Milwaukee, Wisconsin June 22 - 24, 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 Throw A Stone for winning Best Film of 2018. Their film The Dream Machine will go on to represent Milwaukee against all the other city winners around the world at Filmapalooza 2019.


1st Place: Best Film of 2018

The Dream Machine by Throw A Stone

2nd Place: Best Film of 2018

Required Elements

  • Character: Tiny or Tina Doolittle, Dog Trainer
  • Prop: A string instrument
  • Line: ""I'm sorry. I don't remember your name." OR "I am sorry. I do not remember your name.""

Audience Favorite: Group A

A Perfect Date by MadFox Productions

Best Writing

P.O.V. by B/S Incorporated

Best Editing

A Perfect Date by MadFox Productions

Best Directing

A Perfect Date by MadFox Productions

Best Cinematography

The Bunny Farm by Nice Melons Films

Best Sound Design

The Bunny Farm by Nice Melons Films

Best Music

Best Acting

A Perfect Date by MadFox Productions

Best Graphics

The Bunny Farm by Nice Melons Films

Best Special Effects

Far Fetched by Bad Example Productions

Best Choreography

A Perfect Date by MadFox Productions

Best Costumes

The Bunny Farm by Nice Melons Films

Best Use of Character

Best Use of Prop

Best Use of Line

The Bunny Farm by Nice Melons Films

2018 Film List

  • A Perfect Date by MadFox Productions

    Seeking a perfect date, a young man realizes that his unrealistic expectations lead to all too real disappointment.

  • A Trip To The Vet by ISR MKE

    Two friends, driven by vengeance, go on an unlikely journey.

  • Dog Days of Doolittle by Chair on Stair Films

    The cat Mafia has kidnapped Dr. Hydro for their neFURious plot, only a lone dog trainer can stop them.

  • Far Fetched by Bad Example Productions

    A reluctant canine comedy club owner must face off against the evil developer looking to run her out of business, while embracing her dreams.

  • Fight of the Bees by Scrumbags

    Bested at a ukulele competition in her youth, a young woman enlists her dog trainer grandfather in her quest for vengeance against her childhood nemesis.

  • Le Diable Bleu by Beer Barons

    Guy Quarterman doesn't have time for parties. He's here to solve the case of the broken six string.

  • No Strings Attached by Wales Raiders

    Secret agents race to acquire stolen military technology hidden inside a guitar virtuoso's favorite instrument. Can Tiny Doolittle save the day?

  • Obedience by 3 Block Lock

    Life can be crazy especially when your brother in-law comes to town, better do what he says..

  • One Last Lap by Evil Genuises

    Oscar travels back in time with his magical ukulele, to relive some of his best memories.

  • P.O.V. by B/S Incorporated

    A man’s strained relationship with his brother is examined through an uncomfortably close lens.

  • The Bunny Farm by Nice Melons Films

    When a man goes missing at a farm, his friend goes looking for him.

  • The Dream Machine by Throw A Stone

    Longing to be a movie star, Jack buys a machine that promises to turn all of his dreams into movies.


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