Baltimore, Maryland June 14 - 16, 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 Discordian Films for winning Best Film of 2019. Their film Tell Tale Plant will go on to represent Baltimore against all the other city winners around the world at Filmapalooza 2020.


1st Place: Best Film of 2019

Tell Tale Plant by Discordian Films

Required Elements

  • Character: Ryan or Rianna Calvert, Guidance Counselor
  • Prop: house plant (dead or alive)
  • Line: "Are you sure about that?"

Audience Favorite: Group A

Tell Tale Plant by Discordian Films

Honorable Mentions
Saving Throw by College of Lore
WRK 4 YOU by One Shot

Audience Favorite: Group B

Caves and Creatures by Curioso Films

Honorable Mentions
Dog Park Cop by Full Fledged Media
Mr. Wooders Neighborhood by BIRDFACE

Best Writing

Extra Shiny by SHRUG Productions

Best Editing

Mr. Wooders Neighborhood by BIRDFACE

Best Directing

Dog Park Cop by Full Fledged Media

Best Cinematography

The Unspeakable Crime by The Planeteers

Best Sound Design

Tell Tale Plant by Discordian Films

Best Music

Extra Shiny by SHRUG Productions

Best Song

The Unspeakable Crime by The Planeteers

Best Acting

Tell Tale Plant by Discordian Films

Honorable Mentions
Caves and Creatures by Curioso Films
Extra Shiny by SHRUG Productions

Best Graphics

HI 8mm tapes by Carpe Noctis by E.M.T. productions

Honorable Mention
Mr. Wooders Neighborhood by BIRDFACE

Best Special Effects

The Future by Wytek Pictures

Best Costumes

Caves and Creatures by Curioso Films

Best Use of Character

Color Correction by Can We Change This Later? (productions)

Best Use of Prop

Tell Tale Plant by Discordian Films

Honorable Mention
Mr. Wooders Neighborhood by BIRDFACE

Best Use of Line

Color Correction by Can We Change This Later? (productions)

Best Use of Genre

Extra Shiny by SHRUG Productions

Honorable Mention
The Unspeakable Crime by The Planeteers

Best Cameo

The Baby The Future by Wytek Pictures

2019 Film List

  • About a Green Thumb by LaBerry Entertainment

    Returning from vacation and trying to save her plant.

  • Bridge of Life by WorksCinemation Productions

    Suffering as a social outcast a lonely student seeks help from what most people avoid: therapy.

  • Caves and Creatures by Curioso Films

    In the future where roll playing games are a spectator sport, you can be set up for life or pay the ultimate price.

  • Color Correction by Can We Change This Later? (productions)

    A racist and homophobic CEO switches bodies with his black, gay employee after a technological malfunction.

  • Dare to Resist Drugs (Fast) by The Crayon Eating Club

    A burnt out high school counsellor is reminded of her true values after an ill-fated drug trip

  • Dog Park Cop by Full Fledged Media

    After losing his dog, Doug takes matters in his own hands and becomes a "no excuses accepted" dog park cop, much to the dismay of fellow local dog owners.

  • Dream of Cats II by Bright Boy Alert

    A naive cat faces existential crisis with a little help from his friends.

  • Extra Shiny by SHRUG Productions

    Tensions rise when a group of survivors have to face the music.

  • Feeling Crabby by Scrappy Loaf

    Sometimes the best advice comes from the crabbiest of places. A team of psychologists help a young lady find her strength.

  • First Date by Foster kids
  • Friend is a Five Letter Word by Windham Films

    The roots of friendship run deep

  • Guiding growth by AE Producations

    Plants foster happiness, dead or alive.

  • Hanging with the Calverts by WTP Films

    A has been rapper turned guidance counselor seeks a comeback, but first he has to survive an appearance in a documentary!

  • He's Mine by Senoj Productions
  • HI 8mm tapes by Carpe Noctis by E.M.T. productions

    As the decade comes to a close, one man's mind remains forever open.

  • modernamerica by Semi-wrong

    Sometimes we make choices, other times we are forced to choose.

  • Mr. Wooders Neighborhood by BIRDFACE

    Won't you be my friend?

  • nine letter word by Mendicants' Delirium

    A crossword fanatic runs into some old friends

  • Outside in by Yelling in French

    Country folk and city folk spend a day traveling to each other's homes.

  • Saving Throw by College of Lore

    After moving to a new city, lonely Ryan Calvert seeks companionship in a group of Dungeons and Dragons players.

  • Soiled Space by DryLand

    A spaceship captain won't let her rivalry with an emotional bounty hunter stop her from serving final justice to frightening creatures that torture potted plants.

  • Tell Tale Plant by Discordian Films

    A girl. Her houseplant. A thriller/suspense film with a twist of dark comedy.

  • The Future by Wytek Pictures

    The future, where all the best ideas live.

  • The Unspeakable Crime by The Planeteers

    A guidance counselor interrogates mime school students to find the culprit of a dastardly deed.

  • Withering by KickBack Productions

    Pete & Ryan Calvert are having financial problems when a man in a black hat knocks on their door.

  • WRK 4 YOU by One Shot

    A couple of goons go on a surprisingly success crime spree with a little special help.


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