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 Wild Hunt for winning Best Film of 2016. Their film Enter The RIng will go on to represent Portland against all the other city winners around the world at Filmapalooza 2017.


Rank Place 0: Best Film of 2016

Enter The RIng by Wild Hunt

Rank Place 0: Best Film of 2016

Nadia by Frozen Sandcrab Media

Rank Place 0: Best Film of 2016

Deja Vu by One Shot Oneders

Rank Place 0: Best Film of 2016

There's a War Going On by TimeSculpt

Rank Place 0: Best Film of 2016

Neighborhood Botch by Flim Portland

Rank Place 0: Best Film of 2016

Starling by Camp Ill-prepared

Rank Place 0: Best Film of 2016

Unforced Confessions by Cookie Jar Films

Rank Place 0: Best Film of 2016

Drunk Again by Evil Petting Zoo

Rank Place 0: Best Film of 2016

Welcome to the Family by Splat! Films

Rank Place 0: Best Film of 2016

Real Jerry by Pardon Media

Rank Place 0: Best Film of 2016

[Title Card] by Stormin' Norman

Rank Place 0: Best Film of 2016

The Starlings by Portland Filmmaking Collaborative

Rank Place 0: Best Film of 2016

Rank Place 0: Best Film of 2016

The Final Down by Dream Reality Films

Rank Place 0: Best Film of 2016

20098 by Melting Fox Media

Rank Place 0: Best Film of 2016

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

Rank Place 0: Best Film of 2016

Halftime by Sky Tiger Creative

Rank Place 0: Best Film of 2016

Road to where? by Beans & Rice

Rank Place 0: Best Film of 2016

20099 by 47230

Rank Place 0: Best Film of 2016

Jerry Rigged by Critical End!

Rank Place 0: Best Film of 2016

20067 by Bang It Out Media House

Rank Place 0: Best Film of 2016

Rank Place 0: Best Film of 2016

Thank You, Jullian by Toll Free

Rank Place 0: Best Film of 2016

The Starling by Monsieur Soeur

Rank Place 0: Best Film of 2016

times may vary by Team wolf

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Lullaby by Second Breakfast

Rank Place 0: Best Film of 2016

Rideshare by Leaking Throne Productions

Rank Place 0: Best Film of 2016

Shark Week by TBA

Rank Place 0: Best Film of 2016

Tatered by Khaaan!

Rank Place 0: Best Film of 2016

"Flirting Interrupted" by Team AwesomeSauce

Rank Place 0: Best Film of 2016

Dynamic by Pineapple Hell

Rank Place 0: Best Film of 2016

Subject 01 by Sparkle

Rank Place 0: Best Film of 2016

20103

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

Rank Place 0: Best Film of 2016

Freeze Frame by Just Some Movie Junkies

Rank Place 0: Best Film of 2016

The Last First Date by CrackFace Films

Rank Place 0: Best Film of 2016

D-Daddy by The Sequel

Rank Place 0: Best Film of 2016

Lunchbox Cop by Potoo

Rank Place 0: Best Film of 2016

The Chicken & The Fox by Deux Pous

Rank Place 0: Best Film of 2016

Home for the Hellidays by LynchPin Productions

Rank Place 0: Best Film of 2016

Horse Power by Aspire Creative Group

Rank Place 0: Best Film of 2016

Bag of Mulch by Insomniac Productions

Rank Place 0: Best Film of 2016

"SYZYGY" by The Young and Pretentious

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Bubbler of Youth by Man vs Film Productions

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Starling Farm by Eraserheads

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Spy Team by All Skate

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Motive for Opportunity by Good Dog

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Last Stroke by No Sunrise Wasted

Rank Place 0: Best Film of 2016

Christmas River... by Film Fatales

Rank Place 0: Best Film of 2016

Clean Habits by Teen Runaways

Rank Place 0: Best Film of 2016

Creature Capture by MaRoZel

Rank Place 0: Best Film of 2016

Smoke & Mirrors by Hot Glue

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20076 by Batman's Enemies

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Time Candy by Team Ham Water

Rank Place 0: Best Film of 2016

Shojoe by FOUR REST FILMS

Rank Place 0: Best Film of 2016

Lost Adventures of Daring Thaddeus Maxwell by Toytime Entertainment

Rank Place 0: Best Film of 2016

Terminate and Recover by Consystency Media

Rank Place 0: Best Film of 2016

Bearing Witness by They Themselves

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.")

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

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

Lullaby by Second Breakfast

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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