Baltimore, Maryland July 15 - 17, 2022

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 SHRUG Productions for winning Best Film of 2022. Their film The Book of Todd will go on to represent Baltimore against all the other city winners around the world at Filmapalooza 2023.


1st Place: Best Film of 2022

The Book of Todd by SHRUG Productions

2nd Place: Best Film of 2022

Plaster by SLIME WIFE

3rd Place: Best Film of 2022

Required Elements

  • Character: Nate or Nathalie Bellevue, "How To" Author
  • Prop: A crab hammer (or mallet)
  • Line: ""I know why you're here." OR "I know why you are here.""

Audience Favorite: Group A

Crabman by TELEX

Audience Favorite: Group B

Penis Puppet Show by Hello

Best Writing

Plaster by SLIME WIFE

Best Editing

Sound Off by Wytek Pictures

Best Directing

The Book of Todd by SHRUG Productions

Best Cinematography

The Book of Todd by SHRUG Productions

Honorable Mention
Little Nut Farm by Kids Table Productions

Best Song

"Not Alone" First Contact by Thoth Entertainment/Riegelfilms

Best Acting (in a supporting role)

Tatiana Nya Ford Waste of Meat by Checkbox

Best Acting (in a leading role)

Liz Christmas Plaster by SLIME WIFE

Best Ensemble Acting

The Book of Todd by SHRUG Productions

Honorable Mention
UCHE by Shady Grove Filmmakers

Best Special Effects

How to Survive an Alien Invasion by theMAXeffect

Best Choreography

How to Survive an Alien Invasion by theMAXeffect

Best Costumes

How to Win Fiends and Influence Phantoms by One by One

Best Make Up

How to Win Fiends and Influence Phantoms by One by One

Best Poster

UCHE by Shady Grove Filmmakers

Best Use of Character

Break a Leg by KickBack

Best Use of Prop

Waste of Meat by Checkbox

Best Use of Line

Untethered by Outback Pictures

Best Stunts

How to Survive an Alien Invasion by theMAXeffect

2022 Film List

  • 1916 by Actors with Strings

    The War to end all Wars

  • Between Me And You by Black Ice

    Some doors should stay closed.

  • Break a Leg by KickBack

    Bum bum bum

  • Crabman by TELEX

    Crab

  • Dreaming In Time by Fat Ass Films

    "We can't travel back, but they are always with us"

  • Dreams by Native Narrators

    to live or die for

  • Father's Day by Void where prohibited

    Dad's getting what he truly deserves this father's day

  • First Contact by Thoth Entertainment/Riegelfilms

    We are not alone

  • How to Survive an Alien Invasion by theMAXeffect

    Be ready for it

  • How to Win Fiends and Influence Phantoms by One by One
  • Little Nut Farm by Kids Table Productions

    Nature heals

  • Penis Puppet Show by Hello

    Being a new member is a little hard.

  • Pinoy Noir - The Case of the Cursed Hammer by Barkada DMV

    Conanan is on the case

  • Plaster by SLIME WIFE

    The cracks begin to show.

  • Reconciliation by Ion Collective Productions

    When you visit the dead, the dead visit you.

  • Reset by Baltimore Buddies
  • Sound Off by Wytek Pictures

    It's just not working!

  • Team Superfly by The Breadwinners

    The somewhat hardest working group in lifesaving.

  • The Book of Todd by SHRUG Productions

    Love possess all.

  • THE FIST: Episode 102 by Curioso Films

    15 Fingers of Justice!

  • UCHE by Shady Grove Filmmakers

    Don't Let Your Brother Lead You Astray

  • Untethered by Outback Pictures

    As told by the writer herself

  • Waste of Meat by Checkbox

    Bad picking

  • WTF Natalie by The Wilderpeople

    WTF Natalie


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