San Antonio, Texas July 23 - 25, 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 Wrap Party Films for winning Best Film of 2021. Their film She's A Good Girl will go on to represent San Antonio against all the other city winners around the world at Filmapalooza 2022.


1st Place: Best Film of 2021

She's A Good Girl by Wrap Party Films

Required Elements

  • Character: Rick or Rita Bessemer, patient
  • Prop: a melon
  • Line: "Wrong. Guess again."

Audience Favorite: Group A

The Dawn by Stryde Studios

Honorable Mention
The Melon Felon by Rogy Productions - Red Dragon

Best Writing

Cannibalistic Tendencies by Jackson Inspirational

Honorable Mentions
Deepfake by Finished Productions
She's A Good Girl by Wrap Party Films
A Dish Served Cold by Bright Eye Pictures

Best Animation

Gemini by Ease of Creation

Honorable Mentions
Candlelight by CM9 Films
Hive by Pint Sized Pictures

Best Editing

A Melon Before Dying by SM/PK Films

Honorable Mentions
She's A Good Girl by Wrap Party Films
Patience by Banskota Productions

Best Directing

A Melon Before Dying by SM/PK Films

Honorable Mentions
The Dawn by Stryde Studios
Homesick by Rattle Your Cage
Cannibalistic Tendencies by Jackson Inspirational
Deepfake by Finished Productions

Best Cinematography

The Dawn by Stryde Studios

Honorable Mentions
The Melon Felon by Rogy Productions - Red Dragon
A Melon Before Dying by SM/PK Films

Best Sound Design

A Melon Before Dying by SM/PK Films

Honorable Mentions
She's A Good Girl by Wrap Party Films
The Melon Felon by Rogy Productions - Red Dragon

Best Acting

Lisa Belcher She's A Good Girl by Wrap Party Films

Best Actor

Don Kennedy The Dawn by Stryde Studios

Honorable Mentions
Trae Jackson Cannibalistic Tendencies by Jackson Inspirational
Bill Field Of Mayhem, Murder, and MacGuffins by Team Left Field

Best Actress

Lisa Belcher She's A Good Girl by Wrap Party Films

Honorable Mentions
Brittany Vinciguerra A Melon Before Dying by SM/PK Films
Stormy Lopez Homesick by Rattle Your Cage

Best Costumes

A Melon Before Dying by SM/PK Films

Honorable Mentions
The Dawn by Stryde Studios
Gemini by Ease of Creation

Best Use of Character

The Melon Felon by Rogy Productions - Red Dragon

Honorable Mentions
A Melon Before Dying by SM/PK Films
Cannibalistic Tendencies by Jackson Inspirational

Best Use of Prop

A Melon Before Dying by SM/PK Films

Honorable Mentions
Hive by Pint Sized Pictures
A Dish Served Cold by Bright Eye Pictures

Best Use of Line

Nightmares Are Dreams Too by Montexas Productions

Honorable Mentions
A Dish Served Cold by Bright Eye Pictures
Homesick by Rattle Your Cage

Best Use of Genre

Dark Comedy Cannibalistic Tendencies by Jackson Inspirational

Honorable Mentions
Film de Femme A Dish Served Cold by Bright Eye Pictures
Revenge Homesick by Rattle Your Cage

Best Visual Effects

Candlelight by CM9 Films

Best Behind the Scenes

Homesick by Rattle Your Cage

Best Promotion of Film

The Dawn by Stryde Studios

Lone Wolf Award

RICK by Calavaza Film Production

2021 Film List

  • A Dish Served Cold by Bright Eye Pictures

    Revenge can be delicious...or deadly.

  • A Melon Before Dying by SM/PK Films

    Murder, Memories, Melons

  • Bucket List by Heron Productions

    It's never too late to work on your bucket list!

  • Candlelight by CM9 Films

    Finding light in the darkness

  • Cannibalistic Tendencies by Jackson Inspirational

    It’s the temptations that scare me.

  • Deepfake by Finished Productions

    Can you tell what's real?

  • Gemini by Ease of Creation

    Friendships Evolve

  • Hive by Pint Sized Pictures

    A story of age to riches

  • Homesick by Rattle Your Cage

    A dark revenge

  • Nightmares Are Dreams Too by Montexas Productions

    Home isn't always where you think it is.

  • Of Mayhem, Murder, and MacGuffins by Team Left Field

    Muffins, lots and lots of muffins

  • Patience by Banskota Productions

    Patience

  • RICK by Calavaza Film Production

    A Regular Family of Monsters.

  • She's A Good Girl by Wrap Party Films

    Never Call a Woman Crazy

  • The Dawn by Stryde Studios

    Your eyes will be opened, and you will know good and evil.

  • The Melon Felon by Rogy Productions - Red Dragon

    He will come and take your melons


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