New York, New York 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 ForeSee Film Productions for winning Best Film of 2018. Their film And Many More...? will go on to represent New York against all the other city winners around the world at Filmapalooza 2019.


1st Place: Best Film of 2018

And Many More...? by ForeSee Film Productions

2nd Place: Best Film of 2018

Katabasis by Venture Pictures

Required Elements

  • Character: Alan or Anne Rivoli, Artist
  • Prop: A sealed envelope
  • Line: ""Is this all you've got?" OR "Is this all you have got?""

Audience Favorite: Group A

The Break by Crazy Fools

Audience Favorite: Group B

Committed to the Chase by Five OHM Productions

Audience Favorite: Group C

40th by Giant Cookie Films

Audience Favorite: Group D

Caught in the Act by Sake Bomb Cinema

Best Writing

And Many More...? by ForeSee Film Productions

Honorable Mention
My Ninja Family by GKofNYC Productions

Best Editing

Cyber Glow by Several People Are Typing

Best Directing

And Many More...? by ForeSee Film Productions

Honorable Mention
Dark Room by EFAS Productions

Best Cinematography

Caught in the Act by Sake Bomb Cinema

Honorable Mention
Ailment by Cinema Suicide

Best Sound Design

And Many More...? by ForeSee Film Productions

Honorable Mention
Dark Room by EFAS Productions

Best Musical Score

Suspicion by Mana Mana

Best Song

Katabasis by Venture Pictures

Best Actor

Love Drug by Summer Of George Entertainment

Best Actress

And Many More...? by ForeSee Film Productions

Honorable Mention
Dark Room by EFAS Productions

Best Supporting Actor

Ailment by Cinema Suicide

Honorable Mention
Katabasis by Venture Pictures

Best Supporting Actress

Caught in the Act by Sake Bomb Cinema

Best Ensemble Acting

The Break by Crazy Fools

Best Choreography

My Ninja Family by GKofNYC Productions

Best Costumes

Cyber Glow by Several People Are Typing

Best Make Up

Ailment by Cinema Suicide

Best Use of Character

Stream Queens by Heavy Petting

Honorable Mention
Who Shot Ape Lincoln? by Strawberry Tiger

Best Use of Prop

It’s Been A Long Trip by Pug Girls

Honorable Mention
Letter from a stranger by Lac Noir

Best Use of Line

CASH MONET by Cork & Bottle Productions

Best Use of Genre

It’s Been A Long Trip by Pug Girls

Iron Mule Award

The Break by Crazy Fools

2018 Film List

  • 40th by Giant Cookie Films

    For Anne, each year bring a new birthday, a new birthday card, and a new reminder of what she's not.

  • A Silent Place by Exit Stencil Productions
  • Acrylic Blue by LiveYourREV

    A instagram famous teenage painter struggles to choose forgoing a college education to pursue her dream of becoming a world famous artist.

  • Ailment by Cinema Suicide

    On the verge of losing his life, Musician Alan Rivoli finds that the end might just be the beginning.

  • And Many More...? by ForeSee Film Productions

    On your 25th birthday you learn the day you'll die. Anne turns 25, but when her letter hasn't yet arrived, she panics. What will Anne and George do when the certain becomes the unknown?

  • As We Grow Older by Waffles or Pancakes?

    Based in the 50's, Danny and his friend Flako go on a journey to discover why his girlfriend decided to leave a letter breaking up with him.

  • Breaking Through by RHS Films

    Can't be super at everything

  • CASH MONET by Cork & Bottle Productions

    A single dad tries to get his daughter a scholarship to art school--even if she can't draw.

  • Caught in the Act by Sake Bomb Cinema

    A disgruntled writer is inspired to create a story using her surrounding elements.

  • Committed to the Chase by Five OHM Productions

    A woman writes a letter, and comes to regret it.

  • Communal by TTC & Salah D

    Heidi has a different way of dealing with her surroundings including dealing with her boyfriend.

  • Cozy 2BR Apartment in the Heart of Brooklyn by Fart Department

    Airbnb nightmare

  • Cyber Glow by Several People Are Typing

    A man under the grips of a drug addiction meets with a hallucinogen artist and succumbs to his need for instant gratification.

  • Dark Room by EFAS Productions

    After a grotesque find, photographer Anne challenges her morals, as well as her boundaries.

  • Deeply Unfriendly by Bad Uncle Productions

    You can't double cross a double cross.

  • Fantastic Man by Bobbies & the Boys

    Fantastic is trapped in a 90's sitcom by his arch nemesis, Sinestar.

  • Have a Seat by We Love Making Movies

    After hiding a series of aggressive hate mail from her boss, a receptionist's work life unravels as her suspicion becomes uncontrollable.

  • It’s Been A Long Trip by Pug Girls

    Three brothers search for their inheritrance based on a cryptic message from their father.

  • J'adore le Noir by Moviemaking for Dummies

    A young woman is disillusioned by her love of Film Noir.

  • Katabasis by Venture Pictures

    A troubled musician grapples with a sinister prescence in her home.

  • Kinda Mad About It by Black Sheep

    An artist meets with a colleague right after a train heist.

  • Left by Wonderwolf Pictures

    A secret agent steals from a top secret government agency and is hunted by an expert contract killer.

  • Letter from a stranger by Lac Noir

    After the police officer accused of killing her after is acquitted a young woman takes matters into her own hands.

  • Love Drug by Summer Of George Entertainment

    Two musicians realize that they’re too happy to write good songs and go on an andventure.

  • LUCK OF THE IRISH by Donovans

    Dating in New York sucks.

  • My Ninja Family by GKofNYC Productions

    Anne is an artist struggling with her family's ninja traditions.

  • Nero, Dunkel, Noir by Ozzir Productions

    A woman poorly copes with the sudden reappearance of a cosmic entity

  • Oswald Williams by My Block T.V.

    Rahsean Jacobs tries to maintain as he expirences all the steps of Grief.

  • Overdue by 1 of 1

    An overdue payment leads to an unexpected outcome

  • Playback by Chesterfield Entertainment

    The first day on set for a young production assistant starts rough and goes downhill fast. A reality show is there to capture the whole mess.

  • Road Trip by Bluecollar

    A road trip begins when a man needs help

  • Sign Here by Boxhouse Entertainment

    A couple therapy session that brings up everything from the past.

  • Slice by TVC

    No tip, no pizza.

  • Stream Queens by Heavy Petting

    After receiving a letter from her 12-year-old self, Megan pursues her dreams of becoming a Broadway star with the help of her best friend Rachele and their not-so-successful cam girl channel.

  • Suspicion by Mana Mana

    A friendly gathering is threatened by a girl seeing what she is not supposed to see.

  • The Break by Crazy Fools

    An unhappy accountant struggles with her midlife crisis to be artist as she drinks with her two coworkers at the office.

  • The Catch by Sockmonkey Renaissance

    Vacation plans turn surreal when a family discovers a mermaid in the bathtub at their rental apartment.

  • The Rose Killer by Forcer Media
  • The Spy Who Scratched Me by It Takes a Village (Idiot)

    The new landlord says no more pets. But these crazy cat ladies won't back down without a fight.

  • The Stitch by The Fibonacci Sequence

    Two ineffective guardian beings are running out of time as they follow Alan throughout reincarnated lifetimes until he reaches his destiny of becoming an artist to save humanity.

  • Welcome to Earth by East Coast Best Coast

    When an extraterrestrial Artist risks being sent back to a country that wants her dead, she's forced to decide the worth of saving herself in exchange for another life.

  • Who Shot Ape Lincoln? by Strawberry Tiger

    A documentary crew tries to unravel who shot Ape Lincoln.

  • Zen & The Art of the Knockout by Team Reddit

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