Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania September 30 - October 2, 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 Gaff Tape and a Prayer for winning Best Film of 2022. Their film Veronica@Home will go on to represent Pittsburgh against all the other city winners around the world at Filmapalooza 2023.


1st Place: Best Film of 2022

Veronica@Home by Gaff Tape and a Prayer

2nd Place: Best Film of 2022

Dumped by Blind Tiger Films

Required Elements

  • Character: Skip or Skipper Carle - Plumber
  • Prop: a family ring
  • Line: "I wish I still loved you like I used to."

Best Writing

Bill Lyon and Rick Bryant Veronica@Home by Gaff Tape and a Prayer

Best Editing

Bill Lyon Veronica@Home by Gaff Tape and a Prayer

Best Directing

Mike Hanley Veronica@Home by Gaff Tape and a Prayer

Best Cinematography

Josh Hausman Dumped by Blind Tiger Films

Mike Hanley Veronica@Home by Gaff Tape and a Prayer

Best Sound Design

David Adams Veronica@Home by Gaff Tape and a Prayer

Best Music

Nebula Black Eros by Io Films

Best Acting (in a supporting role)

Simon Moody Please Stay by Blank Slate Productions

Best Actor

Bill Lyon Veronica@Home by Gaff Tape and a Prayer

Best Actress

Greta Gattuso Eros by Io Films

Best Costumes

Clayton Petrella and Connor Petrella Party On by Bokeh Pictures

Best Make Up And Hair

Lacy Brooks and Abby Filtrante The Reunion by Reckless Anesiac

Best Use of Character

Dumped by Blind Tiger Films

Best Use of Prop

The Rite Reason by Filmmaker's Finest

Best Use of Line

Freak Out by EXPERIMENTAL Productions

Audience Choice Award

Dumped by Blind Tiger Films

Veronica@Home by Gaff Tape and a Prayer

The Ladies Room by Girl After Dark Films

Best Death

Astronaut Electrocution Party On by Bokeh Pictures

Best Lighting

Brian Fuller and Jordan Whiteko Twisties by Bad Dates

Best Monster

Merde The Turd Girl Dumped by Blind Tiger Films

Best Screen King or Queen

Evelyn Wawrzyniak and Cora Wawrzyniak Party On by Bokeh Pictures

Best Student 48

S.O.S. by La Roche University

Best Use of Blood or Goo

The Reunion by Reckless Anesiac

Best Use of Computer Effects

Mike Hanley Veronica@Home by Gaff Tape and a Prayer

Best villain

Jamie performed by James McDonald Party On by Bokeh Pictures

2022 Film List

  • A Mother's Dying Wish by Nostalgic Nightmare Productions

    How far would you go to fulfill your mother's dying wish?

  • Aftermath by JB Films

    When everything has already happened, we are just left with the....

  • Bozophilia by BA etc.

    Sometimes you just feel like clowning around

  • Chosen by Filmsknot Productions

    I wish I still loved you like I used to

  • Dumped by Blind Tiger Films

    Have you every wondered what happens to the things you dump down the toilet?

  • Encore by Wannabe Film Students

    I wish I still loved you like I used to

  • Eros by Io Films

    The journey of emotion begins.

  • Freak Out by EXPERIMENTAL Productions

    You're next...

  • Heirloom by Excelsior

    Dont drink the coolaid

  • Hidden Behind The Veil by Panic Terror Films and DowncastSpark

    A Panic Terror Films and Downcastspark Production

  • Love From Beyond by Camp Crestone Productions

    Read the Fine Print

  • Mama Knows Best by Beginnings

    Mama always knows best

  • One of Us is Lying and One of Us is Dying by 3.B.T Productions
  • Party On by Bokeh Pictures
  • Please Stay by Blank Slate Productions

    Please, Stay with me.

  • S.O.S. by La Roche University

    How far would you go to save yourself?

  • Sanctuary by The Westminster Gecko X-Press

    Seek Sanctuary

  • Soon by Pull It Together Productions

    I'll be back soon...

  • Splatter by MEGnificent Productions

    Splatter

  • Switch by Scotty Studios

    Is she really the one?

  • The Box by Blood Moon

    Not all Trash is Treasure

  • The Chemistry of Love by Blackwater Films

    "It is the ability to love that makes us human" - unknown

  • The Ladies Room by Girl After Dark Films

    Smoking Kills

  • The Prototype by Spectacular Optical

    This is the promise of RegenaChild.

  • The Reunion by Reckless Anesiac

    A past to remember. A present to celebrate. A future of revenge.

  • The Ring of the Witcher by Cajun Shamrock Productions

    The only good witch is a dead witch.

  • The Rite Reason by Filmmaker's Finest

    Summon your family.

  • The Unlucky Winner by Vetoed Films
  • Twisties by Bad Dates

    It’s One Hell of a High

  • Unrequited by Reel World Productions

    One love becomes hate

  • Veronica@Home by Gaff Tape and a Prayer
  • Vilomah by Lone Wolf Productions

    Flesh and Blood


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