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 1+1 Productions for winning Best Film of 2016. Their film Fields will go on to represent Minneapolis against all the other city winners around the world at Filmapalooza 2017.
An awkward young architect desperately wants to improve a conversation with her boss.
A first time homeowner faces adulthood but is tormented by strange noises coming from the shed.
It happens all too often
Delve into the mind of someone who is psychotic, as they attempt to function in society.
Magic isn't just cards and rabbits.
A missing man, a suspicious dame, and a detective who may not be quite what he seems.
Western movie buffs turn to Craigslist to add members to their posse.
When asked a simple question, a young woman must scramble to find the safest answer.
A young girl peruses her father's dream of reanimating the dead
A delivery start-up company in medieval times struggle to complete their first big job.
Alone in space, Jenny Redondo longs for companionship
A young superhero takes justice into his own hands.
After the death of her husband, Jenny travels back in time, discovering her husband's past affair.
A writer for a newspaper must escape a time loop of the worst day of his life.
Grapes, Fishes and Death Wishes
Music and love bringing family together
Jenny Redondo has reason to be suspicious when an unexpected guest joins her.
Jenny decides David is her Prince Charming.
Jimmy has a tip on a horse that could save Leonard’s life… if he can get to the track in time.
A small town kid goes to the big city and get sweept up in a robbery
A detective unravels a mystery, ultimately ruining a surprise.
A writer discovers a magical typewriter that lets her characters come to life.
The fable of the director and the grape.
Three friends seek closer over a lost friendship.
Girl finds love with ghost of a cowboy
Croquet shot! Awww, Yeah!
"All Jimmy and Julia Redondo ever wanted was to make America grape again."
Jenny Laments about a lost cause
Seeking justice for a murdered friend, our superhero fights crime and tracks an elusive villain.
A young girl helps her sister come to a realization of an old fantasy.
An elderly man must look back on a missed moment, in order to make a connection with his grandson
A psychic reading of a dog's perspective is misinterpreted and almost destroys a marriage.
they have a secret …
In the summer of 1999, punk band, "Impressively Oppressed Depression" recorded their hit song.
A spirited young journalist seeks out the meaning of the stories told by an eccentric winemaker.
Temporary Employment, Long-Term Justice
A dispute between neighbors leads an underdog to challenge the longstanding national champion of War
A couple is on a missing to find out what is causing an unknown noise in their new house.
He loved his job. His job didn't love him.
Three Armies went to war but only 3 survived
A seasoned adventurer must save his best friend from a cult hell-bent on taking down the internet.
Doug Franklin leaves work in the middle of the day to attend a job interview.
A special investigator, brilliant in her own mind, finally meets her match on an unsolvable case.
A young man with an extreme need for tidying up gets a surprise visit from an old roommate.
Time "Travel" Film du Femme
When your headliner cancels
Post apocalyptic western where a woman tells her story at a campfire.
A storyteller reads a fable. Or is it her reality?
A man comes back from the depths of hell to try and take the Stallion
Kids wish to ninja-battle with Dad, who would rather sit and chill.