Providence, Rhode Island July 20 - 22, 2018

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 Far Country Productions for winning Best Film of 2018. Their film S.P.A.T. will go on to represent Providence against all the other city winners around the world at Filmapalooza 2019.


1st Place: Best Film of 2018

S.P.A.T. by Far Country Productions

2nd Place: Best Film of 2018

Down Here by CS50

3rd Place: Best Film of 2018

Redo by G-Force

Required Elements

  • Character: Andrew or Ashley Bakerson, Cartoonist
  • Prop: A towel
  • Line: "Why didn't you tell me?"

Audience Favorite: Group A

Dream Tomorrow by Jillyboard Pictures

Honorable Mention
Deniable Plausibility by Animus Studios

Audience Favorite: Group B

Drawing it Out by ClimacticEvent

Honorable Mention
The Cartoonist by The Losers Club

Audience Favorite: Group C

The Portfolio by The Baby Boy Long Shots

Honorable Mention
Deliver Us From Evil by SPACECOUCH

Audience Favorite: Group D

Turn Away by BIG Productions

Honorable Mention
The Deal Breaker by Chickens vs. Sputnik

Best Writing

The Safe Space by Summers Time Entertainment

Best Editing

Redo by G-Force

Best Directing

S.P.A.T. by Far Country Productions

Best Cinematography

So Close. by Wakka-Wakka-What-Cheeries!

Best Sound Design

Wendigo by Chillo Hippo Productions

Best Musical Score

The Roost by Snoopy Lee

Best Acting

Deniable Plausibility by Animus Studios

Best Graphics

S.P.A.T. by Far Country Productions

Best Special Effects

Deliver Us From Evil by SPACECOUCH

Best Costumes

Truthache by Squatchpooch Bubblewalls

Best Use of Character

A Few Minutes Earlier by Peanut Productions

Best Use of Prop

Drawing it Out by ClimacticEvent

Best Use of Line

Captain Super Ninja Dave by Wagglerock Films

2018 Film List

  • A Few Minutes Earlier by Peanut Productions

    A middle school girl goes to great lengths to deliver something special to her father before he leaves on a business trip.

  • Be Kind, Don't Rewind by Versicolor Dreams

    A morality tale about messing with fate

  • Captain Super Ninja Dave by Wagglerock Films

    It’s all fine and dandy, until your superhero brother in law comes over

  • Character! by Cocktails and Dreams Productions

    An extra on a movie set is tired of being seen and not heard.

  • Deliver Us From Evil by SPACECOUCH

    Andrew’s shift as a pizza delivery driver takes a strange turn

  • Deniable Plausibility by Animus Studios

    Documenting your bank robbery is where the real money is.

  • Down Here by CS50

    As one romance culminates over dinner, another begins down below the table.

  • Drawing Blood by Team Cyclopessnowman

    A man takes a cross country vacation with his family and leaves a body at every rest stop.

  • Drawing it Out by ClimacticEvent

    A man attempts to reconcile with his estranged little brother by taking him on a childish vacation.

  • Dream Tomorrow by Jillyboard Pictures

    An expectant mother grieves the sudden loss of her husband.

  • Get Got by Dream Team Studios

    John is having a VERY bad day. Can he turn it around?

  • Gravitation by Campesino Films

    Andrew must deal with the death of a loved one and a strange psychic interaction.

  • Misspent Youth by Seriously Wrong Productions

    An unhappily married woman seeks an unorthodox method to relieve her stress.

  • Pacario by McBoble Bros.

    Andrew Bakerson fends off former ally turned enemy, Paco.

  • Redo by G-Force

    Job Interviews are never easy, but cartoonist Andrew Bakerson has coined a solution.

  • S.P.A.T. by Far Country Productions

    This week on S.P.A.T., our investigators go underground in East Chatham, Rhode Island where the spirit of a young boy still lurks in the halls of a two-family home on the site of what was formerly an orphanage but isn't anymore.

  • Sheltered In by Alien Being Media (Beacon Film)

    A runaway couple seeks shelter in a virus-infected war only to meet another refugee.

  • Sketch by NERD Studios

    A group of friend's horrible summer vacation goes horribly wrong.

  • So Close. by Wakka-Wakka-What-Cheeries!

    Travel in pairs.

  • Spybrarian: The Criminal Persuasion by Napalm Luck Productions

    A case of mistaken identity leads to a covert operation being compromised.

  • Stripper Palace by Cape Trash

    A strip club you can never leave.

  • The Animated Affair by 3 Thirteen Productions

    Art is a real killer

  • The Art of Memories by NinjaPlease Productions

    Stuck in his own world yet not quite alone, an artificial human experiment unknowingly explores his forgotten memories through his art. Quickly learning that the life he lived was taken from him by powers far beyond his control.

  • The blanket by The blanket

    When you lose something one does what one must do

  • The Cartoonist by The Losers Club

    A retired cartoonist is obsessed with keeping his two daughters safe.

  • The Deal Breaker by Chickens vs. Sputnik

    A young cartoonist seeks love but is stymied by compression shorts, helmets, and bike racks, but finds love in a leather jacket.

  • The Portfolio by The Baby Boy Long Shots

    Andrew Bakerson struggles to replace the destroyed portfolio of his cartoonist sister.

  • The Roost by Snoopy Lee

    Three people en route to higher ground, find themselves learning to love.

  • The Safe Space by Summers Time Entertainment

    Family never dies... never!

  • Truthache by Squatchpooch Bubblewalls

    Two young patriotic huffers are persecuted by the overbearing government, just like a familiar revolutionary from 2,000 years ago.

  • Turn Away by BIG Productions

    During an afternoon hike, a young girl discovers a relic which changes her life forever.

  • Wendigo by Chillo Hippo Productions

    When the bounty hunter is hunted

  • Who's There? by Wacky Hat Productions

    A tight knit community begins to unravel as an unknown entity introduces chaos to their lives.

  • Why didnt you tell me by From Boston with Fluff

    When two filmmakers get into an arguement about the production, they must settle it in the only way possible.


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