Miami, Florida June 12 - 14, 2015

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 1310 Bandits for winning Best Film of 2015. Their film Souvenir will go on to represent Miami against all the other city winners around the world at Filmapalooza 2016.


1st Place: Best Film of 2015

Souvenir by 1310 Bandits

2nd Place: Best Film of 2015

Eat Your Wheaties by Big Foot Productions

3rd Place: Best Film of 2015

Nuro by Lonely Avocado

Required Elements

  • Character: Uncle George or Aunt Georgia
  • Prop: a souvenir
  • Line: "OK. Let's go" (or "OK, Let us go.")

Audience Favorite: Group A

Creepy Pasta by Samurai Snacks Productions

Audience Favorite: Group B

The Stakeout by Transient Films

Audience Favorite: Group C

Souvenir by 1310 Bandits

Audience Favorite: Group D

Eat Your Wheaties by Big Foot Productions

Best Writing

Eat Your Wheaties by Big Foot Productions

Best Editing

Souvenir by 1310 Bandits

Best Directing

Souvenir by 1310 Bandits

Best Cinematography

Souvenir by 1310 Bandits

Best Sound Design

Souvenir by 1310 Bandits

Best Musical Score

Souvenir by 1310 Bandits

Best Actor

Jan van der Baan Eat Your Wheaties by Big Foot Productions

Best Actress

Wilson Sayre Nuro by Lonely Avocado

Best Graphics

Creepy Pasta by Samurai Snacks Productions

Best Costumes

Club_OmiCron by Four Actors One Camera

Best Use of Character

Where's Uncle George? by Honey Badgers

Best Use of Prop

Food for Thought by Majestic Productions

Best Use of Line

Nuro by Lonely Avocado

2015 Film List

  • ...What You Wish For by Proud Puppy Productions

    A young man misses his Uncle and playing one of his records brings an unexpected visit from a Genie.

  • 436 by CO-Lab Films

    “After his birthday party, Jon will receive a mysterious gift from his uncle George that will unrave

  • a little something to remember you by by Underlab Studios

    okay let's go

  • A Trickle In Time by BackLot Studios

    "Leaving something behind for those who follow"

  • Accord by 4plt Squad

    Two sisters overcome tragedy by traversing other worlds.

  • Alluria Enchantment by Intrepid 305 Production

    Believing something will give you anything you desire might give you more than what you ask for.

  • Becoming Jamie by Green Pineapples

    David wants to be a little girl, but Jaime doesn't want to give up her body.

  • Better Off by Half-Step Pictures

    A young women finds herself questioned by police, when her boyfriend is found murdered.

  • Big X by White Tie Guys

    A south American boy teaches true value of the small things in life

  • Club_OmiCron by Four Actors One Camera

    A space traveler comes across an out of the way venue with a dark secret.

  • Code Name: Souvenir by Aquila Productions

    Find the Device, Save the World

  • Creepy Pasta by Samurai Snacks Productions

    Sometimes there is a such a thing as too much Spaghetti.

  • Displaced by Monopolydog Films

    Transported by a magical device a man finds himself drawn to a person he's never met.

  • Dog Tag by CCAT Team 3

    A young girl suffers from nightmares about a uncle who went to the war

  • Dragonfly by Lux Luke
  • Dying to Please by Beza Productions

    A couple invites a young stranger over to spice up their love life, but make some fatal mistakes.

  • Eat Your Wheaties by Big Foot Productions

    Turn your life around

  • Familiar Stranger by Machine Kings Media

    A man has to decide between 2 buddies

  • Foggy Sky by Prize Box

    A man tells the story of a date with the love of his life, but everything is not as it seems.

  • Food for Thought by Majestic Productions

    A middle-class family invites a less-fortunate family home with them for a Thanksgiving dinner.

  • Get Lucky by Voodoo Films

    Takes more than luck if you want to find love.

  • Killer New Year by Fango Films
  • Lost in Noise by Overthought Creations

    Boy uses headphones and music to cope with the loss of his parents and moving to a new home.

  • Loving Day by Marraccini Productions

    Just a spray goes a long way in settling your differences for today.

  • Medium At Large by Some Random Production Company
  • Nuro by Lonely Avocado
  • Pieces of Time by Newborn Studios

    A girl's uncle dies and stumbles upon a watch of his bringing her to his terrible memories.

  • Saving De Niro by The 3339 Bandits

    A manchild tries to save his autograph

  • Souvenir by 1310 Bandits

    A quick trip down easy money lane, spirals Lauren down a twisted, bloody online game.

  • Stars, Kisses and Comets by Flying Octopus Films

    After a mysterious impact, an incompetent crew stranded on a spaceship struggles to survive.

  • Subterfuge by CCAT Team 1
  • The Movie by HollyWhut!?

    Two filmmakers strive for cinematic realism at any cost.

  • The Society Project by SP87
  • The Stakeout by Transient Films

    It's never a dull moment with the Stakeout Specialist

  • The Worst by Pink Palm Productions

    A young man, with little help from his aunt, imagines all that can go wrong when asking a girl out.

  • Third Degree by Sallie Gardner Films

    A Third Degree Murder that puts two buddies in a troubling situation.

  • Uncle G & The Kid by Degenerate Renaissance
  • Unfinished Business by Mastermind Films

    Two agents fight for control of a chip that contains info on how to build a compact nuclear reactor.

  • We Can Pray Now by Road Warriors

    A desperate attempt for attention turns fatal.

  • Where's Uncle George? by Honey Badgers

    Uncle George is Lost In a Mall

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