Cape Town, South Africa 16 - 18 September 2022

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 Paw Patrol for winning Best Film of 2022. Their film One in the Oven will go on to represent Cape Town against all the other city winners around the world at Filmapalooza 2023.

1st Place: Best Film of 2022

One in the Oven by Paw Patrol

2nd Place: Best Film of 2022

An Open Invitation by Zarnia

3rd Place: Best Film of 2022

Killer Date by Blue Crane

Required Elements

  • Character: Paul or Paula Zwane, Singer
  • Prop: An invitation
  • Line: "Could this get any worse?"

2022 Film List

  • _Underscore_ by Playback


  • A Binding Engagement by DreamSands

    A little magic goes a long way

  • An Open Invitation by Zarnia

    Everyone's invited!

  • Avast Ye Scallywag by Freelancers

    Set your Sails, We're headed for Adventure



  • City Break by Richard Parker Swims Again

    VIPs Only

  • Crunch Time by BrandVicZer

    Gettting the job done

  • Dark Dreams by Heart & Soul

    Fame and Knowledge have their process

  • Dimension 5 by Elite Tribe

    It couldn't get any worse

  • Fi by CPUT Film School 2

    What are you willing to sacrifice for a score?

  • Fin Tales by Film Friends

    Three actresses. Three auditions. One mermaid.

  • Ghosted by Semicolon Pictures

    Could this get any worse?

  • Good Luck, Paula by Contrast
  • House Party by Middle Class Studios


  • It's our turn by TERN CASTING AGENCY

    The judge and the jury

  • Killer Date by Blue Crane

    Love is deadly

  • Last Chance by The Cinemates

    Life goes on

  • Longsince by Kinoburo

    I want to stay.

  • Meeting Again by Groundglass

    Here's to meeting again

  • Odyssey by The Dropouts

    You're Invited.

  • One in the Oven by Paw Patrol

    What you won't expect when you're expecting.

  • One Last Time by CPUT TEAM 1

    Even death cannot separate us

  • Paul Murphy's Law by Five Alive!

    Caught up in a dream.

  • Paula by BEBworx

    Dinner for one.

  • Plus One by Amerikaanse Filmvereniging

    He's not a stranger. She met him last night.

  • Project Genesis by Sonder Cine

    We care.

  • Psychosis by Randoes In The Street

    Could this get any worse

  • Roomies by Free Film School Winners

    Hitting all the right notes

  • S(kin) by Lucid Productions

    You love me right?

  • Siren by Reel Partners: The Reelists

    It's not the power you have but how you use it

  • Skate or Die by Trigger Happy Crew

    Skating is not a crime

  • Tacet by Amateur Hours

    In between silence

  • The Cleansing by Film School Africa

    After a life shattering loss, a mother will wipe the slate clean.

  • The Death of a Hero by Final Take

    The tragedy is not a hero dying, but rather when they give up

  • The Elite Eccentrics by Team Rocket

    Blood is Life

  • The Human I Found by The Spiceroots Collective

    Can an android mend a broken family.

  • The In-Between by Raykol Production

    “The doubts within our state of mind”

  • The Invite by Gift Visionary Media

    Could this get any worse

  • The Plug by Glucose Guardians

    It's rough out here for the kids

  • The Ring Bearers by Free Film School Squad

    When life gets tough, steal a tyre.

  • Tone Deaf by Take 10
  • TOP 6 by The Sparks

    The hottest date spots in Cape Town (to hide a body)

  • Untold Truth by IEDF
  • You see the trees by Glendower Studios

    Nothing is what it seems.

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