Edinburgh 19 - 21 May 2017

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 One More Stone for winning Best Film of 2017. Their film Born To Run will go on to represent Edinburgh against all the other city winners around the world at Filmapalooza 2018.


1st Place: Best Film of 2017

Born To Run by One More Stone

Required Elements

  • Character: Bobby Roberts, Filmmaker
  • Prop: Birthday Card
  • Line: "That was 10 years ago, this is now"

Audience Favorite: Group A

Stiff by Spritelight Pictures

Audience Favorite: Group B

The Dresser by Binc Productions

Best Writing

Pas de Bougies Pou Mittens by Production Attic

Best Editing

The Gathering by Amigos! Films

Best Directing

Tunnel Vision by Dalry Open Film

Best Cinematography

Alex Owen-Hill Prime by OwenHill Creations

Best Sound Design

The Dresser by Binc Productions

Best Music

Born To Run by One More Stone

Best Actor

Gary Copeland Pas de Bougies Pou Mittens by Production Attic

Best Actress

Daniele Farrow A Tail of Two Sisters by Eyedoll Productions

Best Ensemble Acting

Stiff by Spritelight Pictures

Best Graphics

Born To Run by One More Stone

Best Special Effects

Tunnel Vision by Dalry Open Film

Best Costumes

The Gathering by Amigos! Films

Best Use of Character

Pas de Bougies Pou Mittens by Production Attic

Best Use of Prop

Ghost Hunter by Bloodshot

Best Use of Line

Hi Dad by Evie and Daddy

2017 Film List

  • A Tail of Two Sisters by Eyedoll Productions

    Two sisters; one took a chance, the other didn't.

  • Back Story by The Alumni

    A once successful screenwriter, struggling with writer's block, finds a muse in her younger self after making a birthday wish for inspiration.

  • Becoming "Normal" by Junk Room
  • Born To Run by One More Stone

    Ten years after a sickness wipes out most of the female population, filmmaker turned outlaw, Bobby Roberts is one of the few survivors. She is on the run from those who believe it is her duty to give up her freedom and choices in the hope of repopulating the planet.

  • doctor, DOCTOR by Stalli111 and Friends
  • Double Take by Fast Motion
  • Ghost Hunter by Bloodshot
  • Girl by Union Films
  • Hi Dad by Evie and Daddy
  • Love, Mum by Ad Libitum Productions
  • Mute by CAPRICIOUS PICTURES
  • Optioned by Cinema-Paralytic
  • Pas de Bougies Pou Mittens by Production Attic
  • Prime by OwenHill Creations
  • Reel Job by How We Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the 48 Hour Film Project
  • Sarah by Beyond Studios
  • Sports and Romance Movie by FLATCAM
  • Stiff by Spritelight Pictures

    An anxious and socially awkward young man challenges himself by going to a co-worker's birthday party, but ends up getting into much more than he bargained for when his hosts turn out to have ulterior motives.

  • The Dresser by Binc Productions
  • The Gathering by Amigos! Films
  • Tunnel Vision by Dalry Open Film
  • War of the Words by We're Gonna Need a Bigger Boat!
  • Wings of Glory by MAD PRODUCTIONS

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