Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania October 14 - 16, 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 Gaff Tape and a Prayer for winning Best Film of 2016. Their film Unfinished will go on to represent Pittsburgh against all the other city winners around the world at Filmapalooza 2017.


1st Place: Best Film of 2016

Unfinished by Gaff Tape and a Prayer

2nd Place: Best Film of 2016

Inner Demons by Falling October Productions

3rd Place: Best Film of 2016

Tastefully Done by Autumn Wind Films

Required Elements

  • Character: Vince or Vera Frank, Auto Mechanic
  • Prop: a paintbrush
  • Line: That's one way to make your point. (That is one way to make your point.)

Audience Favorite: Group A

Tastefully Done by Autumn Wind Films

Audience Favorite: Group B

Inner Demons by Falling October Productions

Best Writing

When Madness Creeps In by ShadowFrame

Best Editing

Innocent Blood by Haunted Hillside Productions

Unfinished by Gaff Tape and a Prayer

Best Directing

Inner Demons by Falling October Productions

Best Cinematography

Tastefully Done by Autumn Wind Films

Best Sound Design

Fever by Dunndo Studios

Best Musical Score

Fever by Dunndo Studios

Best Acting

Road Kill by BA ...is the name

Best Actor

Fever by Dunndo Studios

Best Actress

Unfinished by Gaff Tape and a Prayer

Best Graphics

Road Kill by BA ...is the name

Best Special Effects

Baby by Locust Street Entertainment

Best Costumes

Tastefully Done by Autumn Wind Films

Best Make Up

Baby by Locust Street Entertainment

Best Use of Character

Baby by Locust Street Entertainment

Best Use of Prop

Inner Demons by Falling October Productions

Best Use of Line

Masterpiece by Long Knuckle Studios

Best Murder or Disembowelment

Masterpiece by Long Knuckle Studios

Most Vile Villain

Unfinished by Gaff Tape and a Prayer

Soul Stain

Unholy by R. Walker Productions

Best Fight Choreography

Unclean Hands by Dreaming Droids Productions

2016 Film List

  • A stroke of Death by Westmonster Productions

    A serial killer artist has a secret of killing people and then painting in their blood.

  • Baby by Locust Street Entertainment

    What could be scarier than an unplanned pregnancy?

  • Blood choices by Vaginal powers

    One night of bad choices can KILL YOU

  • Cannibal's Corner by Titan Terror Studios

    After one of there own betrays them, 2 killers take matters into their own hands

  • Closet by PAS Productions

    You can keep a lot in your closet.

  • Fever by Dunndo Studios

    Being sick is always a nightmare.

  • Harambe's revenge by IFT CCAC SOUTH

    What would happen if harambe was not shot?

  • Inner Demons by Falling October Productions

    When a group goes to confront their inner demons, one member takes it a little too literally.

  • Innocent Blood by Haunted Hillside Productions

    A friendly ghost story becomes a nightmare during a walk to a party.

  • Lockdown by Written In Blood Productions

    The school is on lockdown, Sam can't find her friend, will she get out alive?

  • Masterpiece by Long Knuckle Studios

    A deranged mind recreates famous works of art in a macbre fashion.

  • Road Kill by BA ...is the name

    That's one way to make your point.

  • Sib killings by Hutchins Films

    Killing is a family business

  • TA by Everlasting Productions LLC

    Make your Point

  • Tastefully Done by Autumn Wind Films

    A man discovers new taste.

  • The Dangers Inside by Team MGBG Films

    They thought they were safe inside....they were wrong.

  • The Painter's Palate by Nine Pillar Productions

    A woman, seeking to make her boyfriend jealous, accepts the invite of the artist's opportunity.

  • Unclean Hands by Dreaming Droids Productions

    What does family mean to you?

  • Unfinished by Gaff Tape and a Prayer

    Sometimes love isn't what it seems.

  • Unholy by R. Walker Productions

    A daughter is possessed when she doesn't finish a game.

  • When Madness Creeps In by ShadowFrame

    Isolation drives a man to madness

  • Which Trials? by Eyes On Entertainment

    A fraternity house built on the site of the Salem hanging tree. Halloween's when the spirits arise.


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