Austin, Texas November 1 - 3, 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 3 Generations- Captiva Entertainment Group for winning Best Film of 2019. Their film The Broken will go on to represent Austin against all the other city winners around the world at Filmapalooza 2020.


1st Place: Best Film of 2019

The Broken by 3 Generations- Captiva Entertainment Group

2nd Place: Best Film of 2019

Crick by Edgen Films

3rd Place: Best Film of 2019

Hitman Werewolf by Defyne

Required Elements

  • Character: Jerry or Jeri Jones, Painter
  • Prop: A Yoga Ball
  • Line: "Let me give you a tip."

Audience Favorite: Group A

Crick by Edgen Films

Audience Favorite: Group B

Monsters Retreat by BackyardBoyz

Best Writing

Hitman Werewolf by Defyne

Best Editing

The Flesh by Entropy Workshop

Best Directing

Equanimity by Red Twit Entertainment

Best Cinematography

Crick by Edgen Films

Best Sound Design

The Broken by 3 Generations- Captiva Entertainment Group

Best Musical Score

"Crick" by Justin R. Durban Crick by Edgen Films

Best Music

The Ritual of Fos by Team El Guapo

Best Song

"Constellation" by Jason Trevino Devil’s Hollow by CM9 Films

Best Actor

Lucas John Potter Hitman Werewolf by Defyne

Best Actress

Marla Makley Alden The Broken by 3 Generations- Captiva Entertainment Group

Best Ensemble Acting

Casting Call by Barrio Films

Best Graphics

Devil’s Hollow by CM9 Films

Best Effects

The Flesh by Entropy Workshop

Best Choreography

Devil’s Hollow by CM9 Films

Best Costumes

Hunted by MK Marko Productions

Best Set Design

Devil’s Hollow by CM9 Films

Best Use of Character

Monsters Retreat by BackyardBoyz

Best Use of Prop

Hitman Werewolf by Defyne

Best Use of Line

The Broken by 3 Generations- Captiva Entertainment Group

Best Use of Genre

Equanimity by Red Twit Entertainment

48 Beyond Borders

ASCENDANCE by Cryptic Light Productions

Emerging Voice

The Flesh by Entropy Workshop

Generation Next

by Phoenalé

Jorden D. Heitkamp Spirit of the 48

Roneta L. Davis The Broken by 3 Generations- Captiva Entertainment Group

Women In Film

Texas Witch by No Guts No Gory

2019 Film List

  • ASCENDANCE by Cryptic Light Productions

    Tana, struggling with survivor's guilt, descends deeper into madness.

  • Casting Call by Barrio Films

    When casting goes bad

  • Crick by Edgen Films

    Lemme give you a tip. If someone knocks on your wearing a mask, don't answer it.

  • Devil’s Hollow by CM9 Films

    3 Buddies camping run into trouble

  • End Simulation by Mother's Brothers

    Love is forever, or until you get offline.

  • Equanimity by Red Twit Entertainment

    During a weekly yoga mommy and me class, Jeri has to help Alora with unforeseen pregnancy complications.

  • Hitman Werewolf by Defyne

    Jeri the Painter gets a visit from a werewolf with an interesting occupation.

  • Hunted by MK Marko Productions

    Young girl looped in a death trap with no escape.

  • Maintenance Man by Tornado Boyz Produxions

    A cursed ring finds its way in the hands of an unsuspecting victim who doesn't believe that curses are real.

  • Monsters Retreat by BackyardBoyz

    Annual Monster Retreat. What could go wrong?

  • Objet D'Art Goetia by H.A.L. Storytelling

    A struggling but brilliant artist unknowingly falls under the thrall of a demon as he attempts to create his masterwork.

  • Paint by Montexas Enterprises

    There's always something on the other side.

  • Texas Witch by No Guts No Gory

    Don't mess with a Texas Witch on All Souls Day, or YOU could be next!

  • The Broken by 3 Generations- Captiva Entertainment Group

    Everything is great when the sun is out... Or so it seems. With a quick screech of the brakes, as if a siren has gone off, the evening takes a quick turn... Even children have scars.

  • The Flesh by Entropy Workshop

    a grieving father seeks peace withing his mind

  • The Ritual of Fos by Team El Guapo

    It’s Witches vs Vampires when a new birth signals a mighty change

  • Voodoo Now by Emulsion = Emotion

    Jerry is just trying to help his pregnant girlfriend Christine, while she as other plans, using her voodoo curses.


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