Miami/Ft. Lauderdale, Florida June 2 - 4, 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 Monopolydog Films for winning Best Film of 2017. Their film Ode To Buddies will go on to represent Miami/Ft. Lauderdale against all the other city winners around the world at Filmapalooza 2018.


1st Place: Best Film of 2017

Ode To Buddies by Monopolydog Films

2nd Place: Best Film of 2017

Ghost Artist by Cool Coconut Studios

3rd Place: Best Film of 2017

Already Nobody by Team Insomniac

Required Elements

  • Character: Jared or Janine Lober, Museum Curator
  • Prop: A bucket
  • Line: "Can you get that for me?"

Audience Favorite: Group A

Already Nobody by Team Insomniac

Audience Favorite: Group B

Ghost Artist by Cool Coconut Studios

Audience Favorite: Group C

Amphora Falls by Vertigo Entertainment

Love is Blind by White Tie Guys

Best Writing

Ode To Buddies by Monopolydog Films

Best Editing

The Stand Off by 1310 Bandits

Best Directing

Ghost Artist by Cool Coconut Studios

Best Cinematography

Nostalgia by MME

The Stand Off by 1310 Bandits

Best Sound Design

The Stand Off by 1310 Bandits

Best Musical Score

The Stand Off by 1310 Bandits

Best Actor

Harold Clinton Archambault Ode To Buddies by Monopolydog Films

Adam D. Crain Already Nobody by Team Insomniac

Best Actress

Audrey Lynn Penis Williams - No Love by Dmitry Zhitov

Regina Castañeda Ghost Artist by Cool Coconut Studios

Best Graphics

I Deserve Better by Machine Kings Media

Best Special Effects

Tree House by Free Spirit Productions

Best Choreography

Enjoy the Art Responsibly by Pinup Films

Best Costumes

Penis Williams - No Love by Dmitry Zhitov

Best Use of Character

Ghost Artist by Cool Coconut Studios

Best Use of Prop

The Big Move by Big foot Aka extreme delray

Best Use of Line

Fair Warning by BC Films

Movie Poster 2nd Place

I Deserve Better by Machine Kings Media

Movie Poster 3rd Place

Love is Blind by White Tie Guys

Movie Poster 1st Place

The Stand Off by 1310 Bandits

2017 Film List

  • 9/Tenths by DMT Club Reel Time Film Crew

    Trouble brews when a box holding a mysterious substance gets juggled from hand to hand.

  • Already Nobody by Team Insomniac

    A museum curator from the year 2094 travels to the present, where she encounters her favorite artist during the final days of his life.

  • Amphora Falls by Vertigo Entertainment

    A detective is called to a house to investigate a missing piece of art.

  • Ashwagandha by Escape Films

    2 brothers and their friends reliving their past history together over a movie

  • Bucket No. 9 by La Comovie

    Museum curator discovers a piece of artwork was her idea.

  • Chrononaut by The Swamp
  • Concurrence by Brainwash Films

    A woman fades between a dream and reality when given a historic artifact.

  • Conservateurs by Proud Puppy Productions

    Hitting a dead end in his art career, Jared finds it difficult to sell other people's art. A moment of inspiration could save him, but a phone call turns his life around for the worse.

  • CONTRACT MOM by Cereal Killer Films

    A desperate mom will do anything to save her family

  • Dreamland by 26 North

    Dreams do come true... unfortunately

  • Enjoy the Art Responsibly by Pinup Films

    A DAY IN THE MUSEUM TURNS INTO A DAY IN THE DOJO

  • Fair Warning by BC Films

    A corrupt cop doesn't realize just how "dirty" the antique black market can be.

  • Ghost Artist by Cool Coconut Studios

    A clumsy museum curator works on a speech for a long lost Frida Kahlo painting the night before the reveal.

  • I Deserve Better by Machine Kings Media

    Not sure yet

  • Intent by Loneliest Avocado

    We often know what we do. Sometimes we know why we do what we do. But what we don't know is what what we do does.

  • Love is Blind by White Tie Guys

    Romance blossoms from a con gone wrong.

  • Lover by The Lonely Pineapple

    A young museum curator goes after the men, that savagely raped her, to get justice.

  • No Mas, A Remission by Deni Domi Films

    The picture of what anxiety looks like and how it affects one girls interaction with those around her.

  • Nostalgia by MME

    Friends meet over a lost love one and confront their demons.

  • Ode To Buddies by Monopolydog Films

    Unusual friendship forms between a victim and a captor.

  • Penis Williams - No Love by Dmitry Zhitov

    Love, Match, Revenge!

  • Progress Pending by URGENT, Inc. Rites of Passage Media Project

    A comical satire of societal norms from a youth perspective set in a mystery.

  • Qiang by Urban Professional Media Consultants
  • Rose by Prize Box

    A young, independent musician goes on the adventure of a lifetime as she discovers the true meaning behind her music.

  • Semblance by Digital Artisans

    With the introduction of a new medication, Marina must decipher the difference between reality and imagination.

  • Skin by Majestic Productions Media Studio

    Skin

  • Sundown by Clockwork Films
  • The Big Move by Big foot Aka extreme delray

    Air B & Beach Beware!

  • The Curator by 2564 Films

    A woman goes home with a man she's out on a date with, and discovers he has an insidious secret that puts her in grave danger.

  • The Museum by HollyWhut!?

    A documentary film crew spends a day with the director of an oddball museum.

  • The Stand Off by 1310 Bandits

    Two women are in a stand off, only one survives.

  • Tree House by Free Spirit Productions

    In the year 2090, Jared Lober finds himself trapped in the twisted virtual farm exhibition of an evil museum curator.


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