Providence, Rhode Island October 21 - 23, 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 Lockbridge Productions for winning Best Film of 2016. Their film Root of All Evil will go on to represent Providence against all the other city winners around the world at Filmapalooza 2017.


1st Place: Best Film of 2016

Root of All Evil by Lockbridge Productions

2nd Place: Best Film of 2016

Play House by KayBella Productions

3rd Place: Best Film of 2016

Happy Birthday, Pete! by Wacky Hat Productions

Required Elements

  • Character: Cindy or Craig Tyler, Clerk
  • Prop: a $20 bill
  • Line: Let's keep it that way. (Let us keep it that way.)

Audience Favorite

Slaybor Day 7: Behind The Mask by Cocktails and Dreams

Best Writing

Strange Ties by Misfit Island Media

Best Editing

Joshua Moulding The Mark by 3 Thirteen Productions

Best Directing

Play House by KayBella Productions

Best Cinematography

David Grannum Play House by KayBella Productions

Best Sound Design

Braydon Makalinaw & Zan Forte Don't Leave by Luminous Flux Studios

Best Musical Score

Liam Patterson Streetlight Syndrome by The Sons

Best Actor

Chris Gauthier - "Pete Volmer" Happy Birthday, Pete! by Wacky Hat Productions

Best Actress

Ashley Gwozdz - "Cindy Tyler The Mark by 3 Thirteen Productions

Best Ensemble Acting

Root of All Evil by Lockbridge Productions

Best Graphics

Happy Birthday, Pete! by Wacky Hat Productions

Best Special Effects

Jordan Pacheco Root of All Evil by Lockbridge Productions

Best Costumes

Root of All Evil by Lockbridge Productions

Best Use of Character

Happy Birthday, Pete! by Wacky Hat Productions

Best Use of Prop

Root of All Evil by Lockbridge Productions

Best Use of Line

Happy Birthday, Pete! by Wacky Hat Productions

Best Scream

Jazzlynne Lussier - "Jazz" Play House by KayBella Productions

Best Severed Body Part

Jordan Pacheco Root of All Evil by Lockbridge Productions

Best Dream Sequence

Don't Leave by Luminous Flux Studios

2016 Film List

  • Alter by LAWHAWKS

    Man gets persuaded by his alter ego to kill a woman.

  • As Pure As You Can Get by Flickenstine

    Humitol, its whats inside you.

  • Casting Doubt by Seriously Wrong Productions

    A couple's anniversary takes a dark turn.

  • Don't Leave by Luminous Flux Studios

    After Henry's boyfriend kill himself he falls into despair while being haunted by his memories.

  • Église de la Mort by Napalm Luck Productions

    4 Americans backpacking across Europe find the opposite of sanctuary in a small French church.

  • Happy Birthday, Pete! by Wacky Hat Productions

    It's leap day, and the Leap Day Lopper is on the loss looking for his next victim.

  • Missed Call by 5148 Productions

    A young man calls his friend for help.

  • Outside by Milltown Pictures

    A Tinkerer creates a robot to retrieve food from a supermarket during a virus outbreak

  • Play House by KayBella Productions

    A group of friends discovers that playtime takes on an entirely new meaning.

  • Root of All Evil by Lockbridge Productions

    A Halloween party grows deadly when

  • Slaybor Day 7: Behind The Mask by Cocktails and Dreams

    The success, the heartbreak, and the comeback of Horror Icon, Maddox Mason

  • Strange Ties by Misfit Island Media

    craig finds the girl the girl of his dreams, and she turns out to be a nightmare

  • Strange Ties by Misfit Island Media
  • Streetlight Syndrome by The Sons

    Don't be afraid of the dark, come to the light.

  • The Mark by 3 Thirteen Productions

    If you see the mark, he will come for you.

  • Viscera by The Dark Water Do-Gooders

    A clerk crosses paths with strangers in a world affected by a deadly virus.


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