Nashville, Tennessee August 13 - 15, 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 Lux & Vayll for winning Best Film of 2021. Their film A Classic Whack & Run will go on to represent Nashville against all the other city winners around the world at Filmapalooza 2022.


1st Place: Best Film of 2021

A Classic Whack & Run by Lux & Vayll

2nd Place: Best Film of 2021

American Relish by Afternoon Stew

Required Elements

  • Character: Dr. Clara or Cliff Foust
  • Prop: a sleeping bag
  • Line: ""Are you sure that's right?" OR "Are you sure that is right?""

Best Writing

A Classic Whack & Run by Lux & Vayll

Best Editing

The Spark by Red Panda Slaps Productions

Best Directing

A Classic Whack & Run by Lux & Vayll

Best Cinematography

Terry by Frost Studios

Best Sound Design

Other Treatments by Da Boisss

Best Musical Score

Fame Kills by Aberration

Best Actor

Seth Dunlap A Classic Whack & Run by Lux & Vayll

Best Actress

Lindsey Akers A Classic Whack & Run by Lux & Vayll

Best Supporting Actor

Sam Osborn American Relish by Afternoon Stew

Best Supporting Actress

Leah Wills Talk to Me by Jam Jar films

Best Ensemble Acting

The Spark by Red Panda Slaps Productions

Best Costumes

Fame Kills by Aberration

Best Set Design

VampHouse by Controlled Chaos

Best Use of Character

The Foust and Furious Presents: Street Pushers by 1.21 Jiggawatt Productions

Best Use of Prop

Talk to Me by Jam Jar films

Best Use of Line

Terry by Frost Studios

Best Practical Effects

Don't Really Matter by Electric Sheep Productions

Best Visual Effects

A Classic Whack & Run by Lux & Vayll

Best Sound Mixing

Terry by Frost Studios

Bitter Sweet Award

Anything Helps by MOTO BANDIT

Defy Spark Award

Anything Helps by MOTO BANDIT

NECAT We Foster Film Award

Scare BnB by Sterling Motion Pictures

Pulverized by Pool Cue Award

Requiem by Cee Dee Films

The PDA Award (Pastries Destroyed with Affection)

Creme Roll Confessions 2: The Creampie by Forcone Films

2021 Film List

  • A moment by Team of the 4th

    Sbumit

  • A Classic Whack & Run by Lux & Vayll

    A love story right in all the wrong places

  • American Relish by Afternoon Stew

    A epic story about friendship, set in the 1950s.

  • Among Us, There is One" by BloodHound Films

    An instant Cult Classic, you'll have to see to believe.

  • Anything Helps by MOTO BANDIT

    A little goes a long way

  • Creme Roll Confessions 2: The Creampie by Forcone Films

    The Creampie

  • Danny's Day by LuckyStars Studios

    Best friends until the end

  • Don't Really Matter by Electric Sheep Productions

    What the fuck, Rose?

  • Fame Kills by Aberration

    Three actresses. One is dead. Is it jealousy? Is it revenge?

  • Interference by SciCo Productions

    not all vacations are dream getaways

  • Keep On Going Bro by Keep It Reel

    Keep On Going Bro.

  • Live On by Team Mishka

    Hear No Evil, Speak No Evil, See No Evil

  • Miracle on Juneteenth by Fellavision

    Are you sure that's right?

  • Mom by Smallhouse Productions

    There's never enough Mom to go around.

  • My Ninja Night by Fat Rabbit Entertainment

    Ninja Advice from Dad

  • Other Treatments by Da Boisss

    Upping the dose isn't going to work

  • Pre-Mortem by DBF

    A story of the 10 year time slip.

  • Requiem by Cee Dee Films

    The creative mind can be dangerous

  • Ronny Newman: The Quest for Greatness by Lion Productions

    Ronny Newman, a 19-year-old third-grader

  • Roommate by Moid Entertainment

    Messy Roommates are the WORST

  • Roundabout by Candlelight Cinematics

    Buckle Up...

  • Ruff Times by River Films

    Sometimes it takes man's best friend to save man kind

  • Rushing Valentines by Las Opossum

    Late For Love?

  • Scare BnB by Sterling Motion Pictures

    A Group of friends find an airbnb thats a bit odd

  • Sh** Show by 2 Twenty-Two Frames

    Bad Day? Hold My Donut.

  • Space Banjos by Busted Box

    They were just drinkin' and pickin' strings until things got weird.

  • Talk to Me by Jam Jar films

    What you don't say sometimes hurts more than what you do

  • Terry by Frost Studios

    Only daddy can save you now.

  • The Foust and Furious Presents: Street Pushers by 1.21 Jiggawatt Productions

    They lost their license. They found their purpose.

  • The High Road by Big Sky Factory Productions

    When they go low we get high

  • The Luring by A.I. Films

    Always gets second opinion.

  • The Spark by Red Panda Slaps Productions

    Finding a soul mate is super hard.

  • The Wakening by On A Roll Productions

    Eggs benedict

  • The Walk by Spoonfed Productions

    What are you doing here.

  • The Wealthy and the Weary by Nash Anigans

    Inherit this!

  • Tick.Tock. by The Runners Up

    Isn't That Funny About Time

  • TIME TO BE FAMOUS by team name

    Did it work?

  • VampHouse by Controlled Chaos

    Always carry a flashlight.


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