Atlanta, Georgia August 6 - 8, 2021

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 Two Sense Films for winning Best Film of 2021. Their film The Loop will go on to represent Atlanta against all the other city winners around the world at Filmapalooza 2022.


1st Place: Best Film of 2021

The Loop by Two Sense Films

2nd Place: Best Film of 2021

Pod by Darion D'Anjou Productions

3rd Place: Best Film of 2021

9:13 by Render Gang

Required Elements

  • Character: Trevor or Taylor Wagshall, government employee
  • Prop: Flowers
  • Line: "Who do we have to thank for this?"

Best Writing

Pod by Darion D'Anjou Productions

Honorable Mention
9:13 by Render Gang

Best Editing

The Loop by Two Sense Films

Honorable Mention
He Loves Me Not by CREATIVE AF

Best Directing

The Loop by Two Sense Films

Honorable Mention
9:13 by Render Gang

Best Cinematography

9:13 by Render Gang

Honorable Mention
The Loop by Two Sense Films

Best Sound Design

He Loves Me Not by CREATIVE AF

Honorable Mention
Pod by Darion D'Anjou Productions

Best Musical Score

These Walls by ANYfilms

Honorable Mention
The Loop by Two Sense Films

Best Actor

Jeff Kaplan Squirt: Revenge of Dead Poison Murder by Cogito Creative

Honorable Mention
John Romanski Made for Each Other by Famously Hot Films

Best Actress

Katelynn Newberry 9:13 by Render Gang

Honorable Mention
Cate Pershke Pod by Darion D'Anjou Productions

Best Supporting Actor

Will Hollerung Made for Each Other by Famously Hot Films

Honorable Mention
Anthony James The Loop by Two Sense Films

Best Supporting Actress

Diana Pascual 9:13 by Render Gang

Honorable Mention
Alexis McMillian Made for Each Other by Famously Hot Films

Best Ensemble Acting

Fanatical Flats by Ledgewoodvi

Honorable Mention
Red Rage by Green View Films

Best Costumes

Ten Paces by Okay At Best

Honorable Mention
Ye Olde Unemployment Office by TnG Films

Best Set Design

The Olympian by Bite The Bullet

Honorable Mention
Red Rage by Green View Films

Best Make Up

Ye Olde Unemployment Office by TnG Films

Honorable Mention
The Loop by Two Sense Films

Best Use of Character

Reset by Residual Images

Honorable Mention
B.U.M. by Pack-of-Solos

Best Use of Prop

He Loves Me Not by CREATIVE AF

Honorable Mention
Squirt: Revenge of Dead Poison Murder by Cogito Creative

Best Use of Line

Pod by Darion D'Anjou Productions

Honorable Mention
Case 30 by @MAFI8H

Best Use of Genre

Fanatical Flats by Ledgewoodvi

Honorable Mention
He Loves Me Not by CREATIVE AF

Best Visual Effects

Reset by Residual Images

Honorable Mention
Brain Scan by Studio Ponga

2021 Film List

  • 9:13 by Render Gang

    Just one more dive

  • A Flower for Taylor by Stone of Madness

    Gangsters, FBI, and a rat. Who will come out alive?

  • Alpha Reaper by KISST Pictures

    Keep moving, don't look back

  • Anything for her by BLT

    Anthing for her

  • Are you Happy? by OMR

    Are you Happy?

  • B.U.M. by Pack-of-Solos

    Do You Know One?

  • Brain Scan by Studio Ponga

    Not even your memories are safe

  • Cake For Ashes by Yogurt Productions

    Want a slice?

  • Case 30 by @MAFI8H

    A Closed Case

  • Contradiction by Mark Ruel Media

    How people are treated diffrently

  • Deadly Sleepover by Klazzy Kre8tors

    Who makes it out alive after the sleepover?

  • Eradicate by Groot Productions

    Don't Touch

  • Fanatical Flats by Ledgewoodvi

    Life on Earth

  • Get With the Program by Rough Writers

    Get with the program, or you might get left high and dry.

  • He Loves Me Not by CREATIVE AF

    It was the Park Ranger

  • home. by DEVOlution Productions

    Two families. One home.

  • Icebox by Howling Warlocks Productions

    What's in the box?

  • In this Broken Home by Independent Cinema

    Grief and time moves at different paces.

  • Landing Point by Lutrotes Studios

    Sometimes a job becomes your life

  • Late Bloomer by BLITZFILMZ

    Who Did It

  • Made for Each Other by Famously Hot Films

    Till death do us part.

  • Pod by Darion D'Anjou Productions

    What happens on Earth doesn't stay there

  • Red Rage by Green View Films

    NA

  • Reset by Residual Images

    What happens to love when the world ends

  • She Hexxed my Sex by The Sweet Mags

    Hexes come in all shapes and sizes.

  • Sole Survivor by KBZ Productions

    We didn't know...

  • Squirt: Revenge of Dead Poison Murder by Cogito Creative

    Death is in the air.

  • Taylor's Diary by Comet SZN Productions

    We all have scars

  • Ten Paces by Okay At Best

    Ten Paces? Ten Paces.

  • The Loop by Two Sense Films

    You're Gonna Get Looped

  • The Olympian by Bite The Bullet

    In order to make a comeback, she must overcome her past.

  • These Walls by ANYfilms

    What is real?

  • TIDES TURN by Eagle Eye Productions

    Tides Turn

  • Timing the Peak by GoatBah Productions

    If you could... Would you

  • Vicious Aroma by 285 Films

    The wonderful fragrance you smell might be your last

  • Welcome Home Billmores by Keedie's Corner Productions

    When family gets together, you never know what you're going to get.

  • Ye Olde Unemployment Office by TnG Films

    Don't be a princess if you don't want to be a princess.


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