Little Rock, Arkansas July 7 - 9, 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 The Happily Miserable for winning Best Film of 2017. Their film Knock will go on to represent Little Rock against all the other city winners around the world at Filmapalooza 2018.


1st Place: Best Film of 2017

Knock by The Happily Miserable

2nd Place: Best Film of 2017

Required Elements

  • Character: Landon or Landee Plinter, Professional Organizer
  • Prop: tongs
  • Line: ""Why won't you tell me?""

Audience Favorite: Group A

Someone Else by SS Pictures, PLLC

Honorable Mentions
A Wolf In Sheeps Clothing by Oh Yeah! Productions
Knock by The Happily Miserable

Audience Favorite: Group B

Honorable Mentions
Angels and Idiots by Faux Pas Productions
The Wedding Band by Take 6

Best Writing

Best Editing

The Little Big Hit by Maxout Productions

Best Directing

Knock by The Happily Miserable

Best Cinematography

Keep Walking by Firefly Productions

Best Sound Design

Keep Walking by Firefly Productions

Best Musical Score

Best Actor

David Kruschke The Little Big Hit by Maxout Productions

Best Actress

Delaney Robertson The Wedding Band by Take 6

Best Ensemble Acting

Tongs of Endearment by What Are You Doing?

Best Graphics

The Last Assassin by MRM and Stryking Image Productions

Best Effects

The Last Assassin by MRM and Stryking Image Productions

Best Choreography

A Wolf In Sheeps Clothing by Oh Yeah! Productions

Best Costumes

Once Upon a Session by Luminaughty

Best Use of Character

Angels and Idiots by Faux Pas Productions

Best Use of Prop

The Last Assassin by MRM and Stryking Image Productions

Best Use of Line

Tongs of Endearment by What Are You Doing?

2017 Film List

  • A Wolf In Sheeps Clothing by Oh Yeah! Productions

    A cowboy saves his girl, or does he?

  • Angels and Idiots by Faux Pas Productions

    Two incorrigibles make a deal with an angel.

  • Blackmailed by Beans & Corn Unlimited

    Two youths with questionable and hidden pasts are pressured into committing a home invasion by an unseen yet powerful figure, Olaf, who is blackmailing them.

  • Casainterino by BPP Productions
  • Clutter by Troika B Productions

    Harold hires Landee, a Professional Organizer, to help him straighten out his life, but when two unexpected strangers arrive, she realizes she may need him more than he needs her.

  • Crooked Arrow by 4 Grads and a Dropout

    "A Young Man double crosses his father only to be double crossed himself."

  • Evil Echoes by The Maumelle Players

    The evil echoes of her mind!

  • Keep Walking by Firefly Productions

    Unexpected partners find themselves on an adventure and discover the true path.

  • Knock by The Happily Miserable

    A door to door salesman finds himself befuddled once he enters a stranger home...

  • Long For Tongs: A Martial Arts Story by Rockwood Films

    All she wanted was her Tongs back.

  • Once Upon a Session by Luminaughty

    Three fairytale characters share their own version of the same story, within the discomfort of their counseling session.

  • Planning, Patience, and Pasta by The Emma Dilemma

    Successful CEO of Powers Inc. Shoelaces, Irene Powers, cannot seem to escape her overbearing organizational planner Landee Plinter.

  • Reject by The Mighty Chickens

    We're going to make relationships great again.

  • sam by babel, babel, babel

    Three cops face THE CARTEL

  • Shattered by Majacal Productions

    A young boy helps a shattered man with PTSD relieve his time serving during Vietnam through a series of flashbacks.

  • Someone Else by SS Pictures, PLLC

    In a post apocalyptic world, one man struggles to find someone in the new desolate world

  • The End of the World As We Know It by Backyard Pictures

    It's New Year's Eve 1999, and a guy wants to propose to his girlfriend...but she has other plans. Will Y2K ruin it all?

  • The Last Assassin by MRM and Stryking Image Productions

    When the head of an elite group of assassins is murdered, loyalties are questioned among the remaining members... until only one is left.

  • The Little Big Hit by Maxout Productions

    Never underestimate the power of a Childs desire .

  • The Organizer by New Trick Productions

    A woman left behind from her wagon train meets a prospector on the Oregon Trail.

  • The Virgin Organize by Team EVERYBODY BE COOL

    A young, virgin, personal organizer is manipulated into cleaning up a young party girl's life.

  • The Wedding Band by Take 6

    A junior wedding planner gets the chance at a promotion if she can make it through this disaster of a wedding.

  • Time Waves by Marx Productions

    A man from the future travels back in time to steal the world's first time travel device, a special book created by one of his ancestors, with the power to transport people to anywhere, anytime with the flip of a page.

  • Tongs of Endearment by What Are You Doing?

    Marriage can get messy if you don't cleanup.


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