Providence, Rhode Island July 14 - 16, 2017

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 Root Beer Studios for winning Best Film of 2017. Their film Homestead will go on to represent Providence against all the other city winners around the world at Filmapalooza 2018.


1st Place: Best Film of 2017

Homestead by Root Beer Studios

2nd Place: Best Film of 2017

Silent Treatment by Wacky Hat Productions

Required Elements

  • Character: Zoe or Zack Wesley, Real Estate Agent
  • Prop: A Lampshade
  • Line: "You said you would do it."

Audience Favorite: Group A

Flicker by The Baby-boy Long-shots

Audience Favorite: Group B

The Contingency Plan by Another Theory Productions

Audience Favorite: Group C

Rule of Thumb by Dream Team Studios

Audience Favorite: Group D

Time to Sell by 7 Around 2 Wrapped by 1

Best Writing

The Lonely Lobster by The Other Guys

Best Editing

Homestead by Root Beer Studios

Best Directing

The Contingency Plan by Another Theory Productions

Best Cinematography

Homestead by Root Beer Studios

Best Sound Design

Homestead by Root Beer Studios

Best Musical Score

Silent Treatment by Wacky Hat Productions

Best Acting

Homestead by Root Beer Studios

Best Graphics

Wallham Tactical Firm by Far Country Productions

Best Special Effects

Time to Sell by 7 Around 2 Wrapped by 1

Best Choreography

Kung Fu Canoli by This Is Entertainment

Best Costumes

The Lonely Lobster by The Other Guys

Best Use of Character

The Contingency Plan by Another Theory Productions

Best Use of Prop

The Contingency Plan by Another Theory Productions

Best Use of Line

Not For Sale by ClimacticEvent

2017 Film List

  • "The Foreboding" by Cyber-Troupe Studios

    "When you think you know everything, you don't..."

  • 20 Minutes by Beacon Film

    A real estate agent travels back 20 minutes after touching a lampshade to sell an unsellable house.

  • A Big Town Tale by Both & Neither

    Young cops, they think they know how the world works.

  • A contemplative mind by The Sons Productions

    Ypu said that you would do it

  • Are You Interested? by SWAB Studios

    Rookie realtor agent, Zack Wessley receives a mysterious phone call about an available property on the waterfront.

  • Changing Monopolies by Versicolor Dreams

    Parents expecting to meet their daughter's fiancée for the first time become the butts of a humorous misunderstanding

  • Chris Simonom by Megaporker productions

    Welcome to the waiting room, you have finally arrived.

  • Closing Costs by Insidious Entertainment

    In order to sell a house, real-estate agent Zack Wesley must solve a murder.

  • Could Be Worse by $keleton Krew

    Recent college grad Todd's house hunting failures lead him to a "spiritual real estate agent" who promises access to a better reality than his own.

  • Fatal Realty 4: Nemesis Lazor by Napalm Luck Productions

    Disgraced action real estate agent goes back to basic training with the agency's top agent in order to prepare for their biggest assignment yet.

  • Fight for Romance by TheRiot Agency

    Man wants to attend fight with friend and one bet gets him outside his comfort zone.

  • Flicker by The Baby-boy Long-shots

    Sonny Jackson, an insurance agent, agrees to appraise a house for his favorite company, Epson, however, upon arrival he is welcomed by a man with an unsettling past.

  • FLIP THIS by Atomic Alchemy

    A whacky real estate agent and her boyfriend are featured on a reality T.V. show in order to sell her haunted house and meet a different type of ghost than they bargained for.

  • Gray Matters by 4 Fry Films

    A woman takes a trip down memory lane and retells a story about the day she learned a life lesson the hard way.

  • Homestead by Root Beer Studios

    Two brothers fight over the future of their father's estate after his death.

  • It's about to get Real Estate by 3 Thirteen Productions

    The games we play

  • Kung Fu Canoli by This Is Entertainment

    A lovable buffoon and his friend train themselves, to take on an angry man seeking revenge for what he has lost.

  • Kyp by Wax Idiotical Films

    Bad Cop/Bad Cop

  • Last Call by BIG Productions

    Tick, Tock, Tick, Tock, Tick, Tock.

  • Love Will Last by Back Alley Thundergods

    A young woman decides to kill herself rather than suffer with a life ending disease and asks her partner to help her end her life.

  • Mandatory Fun by MAJCK MEDIA

    Facebook obsessed mom takes her family on a camping trip in attempt to enjoy some family bonding time but it is more dysfunctional than planned.

  • Mensajero de la Làmpara by What Cheer

    Take me to your water, show me your light.

  • Not For Sale by ClimacticEvent

    The parents of a 10-year-old boy are in for the surprise of their lives upon coming home from a relationship ending dinner.

  • Now Hiring by Suchecki Productions

    Rumor has it, someone's getting fired by the day. Three equally incompetent interns try to solve the mystery.

  • Open House by Nerd Studios

    A mediocre real estate agent must sell a house to the least crazy of his clients or risk ruining his career.

  • Rule of Thumb by Dream Team Studios

    In order to prove to his wife that he is officially done with his childish antics, a man must compete to win them a house in the most mature way possible: A Thumb Wrestling Tournament.

  • Seeds by OutlawProductions

    Orphaned sisters meet their mother and a load of trouble.

  • Silent Treatment by Wacky Hat Productions

    Anchor Jonah Steele has received the prestigious Anchor of the Year award for 10 years. 2017 should be no different.

  • Smashed by Still No Bigfoot

    A failing realtor, due to his habits as a raging alcoholic, has one more chance to redeem himself before getting fired.

  • Tea Time by On The D.L.

    Sisters squabble over the personal value of their hometown.

  • Telepathic Magic by Peanut Productions

    Two sisters use their telepathic abilities to try to persuade their parents into not moving from their home.

  • The Contingency Plan by Another Theory Productions

    After an accidental murder, a real estate agent calls upon two wannabe hooligans to dispose of a body before her open house begins.

  • The Inheritance by Rushed Productions

    A man inherits his late uncle's house.

  • The Last Weekend by Messy Shed Productions

    After their lead singer's funeral, a band goes to his home to talk about their past.

  • The Lease by ECP Productions

    Two friends looking for a new home meet the strangest real estate agent they ever will encounter.

  • The Lonely Lobster by The Other Guys

    A lonely and judgmental lobster only sees peoples flaws, his friend blinds him to show him the errors in his ways and help him find love.

  • The More the Merrier? by Chickens vs. Sputnik

    Faced with the reality of an expanding family, a couple, their daughters, and a lampshade venture into the world of house hunting.

  • The Right Party by Wagglerock Films

    A campaign stunt for a politician doesn't turn out quite as planned

  • The Wightman House by Bedford 404 Productions

    Two unsuspecting shows film the same house that leads to unsuspected consequences.

  • The Wind Beneath My Legs by SPACE COUCH

    When the going gets tough...

  • Time to Sell by 7 Around 2 Wrapped by 1

    Reluctant to sell her childhood home, a scientists’ daughter uses a family invention to sabotage a realtor’s showing.

  • Unorthodox by Shan Cave

    A desperate realtor trying to sell a haunted house. Slapstick ensues.

  • Wallham Tactical Firm by Far Country Productions

    War, what is it good for?

  • You Only Live Forever by Cocktails and Dreams Productions

    An immortal man experiences an existential crisis after meeting a girl who reminds him what it is like when life is not taken for granted.


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