Milwaukee, Wisconsin 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 Nice Melons Films for winning Best Film of 2015. Their film Little Gary's Mole will go on to represent Milwaukee against all the other city winners around the world at Filmapalooza 2016.


1st Place: Best Film of 2015

Little Gary's Mole by Nice Melons Films

2nd Place: Best Film of 2015

#ALL by Ai Wisconsin

3rd Place: Best Film of 2015

Rainbow by Green Beans Productions

Required Elements

  • Character: Jenna or Jared J. Juniper, Salesperson
  • Prop: an envelope
  • Line: "I've said it before, and I'll say it again" (or "I have said it before and I will say it again.")

Audience Favorite: Group A

Beer Nite by Good Land Media

Audience Favorite: Group B

The Rise and Fall... by Instant Show Repair

Best Writing

PrestaCorp by Moleskin Productions

Best Editing

Love Delivered by Eight Black Lions

Best Directing

#ALL by Ai Wisconsin

Best Cinematography

Rest in Peace by Newborn Productions

Best Sound Design

Rest in Peace by Newborn Productions

Best Musical Score

Zero Money Down by Brown Brothers

Best Actor

The Rise and Fall... by Instant Show Repair

Best Actress

Rainbow by Green Beans Productions

Best Ensemble Acting

#ALL by Ai Wisconsin

Best Graphics

Zero Money Down by Brown Brothers

Best Special Effects

Zero Money Down by Brown Brothers

Best Costumes

Jenna by One Orbit

Best Use of Character

The Rise and Fall... by Instant Show Repair

Best Use of Prop

Little Gary's Mole by Nice Melons Films

Best Use of Line

Little Gary's Mole by Nice Melons Films

2015 Film List

  • #ALL by Ai Wisconsin

    A candid look into race relations between civilians and the police.

  • A Perfect Day by Chair on Stair Films

    Jared tries to spend an exciting day with his close friends before telling them about his cancer.

  • Beer Nite by Good Land Media

    Two buddies encounter obstacles while trying to get to the liquor store before it closes

  • Beneath the Tree by 2D6 Studio

    True love is ended by jealousy in the old West

  • Charlie by Scrumbags

    A slightly awkward salesman goes out drinking and meets a girl who isn't what seems

  • Curtain Call by Electric Crayon Studio

    A down town Musical

  • Door to Door by Sexy Action 5.2

    Jarred J Juniper is a traveling sales man that gets into al kinds of wacky situations.

  • Hors d'oeuvres by Monotactic Films

    It's always nice having guests for dinner.

  • Intergalactic Solutions by Inkenfinch Films

    A couple is offered financing for a revolutionary idea, but the money comes with a catch.

  • Jenna by One Orbit

    One detective must travel dark paths to uncover the truth of his lost love.

  • Last Straw by TOP

    A door to door salesman loses his cool and is forced to make some hasty decisions.

  • Little Gary's Mole by Nice Melons Films

    A salesman must find a way to care for his 17 ill children.

  • Love Delivered by Eight Black Lions

    A cheesy romance begins to confuse a girl who must decide who, or what, her true love is.

  • Misophonia by Fire and Spice

    A woman struggles with Misophonia during a birthday celebration with her son and daughter in law.

  • Playing It Safe by Cross Word Films

    Fear of Losing causes a game show contestant to miss out on the greatest opportunity ever presented.

  • PrestaCorp by Moleskin Productions

    It's all about the mindset.

  • Rainbow by Green Beans Productions

    A girl commits a murder and pretends the victim is her boyfriend in order to spite her stepmother.

  • Rest in Peace by Newborn Productions

    It's only eternity

  • Sunday Bloody Sunday by Team RAD

    And you thought Monday's were murder

  • The Drop-Off by Established Heroes

    "Just Get...It...Done!!!"

  • The Lone Wolf by Talent Surge Media

    Learning life's lessons through adventure and unlikely characters.

  • The Rise and Fall... by Instant Show Repair

    Sometimes, you have to dance the pain away.

  • Zero Money Down by Brown Brothers

    Judgment by Ukelele

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