Little Rock, Arkansas July 6 - 8, 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 Grundle Productions for winning Best Film of 2018. Their film The Company will go on to represent Little Rock against all the other city winners around the world at Filmapalooza 2019.


1st Place: Best Film of 2018

The Company by Grundle Productions

2nd Place: Best Film of 2018

Paradoxical by The Wendy’s Crew

3rd Place: Best Film of 2018

Trust by Apptegy Creative

Required Elements

  • Character: Danny or Dani Childress, Newbie
  • Prop: A bicycle
  • Line: ""You are unbelievable." OR You're unbelievable.""

Audience Favorite: Group A

Puppet Talk by Team Eazy

Honorable Mention
Paradoxical by The Wendy’s Crew

Audience Favorite: Group B

Boxed In by Rockwood Films

Honorable Mention
Rock Island Line by Wild Horses Productions

Best Writing

Paradoxical by The Wendy’s Crew

Best Editing

The Company by Grundle Productions

Best Directing

The Company by Grundle Productions

Best Cinematography

Paradoxical by The Wendy’s Crew

Best Music

Instinct by Designer Studios

Best Ensemble Acting

Trust by Apptegy Creative

Paradoxical by The Wendy’s Crew

Best Effects

Crossing Paths by The Maumelle Players

Best Costumes

The Company by Grundle Productions

Best Use of Character

Paths by Fannie Pacc's Magic Crystals

Best Use of Prop

The Company by Grundle Productions

Best Use of Line

Trust by Apptegy Creative

2018 Film List

  • Boxed In by Rockwood Films

    It was a typical summer day, that seemed to never end.

  • Crossing Paths by The Maumelle Players

    A sadistic principal toys with two newbie potential school employees

  • Cycle of Dreams by BPPStars
  • Dead Line by Faux Pas Productions

    A newly promoted homicide detective gets side tracked by a missing persons case.

  • Diamond Bluff by 139 Productions

    Dani is looking forward to a weekend away at the lake with new friends.

  • Disastrous Denial of Comedic Proportions by SpicyB.J
  • Instinct by Designer Studios

    A detective with secret enhanced sensory powers tracks a vigilante in an effort to form an alliance.

  • LETS RIDE! by Mariani Films

    How a Newbie became a Skull Crusher!

  • Paradoxical by The Wendy’s Crew

    Existential Groundhog Day

  • Paths by Fannie Pacc's Magic Crystals

    A man struggles with trust.

  • Puppet Talk by Team Eazy

    Danny Childress learns to communicate with the aid of a puppet.

  • Rock Island Line by Wild Horses Productions

    Vagrant Danny Childress sees his opportunity to shine at a local blues/folk club.

  • Sam Ashcraft by Back to the Campfire

    The Governor's daughter has been kidnaped and Danny Childress is her only hope.

  • Sideeffect by Maxout Productions

    Take two and you'll be jumping around in no time.

  • The Company by Grundle Productions

    A hard worker wants to be promoted and get the assignments he dreams of, but those dreams can be nightmares.

  • Trust by Apptegy Creative

    Regaining trust is never easy; it's even harder with family.

  • Unbelievable by Maja Productions

    Set in the future, a older accomplished doctor asks a younger doctor to invent a time machine and fix a tragic accident


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