Charlotte, North Carolina August 9 - 11, 2019

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 Team Wheelhouse for winning Best Film of 2019. Their film The Job will go on to represent Charlotte against all the other city winners around the world at Filmapalooza 2020.


1st Place: Best Film of 2019

The Job by Team Wheelhouse

2nd Place: Best Film of 2019

Robots Don't Have Feelings by Heck If I Know Films

Required Elements

  • Character: Lyle or Leslie Witherspoon, Waiter
  • Prop: a book
  • Line: "Please answer my question."

2019 Film List

  • Abandoned by Sweet Black Coffee
  • Dog Eat Dog by Team Fun (KP Films)

    A struggling single mother plans for her child to enroll into a prestigious preschool until she encounters a pompous principal with other ideas.

  • Employee of the Month by Los Tres Caballeros

    Congratulations on Employee of the month ! wait are you an employee?

  • Epilogue by Visionary

    A middle-aged man learns that the hate in his heart will lead to his demise.

  • Final Light by Childhood Mentality
  • L'Interim by Melancholy Coconut

    When you're stuck in the middle, sometime you just need a little push.

  • Mime Over Magic? by Where You From Pictures

    Beset by a greedy property owner and an obnoxious mime, a young girl seeks to save her father's magic shop by pulling off a final spectacular show.

  • Nepenthes by Apotheosis Filmworks
  • Phantom of the Stables by Area 51 Comics

    A phantom terrorizes a local stable owner.

  • Please Answer My Question by Dorleau Films

    An older woman reads the story of a younger woman.

  • Questions by Beach Bums
  • Robots Don't Have Feelings by Heck If I Know Films

    When a wife and mother passes away, a distant father must solve the mystery of why his son won't take off a robot costume.

  • Speedbait by ScrewUp TV
  • Spirit Sisters by Wolf359 Productions
  • Thank You, Mr. Douglas by Same 2880
  • The Fermi Paradox by Comedy Band

    Two teenagers plan on having a surprise party for their friend but find that their friend is not who they thought he was.

  • The Job by Team Wheelhouse

    Just when you thought your job interview couldn't possibly get any worse.

  • The Last Job by Artist Live Here
  • The Last Supper by Othering

    When four 20-somethings settle down for what should have been a relaxing vacation, they find themselves in a rather eccentric bed and breakfast, with hosts who are harboring a traumatic secret- just waiting to be unveiled.

  • The Man From The Old World by Colony 9 Productions
  • The Night Shift by Third Shift Productions

    A mock film crew follows the lives of two serial killer roommates.

  • The Package by Benchwarmers

    Whoever controls the information controls the power. If you haven't figured that out yet, you're just another pawn in the game.

  • The Usual by Unstoppable Failure

    A man struggles with his attempts to order something new at his favorite breakfast spot.

  • Troll Goals by The Renaissance

    A day in the life of a troll.

  • Vile Encounters by CLT Production

    An normal Pizza Delivery turns into a Intergalactic Experience.


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