Des Moines, Iowa June 5 - 7, 2020

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 TeeHee’s for winning Best Film of 2020. Their film The Dairy Diaries will go on to represent Des Moines against all the other city winners around the world at Filmapalooza 2021.


1st Place: Best Film of 2020

The Dairy Diaries by TeeHee’s

2020 Film List

  • Be Brave, Kid by Illustrate

    Eddie Gabin runs away from home, only to find courage from a surprising friend.

  • Black Box by Trans-Iowa Canal Company

    The search for evidence behind a tragic space journey.

  • Buddy by Robot Popcorn

    A buddy can come in many sizes, shapes, species, and ages.

  • Sweet Feet by R&B Production

    After the death of a gym sock mogul, his family learns only one of them will inherit the family fortune, but first they must follow the clues.

  • The Dairy Diaries by TeeHee’s

    One detective's quest to bring the butter cow home and the perpetrators to justice.


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