Paducah, Kentucky August 11 - 13, 2017

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 Doctor Deuce for winning Best Film of 2017. Their film Solamente will go on to represent Paducah against all the other city winners around the world at Filmapalooza 2018.


1st Place: Best Film of 2017

Solamente by Doctor Deuce

2nd Place: Best Film of 2017

With Her by Van Go Films

3rd Place: Best Film of 2017

When I'm Older by Studio 270

Required Elements

  • Character: Joey or Joy Treehorn, Real Estate Agent
  • Prop: A swimming pool object (raft, flippers, toy)
  • Line: ""Tell me something I don't know." OR "Tell me something I do not know.""

Audience Favorite

The Restaurant by Escapist Pictures

With Her by Van Go Films

Best Writing

Family Treehorn by Wiener Cat Productions

Best Editing

Solamente by Doctor Deuce

Best Directing

Solamente by Doctor Deuce

Best Cinematography

With Her by Van Go Films

Best Sound Design

Solamente by Doctor Deuce

Best Musical Score

Touched By an Angel Named Hotdog: The Musical by Palindrome Pictures

Best Acting

The Restaurant by Escapist Pictures

Best Costumes

Press Start by About Jam Time

Best Use of Character

When I'm Older by Studio 270

Best Use of Prop

The Search for the Honey Island Swamp Monster by Thirdsun Productions

Best Use of Line

With Her by Van Go Films

Best Musical Score

Touched By an Angel Named Hotdog: The Musical by Palindrome Pictures

Best Use of Prop

The Search for the Honey Island Swamp Monster by Thirdsun Productions

Best Use of Character

When I'm Older by Studio 270

Best Acting

The Restaurant by Escapist Pictures

Best Costumes

Press Start by About Jam Time

Best Use of Line of Dialogue

With Her by Van Go Films

Best Cinematography

With Her by Van Go Films

Best Directing

Solamente by Doctor Deuce

Best Editing

Solamente by Doctor Deuce

Best Sound Design

Solamente by Doctor Deuce

Best Writing

Family Treehorn by Wiener Cat Productions

2017 Film List

  • A Dream is a Wish Your Heart Makes.....The Joey Treehorn Story by CAB F A

    A man with a dream and a Speedo!

  • Family Treehorn by Wiener Cat Productions

    An off-duty detective takes a tour of a house up for sale.

  • Hunting for Homes by The 8th Floor

    After their dorm room explodes, college students Aaron and Jessie turn to GHTV reality show "Hunting for Homes" to find the home of their dreams!

  • Press Start by About Jam Time

    Two women seek escape from the stress of everyday life through a game; only to find more problems if they don't work together.

  • Quaff It! by Outside the Litterbox

    Joy is having a less than joyous day, and seeking distraction in a bar learns how to quaff it!

  • RE-BOOTy by Red Band Films

    A man must come to terms with his expectations when a product he orders turns out not to be what he was looking for.

  • Solamente by Doctor Deuce

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  • The Muse by Real Productions

    A musician, a painter, and a writer find inspiration.

  • The Restaurant by Escapist Pictures

    Six patrons are treated to a new dining experience.

  • The Search for the Honey Island Swamp Monster by Thirdsun Productions

    A cryptid comes to life as two young friends search out the elusive local legend.

  • Touched By an Angel Named Hotdog: The Musical by Palindrome Pictures

    After a young boy's father dies, he deals with his emotions 10 years later with the help of an unexpected guest.

  • When I'm Older by Studio 270

    A stressed career woman is visited by some from her past.

  • With Her by Van Go Films

    A man reminisces on a life change while traveling through the landscapes that impacted him.


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