Savannah, Georgia July 15 - 17, 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 A.C.T. OUT for winning Best Film of 2016. Their film Assorted will go on to represent Savannah against all the other city winners around the world at Filmapalooza 2017.


1st Place: Best Film of 2016

Assorted by A.C.T. OUT

2nd Place: Best Film of 2016

Mystery of Attraction by Kody and Christians Wild Ride

3rd Place: Best Film of 2016

Contrition by Tink Tink Productions

Required Elements

  • Character: Nora or Norman Loberson, "Green" Expert
  • Prop: a flower or flowers
  • Line: "I wish I knew. I wish I knew."

Audience Favorite: Group A

Backspace by Odd Lot Productions

Honorable Mention
Contrition by Tink Tink Productions

Audience Favorite: Group B

Honorable Mention
Wilt by Out of the Fire Productions

Best Writing

Mystery of Attraction by Kody and Christians Wild Ride

Best Editing

Mystery of Attraction by Kody and Christians Wild Ride

Best Directing

Contrition by Tink Tink Productions

Best Cinematography

Wilt by Out of the Fire Productions

Best Sound Design

Wilt by Out of the Fire Productions

Best Musical Score

What Matters Most? by Mojave4 Films

Best Actor

Corey Hollinger Assorted by A.C.T. OUT

Honorable Mention
Chad Darnell Isolate by We Don't Need No Stinking Names

Best Actress

Jordan Asley Mystery of Attraction by Kody and Christians Wild Ride

Honorable Mentions
Dorthy Jolly Wilt by Out of the Fire Productions
Dandy Barrett Backspace by Odd Lot Productions

Best Supporting Actress

Janet Burns Assorted by A.C.T. OUT

Best Ensemble Acting

Best Graphics

Backspace by Odd Lot Productions

Best Special Effects

Backspace by Odd Lot Productions

Best Choreography

Best Costumes

Best Set Design

Wilt by Out of the Fire Productions

Best Use of Character

Assorted by A.C.T. OUT

Best Use of Prop

Wilt by Out of the Fire Productions

Best Use of Line

Isolate by We Don't Need No Stinking Names

Women in the 48: Outstanding Youth

Toasted by The Filming Sisterhood

BEST 48 SEC TRAILER

“Love Petals” by SleepDeprived Entertainment

2016 Film List

  • “Be Strong” by Novice Virtuoso

    Mistreated and underestimated, one case could finally change it all for a young detective.

  • “Love Petals” by SleepDeprived Entertainment
  • 19649 by The Lavery Family
  • A Slice of Life by Hillbilly Films

    Two buddies on the road in search of the ultimate slice of pizza encounter a slice of life

  • Alice- New Beginnings by Team Awesome

    Young woman discovers the strength within her.

  • All Thumbs and Green by Glass Owl
  • Assorted by A.C.T. OUT

    I wish I was. I wish I was.

  • Backspace by Odd Lot Productions

    Saving the world... Eventually

  • Camp Fun by Emerald Gamers

    I wish I knew. I wish I knew.

  • Contrition by Tink Tink Productions

    Big talk in a small box...

  • Flower Power by Dorky Puppy Productions

    Girl discovers her life's purpose when she discovers the super power within her.

  • Isolate by We Don't Need No Stinking Names
  • Mystery of Attraction by Kody and Christians Wild Ride

    Closeness or a just a case for Mitosis?

  • New Beginnings by Downtown Productions

    A father and son bond on the way to a martial arts meet

  • QUEEN by 21 Nuke Salute

    Who is the true Queen?

  • SMOKELAHOMA! by Argyle Forest Films

    It's 4:20 Somewhere.

  • The Attraction by W2F2

    If the promise of love is found in two strangers, should they never know each other at all?

  • The Carnies of Chaos, Escape from The Green Empire by Killer Fish Productions

    A group of carnies escape the clutches of the evil green empire (EPA)

  • The Flower Patch Killer by Deaf Men Productions

    Cops have put together footage found at a crimes scene.

  • Toasted by The Filming Sisterhood

    Toast is the most.

  • What Matters Most? by Mojave4 Films

    I wish I knew.

  • Wilt by Out of the Fire Productions

    An older woman's unrequited desire turns deadly when she becomes obsessed with her groundskeeper.

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