Providence, Rhode Island August 13 - 15, 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 Chicken Dinner Productions for winning Best Film of 2021. Their film Seacrets will go on to represent Providence against all the other city winners around the world at Filmapalooza 2022.


1st Place: Best Film of 2021

Seacrets by Chicken Dinner Productions

2nd Place: Best Film of 2021

The King’s Gambit by The Baby Boy Long Shots

Required Elements

  • Character: Malia or Mac MacGarvey, vice-president (of anything)
  • Prop: a Q-Tip
  • Line: "Can you keep a secret?"

Audience Favorite: Group A

Backyard Referees by Rule of Thumb Productions

Honorable Mention
Q-stix by Chickens vs. Sputnik

Audience Favorite: Group B

The Session by Alternative Pictures

Honorable Mention
Seacrets by Chicken Dinner Productions

Best Writing

Dirty Bodies by Nerd Studios

Best Editing

Can You Keep A Secret by PAwesome

Best Directing

The Session by Alternative Pictures

Best Cinematography

Same Ol' Swab Story by Movieflip

Best Acting

Seacrets by Chicken Dinner Productions

Best Graphics

The Mixed Match Pair by The Velcro Response Unit

Best Special Effects

The Omega Variant by Summers Time Entertainment

Best Costumes

The Diamond Q-Tip by Dancing in the Rain

Best Use of Character

Seacrets by Chicken Dinner Productions

Best Use of Prop

Same Ol' Swab Story by Movieflip

Best Use of Line

Dirty Bodies by Nerd Studios

The Rick Tobin Memorial Award for the Obscure and Absurd

Q-stix by Chickens vs. Sputnik

2021 Film List

  • A Bump In The Road by Rat Pack Pictures

    Keep moving forward.

  • Backyard Referees by Rule of Thumb Productions

    Regulating the rules, whether you like it or not.

  • Camp Spotlight by G.COLE Productions

    First Love

  • Can You Keep A Secret by PAwesome

    A Journey To Peel Back The Curtain

  • Dirty Bodies by Nerd Studios

    Cleaning is hard.

  • FearBnB by Wagglerock Films

    Just when you thought it was safe to go on vacation.

  • For You, Mr. Williams by The Rats

    It'll knock your shoes off!

  • Guess Whom by 3oh1 Films

    Can you guess whom?!?

  • Q-stix by Chickens vs. Sputnik

    Greed, Honor, Addiction

  • Same Ol' Swab Story by Movieflip

    The Customer Is Never Right...

  • Seacrets by Chicken Dinner Productions

    Yeah, that's not real.

  • The Diamond Q-Tip by Dancing in the Rain

    They say it can heal and clean out any ear filled with wax.

  • The King’s Gambit by The Baby Boy Long Shots

    This pawn is hardcore

  • The Mixed Match Pair by The Velcro Response Unit

    No one likes getting the Boinks

  • The Omega Variant by Summers Time Entertainment

    Stories to help you rest... in peace.

  • The Pawfect Heist by 3C’s & MAE Productions

    The Pawfect Heist

  • The Session by Alternative Pictures

    Can you keep a secret?

  • Uneasy Neighbors by Tempus Fugitives

    We need to rely upon each other.


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