Adelaide, Australia 2 - 4 November 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 The Dee Cees for winning Best Film of 2018. Their film ANDII will go on to represent Adelaide against all the other city winners around the world at Filmapalooza 2019.


1st Place: Best Film of 2018

ANDII by The Dee Cees

2nd Place: Best Film of 2018

CHARON by SCUTI

Required Elements

  • Character: Paul or Paula Douglas, Politician
  • Prop: A frying pan
  • Line: ""It doesn’t have to be like this." OR "It does not have to be like this.""

Audience Favorite: Group A

Sunny Side Up by Amazon Alexa Mini™

Audience Favorite: Group B

CHARON by SCUTI

Audience Favorite: Group C

House of Spaghetti by Room 409

Best Writing

My First Non-Magical Birthday by Amateur Hour

Best Editing

Switcharoo by LeadingLine

Best Directing

Switcharoo by LeadingLine

Best Cinematography

Love Dose by hashtag

Honorable Mention
No Comment by Like a blind man reading, we're feelin' it

Best Sound Design

No Comment by Like a blind man reading, we're feelin' it

Best Musical Score

CHARON by SCUTI

Best Actor

David Daradan Switcharoo by LeadingLine

Best Actress

Simonne Sakker ANDII by The Dee Cees

Honorable Mention
Zoe Muller Politically Incorrect by Free Hashtags

Best Special Effects

Super-Bach by Sourced Up Talent Alpha

Best Costumes

Super-Bach by Sourced Up Talent Alpha

Best Use of Character

First Cat by Dingleberry Productions

Best Use of Prop

Super-Bach by Sourced Up Talent Alpha

Best Use of Line

ANDII by The Dee Cees

Best Use of Genre

The Big Bad by Where's Tess?

Trouble at West End by The Creative Collective

Outstanding Crew Member Award

Jacob Hodgman Black. Out. by The Family Unit

Teresa Hollinshead The Red Dress by Sourced Up Talent Foxtrot

The MacGyver Award

Family First by Blitz-Gen Films

2018 Film List

  • ANDII by The Dee Cees

    Andi wakes up disorientated and confused, trapped in memories she isn't sure are hers

  • Baking Bad by Bearded Blonde Productions

    Set in a quiet suburb with rich husbands and spoiled wives, Barbara is furious to discover that a local politician’s wife has won the cake baking contest for the third time in a row. Barbara seeks to destroy Paula by stealing the top-secret recipe from her home. Despite Barb’s cutting edge spy gear, she is caught by Paula and forced to eat as much cake as she can until she works out the secret ingredient.

  • Black. Out. by The Family Unit

    Who will be the first one to blow their fuse when the lights go out?

  • Buck Buddies by Sourced Up Talent Bravo

    buck buddies like friends but better

  • CHARON by SCUTI

    POLITICIANS MAY SELL THEIR SOULS - BUT, WHO PAYS THE FERRYMAN?

  • Deadpan by The Fellas productions
  • Family First by Blitz-Gen Films

    A "family man" puts family first... right?

  • First Cat by Dingleberry Productions

    In the sleepy suburbs of Adelaide, a bored housebound cat will do anything to be let outside while his owner will do anything not to follow his political urges.

  • Four minutes in time by Cornerstone Alliance

    Facing a gruelling personal disaster, Cassie is lucky to have won an opportunity that allows her four minutes of time travel to meet her future self — an experience that involves a professor, a politician, a frying pan and hope through despair.

  • Gay Potatoes by Juvenescence

    Venture into Paula's political world of homophobia, Muay Thai pets, Kangaroo steak and repressed desires.

  • House of Spaghetti by Room 409

    When Phart goes missing, corruption follows the election for the Upper Sturt Council and everyone's spaghetti is in danger!

  • Love Dose by hashtag
  • Make Australia Great Again by Corbeau au four

    A Politician comes crashing down when all of his sins come back to haunt him.

  • My First Non-Magical Birthday by Amateur Hour

    After immigrating to the "Non-Magical Realm", Jules the Great and Powerful throws a Non-Magical Birthday Party without fully understanding the traditions.

  • New Day by Beyond the Books

    With supplies running low, a group of captive teenagers need to venture out into the new and unknown environment, unaware of what they will find.

  • No Comment by Like a blind man reading, we're feelin' it

    When two men kidnap their local politician, things don’t go the way they planned.

  • Paula's Bunker by Cowboy Toy
  • Politically Incorrect by Free Hashtags

    How far would you go to prove your political views are correct and someone else's is incorrect?

  • Promises by Floodlight media

    A politician is stranded in the outback and must face a broken promises.

  • Share house ? by Mi gente

    An emerging politician tries his best to change the country, but he needs to change his sharehouse first.

  • Sunny Side Up by Amazon Alexa Mini™

    Some teens just frying to get by.

  • Super-Bach by Sourced Up Talent Alpha

    The Super-Bach is ready to fall in love with the superwomen of his dreams! Will his speed dating experience find the one or leave him looking for his one true super girl!!

  • Switcharoo by LeadingLine

    In an attempt to unveil his partner's true feelings, a successful politician concocts a cunning plan and enters into a tricky game of mistaken identity. But not all is as it seems and he finds himself being outsmarted at his own game.

  • The Big Bad by Where's Tess?

    Jimmy Daebill: Private investigator, works to uncover the connection between the Big Bad Politician: Paul Douglas, and the sudden disappearance of his opponents: The Schwine Family.

  • The Further Adventures of Princess Sparkles by Thebarton Senior College

    Now that she's a bona fide hero, what's in store for Princess Sparkles?

  • The Red Dress by Sourced Up Talent Foxtrot

    The Most Mysterious Mystery of 2018

  • The_Lost_One_GrandOrderPictures by Grand Order Pictures

    The story is about a little girl start forgetting her imagine friend because a tablets have arrive the house.

  • Trouble at West End by The Creative Collective

    A modern day cowboy engages in a musical throwdown with his wife's abductors in an attempt to get her back.

  • unbreakable by Cyprinus

    A young girl whose father is an avid fan of an anti-homosexual marriage politician decides to assasinate the politician after the failure to get the permission from his father for her marriage with her girlfriend.


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