Greensboro, North Carolina October 12 - 14, 2018

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 Fav & Fav Films for winning Best Film of 2018. Their film Papa's Little Girl will go on to represent Greensboro against all the other city winners around the world at Filmapalooza 2019.


1st Place: Best Film of 2018

Papa's Little Girl by Fav & Fav Films

2nd Place: Best Film of 2018

Lexie by Film Flam

Required Elements

  • Character: Bill or Belle Tyler, barber/hairdresser
  • Prop: a disposable cup
  • Line: "That's one way to get rid of him."

Audience Favorite: Group A

The 9 to 6 Sense by Unstoppable Failure

Audience Favorite: Group B

Coventown by A24

Best Writing

Hellexa by Sick Chicks on Adrenalin

Best Editing

Coventown by A24

Best Directing

Papa's Little Girl by Fav & Fav Films

Best Cinematography

Smoke -n- Mirrors by StumblePax

Best Sound Design

Papa's Little Girl by Fav & Fav Films

Best Musical Score

Coventown by A24

Best Actor

Al Schraeder The 9 to 6 Sense by Unstoppable Failure

Best Actress

Heidi McIver Worse Than Death by Layla Films

Best Graphics

Lexie by Film Flam

Best Special Effects

The 9 to 6 Sense by Unstoppable Failure

Best Costumes

Hellexa by Sick Chicks on Adrenalin

Best Make Up

XDR by Bottom Shelf Films

Best Use of Character

Shear Madness by Time4Play

Best Use of Prop

Cut & Run by AstroJane Productions

Best Use of Line

A Rite Of Passing by Tropicana Pictures

Best Scare

Order of the Omega by Triad Film Collaborative

2018 Film List

  • A Rite Of Passing by Tropicana Pictures

    Two novice necromancers attempt to reanimate a stolen body with unexpected results.

  • About Face by MixedNuts

    On her morning jog, a young woman goes from being the prey, to being the predator in this eerie film of revenge and sick justice.

  • Bhasham by 13th Pygmy Productions

    Bollywood love story from beyond the grave

  • Book Lover by Drama Center Pictures

    A local bookstore owner, dealing with personal loss, finds a creative way to solve her problems using area children.

  • Chronicles of Sarah by Shady Beach Productions

    Three friends go into a haunted forest to film a vlog.

  • Coventown by A24

    When Tina’s car breaks down in Coventry, she encounters a strange community as they celebrate their version of trick or treat.

  • Cut & Run by AstroJane Productions

    Sometimes monsters just a need a haircut and a bite to eat before the big ball.

  • Detention Hell by Mendicants' Delirium

    Saturday detention turns deadly

  • Dolled Up by picturesmiths

    Grammie Caldwell may be gone, but her spiteful spirit lives on in the doll she leaves behind for Ellen -- a doll that Ellen has known since childhood.

  • False Positive by the Shotoku Project

    Sisters are kidnapped by the government when a deadly outbreak threatens their community.

  • Ghost Lusting by Rescued Castaways

    Ghost hunting sometimes maked you tingly inside!

  • Hellexa by Sick Chicks on Adrenalin

    Technology gone horribly wrong.

  • House on Northridge by GTCC Drama Club

    Dark history permeates the house on Northridge Street, giving rise to a spirit of murder and madness that ruthlessly stalks the house's inhabitants, just waiting to be released.

  • Intuition by Press On Productions

    Mr. Avett though he was buying another "dumb" robot. But this model learns a bit quicker than he is comfortable with.

  • Knights of Bathory by Blue Bear Productions

    Some bloodlines have a long lineage.

  • Knock Knock by x.S to the Bone
  • Lexie by Film Flam

    When a robot reboots for a wife's revenge

  • MATCH by Evocative Productions

    A woman realizes identity theft is more real than she expected.

  • Murder House IV by Fat Jack Pictures

    Belle and Ruby cut hair... and a whole lot more.

  • Order of the Omega by Triad Film Collaborative

    In order for a man to join the Omega, he must be willing to lose himself.

  • Papa's Little Girl by Fav & Fav Films

    join us on another adventure of papa and daughter!

  • Shear Madness by Time4Play

    As one of the last uninfected people on earth, Lilly is faced with a tough decision; does she trust her friend or the one person who took her in when there was no one else. Shear Madness ensues.

  • Smoke -n- Mirrors by StumblePax

    After a long day at work, Belle just needs some rest. Unfortunately, Kroni has something to say about that...

  • The 9 to 6 Sense by Unstoppable Failure

    Is this job killing their souls or are they already dead?

  • Worse Than Death by Layla Films

    We don't always get a choice in life...or death.

  • XDR by Bottom Shelf Films

    An eager but careless scientist cuts corners with his research.


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