Edinburgh 17 - 19 May 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 Coven Productions for winning Best Film of 2019. Their film Scare will go on to represent Edinburgh against all the other city winners around the world at Filmapalooza 2020.


1st Place: Best Film of 2019

Scare by Coven Productions

Required Elements

  • Character: Nico, Chocolatier
  • Prop: A bottle
  • Line: "Because of Brexit."

Best Writing

Scare by Coven Productions

Best Editing

Scare by Coven Productions

Best Directing

Bantanner by Wockey and Daisy Productions

Best Cinematography

Dr Charlatan: Therapy for Fantastic Beings by MAD DAY Productions

Best Sound Design

The Replacement by Swedish decisions

Best Music

Sweet by Spritelight Pictures

Best Acting

Polina Sulim Sweet by Spritelight Pictures

Best Effects

Dr Charlatan: Therapy for Fantastic Beings by MAD DAY Productions

Best Costumes

Dr Charlatan: Therapy for Fantastic Beings by MAD DAY Productions

Best Use of Character

My Name is Nico by Soggy Penguin Productions

Best Use of Prop

Route de Sort by The Alumni

Best Use of Line

PS. I Love EU by Peretti Knows Best

2019 Film List

  • Bantanner by Wockey and Daisy Productions

    Sometimes when you go to a new place, magical things can happen.

  • Byte Knytes by Molefield Enterprises

    It's up to the Byte Knights to defend the Swirly Thing of Ones and Zeroes from monster attacks. But do they really know what they're defending?

  • Choxit by Cinema Paralytic 3

    A deliciously dark home invasion

  • Confection Impossible by The Mismatched Animals

    A harsh new chocolatier moves into town and Two chocolatiers take matters into their own hands when a competitor moves into town. The struggle between light and dark has never been so sweet...

  • cookies by Luna Productions
  • Dark Chocolate by Orange Dog Films

    A tale of love, death and chocolate.

  • Dark Industry by Solway Productions

    An unfortunate lawyer stumbles into the wrong place, at the wrong time, and ends up with a bit more than a headache.

  • Dr Charlatan: Therapy for Fantastic Beings by MAD DAY Productions

    Therapist Dr Charlatan starts a new counselling practice for the mythical community.

  • Dry Run by Potato Potato

    Two vampire friends share the experience of their first hunt in the light of impending Brexit blood shortage.

  • Eric The Slug by Bloodshot

    Do you believe a slug can fly?

  • My Name is Nico by Soggy Penguin Productions

    A young man struggles to deal with the people in his life.

  • Nico by The Fellowship of the 48 Hour Film Project

    When Esther's boyfriend is suddenly murdered, she struggles to cope with the enormity of her loss. As she processes her grief, unspoken truths and sordid motives threaten to tear her world apart and shake her grip on reality.

  • On Air by Penguin Productions

    In an attempt to regain his social following, Nico begins to take increasing erratic means to achieve this.

  • Oot The Windae by Last Tycoon Productions

    In a world where contacting the dead is an ordinary technology, a girl comes to terms with the death of her roommate.

  • PS. I Love EU by Peretti Knows Best

    Two people fight the system to avoid their assumed deportation caused by Brexit.

  • Route de Sort by The Alumni

    A lonely man, in search of meaning, discovers that sometimes the answers in life CAN be found at the bottom of a bottle.

  • Scare by Coven Productions

    Caught out after a one night stand, a woman's mind races around all the possibilities, problems, issues and stigmas around accidental pregnancy, during the excruciating 3 minutes it takes for the pregnancy test to develop.

  • Sweet by Spritelight Pictures

    Mila's daily routine of enjoying a treat from her local chocolatier is interrupted by two lecherous thugs. But they have no idea that they have messed with the wrong girl and her sweets.

  • The Art of a Chocolatier by Butt Sandwich

    Nico has an encounter with a mysterious creature who is on a mission to achieve his ultimate form.

  • The Crimson Chocolatier by Year 1 Peeps

    Two detectives try to outwit one another in an attempt to find the dastardly 'Crimson Chocolatier'.

  • The Replacement by Swedish decisions

    As Nico gets ready to take the plunge into nothingness, he's approached by a stranger with a proposition that may change his outlook on life.


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