Adelaide, Australia 21 - 23 October 2016

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 Room 409 for winning Best Film of 2016. Their film Scenes From a Bathtub in Three Pharts will go on to represent Adelaide against all the other city winners around the world at Filmapalooza 2017.


1st Place: Best Film of 2016

2nd Place: Best Film of 2016

Flight From Defender, 1985 by The Voltron of Radelaide

Required Elements

  • Character: Ethan or Eva King, Video Game Player
  • Prop: sticky notes
  • Line: "I wish I had thought of that." (or "I wish I'd thought of that.")

Audience Favorite: Group A

Cabduction by Blank Space

Honorable Mention
Rising Son by The Family Unit

Audience Favorite: Group B

Honorable Mentions
Old Saint Nick by Sunset Odyssey
Voices by PinPoint

Best Editing

The Inbetween by Down the Rabbithole

Best Directing

Flight From Defender, 1985 by The Voltron of Radelaide

Best Cinematography

Passing by Red Fizz

Best Sound Design

Flight From Defender, 1985 by The Voltron of Radelaide

Best Musical Score

The Overseer by Nexus Creations

Best Acting

The Everyday Superheroes by Placeholder Productions

Best Graphics

Flight From Defender, 1985 by The Voltron of Radelaide

Best Choreography

Lilith by Opposite Direction

Best Costumes

Passing by Red Fizz

Best Use of Character

The Hero Returns by The Multimedia Emporium

Best Use of Prop

Rising Son by The Family Unit

Happy Notes by Westminster

Best Use of Line

The Vanishing of Ethan King by Two Grain Studios

Old Saint Nick by Sunset Odyssey

Best Use of Genre

The Overseer by Nexus Creations

2016 Film List

  • 4:44 by Mack & Rose

    Who is Eva King? As migraines blur her reality, Eva's Mum must hang on or lose her daughter forever.

  • Battle Kings! by Wingspan Pictorials

    Its War!

  • Cabduction by Blank Space

    A Road Movie.

  • Flight From Defender, 1985 by The Voltron of Radelaide

    Two unusual looking kids escape to a better place.

  • Happy Notes by Westminster

    A psychological battle against yourself

  • King & Queen by Dunn Street Films

    It was a little cheesey.

  • Kiss of Death by Flinders n' Friends

    Hitman Sean takes his girlfriend Holly on the run as he flees from 3 blood-thirsty colleagues.

  • Lilith by Opposite Direction

    Old Friends Make the Best Enemies

  • Old Saint Nick by Sunset Odyssey

    Achievement unlocked: met Santa

  • Passing by Red Fizz

    Eva finds herself in a foreign where she is confronted by a local girl passing by

  • Rising Son by The Family Unit

    A young karate student is desperate to practise his craft. But will he find a worthy opponent?

  • Road to Reality by Indomitable Penultimates

    A gamer's journey to 'Wake up" from technology

  • Scenes From a Bathtub in Three Pharts by Room 409

    sometimes people die in baths, accept it

  • The Everyday Superheroes by Placeholder Productions

    A uni graduate has to decide whether to do what he wants with his life or what is expected of him.

  • The Hero Returns by The Multimedia Emporium

    A retired Superhero is called back to action, but others along the way are also in need of a Hero!

  • The Inbetween by Down the Rabbithole

    In the world that exists between times, those who enter can be both claimed and yet lost forever.

  • The Magic of Miffy by New Recruits

    A country woman finds her feet in the city with the aid of a lost dog

  • The Overseer by Nexus Creations

    Someones watching you sleep

  • The Vanishing of Ethan King by Two Grain Studios

    Private detective looks for mysterious missing boy

  • The Work of the Devil by Team Ivo
  • Voices by PinPoint

    Lea's struggle with mental illness, the supernatural, and her disbelieving husband.


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