Asheville, North Carolina June 21 - 23, 2019

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 One Time Productions for winning Best Film of 2019. Their film The Coup will go on to represent Asheville against all the other city winners around the world at Filmapalooza 2020.


1st Place: Best Film of 2019

The Coup by One Time Productions

2nd Place: Best Film of 2019

No Boring People by Team Long Shot

Required Elements

  • Character: Grant or Gina MacDonald, Window Washer
  • Prop: a kite
  • Line: ""This isn't what I signed up for." OR "This is not what I signed up for.""

Audience Favorite: Group A

No Boring People by Team Long Shot

Honorable Mentions
Darling Of The Forest by Sable Rook
Gaia by Team Cat Fly

Audience Favorite: Group B

Love Conviction by Team UNCA

Honorable Mentions
The Coup by One Time Productions
The Podcast by Team White Squirrel - FilmBrevardNC

Best Writing

The Coup by One Time Productions

Honorable Mentions
No Boring People by Team Long Shot
The Podcast by Team White Squirrel - FilmBrevardNC

Best Editing

The Coup by One Time Productions

Honorable Mentions
Love Conviction by Team UNCA
Ramona by L.B.F Productions

Best Directing

The Coup by One Time Productions

Honorable Mentions
Gaia by Team Cat Fly
Summer Storms by dMp

Best Cinematography

The Podcast by Team White Squirrel - FilmBrevardNC

Honorable Mentions
Ramona by L.B.F Productions
Gaia by Team Cat Fly

Best Sound Design

Love Conviction by Team UNCA

Honorable Mentions
Summer Storms by dMp
Ramona by L.B.F Productions

Best Musical Score

Torn Between by Dahlonega Gold Films

Honorable Mentions
Summer Storms by dMp
Clownin' Around by Kongfather Media

Best Music

Love Conviction by Team UNCA

Honorable Mentions
No Boring People by Team Long Shot
Clownin' Around by Kongfather Media

Best Song

Le Problem by Lost Tribe

Honorable Mention
Torn Between by Dahlonega Gold Films

Best Actor

Jackson Cole Love Conviction by Team UNCA

Honorable Mentions
Richard Bergh Le Problem by Lost Tribe
Drez Ryan Gaia by Team Cat Fly

Best Actress

Tara O'Laughlin Puss Puss by Electric Eclectic

Honorable Mentions
Betsabe Fregoso Ramona by L.B.F Productions
Penny Francis The Podcast by Team White Squirrel - FilmBrevardNC

Best Ensemble Acting

No Boring People by Team Long Shot

Honorable Mentions
Love Conviction by Team UNCA
Summer Storms by dMp

Best Graphics

Clownin' Around by Kongfather Media

Honorable Mentions
Mystery on Main Street by Isothermal Community College
Le Problem by Lost Tribe

Best Special Effects

Summer Storms by dMp

Honorable Mentions
Puss Puss by Electric Eclectic
Age of Aquarius by Blue Ridge Fire

Best Costumes

Le Problem by Lost Tribe

Honorable Mentions
Love Conviction by Team UNCA
Summer Storms by dMp

Best Make Up

PhobosCon by Artificial Ink

Honorable Mentions
Puss Puss by Electric Eclectic
Clownin' Around by Kongfather Media

Best Use of Character

Love Conviction by Team UNCA

Honorable Mentions
No Boring People by Team Long Shot
Torn Between by Dahlonega Gold Films

Best Use of Prop

Summer Storms by dMp

Honorable Mentions
PhobosCon by Artificial Ink
Le Problem by Lost Tribe

Best Use of Line

Torn Between by Dahlonega Gold Films

Honorable Mentions
The Coup by One Time Productions
PhobosCon by Artificial Ink

Best Use of Genre

The Coup by One Time Productions

Honorable Mentions
Love Conviction by Team UNCA
Le Problem by Lost Tribe

Best New Artist

Soren Robinette No Boring People by Team Long Shot

Best Original Line of Dialogue

“Everybody wants a threesome, but nobody wants to compost” Gaia by Team Cat Fly

2019 Film List

  • Age of Aquarius by Blue Ridge Fire

    The apocalypse is coming, and the only salvation is the fifth dimension!

  • Clownin' Around by Kongfather Media

    Two buddies seek justice when a sadistic clown from their childhood returns to their town.

  • Darling Of The Forest by Sable Rook

    An abusive farmer brings things to a head with his farm, family, and spirit.

  • Gaia by Team Cat Fly

    A couple seeks out a new sexual experience in a near-apocalyptic world.

  • GrantonVakasion by Old Red Beak Productions
  • half-dug by Fox Leash
  • Kite Strings by Tacky Beach Bums

    This isn't what I signed up for

  • Le Problem by Lost Tribe

    A French Intelligence Officer has to decipher whom to trust especially when when intrigue strikes close to home.

  • Love Conviction by Team UNCA

    Grant's prison work release project as a window washer gives him the opportunity to seek the love he craves, but when he finds finds love it's in the most unexpected place.

  • Mystery on Main Street by Isothermal Community College

    Very fun but not the greatest thing ever

  • No Boring People by Team Long Shot

    Two groups of buddies fight the battle against bordeom.

  • PhobosCon by Artificial Ink

    Researcher Joel Daniels gets more than he bargains for when he receives a featured panelist position at Phobos Landing ET Convention.

  • Puss Puss by Electric Eclectic

    Tensions are high when two women bring a new pussy into their home.

  • Ramona by L.B.F Productions

    Detective Garcia follows a drug deal, and ends up discovering a secret about her past.

  • School Ties by R & B Brozen Films

    I didn't sign up for this.

  • Summer Storms by dMp

    A veteran of war returns home to help his best friend's family say goodbye.

  • The Coup by One Time Productions

    The seeds of revenge.

  • The Podcast by Team White Squirrel - FilmBrevardNC

    A skeptical podcaster tells her personal involvement in a ghost story, only to have her doubts challenged.

  • Torn Between by Dahlonega Gold Films

    A man loses himself in a relationship, and is forced to choose between his friends and his girlfriend.


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