Lausanne, Switzerland 5 - 7 October 2018

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 30 Seconds Late for winning Best Film of 2018. Their film Un Été Étouffant will go on to represent Lausanne against all the other city winners around the world at Filmapalooza 2019.


1st Place: Best Film of 2018

Un Été Étouffant by 30 Seconds Late

Required Elements

  • Character: Vincent ou Viola Vargas, Maitre-nageur/euse (Vincent or Viola Vargas, Lifeguard)
  • Prop: Une brosse à dents (A toothbrush)
  • Line: "Ça va changer !" ("It's going to change!")

2018 Film List

  • En Cours de Sauvetage by VHS
  • Les Bains by L'Eictopus
  • Un Été Étouffant by 30 Seconds Late

    En période de vacances, le quotidien d'un maitre-nageur ambitieux se voit perturbé par une macabre succession d'évènements aussi improbables que violents.

  • Vivre Mort by CutMovieProd

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