Salt Lake City, Utah July 15 - 17, 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 Spacestation for winning Best Film of 2022. Their film Muggy will go on to represent Salt Lake City against all the other city winners around the world at Filmapalooza 2023.


1st Place: Best Film of 2022

Muggy by Spacestation

2nd Place: Best Film of 2022

Long Overdue by Sploosh Films

3rd Place: Best Film of 2022

Something in the Vents by Rush Studios

Required Elements

  • Character: Stephen or Stephanie Frost, HVAC Repair person
  • Prop: A sign
  • Line: ""I wish I had a hat like that.""

Audience Favorite: Group A

Something in the Vents by Rush Studios

Honorable Mention
Muggy by Spacestation

Audience Favorite: Group B

Fondue Night by 2nd Job productions

Honorable Mention
Lucy In The Forest With Corpses by The 388 Collective

Best Writing

Something in the Vents by Rush Studios

Best Editing

Muggy by Spacestation

Best Directing

Long Overdue by Sploosh Films

Best Cinematography

Witching Grounds by Bad still Films

Best Sound Design

Safe House by Alpaca Punch Media

Best Acting (in a leading role)

97° by Panscape Pictures

Best Graphics

Hot Air by Half Square Productions

Best Special Effects

A Stones Throw From Home by Comay

Best Choreography

Fondue Night by 2nd Job productions

Best Use of Character

Muggy by Spacestation

Best Use of Prop

A Stones Throw From Home by Comay

Best Use of Line

Lucy In The Forest With Corpses by The 388 Collective

Best Use of Genre

Safe House by Alpaca Punch Media

2022 Film List

  • ... In Time by King Knut Films

    Let Me Go!!!

  • 97° by Panscape Pictures

    It's only getting hotter out there...

  • A Stones Throw From Home by Comay

    Mission improbable.

  • Climate Ghandi by Nico's Pizzza & Films
  • Cold Killer by We DEFINITELY know what we are doing.....

    Things are going to be heated.

  • Crazy Times by A’Live World Production

    Wish I had a hat like that

  • Fondue Night by 2nd Job productions

    Work will kill you, but cheese brings life.

  • Hot Air by Half Square Productions

    Just make it somebody elses problem

  • Ignacio by Natural Born Losers

    Not everybody gets a second chance.

  • In Heat by Wandering Productions

    When summer love gets just a little too hot

  • Long Overdue by Sploosh Films

    Librarian unfolds 20 year-old cold case.

  • Lucy In The Forest With Corpses by The 388 Collective

    Confidence can be found through the unlikeliest friends

  • Moxi And The Buzz by 123 Movies Dot Com

    With heroes like this, who needs villains?

  • Muggy by Spacestation

    This Summer's Hottest Movie

  • Obsession by Time Valley Picture Company

    Love is hard to find

  • Opposing Council by Cyanide Squirrel Films

    Love and Order

  • Safe House by Alpaca Punch Media

    In a time of uncertainty and agency regulation, a safe house for women needing to make one of their lives hardest decisions is created.

  • Something in the Vents by Rush Studios

    For repair men, not all jobs are the same, and not all have happy endings.

  • The Hookup by Broke Fellas

    Boy needs a keg for the big St. Patrick's day party.

  • The Olive Branch by WSU Studio 76

    Bring Peace is a Power

  • The One That Stays by Kraus House Studios

    The decision is not only up to one person.

  • Witching Grounds by Bad still Films

    Don't go in the tunnel


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