Portland, Oregon 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 French Toast Mafia for winning Best Film of 2016. Their film Double Oh Awesome will go on to represent Portland against all the other city winners around the world at Filmapalooza 2017.


1st Place: Best Film of 2016

Double Oh Awesome by French Toast Mafia

2nd Place: Best Film of 2016

Kenopsia by Mumukuba

3rd Place: Best Film of 2016

Morals, Inc. by Pending...

Required Elements

  • Character: Jerry or Jerri Starling, Spy/Saboteur
  • Prop: a lunchbox
  • Line: "I'm just not feeling it." (or "I am just not feeling it.")

Audience Favorite: Group A

Lunchbox Cop by Potoo

Audience Favorite: Group B

times may vary by Team wolf

Audience Favorite: Group C

The Chicken & The Fox by Deux Pous

D-Daddy by The Sequel

Shojoe by FOUR REST FILMS

Audience Favorite: Group D

Morals, Inc. by Pending...

Best Writing

Morals, Inc. by Pending...

Best Editing

times may vary by Team wolf

Best Directing

Double Oh Awesome by French Toast Mafia

Best Cinematography

Kenopsia by Mumukuba

Best Sound Design

Kenopsia by Mumukuba

Best Music

David Goldblatt Real Jerry by Pardon Media

Honorable Mention
Lullaby by Second Breakfast

Best Acting

Morals, Inc. by Pending...

Best Choreography

Deja Vu by One Shot Oneders

Best Use of Character

Creature Capture by MaRoZel

Best Use of Prop

Lunchbox Cop by Potoo

Best Use of Line

The Final Down by Dream Reality Films

Best Use of Genre

Unforced Confessions by Cookie Jar Films

Best Art Direction

Creature Capture by MaRoZel

The Starling by Monsieur Soeur

2016 Film List

  • "Flirting Interrupted" by Team AwesomeSauce

    Awesome Drama with a smidge of comedy

  • "SYZYGY" by The Young and Pretentious
  • [Title Card] by Stormin' Norman

    Ever have one of those days?

  • 20067 by Bang It Out Media House
  • 20076 by Batman's Enemies
  • 20098 by Melting Fox Media
  • 20099 by 47230
  • 20103
  • Bag of Mulch by Insomniac Productions
  • Bearing Witness by They Themselves

    Conflict between a couple with a history finally comes to a head.

  • Bubbler of Youth by Man vs Film Productions

    When the world is short on Grail Goo, August defends her father's honor to the end

  • Christmas River... by Film Fatales

    Christmas River, except reality or escape...

  • Clean Habits by Teen Runaways

    In the face of temptation, a former junkie struggles with addiction.

  • Creature Capture by MaRoZel
  • D-Daddy by The Sequel

    A youn screenwriters attempt at a war film.

  • Deja Vu by One Shot Oneders

    Deja Vu, phenomenon or forced reality?

  • Double Oh Awesome by French Toast Mafia

    Covert spy in a race against time...

  • Drunk Again by Evil Petting Zoo
  • Dynamic by Pineapple Hell

    Every relationship has its own dynamic.

  • Enter The RIng by Wild Hunt
  • Freeze Frame by Just Some Movie Junkies

    A woman finds a machine that can stop time and uses it to fight the criminal underworld.

  • Halftime by Sky Tiger Creative

    A team that could never do right.

  • Home for the Hellidays by LynchPin Productions

    Sometimes the gift of Christmas isn't what you think.

  • Horse Power by Aspire Creative Group

    A young girl must stop an insane veterinarian.

  • Jerry Rigged by Critical End!

    Never Spend the Holidays Alone

  • Kenopsia by Mumukuba

    An exploration of the cycle of violence.

  • Last Stroke by No Sunrise Wasted
  • Lost Adventures of Daring Thaddeus Maxwell by Toytime Entertainment

    A group of young adventurer's near the end of their epic journey for the lost totem

  • Lullaby by Second Breakfast

    A malevolent ghost child haunts a new home

  • Lunchbox Cop by Potoo

    Good cop, gone bad cop, gone good again... for now.

  • Morals, Inc. by Pending...

    Two moralistic salesmen struggle with a complex and changing world.

  • Motive for Opportunity by Good Dog

    A party turns deadly when motive meets opportunity

  • Nadia by Frozen Sandcrab Media

    A supervillian reflects over the decisions that led her to follow in her father's footsteps.

  • Neighborhood Botch by Flim Portland

    Don, a neighborhood watchman, dreams of the case that will make him a real cop.

  • Real Jerry by Pardon Media

    When terrorists mistake one Jerry for another Jerry, it's a race against the clock to disarm a bomb.

  • Rideshare by Leaking Throne Productions
  • Road to where? by Beans & Rice

    Two friends journey to reach their destination which may or may not exist.

  • Shark Week by TBA

    Facing the impending departure of his best friend, Rod attempts to fall in love with a stranger.

  • Shojoe by FOUR REST FILMS

    Even Jerry Starling needs help from an average Joe

  • Smoke & Mirrors by Hot Glue

    Girl runs into boy from past the boy has a secret.

  • Spy Team by All Skate
  • Starling by Camp Ill-prepared

    A woman goes against her colleague's advice to solve a case.

  • Starling Farm by Eraserheads

    Two mischievous interns have to write the theme for a TV pilot by morning.

  • Subject 01 by Sparkle

    A quiet introvert

  • Tap... Tap... Tap... by Clearstream

    Three enchanted women hoodwink three clueless men.

  • Tatered by Khaaan!

    Really. It's about tater tots. Just tater tots.

  • Terminate and Recover by Consystency Media

    Western espionage meets Eastern martial arts. The stakes are high and the rewards are to die for.

  • Thank You, Jullian by Toll Free

    A spy visits the human resources department

  • The Chicken & The Fox by Deux Pous

    The Service You Deserve

  • The Final Down by Dream Reality Films

    Its the 4th quarter and the final play of the game

  • The Last First Date by CrackFace Films

    I'm just not into it!

  • The Starling by Monsieur Soeur
  • The Starlings by Portland Filmmaking Collaborative

    Lost in the woods, a woman searches for escape but in the hour of salvation all is not as it seems.

  • There's a War Going On by TimeSculpt

    War is hell with no solution in sight

  • Time Candy by Team Ham Water

    Two women discover a time travel drug with endless possibilities, as long as they have enough of it.

  • times may vary by Team wolf

    Lucy searches for salvation in a group of misfit time travelers but her salvation may her undoing

  • Unforced Confessions by Cookie Jar Films
  • Welcome to the Family by Splat! Films

    An unwitting boyfriend drops by to meet his girlfriend's family, things don't go as planned

  • Worlds Apart: Two Worlds, Two Hearts by Fetus in Fetu

    Love is no picnic

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