Shanghai, China 13 - 15 November 2015

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 Public by Default for winning Best Film of 2015. Their film Fruit will go on to represent Shanghai against all the other city winners around the world at Filmapalooza 2016.


1st Place: Best Film of 2015

Fruit by Public by Default

2nd Place: Best Film of 2015

Singles Day by I'm Okay With Anything

Required Elements

  • Character: 海龙 / 海灵 杜, 译员 (Hailong or Hailing Du, Interpreter)
  • Prop: 发票 (a red stamped official receipt)
  • Line: "让我肚子疼" ("It makes my stomach hurt.")

Audience Favorite: Group @

The Trip by Maybe

Audience Favorite: Group B

Fruit by Public by Default

Best Writing

Baby by Non Stop

Best Editing

Singles Day by I'm Okay With Anything

Best Directing

Mr.DU(杜先生) by 迪克炸毁天空

Best Cinematography

Fruit by Public by Default

Best Sound Design

metamorphosis by 白

Best Musical Score

Once upon a time in shanghai by wind from the sea

Best Actor

周永生 演员/Debut by 尽量不短路

Best Actress

Sandra Barten Still by Frameless

Best Special Effects

Come closer by 364X

Best Costumes

The Trip by Maybe

Best Use of Character

演员/Debut by 尽量不短路

Best Use of Prop

The Amazement Collectors by Baozi Productions

Best Use of Line

Singles Day by I'm Okay With Anything

2015 Film List

  • Baby by Non Stop

    A happy couple buys an innocent mochichi doll and spooky things start to happen.

  • Come closer by 364X

    A mysterious Fapiao, a pair of shoes, does Du Hailong dare to come closer?

  • Feel Free to Talk by LR collective

    Jack studied in the UK, his English is still poor for getting a job but a magical bug will do trick

  • flee by movie48

    不同时空的两个面容相同,有一样胎记的人在机缘巧合之下相遇,各怀秘密的他们一个是翻译员,一个是科学家。博弈间,是敌人亦或是伙伴?相同面容之下内心是否一样?逃亡的结局是逃出生天还是作茧自缚……

  • Fruit by Public by Default

    A guy goes to his friend's place to help out, but the visit doesn't turn out as expected.

  • Mental Blocks inside Wild Minds by Let's Make Great!

    a weird cowboy duel in a mental institution

  • metamorphosis by 白

    A mistaken wish

  • Mr.DU(杜先生) by 迪克炸毁天空

    Mr.du revenge to his ex girlfriend by Zhizhi the prostitute's help.

  • New Roomie by Rich Bangkok

    the real need of single guys

  • Once upon a time in shanghai by wind from the sea

    The wife of the translator is fond When she found her husband stopped her hobby, she began to rebel.

  • Singles Day by I'm Okay With Anything

    Where's my fucking delivery?

  • Still by Frameless

    A young woman dealing with the emotional pain of a miscarriage.

  • The Amazement Collectors by Baozi Productions

    People from another realm search for what it means to be amazed.

  • The Choice by Hand to Hand

    The choice within an empty room.

  • The F**king Interpreter by Kairos 关键时刻

    A celebrity dreams life from the perspective of an interpreter she encounters on the job.

  • The Trip by Maybe

    A Modern Man's Venture Into Love Through The Ages

  • Unisex by Random eye medium

    Two fundamentally different students argue about assigned film topic

  • 一个国家的毁灭 by 精神病研究所

    一个国家的毁灭

  • 演员/Debut by 尽量不短路

    一位父亲被女儿要求出演学生电影于是努力练习,最终没有被使用

  • 静默如谜 Turn In by 红薯

    Hailong Du want to translate the civilization of the insects, a rabbit sir gave him a pill...


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