Little Rock, Arkansas July 8 - 10, 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 Grundle Productions for winning Best Film of 2016. Their film Sector 7 will go on to represent Little Rock against all the other city winners around the world at Filmapalooza 2017.


1st Place: Best Film of 2016

Sector 7 by Grundle Productions

2nd Place: Best Film of 2016

Perspective by Town and Country Films

Required Elements

  • Character: Jim or Janice Rhodes, A Phony (Jim or Janice Jankoff will also be accepted.)
  • Prop: a shoe
  • Line: "'There's nothing to it." (or "There is nothing to it.")

Audience Favorite: Group A

Perspective by Town and Country Films

Honorable Mentions
Futura Vision by Team Bearshark
Abraham Lincoln Time Cop by Riding Dinosaurs
Hard Roads by Engage Target Media
Sector 7 by Grundle Productions

Best Writing

Perspective by Town and Country Films

Best Editing

Sector 7 by Grundle Productions

Best Directing

Best Cinematography

Perspective by Town and Country Films

Best Sound Design

Sector 7 by Grundle Productions

Perspective by Town and Country Films

Best Musical Score

The Interview by Maxout Productions

Best Actor

Hare Trigger by Madman Productions/Stryking Images

Best Actress

Perspective by Town and Country Films

Best Ensemble Acting

Best Graphics

Sector 7 by Grundle Productions

Best Special Effects

Sector 7 by Grundle Productions

Best Choreography

Hare Trigger by Madman Productions/Stryking Images

Best Costumes

Sector 7 by Grundle Productions

Best Use of Character

Futura Vision by Team Bearshark

Best Use of Prop

Swim by What Are You Doing?

Best Use of Line

TRUST by Troika B Productions

Best Use of Genre

Abraham Lincoln Time Cop by Riding Dinosaurs

2016 Film List

  • by Praxis
  • Abraham Lincoln Time Cop by Riding Dinosaurs

    Hold on to your hats folks. Abe is taking you on a time traveling adventure.

  • Charlatan by Knights of the Reel
  • Field Day by Total Ubint

    Winning really is everything.

  • Futura Vision by Team Bearshark

    A guy gets a tv that can see into the future

  • Hard Roads by Engage Target Media

    A phony detective, Jim Rhodes, battles the threat of Nazism in America.

  • Hare Trigger by Madman Productions/Stryking Images

    The Tortoise and the Hare team up to stop a grimm fairytale

  • Love that Heels by Basement Films

    Love has no bounds. It can even kill.

  • Mandible Dream by The Maumelle Players

    Don't chase your dreams!

  • My Weird Habit by Media Mages

    A devious chicken makes for an interesting day.

  • No Soliciting by Trippy Chimp Filmworks

    Sometimes we need to be pushed into making a change.

  • Perspective by Town and Country Films

    Perspective - a particular attitude toward or way of regarding something; a point of view.

  • S.O.S. by Rockwood Films

    A Fishy Story

  • Sector 7 by Grundle Productions

    You can't stop it, it's gonna happen!

  • Shoe Polish by Backyard Pictures

    A friendship is tested when a film director and producer butt heads.

  • Swim by What Are You Doing?

    A man goes on a quest to find his daughter a fish.

  • The Adventure of Betty Bernard by Flokati Films

    An adventure like no other.

  • The Cinderella Deception by New Trick Productions

    A man with an eye for the ladies gets more than he bargained for

  • The Interview by Maxout Productions

    Anyone can be cool, but Awesome takes talent

  • There is nothing to it by Drone on

    The gods battle for sumimecy

  • TRUST by Troika B Productions

    Three people take revenge on a conman.

  • Wannabes by John Wilkes Phone Booth Productions

    A behind-the-scenes look at a group of aspiring superheroes who have one thing in common: an office.

  • Wimmow by Massive Enthusiasm Technologies Worldwide Corporation, Inc.

    The homeless population of a small southern metropolitan city is terrorized by a serial killer.

  • Wings, Lies and Videotape by Faux Pas Productions

    Interview with a Fairy Godmother

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