change by Shot James Thanks

Honorable Mentions
Saving You by The Fire Collective
The ball that got away by Sketch Konexion Films

Audience Favorite: Group B

Revolution by Story Shack

Honorable Mentions
The Recipe by Afrifilms
Play Me by Nightlight Productions

Audience Favorite: Group C

Aesop by Purple Thunderliscious Productions

Honorable Mentions
Finding Myself by Amma
Tell me that you love me by Rapscallion

Audience Favorite: Group D

The Mould & The Maker by Polony Calzone

Honorable Mentions
Goodnight Jill by PicMo Productions
Gloves Up by African Flag

Best Writing

The Mould & The Maker by Polony Calzone

Honorable Mentions
Revolution by Story Shack
LOTTO by Any name will do

Best Editing

The Lot by Spaghetti TV

Honorable Mentions
The Mould & The Maker by Polony Calzone
LOTTO by Any name will do

Best Directing

Revolution by Story Shack

Honorable Mention
The Mould & The Maker by Polony Calzone

Best Cinematography

Tell me that you love me by Rapscallion

Honorable Mention
Zazi by Zazi Urban

Best Sound Design

The Mould & The Maker by Polony Calzone

Honorable Mention
Revolution by Story Shack

Best Musical Score

Bold by Quickwave Productions

Honorable Mentions
One Night Disaster by Cool Productions
Gloves Up by African Flag

Best Acting

The Mould & The Maker by Polony Calzone

Honorable Mentions
Revolution by Story Shack
Play Me by Nightlight Productions

Best Actor

Lead Character The Mould & The Maker by Polony Calzone

Best Costumes

Jacob and the stolen tooth by CD's and BJ's

Best Make Up

Play Me by Nightlight Productions

Best Use of Character

Revolution by Story Shack

Honorable Mention
Gloves Up by African Flag

Best Use of Prop

Jacob and the stolen tooth by CD's and BJ's

Honorable Mentions
Goodnight Jill by PicMo Productions
Sicilian Defence by The Filmenators

Best Use of Line

Play Me by Nightlight Productions

Honorable Mention
Preighble by Unlimited Creatives

Best Use of Genre

The Mould & The Maker by Polony Calzone

Best Practical Effects

The Mould & The Maker by Polony Calzone

Best Visual Effects

The Lot by Spaghetti TV

Honorable Mention
The Mould & The Maker by Polony Calzone

Best Student Production

Guided Fate by Timothy Drew Films

Honorable Mentions
One Night Disaster by Cool Productions
Aesop by Purple Thunderliscious Productions

Best Mobile Production

Gloves Up by African Flag

Honorable Mention
The Recipe by Afrifilms

Best Student Production Honorable Mention

Sicilian Defence by The Filmenators

2016 Film List

  • Aesop by Purple Thunderliscious Productions

    A young boy in the throes of depression begins taking drugs as a way of escape

  • Anomaly by We Are Legion Pictures

    A man and woman pretend to pick each other up in a bar, all the while being in on a mysterious game.

  • between between by Dream Makers

    Jacob caught between, a rock and a hard place

  • Black Science: Patient Zero by Beatroot Productions

    Traditional vs Western medicine.Perhaps both?

  • Bleeding hearts by I am Free

    betrayal

  • Boarderline by Lugkasteel 1

    A man consumed by his past is taken on a journey of closure.

  • Bold by Quickwave Productions

    I won't rest till I get down to it

  • Clepto Fix by Academy of Television and Screen Arts Team 2

    Love is a winning game

  • Clowned by Irene Dramatic Society

    An unusual visitor helps a stressed woman find her life balance.

  • Crazy Chemistry by Jump Studios

    A high school fantasy about love and genies.

  • Ex/Change by Shot James Thanks

    change must happen

  • Finding Myself by Amma

    A person discovering himself after loosing himself

  • Gloves Up by African Flag

    Township girl falls for a local charmer, who turns out to be not who she thought he was.

  • Goodnight Jill by PicMo Productions

    An obscure teacher trades places with her former self , when things change overnight.

  • GREEN BAR by Team Sasani 2016

    "Noma umubi, chatha".

  • Guided Fate by Timothy Drew Films

    A broke man listens to the story of a distant relative who'd been in a similar situation.

  • How to be a Superhero by FFN-T2

    Dreams do come true. Or do they Steve?

  • Imvuselelo - The Awakening by The A Team.

    The past always catches up with you....

  • Jacob and the stolen tooth by CD's and BJ's

    Jacob steals a tooth, now he has to face the truth.

  • Loop by Academy of Television and Screen Arts Team 1

    When an aspiring singer and her producer view a picture of a dead teacher all hell breaks loose

  • LOTTO by Any name will do

    Life's a lottery

  • low fat by Clean feed

    To the one who loves you, you will always be perfect

  • Off The Wheels by Badly Spelled Porductions

    Driving instructor Jacob Chonga gives a student a driving lesson she will never forget

  • One Night Disaster by Cool Productions

    A sleepover turns to murder

  • Pay Back The Money by Cut & Paste

    Two guys scheme a heist but don't see their partner double crossing them

  • Payback by Ghana Productions

    "It's that time baby"

  • Play Me by Nightlight Productions

    How far would you go to save the one you love

  • Preighble by Unlimited Creatives

    Regardless, pray.

  • Retro Matte by WeTheThree

    A couple struggles to keep their illicit relationship hidden. But now she is pregnant.

  • Revolution by Story Shack

    A heavy price is paid when a passionate teacher convinces her student to take a stand

  • Saving You by The Fire Collective

    Everyone needs a little help, even superheroes.

  • Second by Reckless Haven Productions

    A father comes back in time to take back what he lost.

  • Sicilian Defence by The Filmenators

    How are you going to do that?

  • somebuddy by Sonke Film Productions

    friends

  • Tell me that you love me by Rapscallion

    Three little words. Last forever.

  • The ball that got away by Sketch Konexion Films

    A basketball, an instrument of fun turns to be an instrument of distruction

  • The Cure by Farisani Creations

    An ordinary man has an extraordinary superpower that changes his entire world

  • The Evil Deed by BMH Arcadia Team 2

    An obsessed student finds out every action has a consequence.

  • The Girl Who Cried Christmas by Lugkasteel 2

    A young, rather heavily medicated woman, prepares Christmas dinner for herself and her unusual guest

  • The Key by Tree house Productions

    To get to the truth one has to play dirty

  • The Lot by Spaghetti TV

    A haunted past is contagious

  • The Mould & The Maker by Polony Calzone

    There once was a kind-hearted teacher, who befriended an unlikely creature.

  • The Recipe by Afrifilms

    A God fearing housewife uses her husband as a secret ingredient for a special soup.

  • The Ride by Pending Productions

    There's more to Jill than meets the eye.

  • We are one by BMH Arcadia Team 1

    Against all odds

  • You Should Have Called by La Rona Projects

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  • Zazi by Zazi Urban

    I'm my best friend

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