Savannah, Georgia July 21 - 23, 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 Odd Lot for winning Best Film of 2017. Their film Measure 4 measure will go on to represent Savannah against all the other city winners around the world at Filmapalooza 2018.


1st Place: Best Film of 2017

2nd Place: Best Film of 2017

3rd Place: Best Film of 2017

In Between Time by Mojave4 Films

Required Elements

  • Character: Luke or Lana Beardsley, door to door salesperson
  • Prop: a measuring cup
  • Line: "Who died and made you king?"

Best Writing

Chris Soucy Measure 4 measure by Odd Lot

Honorable Mentions
Papa Tango Sierra Delta by Smorgasbord
A Novel Idea by Argyle Forest Films
Before I Forget by Wizard and Bard

Best Editing

Honorable Mentions
Broken by A.C.T. Out
Before I Forget by Wizard and Bard
Measure 4 measure by Odd Lot

Best Directing

Drew Hunt In Between Time by Mojave4 Films

Honorable Mentions
Broken by A.C.T. Out
Measure 4 measure by Odd Lot
8oz by The Minute Manatees

Best Cinematography

In Deed by The Moment After Productions

Honorable Mentions
Measure 4 measure by Odd Lot
The Beardless King by Team Lavery
In Between Time by Mojave4 Films

Best Sound Design

A Novel Idea by Argyle Forest Films

Honorable Mentions
In Between Time by Mojave4 Films
Papa Tango Sierra Delta by Smorgasbord
In Deed by The Moment After Productions

Best Music

In Between Time by Mojave4 Films

Honorable Mentions
Timeless Beauty by The A Team
Beardsley by Lemonade Shark
A Novel Idea by Argyle Forest Films

Best Actor

Patrick Roper In Deed by The Moment After Productions

Honorable Mentions
Justin Kent Measure 4 measure by Odd Lot
Anthony Peirce Broken by A.C.T. Out

Best Actress

Devon Ess A Novel Idea by Argyle Forest Films

Honorable Mentions
Lynita Spivey Measure 4 measure by Odd Lot
Alyssa Taylor Butcher 8oz by The Minute Manatees
Andrea Verdis In Between Time by Mojave4 Films

Best Supporting Actor

Jordan Stoner Papa Tango Sierra Delta by Smorgasbord

Honorable Mentions
Aaron Paderewski In Deed by The Moment After Productions
Trick Kelly Measure 4 measure by Odd Lot
Brian Barlow 8oz by The Minute Manatees

Best Supporting Actress

Cree Michelle Rogers Timeless Beauty by The A Team

Honorable Mentions
Gracie Lavery The Beardless King by Team Lavery
Victoria-Lynn Carter Broken by A.C.T. Out

Best Ensemble Acting

Honorable Mentions
Papa Tango Sierra Delta by Smorgasbord
In Deed by The Moment After Productions
A Novel Idea by Argyle Forest Films

Best Graphics

In Between Time by Mojave4 Films

Honorable Mentions
Beardsley by Lemonade Shark
The Beardless King by Team Lavery
Measure 4 measure by Odd Lot

Best Effects

Beardsley by Lemonade Shark

Honorable Mentions
Measure 4 measure by Odd Lot
In Between Time by Mojave4 Films

Best Choreography

Tell Your Friends by 21 Nuke Salute

Honorable Mentions
Door to Poor by Dorky Puppy Productions
Over and Over by Hillbilly Films

Best Costumes

Beardsley by Lemonade Shark

Honorable Mentions
The Beardless King by Team Lavery
Papa Tango Sierra Delta by Smorgasbord
Timeless Beauty by The A Team

Best Use of Character

Best Use of Prop

A Novel Idea by Argyle Forest Films

Best Use of Line

Beardsley by Lemonade Shark

2017 Film List

  • 8oz by The Minute Manatees

    The spirit of a bumbling measuring cup salesman takes revenge on the couple he blames for his death.

  • A Moment of Your Time by Mohawk Street Studios

    Luke Beardsley a door to door glassware salesman has a string of unlucky sales attempts. Luke then finds a little luck in an odd place.

  • A Novel Idea by Argyle Forest Films

    When your fantasy becomes reality.

  • A Role to Die For by Autumn Sky Productions
  • Accidental Salvation by 1/2 Productions
  • Beardsley by Lemonade Shark

    Life Stinks . . . RO-Bert can help.

  • Before I Forget by Wizard and Bard

    A woman learns of a mystery plaguing an old colleague, and finds the truth about a mystery in her own life.

  • Broken by A.C.T. Out

    Who died and made you King?

  • Dismantled Thrones by Sleep Deprived ENT.

    A young girl named, Lana Beardslley, taking control of her life after being taken advantage of by her uncle, and finds the strength through baking cupcakes and writing to move on after a rough encounter with one of her door to door costumers.

  • Door to Poor by Dorky Puppy Productions

    Going door to door as a salesman is becoming outdated. Going door to poor is more accurate.

  • Final Door by Dynamic Productions

    Awareness comes from behind the final door,

  • In Between Time by Mojave4 Films

    A team of scientists began human trials in time travel.

  • In Deed by The Moment After Productions

    Pulled out of retirement, an enigmatic, traveling salesman has one last pitch to make - and it's priceless.

  • Measure 4 measure by Odd Lot

    One man's lifelong attempt to measure up.

  • MS'TAKEN by Savannah Tech 2

    A father and tries to enjoy his vacation with his daughter until she convinces him to help her find her missing roommate.

  • Over and Over by Hillbilly Films

    They thought Uncle John was just a crackpot inventor until his time capture turntable proved otherwise.

  • Papa Tango Sierra Delta by Smorgasbord

    Marine sniper combat veteran Luke Beardsley struggles with an endless haunting past that makes his life downward with guilt.

  • Quota by Savannah Tech 1

    Door-to-door salesman is selling "medicinal herbs" and is under a quota, but what the quota is, that's the surprise.

  • Tell Your Friends by 21 Nuke Salute

    Blamco's greatest salesman is ready to unleash his wares on an unsuspecting party and change their lives forever.

  • The Beardless King by Team Lavery

    In a land far far away in order to wed, King Luke Beardsley needs to grow a beard. A door to door salesman gives him an offer he can't refuse.

  • The Cane Man by Irish Wolves

    Who died and made you King?

  • The Man With the Copper Cup by Front of House Films

    Living in a time of societal collapse dealing with the passing of his wife a young man survives through means of bartering.

  • The Return of Smallfoot by The Filming Sisterhood

    Two monster hunters embark on their biggest adventure yet catching the little known beast Smallfoot.

  • The Sweet One by Dapper Dog Films

    Two sisters, one harsh and critical, the other demure and sweet live together in a less than mundane reality until one finally reaches her melting point making her actions permanently change the course of both their destinies!

  • Timeless Beauty by The A Team

    Time never seems to have any respect for Beauty


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