Las Vegas, Nevada August 26 - 28, 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 Coldbrew for winning Best Film of 2016. Their film The Receivers will go on to represent Las Vegas against all the other city winners around the world at Filmapalooza 2017.


1st Place: Best Film of 2016

The Receivers by Coldbrew

2nd Place: Best Film of 2016

Clock Wipe by Light Forge Studios

3rd Place: Best Film of 2016

Re-Do by BYERFILMS

Required Elements

  • Character: Kirk or Kristy Trentwell, Candidate
  • Prop: a brush
  • Line: "Stop talking, start doing."

Audience Favorite: Group A

Re-Do by BYERFILMS

Audience Favorite: Group B

The Receivers by Coldbrew

Audience Favorite: Group C

The Battle by NewZ HoundZ

Best Writing

Clock Wipe by Light Forge Studios

Best Editing

The Battle by NewZ HoundZ

Best Directing

The Receivers by Coldbrew

Best Cinematography

The Receivers by Coldbrew

Best Sound Design

Clock Wipe by Light Forge Studios

Best Musical Score

The Receivers by Coldbrew

Best Actor

David Kurtz The Receivers by Coldbrew

Best Actress

Katrina Currow The Best _____ Fighter by Unlimited Sex Appeal

Best Ensemble Acting

The Honest Candidate by House of DON Productions

Best Graphics

Re-Do by BYERFILMS

Best Special Effects

Clock Wipe by Light Forge Studios

Best Choreography

The Candidate by Digital Wolf

Best Costumes

Re-Do by BYERFILMS

Best Set Design

Re-Do by BYERFILMS

Best Use of Character

The Best _____ Fighter by Unlimited Sex Appeal

Best Use of Prop

Invasion of the Hot Dog Snatchers by Entropy Entertainment

Best Use of Line

The Honest Candidate by House of DON Productions

Best Use of Genre

Carnivorous Hearts by Las Vegas Film Collective

2016 Film List

  • Carnivorous Hearts by Las Vegas Film Collective

    Husband and wife cannibals suffer marital strife as their captured prey bargains for his life

  • Clock Wipe by Light Forge Studios

    Sometimes you just have to break the universe. With your phone.

  • Invasion of the Hot Dog Snatchers by Entropy Entertainment

    Aliens in vase the Las Vegas Desert looking for hotdogs.

  • Re-Do by BYERFILMS
  • The Battle by NewZ HoundZ

    Learning to fight a new kind of evil.

  • The Best _____ Fighter by Unlimited Sex Appeal

    A Jeet Kun Do athlete deals with others lack of acceptance.

  • The Candidate by Digital Wolf

    A day in the life of a superhero

  • The Honest Candidate by House of DON Productions

    No matter how noble the intentions, sometimes there are things that just cant be fixed

  • The Receivers by Coldbrew

    Stop talking, start doing


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