Philadelphia, Pennsylvania August 4 - 6, 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 RoughCuts Philly for winning Best Film of 2017. Their film Broommates will go on to represent Philadelphia against all the other city winners around the world at Filmapalooza 2018.


1st Place: Best Film of 2017

Broommates by RoughCuts Philly

2nd Place: Best Film of 2017

T.S.A. by Pennsylvania People

Required Elements

  • Character: Kyle or Kayla Greentree, Certified Mixologist
  • Prop: Thread
  • Line: ""I can't wait." OR "I cannot wait.""

Audience Favorite: Group A

B.S. Taps & Company by Vacad Films

Honorable Mention
Frayed by Scouts Honor

Audience Favorite: Group B

Broommates by RoughCuts Philly

Honorable Mention
Cop Cop by Lanky Arms Studios

Best Writing

T.S.A. by Pennsylvania People

Best Editing

Slime: The Miracle Material by Scrambled Egg Films

Best Directing

Broommates by RoughCuts Philly

Best Cinematography

Broommates by RoughCuts Philly

Best Musical Score

Warning Label by Never Enough Crew Productions

Best Ensemble Acting

T.S.A. by Pennsylvania People

Best Graphics

Slime: The Miracle Material by Scrambled Egg Films

Best Choreography

Paws of Fury by The Last Minute Congress

Best Use of Character

Slime: The Miracle Material by Scrambled Egg Films

Best Use of Prop

Friday Nights Bite by Green Team

Best Use of Line

Broommates by RoughCuts Philly

Best Visual Effects

Broommates by RoughCuts Philly

2017 Film List

  • A Fool and his Errands by Stuff Media
  • A Good Samaritan by Evan Tor Productions

    An up and coming reporter covers a heroic man who may have a sixth sense for danger.

  • An Open Mind by The Momumnonuzdays

    A warlocks potion leads to an identity crisis

  • B.S. Taps & Company by Vacad Films

    I CANT WAIT or I CANNOT WAIT

  • Broommates by RoughCuts Philly

    'All Brian wanted was a roommate, but he inherited a covenant. And they're brewing up more than just dirty dishes.'

  • CAST ME by Environment Films

    An actress stumbles through her audition and into unexpected romance

  • Cop Cop by Lanky Arms Studios

    Two cops.

  • Every Day Is Christmas by Casabuena Cultural Productions

    What would it be like if everyday was Christmas?

  • FLUID EXCHANGE by THE SMITH BROTHERS

    A bumbling idiot must compete with the best mixologist in the city for his Tingles dates affection.

  • Frayed by Scouts Honor

    A woman has to choose between saving a life, or saving her marriage.

  • Friday Nights Bite by Green Team

    Even a simple task like deciding what's for dinner can ruin a Friday night with the fam.

  • Glycine Max by Hurtzdonut Films

    A world of powers in a single cup

  • Honor Thy Father by Murphy's In Law

    Jesus returns to earth!

  • Hot Pursuit by Thinking Art Entertainment

    Cop/Detective

  • Jack Of All Trades by Mosleyfilms

    A woman trying to make as much money as possible picks up every job she can find, but when she marries a young couple in love, they have something to teach her about life.

  • Kick the Corpse by The GOVtown Company

    Where did the blood come from?

  • Nectar by Thundering Walrus Productions

    A mixologist and bartender tells his customers the mystical tale of their very special bottle of wine

  • No Good Deed by Strong Crew Productions

    A callous lawyer is caught in a feud between two cousins after a death in their family.

  • Out of Time by Ectropy Arts

    Be careful how you use your time

  • Party Snatchers by ClockBox Productions

    Two burglars get more than they bargained for when they stumble into a wild & bizarre pool party.

  • Paws of Fury by The Last Minute Congress

    Every dog has its day.

  • Silent Night, the Musical by Bruzzese Films

    Family man, Kyle Greentree, finally gets his silent night.

  • SimuLife by North Star Films

    When a young woman gives up on reality she turns to a new drug to induce an alternate reality of her choosing.

  • Slime: The Miracle Material by Scrambled Egg Films

    The amazing uses for slime

  • Symptoms by Just The ™ Sign

    When a broken down Mixologist wakes up in an abandoned hospital, his past not only haunts his thoughts, but his imminent future.

  • T.S.A. by Pennsylvania People

    A young man finds reluctantly joins a support group for people with a very unusual problem.

  • The B Side by The Delcomatics
  • The DJ and Her Thread by PhillyCAM

    A simple thread teaches an ambitious DJ to manifest patience and achieve her dreams.

  • Warning Label by Never Enough Crew Productions

    A tragic accident causes a man to discover new senses


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