Seattle, Washington October 14 - 16, 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 The Doom That Came To SeaTown for winning Best Film of 2022. Their film We're All In This Together will go on to represent Seattle against all the other city winners around the world at Filmapalooza 2023.


1st Place: Best Film of 2022

We're All In This Together by The Doom That Came To SeaTown

2nd Place: Best Film of 2022

Girls Night by Try Again

3rd Place: Best Film of 2022

Required Elements

  • Character: Desi Sanchez, chiropractor
  • Prop: a kite
  • Line: ""This may be the worst relationship I’ve ever had." or "This may be the worst relationship I have ever had.""

Audience Favorite: Group A

The Fingernail Taker by Evil Gold Team

Audience Favorite: Group B

Major Adjustment by JMAK Studio

Audience Favorite: Group C

We're All In This Together by The Doom That Came To SeaTown

Audience Favorite: Group D

Best Writing

Invited by SubliminalEd Films

We're All In This Together by The Doom That Came To SeaTown

Honorable Mention
Afternoon of the Killer Kites by Film Vandals

Best Editing

Toys Will Be Toys by Adventure Star Pictures

Best Directing

Girls Night by Try Again

Best Cinematography

Within by Atlantic Films

Best Sound Design

MALIGN by William Nilliam

Toys Will Be Toys by Adventure Star Pictures

Best Musical Score

Invited by SubliminalEd Films

Best Acting (in a supporting role)

Mark Fox Invited by SubliminalEd Films

Best Ensemble Acting

We're All In This Together by The Doom That Came To SeaTown

Honorable Mention
Girls Night by Try Again

Best Graphics

Best Special Effects

We're Not Monsters by Rekindle

Best Costumes

A Witch's Promise by Team Neanderthal

Honorable Mention
POOLSIDE by Team Sparkles

Best Use of Character

Major Adjustment by JMAK Studio

Best Use of Prop

Best Use of Line

It ends here by Simula Studios

Best Use of Genre

POOLSIDE by Team Sparkles

Honorable Mention
Girls Night by Try Again

Best Visual Effects

Everlast by GrittyFlix

Best Scream

The Fingernail Taker by Evil Gold Team

48 Without Borders

STRINGS by The Dumpling Troop

Audience Favorite Favorite

We're All In This Together by The Doom That Came To SeaTown

Best Acting in a Comedy

David S. Hogan The Price of Art by Consortium of Weirdos

Best Acting in a Drama

Amanda Schnieders Invited by SubliminalEd Films

Best Art Direction

Revenge of the Lesbian Vampire by Privateer Productions

Best Death

Man's Best Accomplice by Team Wisen

Best in City - Honorable Mention

Revenge of the Lesbian Vampire by Privateer Productions

Bloodiest

Solitarius by Turn Film Co.

Honorable Mention
Monarch by TEAM VISION

Body Count

Bro Code by Off-Brand Boogeyman Brigade

Creepiest

The Price of Art by Consortium of Weirdos

The Lloyd Kaufman Award

The Scoot-Scoot Man by Rising Productions

WTF?!

We're Not Monsters by Rekindle

2022 Film List

  • A Nightmare in the Garden by Cinepatic Entertainment Co.

    The legend of a campus killer haunts students on the anniversary of his death.

  • A Smile In The Dark by Kangaroo Punch

    Old friends will never leave you

  • A Witch's Promise by Team Neanderthal

    Life isn't so cheesy after all

  • Afternoon of the Killer Kites by Film Vandals

    Everything is... fine.

  • Alice in Puppetland by Dominoeffekt Media Produktion

    Family first

  • Baggage by Lorayne Girard Cinematics

    Some lives are more spirited than other.

  • Boxed In by Go Somewhere Cinema

    when life gives you boxing gloves... you take matters into your own hands.

  • Bro Code by Off-Brand Boogeyman Brigade

    It's sacred.

  • Cause And Effect by Laugh Now Cry Later Productions LLC

    You Reap What You Sow

  • Check Please by Tapped House Media

    No one wanted to pick up the bill!

  • Chiromaniac by MyAsianStudios

    Your last breath with Dr. Sanchez

  • Don't Look Back by The Sheebee Jeebees

    Let the haunting begin.

  • Everlast by GrittyFlix

    Forever, Everlast

  • Girls Night by Try Again

    Its girls night out and people die.

  • If You've Got It Haunt It by OC Film Club

    This must be the worst relationship I've ever had.

  • Invited by SubliminalEd Films

    Sometime having your neighbors for dinner isn’t what it seems.

  • It ends here by Simula Studios

    This will never happen again.

  • Lili by Trujillo Pictures

    Born to raise hell

  • Madison's Bones by Madland Productions

    These are very nice bones...

  • Major Adjustment by JMAK Studio

    A minor adjustment gone wrong.

  • MALIGN by William Nilliam

    A small moment of violence to put everything back in it's place.

  • Man's Best Accomplice by Team Wisen

    No, you can't pet my dog

  • Monarch by TEAM VISION

    “Terror Takes Flight”

  • Picture This! by Not A Cat Productions

    Say cheese

  • POOLSIDE by Team Sparkles

    Clowns in a pool.

  • Revenge of the Lesbian Vampire by Privateer Productions

    ESCAPE FROM HETERO HELL!

  • Scare-BnB by Hamilton the Town

    Soaring skies and deadly lies

  • Serene Way by Dead Tree Pictures

    There's all kinds of family

  • Solitarius by Turn Film Co.

    Isolation breeds boredom.

  • Something Within by Rising Reels Gang

    Sometimes evil is within

  • STRINGS by The Dumpling Troop

    When a chiropractor's visit turns into your worst nightmare...

  • The Adjustment by Dread Knot

    Let your pain fly away

  • The Circusers by Badgers?!
  • The Clown Stares at Me by Phantasmagoria

    And he won't stop!

  • The Fingernail Taker by Evil Gold Team

    Hold onto your nails.

  • The Interloper by Ponlets Productions

    The Cure for Interloping is a Heavy Sole

  • The Price of Art by Consortium of Weirdos

    Art can be dangerous.

  • The Scoot-Scoot Man by Rising Productions

    Respect Your Elders

  • The Secret of the Slough by Rough Work Studio’s

    watch the cautious

  • The Spiritual Benefits of Human Sacrifice by AAAHH!!!

    3 Life Tips to Die For

  • Toys Will Be Toys by Adventure Star Pictures

    It's just a toy...

  • We're All In This Together by The Doom That Came To SeaTown

    Trust the process

  • We're Not Monsters by Rekindle

    Too healthy? That's a crying shame, bro.

  • Weekend Rental by Spinal Trauma Films

    He'll be here soon.

  • What Lingers by Combat Wombats

    The body remembers.

  • WitchHer by Kill Rich Productions

    Swiping right can leave you cursed.

  • Within by Atlantic Films

    Your greatest threat is not far away.

  • ZuZu by Blue Peony Productions

    Little Girls Aren’t Always Made of Sugar Spice and Everything Nice


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