London, United Kingdom 13 - 15 October 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 Rodents of Unusual Size for winning Best Film of 2017. Their film David and Bathsheba will go on to represent London against all the other city winners around the world at Filmapalooza 2018.


1st Place: Best Film of 2017

David and Bathsheba by Rodents of Unusual Size

2nd Place: Best Film of 2017

Dorothy's Theory by Room Two Create

3rd Place: Best Film of 2017

Beach by NeoEast

Required Elements

  • Character: David or Dorothy Cunningham, a Scientist
  • Prop: Sticky Tape
  • Line: "What do you think I should do"

Audience Favorite: Group A

Oddfellows by Fat Chief Media

Audience Favorite: Group B

Dorothy's Theory by Room Two Create

Best Writing

Joe Gathercole Smith, Oliver Ward, Noah Stratton-Twine Beach by NeoEast

Best Editing

Matt Javanshir The Spielmann Gambit by InkyDink

Best Directing

Mark Arrigo and Steven Chatterton ( Dorothy's Theory by Room Two Create

Best Cinematography

Josie Williams, Dagmar Scheibenreif David and Bathsheba by Rodents of Unusual Size

Best Sound Design

The Cure by RealiTees

Best Actor

Robert Lewis 'They Walk Among Us' by Order 67

Best Actress

Avril Poole Compliance by LadyProv

Best Ensemble Acting

Lessons in Love by KatsAct

Best Effects

Sweet Creature by Mise En Abîme

Best Use of Character

'They Walk Among Us' by Order 67

Best Use of Prop

These Fragile Eyes by Odd Sock Films

Best Use of Line

David and Bathsheba by Rodents of Unusual Size

Best Use of Genre

Gaslight by MSG

Production Design

Matthew Topham Eyesore by Oaklands

Rising Star Award

Zazie Hayhurst Dorothy's Theory by Room Two Create

2017 Film List

  • 'They Walk Among Us' by Order 67

    'Disgraced scientist tries to prove he was visited by an alien'

  • Accordion To Me by Time Sculptors

    On the streets of London, a cheeky starving artist catches the eye of a young professional scientist and introduces her to his passion; music.

  • Are you O.K.? by T.I.M. Kollektiv

    The day I could have created a masterpiece.

  • Avodiction by Rubble v2.0

    David Stone needs help overcoming his 'addiction' to avocado-on-toast.

  • Beach by NeoEast

    In a city swallowed by an amnesia-toxin haze, a lone scientist documented, records and scavenges for the sake of his wife's memory.

  • Call me Mummy by 48 Hours Later

    A young girl comes to terms with a pretty shocking discovery.

  • Compliance by LadyProv

    A scientist invites a colleague around early on a Saturday morning to present a gift: the sleaze who has made their worklife a misery, taped to a chair in her cupboard.

  • David and Bathsheba by Rodents of Unusual Size

    Dr. David Cunnignham is obsessed with an actress from an old film and tries to recreate her in the water tank in his lab

  • Dissonance by Team Dave

    With all the brain's capability, there is one major flaw. It's a fear, Mr. Spencer.

  • Dorothy's Theory by Room Two Create

    9 year old Dorothy is determined to heal her mother's broken heart with the lessons her astrophysicist father taught her before he died.

  • Encounters on River Lea by Creative Beggar

    Rowing his boat on river Lea, David meets two youngs girls on their way back home.

  • Eyesore by Oaklands

    A young man's tranquil existence is disrupted by the constant cacophony of messages from his phone...which he should have ignored.

  • Fear Window by The Glitch Collective

    An illicit exchange turns dangerous when a woman witnesses something she shouldn't...

  • Fixing War In Post by Chewed Up

    2 Advertising Execs need to make an the ad to end all wars

  • Frozen Meals by Concrete Pizza

    Sometimes it's better to lie than to admit the truth.

  • Gaslight by MSG

    Esteemed chemistry, David Cunningham is found dead in a canal -how did his research lead to a watery grave?

  • Lessons in Love by KatsAct

    Everyone at this school needs a lesson a love

  • Missing Girl, Gone. by Maple Road

    After a major infraction at work a scientist goes missing, all is not as it seems when her safe house becomes a psychological prison.

  • Nuk'd by Lionsmate Films

    When a prank TV show threatens a group of tight-fisted regulars with nuclear bombs, the threat of Uranium poisoning is the least of their worries...

  • Oddfellows by Fat Chief Media
  • One Foot Under by Peak Point Films

    A woman covering up her mistake realise she has just hit the surface of her problems when a serial killer and a scientist enters the scene.

  • Patch Things Up by Stranger things happen!

    Time travel and a chance encounter with a younger version of an eminent scientist teaches a teenager more than gratitude

  • Persistence of memory by MoonFlipFilms

    What do you think I should do

  • Sticky Tape Time Machine by Scape

    Dorothy Cunningham lands straight into the life of a bereaved young man (Pascal) whose hoping to make some sense of the universe.

  • Stigmata by Seriously Shirley

    Two women run over Jesus Christ returned to Earth and have to deal with the consequences

  • Sweet Creature by Mise En Abîme

    An extra-terrestrial life form latches onto its observer with terrifying effects.

  • The Breakthrough by Point of View Films

    David Cunningham hasn't had a breakthrough in years ... until now.

  • The Cure by RealiTees

    A man wakes up on an empty plane to discover the only way of escape is by drinking 3 tubes of medicine from a peculiar Stewardess.

  • The Muse by Fictional Characters

    An arrogant but failing author is advised to seek out the Goddess of Inspiration to ask for a muse - but he doesn't get what he expected.

  • The Spielmann Gambit by InkyDink

    A young hero sets off on a journey to find his King.

  • The Sticky Tape of Time by MadmanWrackerr

    Two friends do time...

  • These Fragile Eyes by Odd Sock Films

    A man tortured by his adopted father recounts his troubled past.

  • will the miller by Zelica Films

    Duo return from 3088 to 1888 to pick Will's brain...


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