Los Angeles, California October 22 - 24, 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 Center Cut Productions for winning Best Film of 2021. Their film The Entertainer will go on to represent Los Angeles against all the other city winners around the world at Filmapalooza 2022.


1st Place: Best Film of 2021

The Entertainer by Center Cut Productions

2nd Place: Best Film of 2021

Unholy Banquet by Too Lemon

3rd Place: Best Film of 2021

Garden Clown by Gunther Oakbark

Required Elements

  • Character: Allen or Alyne Harding, Traveler
  • Prop: a pumpkin
  • Line: "This is going to be fun."

Audience Favorite: Group A

Halloween Re-Treat by Nosey Dinosaur, Fruits of Our Labor

Audience Favorite: Group B

The Haunting of Dolly Parton by Wet dreamers

Audience Favorite: Group C

Unholy Banquet by Too Lemon

Best Writing

Unholy Banquet by Too Lemon

Best Editing

The Entertainer by Center Cut Productions

Best Directing

Unholy Banquet by Too Lemon

Honorable Mention
The Entertainer by Center Cut Productions

Best Cinematography

Blackcliffe by Discordant Pictures

Best Musical Score

Cabin Game by Studio Vista

Best Song

Blurred by Blue Dragon Studios

Best Actor

Lawrence Hemingway The Entertainer by Center Cut Productions

Honorable Mention
Micah Cohen Blackcliffe by Discordant Pictures

Best Actress

Sarah Levin Unholy Banquet by Too Lemon

Honorable Mention
Kathleen Rose Whitbey Welcome Back to My Channel by Team BlueRose

Best Supporting Actor

Marc Michael Bianchi "Drusilla" by High Freakquency Productions

Honorable Mention
Trevor Cameron Garden Clown by Gunther Oakbark

Best Supporting Actress

Becca Scherer - Winner, Julie Meghan Brown - Runner Up Unholy Banquet by Too Lemon

Best Ensemble Acting

Unholy Banquet by Too Lemon

Best Costumes

Guilty Pleasure by The Tiny Pumpkins

Best Set Design

“The Harvester” by Clay Lacey Media

Best Use of Character

Garden Clown by Gunther Oakbark

Best Use of Prop

Carved by Team ASL

Best Use of Line

Blurred by Blue Dragon Studios

Best Use of Genre

"Drusilla" by High Freakquency Productions

Best Practical Effects

“The Harvester” by Clay Lacey Media

2021 Film List

  • "Drusilla" by High Freakquency Productions

    "Don't you dare!"

  • “The Harvester” by Clay Lacey Media

    The worst kind of ungifting

  • A Case Of Mistaken Identity by Space Door Pictures

    In the wrong place at the right time

  • Allen Gets Headed by Team Anything Really

    In a world of curses and travels

  • ANYTHING GOES by Kassy Mahea

    When writing a story, anything goes.

  • Blackcliffe by Discordant Pictures

    Beyond sibling rivalry lies terror beyond imagination...

  • Blurred by Blue Dragon Studios

    In 2078, everyone has the same goal: survive.

  • Cabin Game by Studio Vista

    No one rests in peace.

  • Carved by Team ASL

    A travel blogger produces a documentary about witnessing a killer by spying on people

  • Eve of the Witch by Bad Moon Media

    You can't escape fate.

  • Family Dies by Goosechumps

    In Death We Are Equal

  • Garden Clown by Gunther Oakbark

    GROW. A. CLOWN.

  • Ghost Magnet by Electric Reign

    Beloved to Death

  • Guilty Pleasure by The Tiny Pumpkins

    A shockingly good time.

  • Halloween Re-Treat by Nosey Dinosaur, Fruits of Our Labor

    Horror has met its Match

  • Hammer by Lime Street Entertainment & Goldthunder Productions

    It's a Bloody Smash!

  • Honorary Freak by CaptiVader Productions

    Let Your Freak Flag Die

  • Literally, Discount Code by Taller Productions

    What if your funeral had a discount code?

  • Medea Creek by Horror Scope Productions

    Supernatural forces conspire to unearth justice long deserved.

  • Moon Under Scorpio by The Unprofessionals?

    You better not find yourself there on the wrong night.

  • Olor De Mujer by Lost Genesis

    The Smell of Love, is a Woman.

  • Patchin' the Piehole by Toasty Castle

    Keep a close eye on your Pumpkin.

  • Pepo Indemnity by Custom Made Name & Vicious Mojo Productions

    This spice only comes once a year.

  • Playing Opossum by PodBrother Nation

    The Elephant is not the only thing in the room.

  • Suburban Horror by Hold For Plane Pictures

    Killers may be smaller than they appear.

  • The Entertainer by Center Cut Productions

    A clown terrorizes two Instagram influencers on Halloween.

  • The Fallens by A Greek God Entertainment LLC.

    You lost your head, now you're dead

  • The Haunting of Dolly Parton by Wet dreamers

    Never meet your heroes.

  • The Turning by Climax Pure Kino & AFDA

    The ugly realities of vampirism

  • Three of a Kind by Van Haney Villa

    These killers have finally met their match.

  • Unholy Banquet by Too Lemon

    Roommates can suck sometimes

  • Welcome Back to My Channel by Team BlueRose

    Rose has risen.

  • Whose Blood is it Anyway? by Kiss of Death

    Cheese is thicker than blood


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