Richmond, Virginia October 19 - 21, 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 Team Flash Frame for winning Best Film of 2018. Their film Amelia will go on to represent Richmond against all the other city winners around the world at Filmapalooza 2019.


1st Place: Best Film of 2018

Amelia by Team Flash Frame

2nd Place: Best Film of 2018

Negative Space by Face For Radio

Required Elements

  • Character: Joe or Jenna MacDonald, journalist
  • Prop: a hamburger
  • Line: ""You missed the point." or "You missed the point.""

Audience Favorite: Group A

The last Supper by SEMI WRONG

Audience Favorite: Group B

Scratch by Strangers With Cameras

Best Writing

Ryan Farriss, Richie Ellison & Joseph Ryan Amelia by Team Flash Frame

Best Editing

Ben Surber Negative Space by Face For Radio

Best Directing

Richie Ellison Amelia by Team Flash Frame

Best Cinematography

Andee Arches Negative Space by Face For Radio

Best Sound Design

Pushover by TBDA

Best Musical Score

Chase Capo Piece of mind by Goodnight Gracie... Forever....

Best Actor

Matthew Guillen Piece of mind by Goodnight Gracie... Forever....

Best Actress

Amelia Farriss Amelia by Team Flash Frame

Best Special Effects

Negative Space by Face For Radio

Best Costumes

Dominic Vizdos & Michael O'Connell Scratch by Strangers With Cameras

Best Make Up

Catherine Burgess #FARMVILLE by The Voleenteers

Best Use of Character

Scratch by Strangers With Cameras

Best Use of Prop

Uncle Jimmy by Patriot Productions

Best Use of Line

Scratch by Strangers With Cameras

Best Scream

Emmalee Clute Scratch by Strangers With Cameras

Best Death Scene

Piece of mind by Goodnight Gracie... Forever....

Best Victim

Rachel Sargeant Piece of mind by Goodnight Gracie... Forever....

Best Villain

Thomas Scott Scratch by Strangers With Cameras

Scariest Film

Pushover by TBDA

2018 Film List

  • #FARMVILLE by The Voleenteers

    A collegiate social media queen is stalked by a figure in Farmville, VA.

  • All Signs Ignored by Red Hills Productions

    An oblivious journalist, Jenna MacDonald, finds herself in a troubling situation while investigating a troubling case south of home.

  • Amelia by Team Flash Frame

    When Amelia has her first baptism, more than her sins are washed away.

  • Grubburger by Red Love

    HOPE RUINS EVERYTHING

  • Here Come The Freaks by Atlantic East Motion Picture Co

    The freaks of Horror High decide to take back their school and teach the bullies a lesson.

  • HILLFORD by This is a Film About Something Productions

    Brother and sister investigate a haunted house; it goes about as well as you'd expect.

  • How To See Dead by Don't Forget Your Bike

    Jessica has befriended a ghost inhabiting an abandoned car, but she can only summon him by hotboxing the car.

  • Mr. Shackles by A Bit..... Much Productions
  • Negative Space by Face For Radio

    Bunny, a recently deceased ghost must follow Joe, her living connection to the world, and make a connecting with him or be trapped forever in a negative space with other tortured souls who "missed the point".

  • Piece of mind by Goodnight Gracie... Forever....

    Deacon's sausage "It's like part of the family"

  • Pumpkin Spice by Lesser Lights

    A viral video that makes the viewers lose thier minds

  • Pushover by TBDA

    Field reporter Jenna MacDonald comes to realize her neighbor isn't all that he seems.

  • Quota of the Serial Killer Cult of Richmond, Virginia by Zolly Ops

    Facing banishment from his favorite social club -- and it's succulent ribs -- Steve MacDonald battles to get back into the good graces of his fellow Serial Killer Cult members.

  • Row House by Sparkycon Pictures

    Welcome to the party.

  • Scratch by Strangers With Cameras

    A girl is given a mystery doll who protects her from a murderous parent on Christmas Eve.

  • The Hospital by DarkCloud Pictures

    4 teenagers went missing and were later found in an abandoned hospital with footage.

  • The last Supper by SEMI WRONG

    you missed the point

  • The Patriarch by Rebel Film Group

    Cult leader Jack pits his older wife, Donna, against her younger competitor, Maddie.

  • Uncle Jimmy by Patriot Productions

    A teenage boy doesn’t want to go to his uncle’s funeral so his uncle comes to him.


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