Detroit, Michigan August 14 - 16, 2020

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 Ace High Productions for winning Best Film of 2020. Their film Loch Lomond will go on to represent Detroit against all the other city winners around the world at Filmapalooza 2021.


1st Place: Best Film of 2020

Loch Lomond by Ace High Productions

2nd Place: Best Film of 2020

After the Root by The Farm Yard

3rd Place: Best Film of 2020

Vaccine Nation by PREproductions

Required Elements

  • Character: Edwin or Eliana Marshall, Pandemic Consultant
  • Prop: Grapes
  • Line: ""Here's my number. Give me a call." OR "Here is my number. Give me a call.""

Best Writing

Loch Lomond by Ace High Productions

Best Editing

Vaccine Nation by PREproductions

Best Directing

Vaccine Nation by PREproductions

Best Cinematography

After the Root by The Farm Yard

Best Sound Design

In Good Taste by Pardi Productions

Best Musical Score

Loch Lomond by Ace High Productions

Best Song

The Case of the End of the World by Rollin' Detroit Films

Best Actor

Corderio E. Johnson Lost in Communication by Skwaaa

Best Actress

Jaqueline P. Jordan Lost in Communication by Skwaaa

Best Ensemble Acting

Lost in Communication by Skwaaa

Best Effects

In Good Taste by Pardi Productions

Best Choreography

After the Root by The Farm Yard

Best Costumes

Loch Lomond by Ace High Productions

Best Make Up

Rich & Zappy by Stargazer Digital Media

Best Use of Character

Vaccine Nation by PREproductions

Best Use of Prop

In Good Taste by Pardi Productions

Best Use of Line

Rich & Zappy by Stargazer Digital Media

2020 Film List

  • 1 by Putlock Visuals

    A Pandemic Consultant struggles with the fact that he released a deadly virus to the public.

  • Abducted! by EIEIOlsen Studios

    When Eliana Marshall is taken far, far away by space aliens, or maybe not quite as far as she thought.

  • After the Root by The Farm Yard

    A young women travels dreamscapes under the influence.

  • Bro Hills by Holiday Park Productions

    5 friends try to co-habitate in the midst of a gruesome pandemic. A battle rages on in the basement, putting their bromances in a big heap of trouble.

  • Factory by Midwest Coast

    In an authoritarian factory overseen by pandemic supervisor Edwin Marshall, workers must choose between stepping out of line to save their coworker or obeying Marshall's restrictions to avoid punishment.

  • Headtrip by Play Nice

    In the middle of a global pandemic, a man in search or a vacation wanders into a virtual reality laboratory and got more than he bargained for

  • How to Change The Past by Team Omni646

    The future determines your fate!

  • In Good Taste by Pardi Productions

    Detective Sam Rock is called to look into a case of unexplained deaths in Stoneville...

  • Just Keep Fighting by 1197 Productions

    A woman in a high powered job as a Deputy Chief, who has to make a decision if staying is the best choice for not only her but the community.

  • Loch Lomond by Ace High Productions

    In the midst of a pandemic, a young woman rediscovers her family’s past of love, loss, and adventure during the Jacobite uprising of 1746

  • Lost in Communication by Skwaaa

    A lack of communication can leave you lost......

  • Mira by Perrydise Films

    Accept the past. Fix the present. Save the future.

  • Misapprehend by Brightness Of Heron

    Moving to her new house, a young married woman gets hunted by two invaders who were originally coming after the previous owner.

  • PAWNS by Love Circle Productions

    Hell bent on causing chaos these two fairies unleash a challenge on the realm.

  • Rich & Zappy by Stargazer Digital Media

    Desperate times call for desperate measures when a snobby elite hires a struggling clown in the middle of a global pandemic.

  • The Case of the End of the World by Rollin' Detroit Films

    Walter thought he was the last man alive on the planet, until he got the phone call from Walter.

  • The Power Within by Broken Multiverse

    When two sisters visit a Martial Arts class, they learn the instructor isn't the master he says he is.

  • Vaccine Nation by PREproductions

    Something fishy is going on in the White House, and this detective won't stop till he gets to the bottom of it.

  • Videotaped by L. I. V. I. N.

    Oh, It All Pays the Same!

  • You Suck by C-47 Mafia

    A teenager discovers that the intrusive voice in his head will not leave him alone, no matter what he does.


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