Boston, Massachusetts May 1 - 3, 2015

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 The Studio for winning Best Film of 2015. Their film Dynocorp will go on to represent Boston against all the other city winners around the world at Filmapalooza 2016.


1st Place: Best Film of 2015

Dynocorp by The Studio

2nd Place: Best Film of 2015

BOS -> LAX by Wax Idiotical Films

Required Elements

  • Character: Shawn or Sharon Middleton, Wordsmith
  • Prop: ice
  • Line: "This is the future."

Audience Favorite: Group B

DSL "Cereal Intent" by Lyve Media

Audience Favorite: Group F

Love on the Rocks by Tooting in the Leaves

Best Writing

Dynocorp by The Studio

Honorable Mention
DIEnamics by First Day of School Pictures

Best Editing

BOS -> LAX by Wax Idiotical Films

Best Directing

BOS -> LAX by Wax Idiotical Films

Best Cinematography

Take Two by SparkStart Productions

BOS -> LAX by Wax Idiotical Films

Best Sound Design

Vent by First Riverbed Canvas

Best Music

Dynocorp by The Studio

Best Actor

Eddie Nicolau Dynocorp by The Studio

Best Actress

Anne Colpitts Note-worthy by Brainfox/In The Car

Best Ensemble Acting

BOS -> LAX by Wax Idiotical Films

Best Costumes

DSL "Cereal Intent" by Lyve Media

Best Use of Character

DIEnamics by First Day of School Pictures

Best Use of Prop

Take Two by SparkStart Productions

Best Use of Line

The situation by Corrupted File

Best Use of Genre

DSL "Cereal Intent" by Lyve Media

Best Titling

DSL "Cereal Intent" by Lyve Media

Best Alien Laugh Track

Human Family Unit by Pica Films

Best Catering

Magic Meeting by Donut Pirates

Best Ending

Note-worthy by Brainfox/In The Car

Outstanding Youth

Fleep and Meev's Big Adventure by The Piano Men

Retro 48 Award

Los Locos Dientes by The Michael J. Epstein Memorial Library

Women in the 48: Grand Prize

A Thread of Truth by GoGulls Productions

Honorable Mentions
Love on the Rocks by Tooting in the Leaves
Take Two by SparkStart Productions

2015 Film List

  • A Thread of Truth by GoGulls Productions

    Two very different women, in two very similar situations, find the liberation in the written word

  • BOS -> LAX by Wax Idiotical Films

    You are now free to move about your life.

  • Cyborg of Justice by Self Unemployed

    A drifter is out for justice... then finds trouble in a post-apocalypic town.

  • DIEnamics by First Day of School Pictures

    Success waits for no one.

  • DSL "Cereal Intent" by Lyve Media

    Two Detective sift through the cereal of clues to get to the bottom of the bowl

  • Dynocorp by The Studio

    Dynocorp Solutions: Creating harmony for corporate downsizing.

  • Fleep and Meev's Big Adventure by The Piano Men

    Fleep and Meev, alien friends, partake in a series of comedic attempts to hide and bury a dead human.

  • Human Family Unit by Pica Films

    On another planet human slaves are forced to create situational comedy

  • Los Locos Dientes by The Michael J. Epstein Memorial Library

    An unsuspecting man with a toothache ends up at a vampire dentist

  • Love on the Rocks by Tooting in the Leaves

    A woman fantasizes about the perfect guy and discovers he's only a click away.

  • Magic Meeting by Donut Pirates

    A CEO is taken by fairies and must battle an evil warlock in order to make a very important meeting

  • Note-worthy by Brainfox/In The Car

    Singing telegram

  • Take Two by SparkStart Productions

    What if you freeze a moment to fix the future?

  • The situation by Corrupted File

    a young couple awaits the results of a pregnancy test and debates how to tell their parents.

  • Vent by First Riverbed Canvas

    her new neighbors are not who she expects


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