Oklahoma City, Oklahoma July 29 - 31, 2016

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 Planet Thunder Productions for winning Best Film of 2016. Their film Let the Bodies Hit the Floor will go on to represent Oklahoma City against all the other city winners around the world at Filmapalooza 2017.


1st Place: Best Film of 2016

Let the Bodies Hit the Floor by Planet Thunder Productions

2nd Place: Best Film of 2016

The Bulleteers by Team LimeLight

Required Elements

  • Character: Mark or Maureen Linderville, Illustrator
  • Prop: an auto part
  • Line: "I have a surprise for you."

Audience Favorite: Group A

Illustrators Anonymous by Fake Film School

Audience Favorite: Group B

The Bulleteers by Team LimeLight

Audience Favorite: Group C

Let the Bodies Hit the Floor by Planet Thunder Productions

Best Writing

Let the Bodies Hit the Floor by Planet Thunder Productions

Best Editing

Illustrators Anonymous by Fake Film School

Best Directing

Let the Bodies Hit the Floor by Planet Thunder Productions

Best Cinematography

The Bulleteers by Team LimeLight

Best Sound Design

Unfinished by Full Regalia

Best Musical Score

Unfinished by Full Regalia

Best Actor

Eric Starkey The Last Call by Olden Grey Productions

Best Actress

Cait Brasel LEAD by Atrocity

Best Supporting Actor

Chris Shepard 38 Hours with Spike by Everytime Productions

Best Supporting Actress

Ally Greer Let the Bodies Hit the Floor by Planet Thunder Productions

Best Ensemble Acting

38 Hours with Spike by Everytime Productions

Best Costumes

The Bulleteers by Team LimeLight

Best Set Design

The Bulleteers by Team LimeLight

Best Use of Character

The Usual by The Collective

Best Use of Prop

Draw! by KD's Mangled Exit

Best Use of Line

Desserted by Team Lemonade

Best Use of Genre

Adulting by Manic Pixelated Dream Girl

Best Visual Effects

The Pitch by Option D Productions

Best SFX Make Up

LEAD by Atrocity

2016 Film List

  • 38 Hours with Spike by Everytime Productions

    Why must we do this?

  • A Thing in the Closet that Made a Lady Go Crazy by Production Pictures!

    A struggling artist loses her mind.

  • Adulting by Manic Pixelated Dream Girl

    Two best friends face life after high school

  • All the Fright We Cannot See by Jenks/Quartz

    A blind young woman must contend with a mysterious stranger invading her home

  • Broken Carousel by Hive Mind

    A couple face the reality of their troubled relationship during a carousel fantasy journeye

  • Car Trouble by Triple M Productions

    City couple get stranded in a backwoods nightmare.

  • Cat Fight by La Petite Mort

    A cat=loving woman and her cat-hating boyfriend adopt something from the shelter. But is it a cat?

  • Desserted by Team Lemonade

    Birthdays aren't always a piece of cake.

  • Draw! by KD's Mangled Exit

    When your life is on the line, draw!

  • Guilt Trip by Team 16th Phoenix

    A woman's getaway soon comes crashing into reality, as she's forced to deal with a painful memory.

  • Here For The Ride by High Hopes

    A crew of five fiends meet up with an aggressive drug dealer, an exchange of “goods” goes awry.

  • Illustrators Anonymous by Fake Film School

    A support group gets a visit from a new member who has the oddest of problems to work through.

  • LEAD by Atrocity

    Some people say her illustrations bring their stories to life...

  • Let the Bodies Hit the Floor by Planet Thunder Productions

    Two young women struggle with what to do with the dead body of famous illustrator Mark Linderville.

  • Life Illustrated by Aww Bull Productions

    Sometimes we can't see the things right in front of us

  • Lost Dog by Mochas, Bokehs, and Rye

    A young woman on the verge of transformation goes on a quest to set her mother's ashes to rest.

  • Mommy's Macaroni by The Holiday Armadillos

    She did make good macaroni

  • Nothing Depends on This by The WAFTI Show

    A step-mom battles an urban landscape and obstacles to defeat the woman who plans to undo her.

  • Reunion by Memory Bucket

    Two highschool friends reunite after taking different paths in life

  • Sheep's Clothing by Le Masque Noir

    The surprise of a predator that becomes the prey.

  • Starving Artist by Star Swamp

    In a family fraught with emotional tension, a young boy fights to follow his illustratorial dreams.

  • The Bulleteers by Team LimeLight

    After a border town is attacked by a ruthless criminal, a hero must rise.

  • The Last Call by Olden Grey Productions

    Science fictional account of the last Christmas Eve on earth.

  • The Pitch by Option D Productions

    Johnny tries to make the film he wants while trying to please the executives.

  • The Radiator Bandit Case by Stroud Arts

    Can a big city cop make the transition to working in a small town?

  • The Usual by The Collective

    An aspiring illustrator sees her doodles come to life and helps the course of true love.

  • Unfinished by Full Regalia

    A widow struggles to complete her husband's last nocturne.

  • Writer's Block by Toasted Turtle Productions

    An illustrator looks to her friends for inspiration for her new graphic novel

  • Zombie Ennui by Sweet Peas

    At the end of the world... Does it really matter?

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