Seattle, Washington October 15 - 17, 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 Gold Team for winning Best Film of 2021. Their film Die Scream Hate will go on to represent Seattle against all the other city winners around the world at Filmapalooza 2022.


1st Place: Best Film of 2021

Die Scream Hate by Gold Team

2nd Place: Best Film of 2021

Lucid by Atlantic Films

3rd Place: Best Film of 2021

Inner Demons by The Diet Mug Root Beer Film Team

Required Elements

  • Character: Chris Cherry, bartender
  • Prop: an umbrella
  • Line: "Are we there yet?"

Audience Favorite: Group A

Um.bre.la by Film Vandals

Audience Favorite: Group B

Pushing Up Daisy by Epic Edits

Best Writing

Inner Demons by The Diet Mug Root Beer Film Team

Best Editing

How to Cocktail by Nightingale Pictures

Best Directing

Die Scream Hate by Gold Team

Best Cinematography

Lucid by Atlantic Films

Die Scream Hate by Gold Team

Honorable Mention
Clowns, Texting, and Devils by Kill Rich Productions

Best Sound Design

Lucid by Atlantic Films

Best Supporting Actor

Uncredited Non Zombie Friends Help Bury the Body by Pulled Prok Productions

Best Ensemble Acting

Inner Demons by The Diet Mug Root Beer Film Team

Best Costumes

The South Road by Madland Productions

Honorable Mention
Welcome to Murderville by Blue Peony Productions

Best Use of Character

How to Cocktail by Nightingale Pictures

Best Use of Prop

Um.bre.la by Film Vandals

Best Use of Line

Man Farm by Telegram Sam & the Western Union

Best Use of Genre

Friends Help Bury the Body by Pulled Prok Productions

Best Practical Effects

Among the Sun by SubliminalEd Films

Best Visual Effects

Um.bre.la by Film Vandals

Best Acting (Comedy)

Summer Storholt Die Scream Hate by Gold Team

Best Acting (Drama)

Reza Leal-Smartt The Reflection by DCT Projects

Best Art Direction

Man Farm by Telegram Sam & the Western Union

Honorable Mention
Shore by Grindstone

Best in City: Honorable Mention

Welcome to Murderville by Blue Peony Productions

Best Pun Title

Summon Says by Subverseversive Productions

Guess Who's Coven to Dinner by PNW Metamorphosis

Bloodiest

Among the Sun by SubliminalEd Films

Creepiest

A Walk to Die For by Sparkle Motion Pictures

WTF?!

Pushing Up Daisy by Epic Edits

2021 Film List

  • A Walk to Die For by Sparkle Motion Pictures

    Will they escape the woods, or die trying?

  • Among the Sun by SubliminalEd Films

    Are you really afraid of the dark?

  • Are We There Yet.... by Blood Bath Films

    Ride share from Hell!!!!!!

  • Behind the Scenes by The StoopKids

    Where the magic happens

  • Cassandra by HANSEA

    Don't leave her alone...

  • Clowns, Texting, and Devils by Kill Rich Productions

    Creepy clowns are enough to make you text the devil.

  • Die Scream Hate by Gold Team

    Witches VS Witch Hunters.

  • Friends Help Bury the Body by Pulled Prok Productions

    How do you know who your real friends are?

  • Gods Children by Go Somewhere Cinema

    God has a plan for everyone, even if that plan is evil.

  • Guess Who's Coven to Dinner by PNW Metamorphosis

    Don't Talk to Pretty Stangers!

  • Happy Dayz by Darkform film / Empower

    A zombie movie

  • How to Cocktail by Nightingale Pictures

    The perfect drink

  • Inner Demons by The Diet Mug Root Beer Film Team

    Be sure to exorcise every day for best results

  • Katharsis by Team Skeleton Crew

    Break the cycle.

  • Lucid by Atlantic Films

    Are you sure you know where you're going?

  • Man Farm by Telegram Sam & the Western Union

    "Beware, the boys in the belfry."

  • Ophelia by Rising Productions

    All is not what it seems.

  • Pushing Up Daisy by Epic Edits

    Little Dog, Big Problems.

  • Shore by Grindstone

    Shore, why not.

  • Silent Passing by Septem

    Sickly terrifying.

  • Summon Says by Subverseversive Productions

    Critics rave: "A movie!"

  • The Nacklace by JOKER

    Do we have a deal?

  • The Reflection by DCT Projects

    DEMON

  • The South Road by Madland Productions

    Just because a road is less-traveled doesn't mean feet don't wander there.

  • Thesmophoria by Lorayne Girard Cinematics

    Be careful what you witch for.

  • Um.bre.la by Film Vandals

    They've been waiting for a rainy day to come along...

  • VOID by Destination Weird

    I fucking hate spiders

  • Welcome to Murderville by Blue Peony Productions

    Can You Survive?


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