Glasgow 13 - 15 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 How We Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the 48 Hour Film Project for winning Best Film of 2017. Their film War of the Tailors will go on to represent Glasgow against all the other city winners around the world at Filmapalooza 2018.


1st Place: Best Film of 2017

War of the Tailors by How We Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the 48 Hour Film Project

Required Elements

  • Character: Leith Abernathy, Tailor
  • Prop: Photo Album
  • Line: ""It is good for you."" ("It's good for you.")

Audience Favorite: Group A

Audience Favorite: Group B

Placer by Dear Sir/Edamame

Best Writing

Faux Pas by One More Stone Productions

Best Editing

Submersion by Dracula Family

Best Directing

Matthew Cowan The Lord of the Fly by Production Attic

Best Cinematography

Regressing Change by 4by3

Best Sound Design

War of the Tailors by How We Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the 48 Hour Film Project

Best Musical Score

Best Actor

David R. Montgomery Weegie Tai Chi by DAMN.

Best Actress

Katrina Allen Faux Pas by One More Stone Productions

Best Graphics

Mercy's Folly by Dalry Open Film

Best Special Effects

The Lord of the Fly by Production Attic

Best Choreography

Abernathy House by Samson Films

Best Costumes

TH3 MOTH3R OF 4LL RO4D TR1P5 by Fast Motion

Best Use of Character

Stitched Up by Slybacon Productions

Best Use of Prop

Faux Pas by One More Stone Productions

Best Use of Line

Bubbles by The Leftovers

2017 Film List

  • A Stitch in Time by Rampant Film Production

    An orphaned girl goes back in time to save her father

  • Abernathy House by Samson Films

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  • Acid Rain by H8ful Films

    What happens when the end of the world wasn't the end?

  • Alterations by Little Ed Productions

    Ghosts

  • Before And After by Team Effin' A!

    A family travels along the coast to recreate photos from their past. Something seems to be a miss though.

  • Bubbles by The Leftovers

    Disillusioned man looks to make his life worth telling.

  • Every Love Story by Dropshack

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  • Except Dave by Fluke Films

    In a world where everyone can time-travel using an app, Dave is the only person left behind and stuck in the present.

  • Faux Pas by One More Stone Productions
  • G by Warbirds
  • Gift of the Vagi by Lock Up Your Daughters

    Life's a witch when a lesbian tailor and wigmaker couple's past comes back to haunt them.

  • Goldrush by Suicidal Pheasants

    Goldrush,goldrush, goldrush, trade your gold for cash at GOLDRUSH!

  • Guess Who by The team she tells you not to worry about

    Two hill walkers bump into each other and each begins to suspect the other is a serial killer.

  • IT'S GOOD FOR YOU by Equator

    The story of two brothers who through taking a journey together fulfil a last wish. A prescription for a long and happy life.

  • IT'S GOOD FOR YOU! by Every Frame a Pigeon

    Acting is a craft which blends fiction and reality. An actor finds himself stuck in this limbo. Which world does he finally belong in?

  • Kick It by Kick It
  • Kung Fu Cop by South of the Boarder

    Detective Hav thought he had put his days of Kung Fu behind him, until his arch nemesis returns to the crime scene

  • Mercy's Folly by Dalry Open Film

    A lone bounty hunter tracks down a fugitive in a surreal futuristic dystopia.

  • Placer by Dear Sir/Edamame

    A documentary film-maker follows one man who is addicted to placing cones in public items.

  • Quality Control by A Day Out

    A soldier finds a photo album with unfamiliar photos of himself, and sets out to find the truth.

  • Regressing Change by 4by3

    Two Agents Travel Through time to save colleague

  • Rock'n'Roll: The Leith Abernathy Story by Beyond Studios

    Crusty rocker Leith Abernathy thinks he’s past his sell-by date, but maybe he’ll prove ahead of his tim.

  • Run Time Error by Attic Door Films

    A man's jog is interrupted by an apparition.

  • Stitched Up by Slybacon Productions

    A story of an urban legend in a community where people are known to mysteriously go missing.

  • Submersion by Dracula Family

    When Leith is forced to face his fears, one question arises: will he stand up to the challenge?

  • Tailored for Two by Adulterated

    Over the course of a night, a mortician grows emotionally and physically closer to a recent client that he recalls having history with.

  • TH3 MOTH3R OF 4LL RO4D TR1P5 by Fast Motion

    Leith and his partner Mike face down their fears on their journey to meet Leith's mother.

  • The Lord of the Fly by Production Attic

    Its their gift, their curse. They can talk to trousers.

  • The Night Is Dark And Full of Errors by Big McLargehuge

    A charismatic cult leader espouses the philosophy of Errorism: that the best way to succeed in life is to make as many mistakes as possible.

  • The World on a String by High flyers GFC

    After six years of marriage, Laura needs to find some solace – in the arms of a stranger.

  • War of the Tailors by How We Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the 48 Hour Film Project

    When it turns out an eccentric rich man has invited them both to his house, two top tailors go battle it out to discover who is really the best of the best.

  • Weegie Tai Chi by DAMN.

    A young woman attends a Tai Chi class to meet new people, when it turns out to be more of an introduction to Glasgow than she was prepared for.


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