Hampton Roads, Virginia August 6 - 8, 2021

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 Jpixx Films for winning Best Film of 2021. Their film Potion Sickness will go on to represent Hampton Roads against all the other city winners around the world at Filmapalooza 2022.


1st Place: Best Film of 2021

Potion Sickness by Jpixx Films

2nd Place: Best Film of 2021

On Display by Capture Movement Films

3rd Place: Best Film of 2021

Singularity by Roundhouse "Flick"

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October 8 - 10, 2021

Required Elements

  • Character: Georgia or George Deale, Doctor
  • Prop: A chess set
  • Line: "Who died and made you king?"

Audience Favorite: Group A

The Widower by Team Green Light

Best Writing

Jim McCullough Potion Sickness by Jpixx Films

Best Editing

Charles Townsend Singularity by Roundhouse "Flick"

Best Directing

Timothy Takeuchi Singularity by Roundhouse "Flick"

Best Cinematography

Daniel Rosado Stalemate by Shadowcast Films

Best Sound Design

Savannah Heller Potion Sickness by Jpixx Films

Best Actor

Mike Haisten Lucrative Deale by Shadow Silhouette Productions

Best Actress

Kera O'Bryon Potion Sickness by Jpixx Films

Best Supporting Actor

Zachary Earnest On Display by Capture Movement Films

Best Supporting Actress

Lucy Diaz Miranda Singularity by Roundhouse "Flick"

Best Graphics

Sylvie Lynn Green & Elias Shapero The Widower by Team Green Light

Best Special Effects

Jim McCullough / Xavier Golfier Potion Sickness by Jpixx Films

Best Costumes

Sarah Cruz Stygian by Meowzebub

Best Make Up

Leah Rae Ozo & Kaye Boone On Display by Capture Movement Films

Best Use of Character

I Am Queen by Twice Baked Sweet POTatoes

Best Use of Prop

Chess & Murder by Psychedelic Karma

Best Use of Line

Lucrative Deale by Shadow Silhouette Productions

Best Use of Genre

Episode 24: The Ginger by The Wildcats

Best Practical Effects

Singularity by Roundhouse "Flick"

Best Fight Choreography

I Am Queen by Twice Baked Sweet POTatoes

Best Original Score

Michael Napier Stalemate by Shadowcast Films

Honorable Mention
Courtney Conner Episode 24: The Ginger by The Wildcats

Best Production Design

Jessa Gaul Potion Sickness by Jpixx Films

Best Props

Episode 24: The Ginger by The Wildcats

2021 Film List

  • Chess & Murder by Psychedelic Karma

    Chess can be hazardous to your health.

  • Deale's Daughter by AEP-4000

    Serious games with some serious outsiders

  • Episode 24: The Ginger by The Wildcats

    I think you are my father.

  • I Am Queen by Twice Baked Sweet POTatoes

    Sometimes we need to forgive our enemies to defeat them.

  • Lucrative Deale by Shadow Silhouette Productions

    A guilty conscious makes for bad business.

  • On Display by Capture Movement Films

    What do you see?

  • Potion Sickness by Jpixx Films

    Health is for Everyone

  • Singularity by Roundhouse "Flick"

    Even hitmen can't kill time

  • Stalemate by Shadowcast Films

    I have to go back

  • Stygian by Meowzebub

    Searching for a hopeless cure

  • The Widower by Team Green Light

    Till death--or whenever the Network decides--do us part


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