Los Angeles, California August 5 - 7, 2022

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 Lost Brothers for winning Best Film of 2022. Their film Cloneliness will go on to represent Los Angeles against all the other city winners around the world at Filmapalooza 2023.


1st Place: Best Film of 2022

Cloneliness by Lost Brothers

2nd Place: Best Film of 2022

From Dad by Los Atlanta

3rd Place: Best Film of 2022

Memora by Clay Lacey Media

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Required Elements

  • Character: Tammy or Tommy Chilton, A fan
  • Prop: a toothbrush
  • Line: "Who do you think you are?"

Audience Favorite: Group A

Memora by Clay Lacey Media

Honorable Mention
Why Did You Brush Me Away? by Gregory

Audience Favorite: Group B

For the Rack by ElFun Productions

Honorable Mention
This Time With Feeling by Celestra Productions

Audience Favorite: Group C

MANBOT by Baby Bird Worldwide

Honorable Mention
Take The Shot by Damn Good Team

Audience Favorite: Group D

We'll Find a Way by Pretty Penny Media

Honorable Mention
Parental Advisory: Kind of a lot of Suicide by Naughty Kitty

Audience Favorite: Group E

Cloro by Starseed Productions

Honorable Mention
Die Hard Fans by Uncle Mikki Productions

Audience Favorite: Group F

Fanning Out by Too Lemon

Honorable Mention
Fresh, White, and Clean by DeNitto's Heroes

Audience Favorite: Group G

Meeting Mychael by Ummusing Productions

Honorable Mention
Cherry On Top by In Your Frame Productions

Audience Favorite: Group H

Cloneliness by Lost Brothers

Honorable Mention
Lovesick by OhOk

Best Writing

Cloneliness by Lost Brothers

Honorable Mention
Fanning Out by Too Lemon

Best Editing

Fanning Out by Too Lemon

Best Directing

Memora by Clay Lacey Media

Best Cinematography

Memora by Clay Lacey Media

Honorable Mention
Lovesick by OhOk

Best Sound Design

Judgement by Center Cut Productions

Best Musical Score

Lovesick by OhOk

Honorable Mention
Optimal by SPROUTIN’ studio

Best Song

"Egg Sac Boogie" Lovesick by OhOk

Honorable Mention
"One, two, seventeen" Judge of Character by Cultural Detritus

Best Actor

Josh George From Dad by Los Atlanta

Honorable Mention
Brendan Sargent Cloneliness by Lost Brothers

Best Actress

Julie Meghan Brown Fanning Out by Too Lemon

Honorable Mention
Sarah Rich Vagabonds, Voyages, and Very Expensive Things by The Wolf Den Productions

Best Supporting Actor

Benjamin Crowell Cloneliness by Lost Brothers

Honorable Mention
Casey Michael Donovan Fanning Out by Too Lemon

Best Supporting Actress

Sarah Santizo roadschooling by Xylograph Films

Honorable Mention
Emily Brolino Dopple by The Audience Favorite

Best Ensemble Acting

המוסד מת מצחוק by Israeli Filmmakers

Best Costumes

Cherry On Top by In Your Frame Productions

Best Production Design

Memora by Clay Lacey Media

Best Trailer

Clay Lacey Memora by Clay Lacey Media

Best Use of Character

Die Hard Fans by Uncle Mikki Productions

Best Use of Prop

Why Did You Brush Me Away? by Gregory

Best Use of Line

This Time With Feeling by Celestra Productions

Best Use of Genre

Musical/Romance Lovesick by OhOk

'Best Of' LA Screening Audience Award

Cloneliness by Lost Brothers

Grand Champion Audience Award

Fresh, White, and Clean by DeNitto's Heroes

Woman FIlmmaker of the Year

Ellen Beizer Fanning Out by Too Lemon

Honorable Mention
Syndey Raquel Optimal by SPROUTIN’ studio

2022 Film List

  • 9 Lives of Oliver by Scarlett Productions

    loving all kinds

  • A Day Without You by Talented United

    We are in it together.

  • A Monday by Synapse

    I hate Mondays

  • A Wake and Present by Toy Boat Productions

    Have you ever been awake at your own funeral?

  • Adaptive Intelligence by Insert Cool Name Here

    When simulation outperforms life.

  • After by T&L

    Sometimes silence says it all.

  • Alien Vacation by Tall Tales

    Aliens need to relax, too.

  • Apocalypse Club by GO4iT

    Evil Never Retires

  • BET! by The Jugglers

    BET! Because losing is not an option.

  • Big Shots by woodcats

    You’re on top until your not

  • BLACK HOLE SUN by Purple Cloud Dynasty

    All The Pretty Little Horses

  • Carp Diem by Oakmanor Studios

    If you can't find a friend, find a fish

  • Champ by Class Act Productions

    Who Will Win This Time?

  • Cherry On Top by In Your Frame Productions

    Death at the Diner

  • CHILL-A-TON by storyteller

    Some passengers are more chill than others

  • Cloneliness by Lost Brothers

    Mike misses his wife. But CLONEY is here to help.

  • Cloro by Starseed Productions

    A time to let go.

  • Coming Out Of Your Skin by Pretty Sweet Films

    LUSH. SOFT. SMOOTH.

  • Dan is NOT Dead! by DaCuldesac Films

    Sometimes, you have to just live

  • Deep in the Shallows by Coldwater Cowboy Productions

    Dare to dip your toes into the unknown?

  • Die Hard Fans by Uncle Mikki Productions

    Never Meet Your Fans

  • Door Guys by Comedy Store Studios

    Get ready to be shown the door.

  • Dopple by The Audience Favorite

    Double everything.

  • Dust Buddies by Bee's Knees

    A Roomba goes on an adventure to clean the greatest mess of all. Life.

  • Enlightened by We Did It Joe

    Enlighten the truth

  • Family Jewels by Better than expected

    Does your family hate your best friend?

  • Fanning Out by Too Lemon

    Billie is not a fan.

  • For the Rack by ElFun Productions

    What drives a man to steal?

  • Fresh, White, and Clean by DeNitto's Heroes
  • From Dad by Los Atlanta

    To Aden, from Dad.

  • Fromage a Trois by SpinQ Studios

    Their time is now!

  • Future Juice by Primo Productions

    The Future is in Your Hands!

  • Futureverse by Milk Productions

    Falling isn't so difficult

  • Glass Bottle by El Dorado Media

    Broken glass for a broken heart.

  • Good Bye by A Greek God Entertainment LLC.

    Final Goodbyes

  • Got Dang Hike by Taller Productions

    Be cautious of berries.

  • Heated by Storied Palms

    When temperatures rise, tempers fly

  • Hero Hour by Ticonderoga

    This Could Be You

  • Hot Flash by 4KTV

    In the midst of a heatwave, only one man can save the day.

  • Hotties With A Body by Suit + Tie Kinda Guys

    You Only Live Once, but to Some Fans that Doesn't Matter

  • Housemates by Goldthunder Productions

    Sometimes when you live alone, you have all the friends you need.

  • IT'S OVER by A Banana Bear Production

    GET OUT ALIVE TOGETHER

  • Judge of Character by Cultural Detritus

    Everybody deserves a chance.

  • Judgement by Center Cut Productions

    Every action will be judged.

  • Kitchen Hacks by Monte Videos

    Talk about a cutthroat kitchen

  • Kontrol by Dirty Purple Cowboy

    If you want to stay in control, don't look outside.

  • Landlord by Fungis (Fun Guys)

    Rent is due.

  • Last Shot by The Team

    The Last Shot

  • Letting Go by Red Nova Entertainment

    Life is a balance of holding on and letting go

  • Livin' with Lisa by Team Sanctuary

    You Can Still Feel a Cold Shoulder in a Heat Wave

  • Love at first splatter by Indigo Scouts

    It takes guts to find love

  • Lovesick by OhOk

    Those aren't butterflies in your stomach.

  • MANBOT by Baby Bird Worldwide

    Sometimes love comes with a money back guarantee

  • Meadow by The Cliff Edge

    There's no business like Hero business

  • Meeting Mychael by Ummusing Productions

    Sometimes the meeting is the hardest part

  • Memora by Clay Lacey Media

    Memory is mental time travel

  • MindPhuck by Celtic Wanderer

    Nothing like Catching Up With Old Friends

  • MOLENTIS by Studio IO

    Let's turn folklore into fake lore.

  • Monomania by Trebor Media

    Who do you think you are?

  • Nikki & Logan: Uplifting the Unhoused by Arcada Pictures

    Redefining Homelessness

  • Nine Steps by Rainbow Road Lap 3

    Good Night Tommy

  • Norman by VisionRey

    When vision becomes reality

  • Oh, devil! by UCLA x

    Yep, God 's fine with that

  • Optimal by SPROUTIN’ studio

    What makes a hero?

  • Ordinary Kids by Red Room Productions

    If anyone asks...

  • PARALYZED by Meeks Media Group

    Don't get caught sleeping

  • Parental Advisory: Kind of a lot of Suicide by Naughty Kitty

    Maybe just sleep on it.

  • Parking Tickets by Sky Castle Pictures

    Sometimes punishment doesn't fit the crime

  • Pendulum by Fruits Of Labor/ She Is Productions

    Appreciate the small things in life, because they fan turn out to be the most important memories.

  • Photo Finish by Team Woodstock Museum

    Lights out. Date on!

  • Power of Attorney by Mandi Eats a Muffin

    With great power comes great lawsuits

  • RED-HANDED by Starrberry Productions

    Vengeance is a dish served hot!

  • Ride in Peace by STARDUST

    N/A

  • roadschooling by Xylograph Films

    Not all roads lead home.

  • Rotund Takes a Holiday by Third Place Productions

    He's Super Annoyed

  • Savory by LiberTeam

    What would you do if you met your favorite celebrity?

  • Shell by The Cynical Brothers

    There's plenty of shells in the sea

  • Silent Revenge by High Freakquency Productions

    Revenge is a dish best serverd quietly.

  • Sis by Team All Of Us 2022

    just two sis

  • Skeletalk by Dreams of the Frog

    Skeletons are everywhere

  • Skittles by The Boys in the Band

    Tell 'em about Tallahassee, man. Tell 'em about the contest, dude.

  • Smile by Lion and Lamb Pictures

    Grin and bear it.

  • Smoke Detected by LAST PLACE

    It's time to get trashed!

  • Spaced Out by eXNk Productions

    Everyone needs a little space sometimes...

  • Speckle by Blue Crab Street

    Art Kills

  • STARSTRUCK by 3DEEP FILMS

    Giving new meaning to greatest hits.

  • Stop The Steal by Pryde Pierce Films

    It's not just illegals this time.

  • Stream of Consciousness by End Quote Pictures

    An unexpected relationship blossoms between two online gamers.

  • Swiped by Lack of Sleep Films

    This isn't your fathers dating app.

  • Take The Shot by Damn Good Team

    Three outlaws, One Choice

  • Taste The Pain by Studio Lotus

    Sometimes it's easier to love someone more than yourself

  • Technicolor Yawn by Fabulous 48

    Sick of the Season

  • Ten of Swords by Boys Who Cry

    It's time to succumb to defeat.

  • The 8 O'Clock Hour by D'Ambrosio Twins

    Death is the price of fame!

  • The Bounty by Blue Dragon Studios

    The hunt begins.

  • The Climbing by Triat Films
  • The Crystal of Pandor by Nerdhaven Films

    Star POW!

  • The Damsel by DC Productions

    There's always a worse bet

  • The Date of Ages by Sera

    No time to date

  • The Derailleur by Green Light Productions

    Which lines will Tommy cross to reach the finish line?

  • The Great Expedition by The Yung LAds

    Adventure

  • The Great Squirrel Epidemic by The Sandbox

    Just A Squirrel Tryna Get A Nut!

  • The Gypsy Apprentice by Chateau Lecrivain/EMZ

    A new gypsy brings a little something special to the circle.

  • The Harlequin by Prototype Productions

    Hey puttah

  • The Miller Massacre by Black Magic

    Welcome to the Miller House. All are welcome but no one ever leaves.

  • The Sinner by Forward Assist Productions

    Nature is weird. People are weirder.

  • The Way Home by Slava Ukraine

    Who do you think you are?

  • This Time With Feeling by Celestra Productions

    A Drop-Dead Performance

  • THREE'S A CROWD by Fagan Films

    Anything can happen in the desert

  • Toothpaste Paradox by Unsafe Haven

    A time travel tale as old as time.

  • Trip by Cinema Club

    Her first...and last trip.

  • Ursula by DodgeMadness

    The Past, without the past, is the disaster

  • Vagabonds, Voyages, and Very Expensive Things by The Wolf Den Productions

    Everyone's going somewhere.

  • Vestige by Parade Lap Productions

    All Roads Must End

  • We'll Find a Way by Pretty Penny Media

    Even when there's no will, they'll find a way.

  • Weekend Vibes by KshKnxnStudio

    The road is an interesting place to be. You’re really nowhere, yet at the same time, you’re everywhere.

  • What Lies Within by Red Cape Films

    Some boxes are best left unopened

  • Who Do You Think You Are? by Afición Productions

    Can the real be sabotaged?

  • Who Killed Tommy Chilton? by Blood From Stone

    Brush with Death

  • Why Did You Brush Me Away? by Gregory

    You only need to brush the teeth you want to keep.

  • Wolf by John Hindman Studio

    A brush with death

  • XXXO? by Salty Narwhal Productions

    Love comes in all shapes in sizes

  • Yerfdog Makes a New Friend by Hummingbird Goetzl Animation

    Oh Boy!

  • Zone Out by FZ Productions

    One dose can't change everything

  • המוסד מת מצחוק by Israeli Filmmakers

    Coocoo! You're dead!


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