Glasgow 15 - 17 October 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 GU Screenwriting Society Team B for winning Best Film of 2021. Their film Lou King - For a Role will go on to represent Glasgow against all the other city winners around the world at Filmapalooza 2022.


1st Place: Best Film of 2021

Lou King - For a Role by GU Screenwriting Society Team B

2nd Place: Best Film of 2021

The Obsession by clueless

Required Elements

  • Character: Lou King, film buff
  • Prop: Hairdryer
  • Line: "Be yourself."

Audience Favorite: Group A

The Glade by Aircraft Productions

Audience Favorite: Group B

Short Fuse by Hubland Pictures

Best Writing

Lou King - For a Role by GU Screenwriting Society Team B

Best Editing

The Obsession by clueless

Best Directing

Felix Round Lou King - For a Role by GU Screenwriting Society Team B

Best Cinematography

One flew over Coconut by Tree Bench Films

Best Sound Design

One flew over Coconut by Tree Bench Films

Best Music

Robert Newth Breakdown by CherryMan Media

Best Acting

Marcus Donaldson Lou King - For a Role by GU Screenwriting Society Team B

Best Supporting Actor

Gilly Gilchrist The Glade by Aircraft Productions

Best Effects

One-upped by Comharra

Best Choreography

Breakdown by CherryMan Media

Best Costumes

Watch Yourself by Sparklemotion

Best Use of Character

Killing Lou by Enfants De La Pastries

Best Use of Prop

Wakey Wakey by Dropshack

Best Use of Line

AWAKENING by Dee-King productions

Best Use of Genre

One True Cowboy Prevails by cheesecake ends

Best Hair

Mathilda Jameson Watch Yourself by Sparklemotion

Best Poster

Parallel by Cataldo productions

Best Production Design

One flew over Coconut by Tree Bench Films

Paw d'Or

Hoyo Wilsher-Gray Breakdown by CherryMan Media

Progression Award

The Obsession by clueless

Proud Scot

The Box by Awkward Turtle

Runner Up for Best Film

The Box by Awkward Turtle

The Obsession by clueless

One flew over Coconut by Tree Bench Films

Talk of the Town

A Time to Die by Skyenet

Young Filmmakers

Persephone by Phoenix Films

2021 Film List

  • Sois toi-même by All Things Considered Productions

    Bonojour Louise

  • A Time to Die by Skyenet

    A Time to Die

  • Adjoiners by Samson Films

    The Soap Opera you have been waiting for!

  • As The Leaves Fall by AnyThinkers!

    A trip to remember.

  • AWAKENING by Dee-King productions

    When the world becomes more accepting-AWAKENING

  • Boxes by Rottenrow Pictures

    A Fresh Start

  • Breakdown by CherryMan Media

    Her tank is empty, in more ways than one....

  • Cooking with Cherry by GU Screenwriting Society Team A

    Just be yourself!

  • Curtain Call by Glasgow Force (G-Force)

    Fame is fickle.

  • DÉLICIEUSES VENGEANCES by Strongarm Emoji

    Have you ever thought about getting back at your boss?

  • GUYS, I'VE GOT IT... by The Stewarts

    All was not as it what seems...

  • Killing Lou by Enfants De La Pastries

    He's Away To Get Flushed!

  • Looking at You by Just me

    Lou King just wants to make movies, but do you really want to be in them?

  • Looking for Lou King by Around the island films

    Theyre looking in the wrong places

  • Lou King - For a Role by GU Screenwriting Society Team B

    The star of nobody's favourite movie

  • One flew over Coconut by Tree Bench Films

    I hope you get killed by a falling coconut

  • One True Cowboy Prevails by cheesecake ends

    Be the Cowboy

  • One-upped by Comharra

    It's all fun and games

  • Parallel by Cataldo productions

    There's always two sides to the story.

  • Persephone by Phoenix Films

    She's coming.

  • Sensory Overload by Weekend Warriors

    Don't trust your senses

  • Short Fuse by Hubland Pictures

    A flat full of short fuses.

  • The Box by Awkward Turtle

    What's in the box?

  • The Glade by Aircraft Productions

    There's something about you, quiet man.

  • The Obsession by clueless

    Getting ready is integral.

  • Through the Looking Glass by Full of Scorpions

    Coming to a mirror near you!

  • Wakey Wakey by Dropshack

    A Rude Awakening

  • Watch Yourself by Sparklemotion

    Killing Time


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