Greensboro, North Carolina June 21 - 23, 2019

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 Bottom Shelf Films for winning Best Film of 2019. Their film Constant Companion will go on to represent Greensboro against all the other city winners around the world at Filmapalooza 2020.


1st Place: Best Film of 2019

Constant Companion by Bottom Shelf Films

2nd Place: Best Film of 2019

Dark Corners of Your Mind by Outcast Films

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October 11 - 13, 2019

Required Elements

  • Character: Nathan or Nancy Thomas, Writer
  • Prop: a wallet
  • Line: "Aren't you precious?"

Audience Favorite: Group A

Untitled.docx by Colonel Popcorn Productions

Audience Favorite: Group B

Jerry by Saturn Studios

Audience Favorite: Group C

Mothman: Exposed by Contagious Media

Best Writing

Mothman: Exposed by Contagious Media

Honorable Mention
Everything is Better by melancholy coconut

Best Editing

Dark Corners of Your Mind by Outcast Films

Honorable Mention
Constant Companion by Bottom Shelf Films

Best Directing

Constant Companion by Bottom Shelf Films

Honorable Mention
Dark Corners of Your Mind by Outcast Films

Best Cinematography

MISSION: MOMPOSSIBLE by 336 Mo Pic

Honorable Mention
Mothman: Exposed by Contagious Media

Best Sound Design

Captain Nebulas and the Space Force by 13th Pygmy Productions

Honorable Mention
Love at First Byte: Committed to Code by Layla Films

Best Actor

Phillip Lehn as the Stalker Dark Corners of Your Mind by Outcast Films

Honorable Mention
Scott Heath as Nathan Thomas Mothman: Exposed by Contagious Media

Best Actress

Cassie Dowtin as Cassie Broken by Attempting Fate

Honorable Mention
Heidi McIver as Eleanor Watson Love at First Byte: Committed to Code by Layla Films

Best Ensemble Acting

Love at First Byte: Committed to Code by Layla Films

Honorable Mention
Writer's Block by Birthday Suit Productions

Best Graphics

Jerry by Saturn Studios

Best Special Effects

ENOUGH by StumblePax

Honorable Mention
Captain Nebulas and the Space Force by 13th Pygmy Productions

Best Make Up

Halloween Heist by 4Kid Productions

Best Use of Character

Jerry by Saturn Studios

Best Use of Prop

Captain Nebulas and the Space Force by 13th Pygmy Productions

Best Use of Line

Satori by General Pictures

Best Costumes

ENOUGH by StumblePax

Sponsor’s Choice Award for Technical Excellence from SV2 Studios

Dark Corners of Your Mind by Outcast Films

2019 Film List

  • Alive by HeadRoom Productions

    At the end of the word two people find a second chance.

  • Axe Me No Questions by Floradar Films

    The boys are sharp....and so are the tools.

  • Broken by Attempting Fate

    Cassie is devastated after surgery. Will she ever soar again?

  • Captain Nebulas and the Space Force by 13th Pygmy Productions

    A guy and his buddy save the day from evil minions and robots.

  • Chloe and Nancy by Unusual Horse Productions

    A scarf keeps a friendship alive.

  • Coach Fred is Dead by The Penguins

    His baseball coach died in a car accident. Was it really an accident?

  • Constant Companion by Bottom Shelf Films

    A young writer is haunted by a looming presence.

  • Cora's Place by A Bum Productions

    This is a western theme , a midwife and her husband takes over the bar

  • Crime in Fiction by Fresh FireSpect

    A struggling detective who wants to write her novel goes back home to learn a dark secret

  • Dark Corners of Your Mind by Outcast Films

    Author has a fan that takes her novel a little seriously.

  • Double Hearted Sword by Torch Film Productions

    A confident Senator up for re-election takes on an exclusive interview to help his campaign, but his wife has a few cynical plans of her own.

  • Dr. Bulshivit Canine Therapy by Triad Film Collaborative

    Canine therapy expert Dr. Bulshivit uses dog training techniques on couples to resolve unfavorable behavioral habits.

  • ENOUGH by StumblePax

    Fresh off her recent promotion, a young officer must confront a mysterious force

  • Everything is Better by melancholy coconut

    After pitching a children's television property for five years, a writer learns an unexpected lesson from a close friend.

  • Family Balance by Big Racket Productions

    Always floss after meals

  • Halloween Heist by 4Kid Productions

    This Halloween, there are more tricks than treats!

  • Jerry by Saturn Studios

    When a youtube personality's exploits go to far, her life is put at risk.

  • Kulia by Onirik Productions

    A man's wallet is switched by a stranger, hijinx ensue.

  • Lost and Found by I.D. Faction

    A woman takes a wallet and her imagination runs wild with romantic possibilities

  • Love at First Byte: Committed to Code by Layla Films

    A heartwarming mockumentary exploring the nuances in human/robot relationships

  • MicroMob, A musical documentary by Rescued Castaways

    Sometimes you take what you deserve and other times you just get what you deserve.

  • MISSION: MOMPOSSIBLE by 336 Mo Pic

    After a chance encounter with an unexpected visitor, Mom is thrust into an impossible mission to save her son and his husband.

  • Mothman: Exposed by Contagious Media

    A writer investigates a folklore legend and gets more than he bargained for.

  • Ordinary Blue by Easy Forward

    An old fling attempts to gain the affections of a married man, while his wife struggles to keep the marriage afloat.

  • Sans Galantamine by Twinscape Films

    A bigoted man forgets to take his lucid dream medication and falls asleep on the toilet.

  • Satori by General Pictures

    Family relationships are severed when a young woman's personal assistant becomes her inner voice.

  • Shattered by MidnightSun Designs
  • Stationary by Mean Bean Productions
  • The Speech by Team Red Bull

    Modern High School Politics.

  • The wallet by 3EyeFilms

    A lady enters three friends settlement

  • The Witch, The Wallet and The Widow by Hidden Walls Productions

    All Sales Final!

  • Untitled.docx by Colonel Popcorn Productions

    Two high school students scramble to write a competent detective story

  • What's Precious? by Fly High Productions

    High school is easy - being true to yourself is hard.

  • Writer's Block by Birthday Suit Productions

    Reality blurs when a writer becomes desperate to meet a deadline.


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