Brisbane, Australia 22 - 24 October 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 Darklight Creative for winning Best Film of 2021. Their film Fertilizer will go on to represent Brisbane against all the other city winners around the world at Filmapalooza 2022.


1st Place: Best Film of 2021

Fertilizer by Darklight Creative

Required Elements

  • Character: Kirk/Kira Rudlin, A Reporter
  • Prop: A Capsicum/ Bell Pepper
  • Line: ""You'd have liked him/her, too." OR "You would have liked him/her, too.""

Audience Favorite: Group A

Belle: The Unsung Mystery by Little Goons Stack

Best Writing

That Kirk is Being a Stalled Coward by Persnickety Pictures

Best Editing

That Kirk is Being a Stalled Coward by Persnickety Pictures

Best Directing

The Curse of the Capsi-King by So thas it? What? We some kinda 48 hour film team?

Best Cinematography

The Endowment by Four Little Lentils

Best Sound Design

Belle: The Unsung Mystery by Little Goons Stack

Best Music

Belle: The Unsung Mystery by Little Goons Stack

Best Actor

False Claims by Immortal Lobster

Best Actress

Rotten by The BAAADIES

Best Graphics

The Curse of the Capsi-King by So thas it? What? We some kinda 48 hour film team?

Best Effects

Missing Person by The Good Team

Best Costumes

False Claims by Immortal Lobster

Best Use of Character

That Kirk is Being a Stalled Coward by Persnickety Pictures

Best Use of Prop

Fertilizer by Darklight Creative

Best Use of Line

Rotten by The BAAADIES

2021 Film List

  • A Family Recipe by The Quaran3nos
  • Accessories to Murder by Nonsense and Mayhem Productions

    Murder for the Modern Homemaker...

  • Adventures in Tandalore by Redundancy Backup

    Their greatest threat isn't a dragon, it's each other.

  • Bad News by $10, no sense
  • Belle: The Unsung Mystery by Little Goons Stack

    Sometimes the best mysteries are the ones you solve while investigating a different mystery.

  • Braking News by Are We Rolling?

    It's all about the friends we make along the way

  • Candy 2 by Laughing Duck Studios

    This Candy ain't so sweet

  • Cooking With Friends by The Misfits

    I’d be rude not to have you over for dinner

  • Dirty Water by 48 Hours Later

    There is blood in the water in the Murray Darling...

  • False Claims by Immortal Lobster

    Gimme back me nugget

  • Fertilizer by Darklight Creative

    Supremely Organic

  • Garden of Eden by Ace of Harts Productions
  • KIRK'S BIG DATE by fried chicken

    What is love?

  • Missing Person by The Good Team

    The truth is worth dying for, right?

  • Newspaper City by High Vack

    There is always family business in a family business.

  • Patty by Thundering Productions

    "Where's Patty?!"

  • Peppered Red by JEMPS

    Last Dad standing

  • Real Super Villain Stories with Kirk Rudlin by Team Gnarly

    Zero to Hero

  • Rotten by The BAAADIES

    This city is getting rotten to the core!

  • Soul Mates by 52 Movies

    I'm pretty unusual..

  • That Kirk is Being a Stalled Coward by Persnickety Pictures

    He has to leave, one way or another.

  • The Curse of the Capsi-King by So thas it? What? We some kinda 48 hour film team?

    Eat it before it eats you!

  • The Endowment by Four Little Lentils

    Do you know what the Japanes word for killer is?


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