Detroit, Michigan October 11 - 13, 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 52 Scripts for winning Best Film of 2019. Their film The House Hunters will go on to represent Detroit against all the other city winners around the world at Filmapalooza 2020.

1st Place: Best Film of 2019

The House Hunters by 52 Scripts

2nd Place: Best Film of 2019

Negative Space by WSF Productions

3rd Place: Best Film of 2019

Savasana by Brave Quail

Required Elements

  • Character: Simon or Simone Pico, Yoga Instructor
  • Prop: a turkey baster
  • Line: "You remind me of my friend."

Audience Favorite: Group A

Savasana by Brave Quail

Audience Favorite: Group B

Negative Space by WSF Productions

2019 Film List

  • Awaken by Ace High Productions

    During a Halloween adventure of Trick or Treating, three kids stumble upon he unknown after crossing paths with an ancient Druid cult.

  • Bitch Please by ?

    You remind me of my friend

  • Death Wizard by Timeless Classics Unlimited

    Magic is real, and so is he.

  • Flat Black by Play Nice

    A yoga instructor recalls the day her favorite holiday was ruined forever.

  • House Trap by Vestron Video

    Full-motion video- you've gotta see it to believe it!

  • Losing Daylight by PREproductions

    Nothing good ever happens after the sun goes down.

  • Negative Space by WSF Productions

    The demeanor of a solitary man begins to erode after a toy he’s ordered arrives at his home.

  • Pandora by "Don't Ask Me!" Productions

    A young woman discovered something aglow in her new home, but what she found became something more horrifying than her friends expected.

  • Phobia Killers by Detroit City Kitties

    The guys in building two have a special therapy for you!

  • REM by Eagle Filmmakers Association

    A dream you can't escape.

  • Return by Fosca Features LLC./Reality Tell Your Vision

    A witch on a pilgrimage will stop at nothing to be reunited with her loved one.

  • Savasana by Brave Quail

    The unraveling of a man's mind into that of a murderer. Edgar is driven by an impulse he does not understand, until it finally takes over him and a killer is born.

  • Simon Says by GotGot Productions

    You remind me of my friend

  • Sorry, My Hands are Wet by Studio 1D

    New Guy at work runs into a new friend in the bathroom

  • Stress Vampires from Saturn by Broken Multiverse

    Alien stress vampires from Saturn have landed on Earth and it's up to a yoga instructor to save her class from being consumed.

  • The Becoming by Shy 9 Productions

    Stay at home wife, Jasmin Fitzgerald starts noticing something strange with her body, something she can’t explain. When her husband sends her over the edge, he starts to wish he never forgot the butter.

  • THE CANDY by L.Levation Films


  • The Cleanse by Morgaale Media

    Simon's meditations and healthy habits take a dark turn.

  • The House Hunters by 52 Scripts

    A yoga teach gets more than she bargained for when house sitting for one of her clients.

  • The New Adventures of Interstellar Simone by Technical Difficulties

    A former child star deals with an overzealous fan base who desperately wants her to return to the role they believe she is destined to play.

  • WereCop by MuylaertMedia

    Two cops investigate the death of a women at a local high school, they don't get along and one of them turns out to be more than just a cop.

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