Salt Lake City, Utah June 3 - 5, 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 The Filmers for winning Best Film of 2016. Their film Remembered will go on to represent Salt Lake City against all the other city winners around the world at Filmapalooza 2017.


1st Place: Best Film of 2016

Remembered by The Filmers

Required Elements

  • Character: Uncle Daryl or Aunt Denise
  • Prop: a bar of soap
  • Line: "I canceled my plans for this." (may be a statement or a question)

Audience Favorite: Group A

Audience Favorite: Group B

The Slide by A Daley/Maxim Cinematic Experience

Best Writing

Daryl's Fable by Super Heumann Productions

Best Editing

BRAD by complex64

Best Directing

Hit by Command-Z

Best Cinematography

Passage by a^2

Best Sound Design

Moving On by Red Kite Films

Best Musical Score

Tender by Late Night Pizza Productions

Best Acting

Remembered by The Filmers

Best Costumes

Quest for peace: The undiscovered country by Host Productions

Best Use of Character

A Midsummer Daydream by Criptyc Griffyn Productions

Best Use of Prop

Brock Dauglin's Amazing World by The Doodly Manimator

Best Use of Line

The Slide by A Daley/Maxim Cinematic Experience

Best Use of Genre

2016 Film List

  • A Midsummer Daydream by Criptyc Griffyn Productions

    A young boy escapes to a fantasy realm in order to cope with the death of his parents.

  • Best Friends Forever by Burning Badgers

    An obsessive cousin continues to have a sleepover even after her cousins death.

  • BRAD by complex64

    Brad's world is falling apart around him, so he must rise to the occasion or be eaten alive.

  • Brock Dauglin's Amazing World by The Doodly Manimator

    Adventurer Brock Dauglin takes you on a wondrous journey through this amazing world.

  • Cleansing Recipe by Alpaca Punch

    Sophie discovers that her soup is worthwhile.

  • Daryl's Fable by Super Heumann Productions

    Uncle Daryl's Take on Women

  • Deep Pockets by LensCap Productions

    Friendship is a super power

  • Derelict by Waking Bacon

    Lucky homeless man stumbles into new career

  • Hit by Command-Z

    Addicted to intense thrills, a man faces reality when he begins to choose adventure over loved ones.

  • Independence by WSU Studio 76

    Getting ready for July 4th would seem easy, but for John Adams, things won't go the way he planned.

  • Marcos El Muerto by TNT DP

    One man's journey across the border

  • Moving On by Red Kite Films

    What could possibly happen on the last day at work?

  • Passage by a^2

    A teenager is faced with leaving home in hopes of a better life.

  • Passion by Woods Cross High School

    A Generic Time Travel Movie

  • Quest for peace: The undiscovered country by Host Productions

    You were chaotic evil the whole time?

  • Red Rose or Love in Mist by Mass Transit Productions

    A young actress is manipulated by her uncle who is trying to rob her of her inheritance.

  • Remembered by The Filmers

    I cancelled my plans for this?

  • Soap & Teacakes by Pirated Films

    Be careful of where you spend your retirement.

  • Spaghetti by The Incorrigible Dirigible

    Sarah decides to rob her Uncle Daryl to pay rent, Cthulhu ensues.

  • Tender by Late Night Pizza Productions

    A brand new slapstick musical about dating.

  • Text by The Cinema Allstarrs

    An eclectic group of people struggle to cope with words left unsaid.

  • The Adventures of Captain Skurvsky by Mega Hippo

    A captain tells a transformative journey.

  • The Big Sleep by Dojo Built

    3 friends wake up after a raging night of partying to find a corpse.

  • The CrossFit Files by Short Game

    A documentary of the Broc Angel incident at CrossFit City

  • The Slide by A Daley/Maxim Cinematic Experience

    No Animals Were Harmed in the Making of This Film

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