Austin, Texas May 21 - 23, 2021

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 Creek Don't Rise Productions for winning Best Film of 2021. Their film Genius of Earth will go on to represent Austin against all the other city winners around the world at Filmapalooza 2022.


1st Place: Best Film of 2021

Genius of Earth by Creek Don't Rise Productions

2nd Place: Best Film of 2021

The Quest by Team El Guapo

3rd Place: Best Film of 2021

The Decision by VOXAVILA | Films

Audience Favorite

Bless You, Therapy by Resilience Productions

2021 Film List

  • Bless You, Therapy by Resilience Productions

    When Tanya suffers a traumatic experience her powers go haywire. She visits a therapist to get help in controlling her powers.

  • Box of Desires by Team Blue Fox & Red Wood Media

    A game of chaos at the hands of the Witch of the Box of Desires.

  • Genius of Earth by Creek Don't Rise Productions

    A strange encounter leaves Thomas with a gift for all humanity.

  • In Moderation by ShipWreck Studios

    It's the shots you don't take that don't count.

  • Mr. Jingles by CM9 Films

    A women finds herself in the clutches of a serial killer Saturday at work.

  • The Decision by VOXAVILA | Films

    The DNA of Dr. Benedetto and has consequences

  • The Formula by Mendax

    Mentally distraught Thomas Benedetto finds the formula for humanity.

  • The Quest by Team El Guapo

    Where will the dice take you?

  • Thicker than Water by Team Chill Quill

    After the death of his parents, Thomas Benedetto feels the pressure to uphold his family's legacy.


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