Saint Louis, Missouri June 10 - 12, 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 Untitled Sequence for winning Best Film of 2016. Their film Cult Classic will go on to represent Saint Louis against all the other city winners around the world at Filmapalooza 2017.


1st Place: Best Film of 2016

Cult Classic by Untitled Sequence

2nd Place: Best Film of 2016

Daydream by Beer in the Inkwell

3rd Place: Best Film of 2016

Rent a Kid by Green Eggs & Cams

Required Elements

  • Character: Nate or Natasha Klondike, Waiter
  • Prop: a bucket
  • Line: "What did you just say?"

Audience Favorite: Group A

Daydream by Beer in the Inkwell

Audience Favorite: Group B

Smile by Brainfreeze Productions

Audience Favorite: Group C

Animals Are Your Friends by Montage4

Audience Favorite: Group D

Rent a Kid by Green Eggs & Cams

Best Writing

Rent a Kid by Green Eggs & Cams

Best Editing

Daydream by Beer in the Inkwell

Best Directing

Daydream by Beer in the Inkwell

Best Cinematography

Daydream by Beer in the Inkwell

Best Sound Design

Made You Blink by Top Button

Best Musical Score

Echo by Super Movie Bros.

Best Actor

Alex Trepka Cult Classic by Untitled Sequence

Best Actress

Kathleen Bauer Daydream by Beer in the Inkwell

Best Ensemble Acting

Cult Classic by Untitled Sequence

Best Graphics

Cult Classic by Untitled Sequence

Best Special Effects

Echo by Super Movie Bros.

Best Costumes

Animals Are Your Friends by Montage4

Best Make Up

Made You Blink by Top Button

Best Use of Character

Daydream by Beer in the Inkwell

Best Use of Prop

Ad Absurdum by Space Dolphin Pictures

Best Use of Line

Rent a Kid by Green Eggs & Cams

Best Use of Genre

Animals Are Your Friends by Montage4

2016 Film List

  • A Bucket Full Of Justice by Cine Buzz Productions

    Where in the world is Jimmy?

  • Ad Absurdum by Space Dolphin Pictures

    Buckets Buckets Buckets

  • Ambiguous Loss by Executive Productions PRESENTS:

    People deal with grief in multiple ways.

  • Animals Are Your Friends by Montage4

    Except, hippos. They kill 2,900 people a year.

  • Backyard Karate School 4,5,6 by Sneakypants

    Back to the Yard

  • Big and Strong by Imaginary Banana

    One young boy struggles with the reality of eating his vegetables.

  • Blowin' It by Abiding Dudes Productions

    The Best Gifts Are Unexpected

  • Broken Crossings: Ep. 5 - Against Her Will by Bad Karma

    Reunited siblings work together with a goal to take their inheritance.

  • Buddy Cops by Movie Maker Man

    Who stole the prized juice box?

  • Captain Comeback by Short/Fuse

    As a community gathers to remember a hero, truths are revealed and secrets are exposed.

  • Crescendo by Misfits Productions

    A hardworking single mom trying to have it all.

  • Cult Classic by Untitled Sequence

    A cult ritual doesn't go as planned.

  • Cursus Ovum by House of Badger

    There's only room for one at the top.

  • Daydream by Beer in the Inkwell

    A man's frustration with his wife leads him to seek an escape.

  • Echo by Super Movie Bros.

    Trunk, Bucket, Repeat

  • Fable of Love by Ice House Immortal
  • For Her by Lean Wisconsin

    On his own for the first time, 30 year old Nate realizes he must rebuild himself for her.

  • Getting Girls by NYNEfilms

    An old book leads to new surprises

  • Happy Holidays by Lexicon PIcture

    Friends realize what is truly important when their friendship is put to the test.

  • Hard Noodle, Soft Noodle by ThunderGun

    A man has to fight through a gauntlet of adversaries to recover something that was taken from him.

  • Joint Break by ShadyRow

    DRIVE

  • Klondikenmas by Lamppost Productions

    Never forget the old country.

  • Life Cycles by Proud Mom

    A bike enthusiast seems to be coasting through his mundane life searching to find his purpose after

  • Made You Blink by Top Button

    A exploration of emotion and humanity

  • Me, Myself, and Her by Jammin Bongos
  • More Modern Family by Fabrication Manufacturing

    Dad needs to be closer to his kids, but being a mob boss shouldn't matter.

  • Natasha's Bed and Breakfast by Fish 'N Bicycle

    Tired of working as a waitress, young Natasha Klondike follows her dream.

  • Other Kin by Hot Garbage

    A man who feels one in the world finds love where he would least suspect.

  • Pale Zen by Strong-Arm Know-How

    An old man teaches a valuable lesson to an impatient waiter.

  • Rent a Kid by Green Eggs & Cams

    Instead of jumping into the lifelong commitment of parenthood, be sure you're ready with Rent a Kid!

  • Resetting Gary by 1508 Graham

    How many times do you REALLY get a chance at love?

  • Risk it All by Cantaloupe Meltdown

    Niles Crane invites some friends over for a bit of friendly fun. What ensues is anything but.

  • Smile by Brainfreeze Productions

    Life is not always black and white.

  • T-Minus Happy Hour by Tequila Mockingbird

    An office worker will go to any lengths to get out of work in time for Happy Hour.

  • The Devil's Conductor by Dancing Fox Pictures

    A woman and her son

  • The Elevator Pitch by Dragon Slayer 360 Worldwide

    Two strangers awkwardly maneuver the journey from pleasantries to passion on an elevator.

  • The Explative Deleted House Guest by Super Friends Wanted

    He came to stay... He would not leave

  • The Gillfriend by Forsyth Films
  • The Nefarious Fall of House Klondike by Limited Batch Productions

    When their father dies, two siblings must finally put an end to their lifelong conflict.

  • The Promise by Bunker Studio

    Two sisters who would do anything for each other.

  • The Unfortunate by November 11th Pictures

    Some Good Deeds Bring Bad Karma

  • vessel by Avenues

    such a nice vessel

  • Worlds Apart by Dark Nemesis

    A woman is transported to another world and must find her way back

  • YE OLDE BUCKET by Los Hermanos Politicos

    Exciting new technology for the olde world

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