Washington, District of Columbia September 25 - 27, 2015

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 Tohubohu Productions for winning Best Film of 2015. Their film The Greater Evil will go on to represent Washington against all the other city winners around the world at Filmapalooza 2016.


1st Place: Best Film of 2015

The Greater Evil by Tohubohu Productions

2nd Place: Best Film of 2015

D&D:Dinner and Debate by Crash of Rhinos

Required Elements

  • Character: Jerry or Jessica Pidgeon, Volunteer
  • Prop: a hat
  • Line: "It's all in how you play the game." ("It is all in how you play the game.")

Best Writing

The Greater Evil by Tohubohu Productions

Best Editing

Mr. Rubio-Blanco-Moreno Goes to Washington by LucidGem

Best Directing

D&D:Dinner and Debate by Crash of Rhinos

Best Cinematography

The Greater Evil by Tohubohu Productions

Best Ensemble Acting

D&D:Dinner and Debate by Crash of Rhinos

2015 Film List

  • 44 and 16 by Actors with Strings

    What if the two presidents met - what would they do?

  • A Fish Out of Politics by Burnt Toast Productions

    Maddison Ashleigh is running for president... honestly.

  • Capitol Crimes by Ak-Shun Pictures

    Patient reveals previous indiscretions to his therapist -- but will he be punished or rewarded?

  • D&D:Dinner and Debate by Crash of Rhinos

    A simple invite to watch the debates thrusts Jerry into a role playing circus. Can he win?

  • Deadline by A.C.R.O.N.Y.M.
  • Hats In the Ring by Discordian Films

    Because, America

  • Integration #472 by Bubble-Wrapped Fish Productions

    Doctorate candidate got her dream project, but found she got more than she bargained for.

  • Mr. Rubio-Blanco-Moreno Goes to Washington by LucidGem

    An average man decides to run for president. In a musical way.

  • No Mas Empanadas by The Famous Makers

    A man goes on a search for empanadas and ends up learning how to climb the latter of government

  • No Strings Attached by Capital Offense

    A mysterious man alters the fabric of Jerry's dispassionate life.

  • Protein by Mente Colectiva

    People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals

  • The Greater Evil by Tohubohu Productions

    A political campaign operative gradually realizes the horrific nature of the candidate she is workin

  • The Resistance by PeaceTime Media

    A cultural revolution is in the air and our political system may never be the same.

  • Trailed by Aura Media Productions

    Three hackers help a campaign whistle blower thats being tracked escape the city.

  • Welcome To The District by AHT Productions

    No games, no gimmicks.

  • Who Framed Dick Nixon? by Jamalot Studios

    Will a new alliance of whistle blowers reveal that Dick Nixon was actually framed over 40 years ago?

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