Taipei, Taiwan 20 - 22 October 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 WhatubE for winning Best Film of 2017. Their film Side effects will go on to represent Taipei against all the other city winners around the world at Filmapalooza 2018.


1st Place: Best Film of 2017

Side effects by WhatubE

Required Elements

  • Character: 酒保:志明或春嬌 (Bartender: Male: Ming, Female: Jiao)
  • Prop: 手錶 (Watch)
  • Line: "你在開玩笑吧" ("You are joking right?")

2017 Film List

  • 48 Hours by Perceptual Subjectivity

    With only 48 hours until the big showdown, will he be able to acquire the skills necessary to overcome his foe?

  • GifT 吧 by 大事影業

    平凡無奇的酒吧,有著一位在這裡的王, 與客人交流小禮物,送禮的是ta還是ta?

  • GMT+9 by 亦意非凡

    現實不是悔改就可以改變的

  • Grandma thief by Top Dog

    阿嬤偶爾有點小毛病,到底她是真傻還是裝病?

  • Law 46 by Real

    Law 46 is a new law that passed that allows vigilantes to legally dispense justice, and the people determine their innocence or guilt.

  • Loyal by 永吉影業

    Dog is our friend!

  • MADE IN TAIWAN by LONG TIME AGO

    Ming found an AI manual as they are cleaning up the old house. How do he face his girlfriend, Jiao?

  • Side effects by WhatubE

    There's no pill for procrastination.

  • Silent Dreams of Taipei by Crazy Family Productions

    In a city that is modern and beautiful, its young citizens are left without a voice. Their dreams are silenced just so they can survive living in this marvelous city.

  • Stand sentry by A

    The last battle for my life

  • The Dark Side of the Spoon by Embearassed Bears

    The untold story of the chocolate cereal Count.

  • 初走 by 薰語SyunYu

    人生並不是沒有方向,而是不知誰才是自己。

  • 大姐大 by One Fish

  • 好久不見 Long time no see by DEODORANT

    峰跟昱是大學死黨好友,因為峰要出國,在大三時約好要五年後再相聚。五年後回到老地方卻發生了意料之外的事。

  • 好兄弟 by 楊甯影視傳播

    同甘共苦的兩個鬼朋友與一個靈媒朋友,一個鬼朋友竟然要先去投胎了。

  • 平凡烏龜,平常的我 (Normal Tortoise, Normal Me) by 大老二

    A girl runs into a tortoise which makes her change.

  • 幸福的死亡 by 不誤正業的朋友

    A happy death

  • 狼人殺 by HERS productions

    In the middle of a bustling city, a game of death continues within. Gathered is a group of people, waiting to toy with each others' mind, just to survive. Little did they know, life and death was never a choice.

  • 這就是我的道歉記者會 by 甜不辣學妹阿姆斯特砲戰隊

    笨賊兄弟搶劫失敗逃亡,誤闖一個演員訓練班教室,找不到機會來開。老師給同學設定情景,演出一個不情願才去當酒保的少年。其他同學表演不堪入目。兄弟卻連酒保都不知道是什麼,誤打誤撞地演出讓老師覺得很欣賞。演出酒吧的過程中,沉默寡言的弟弟講出了心底話:不想做關於打劫這件事。哥哥跟現場的人都被感動到了。但當兄弟倆終於撐到了下課將要離開時,哥哥口袋中的槍掉了出來。弟弟反應快速的把槍撿起來說:「你們通通不准動。」

  • 雞蛋與牆壁 by Loha Studio

    緬甸移工在台灣非法居留的日子。


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