Houston, Texas August 14 - 16, 2015

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 Media Department for winning Best Film of 2015. Their film Where Heroez Tread will go on to represent Houston against all the other city winners around the world at Filmapalooza 2016.


1st Place: Best Film of 2015

Where Heroez Tread by The Media Department

2nd Place: Best Film of 2015

Suit Yourself by The Art School Auteurs

3rd Place: Best Film of 2015

Safe Inside by More than Four Productions

Required Elements

  • Character: Claire or Clarence B. Deluxe, Problem Solver
  • Prop: an egg
  • Line: "How's the view from over there?" (or "How is the view from over there?")

Audience Favorite: Group A

#Photobomb by Rendered Pixel Productions

Honorable Mentions
The Last Bounty by Team Blueprint
The Claim by In Focus

Audience Favorite: Group B

Honorable Mentions
Cracked Case by The Velocithatsawraptors
Suit Yourself by The Art School Auteurs

Audience Favorite: Group C

Safe Inside by More than Four Productions

Honorable Mention
The Chair by 80C Productions

Audience Favorite: Group D

Egg Scramble by Back Porch Pictures

Honorable Mentions
Grand Theft Erotica by Fix It In Post Productions
Who We Are by Rival Studios

Best Writing

The Last Bounty by Team Blueprint

Best Editing

Where Heroez Tread by The Media Department

Safe Inside by More than Four Productions

Honorable Mention
The Rise and Evolution of The Great Romantic Legend of El Chazó by CON Artists Films

Best Directing

Where Heroez Tread by The Media Department

Honorable Mention
Safe Inside by More than Four Productions

Best Cinematography

Safe Inside by More than Four Productions

Honorable Mentions
The Last Bounty by Team Blueprint
The Rise and Evolution of The Great Romantic Legend of El Chazó by CON Artists Films

Best Musical Score

Safe Inside by More than Four Productions

Best Actor

Eric Schneider Trust and Obey by De-Reality Productions

Honorable Mention
Joshua Carlin The Last Bounty by Team Blueprint

Best Actress

Carolina Treviño Suit Yourself by The Art School Auteurs

Honorable Mentions
Kristin Cochell Kinky Eggs by The Rat Pack
Katelyn Merricks Thanksgiving Deluxe by Houston, We Have a Project

Best Ensemble Acting

Where Heroez Tread by The Media Department

Honorable Mention
Kinky Eggs by The Rat Pack

Best Graphics

Where Heroez Tread by The Media Department

Honorable Mention
SEED by Gin & Tonic Films

Best Costumes

Kinky Eggs by The Rat Pack

Honorable Mention
The Rise and Evolution of The Great Romantic Legend of El Chazó by CON Artists Films

Best Use of Character

Suit Yourself by The Art School Auteurs

The Chair by 80C Productions

Honorable Mention
Not A Day Goes By by Udhills Productions

Best Use of Prop

Cascarones by Tellurion Filmworks

Honorable Mentions
Safe Inside by More than Four Productions
Egg Scramble by Back Porch Pictures

Best Use of Line

Bittersweet Light by Stavi Productions

Best Use of Genre

Suit Yourself by The Art School Auteurs

Honorable Mentions
Where Heroez Tread by The Media Department
The Chair by 80C Productions

Best Visual Effects

Where Heroez Tread by The Media Department

Honorable Mention
Kinky Eggs by The Rat Pack

Most Improved

Thanksgiving Deluxe by Houston, We Have a Project

Bittersweet Light by Stavi Productions

Cutest Film

Teleporter by Cloud Castle

2015 Film List

  • #Photobomb by Rendered Pixel Productions

    One man can't help himself from photobombing.

  • After Party by Long Paper Productions

    A woman wakes up after a crazy party and struggles to collect her things from across the house.

  • An Arcane Life by J.O. Malone Studios

    Love beyond comprehension.

  • Bittersweet Light by Stavi Productions

    A relationship takes a strange turn.

  • Black Dog by Canned Films

    Strange packages, all containing one egg, begin arriving at the Deluxe residence. Soon, the eggs be

  • Cascarones by Tellurion Filmworks

    Sometimes you have to break something to make it new.

  • Cracked Case by The Velocithatsawraptors

    Two detectives investigate a missing person cases is sticky than expected.

  • Egg Scramble by Back Porch Pictures

    Against adversity, Claire B. Deluxe hunts to find the thief of a missing dinosaur egg.

  • Egg's for Claire by A Dream Production

    Claire overcomes her physical manifestation of anxiety, during an egg crisis.

  • Eyes In The Dark by snapback productions

    Four teens go on a camping trip to investigate the murder of a girl that occurred on video.

  • Feral Confession by Curio Filmworks

    A young girl confesses terrible things to her psychiatrist

  • Floundering by Chaos Engine

    “A young man wakes up far from home with no wallet, no phone, no clothes and no memory of how he got

  • Gifts For Gamers by Perfect Time To Panic Productions

    A holiday gift board game leads to adventure

  • Grand Theft Erotica by Fix It In Post Productions

    When two wannabe thieves steal their first car, they wind up getting more than they bargained for.

  • Hard Boiled Dick by Juxtapose

    Not every egg is meant to be cracked

  • In Love and War by Veritatem

    A couple's love is pushed to the limit.

  • Kinky Eggs by The Rat Pack

    Wealthy man leaves earthly conflict to romance in the afterlife

  • Lawful Order by Open Box Productions

    A Police officer psychologically unravels under the pressure after innocently killing a teenager.

  • Life Begins by Hakaya Productions

    Coming into a new era of love and life, a women seeks for something missing in her life.

  • Lost Giant by Good question.

    Horses, People, Lessons

  • Love Takes Time by Irony Coast Productions

    Two people discover that love has it's own timetable.

  • Lure by Dream Up Pictures

    Young woman abducted and fights free against all odds.

  • Moments by The Artist Factory

    Twitter, Snapchat, Instagram? How do we connect? Or do we?

  • Not A Day Goes By by Udhills Productions

    Eternal love knows no bounds

  • Oblivious 5: Back In Time by 3MTDigital

    Young time travel agent tries to save the world one henchman at a time

  • Peak Performance by Silly Monkey Productions

    Human Capital. Optimized.

  • Problem Solver Problem Solved by Renaissance Head

    An FBI agent finds an advertisment that might lead her to a long-term suspect.

  • Safe Inside by More than Four Productions

    A robbery goes horribly wrong for a pair of thieves, Mal & Mick

  • Sanctuarium by Tridecagon Productions

    No mind is safe

  • Scrambled by Films For Actors

    Coming of age in a forsaken world.

  • SEED by Gin & Tonic Films

    When you don't buy organic, bad things happen

  • She's a Guy's Guy by Side Yard Pictures

    You can always count on friends to be there for you.

  • Sisters by Thibodeaux Productions

    Ground Hog Day meets Chekov's Three Sisters

  • Stand on your own by Lyfe by The Horns Production

    After a womans husband leaves her with nothing but debt she finds a way to survive.

  • Suit Yourself by The Art School Auteurs

    A teenage woman grapples with body issues when faced with her greatest nightmare: a pool party.

  • Teleporter by Cloud Castle

    Messin' with the space time continuum

  • Thanksgiving Deluxe by Houston, We Have a Project

    A Teenager Prepares Her First Thanksgiving Dinner

  • The Bedtime Story by Gaucho Moon

    A fathers undying love for his daughter.

  • The Cardboard Box Time Machine by I Got Productions

    A man goes back in time to search an answer to a question that has haunted mankind for eternity!

  • The Chair by 80C Productions

    Did Clarence take the job? Or did the job take him?

  • The Claim by In Focus

    A documentary that gives you a brief inside look at the man that discovered the second most important day of your life.

  • The Diner by White wings & Destiny productions

    Some people dont change irrespective of their experiences.

  • The Last Bounty by Team Blueprint

    A travel weary cowboy prepares his last ride

  • The Last Hero by H.E.B.R.O.S.

    She Will be free, no matter the cost

  • The Problem Solvers by Cinestar Interactive

    They do what others don't. They go where others won't.

  • The Rise and Evolution of The Great Romantic Legend of El Chazó by CON Artists Films

    Banned from wrestling in the USA, Chaz must wrestle in the only place that will have him...Mexico.

  • Trust and Obey by De-Reality Productions

    Things turn for the worse when Clarence tries to sell a house to a newlywed couple

  • Where Heroez Tread by The Media Department

    @ on line gaming heros try to complete the ultimate level.

  • Who We Are by Rival Studios

    On the biggest day of Jake's Life an old friend pays him a visit.

  • Worm in the Grass by B-SIDE STUDIOS

    Haunted by the words of his father a young man seeks his path

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