New Orleans, Louisiana July 26 - 28, 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 Moms From Ohio for winning Best Film of 2019. Their film COED INVASION will go on to represent New Orleans against all the other city winners around the world at Filmapalooza 2020.


1st Place: Best Film of 2019

COED INVASION by Moms From Ohio

2nd Place: Best Film of 2019

Paper Baskets by RobRyan Productions

3rd Place: Best Film of 2019

Father Figure by Fagan Films

Required Elements

  • Character: Jerry or Jeri Arnold, An Accountant
  • Prop: A Trash Can
  • Line: ""We're going paperless" OR "We are going paperless.""

Audience Favorite: Group A

Ghostly U by Concrete Waves

Audience Favorite: Group B

Paper Baskets by RobRyan Productions

Audience Favorite: Group C

Ride to Destiny by Team Crow

Audience Favorite: Group D

Fired by Rivertown

Best Writing

Kelsey Wartelle Ride to Destiny by Team Crow

Best Editing

Heather McLaughlin Stealing Time by The Best You've Never Heard Of

Best Directing

Gray Fagan and Bailey Wax Father Figure by Fagan Films

Best Cinematography

Aaron Sarles By Sundown We'll Be In Heaven by Laurel Street Productions

Best Sound Design

Ride to Destiny by Team Crow

Best Musical Score

V and Me by Kawaii AF

Best Actor

Ian Winningkoff Good Girl by HeadHunter/LaFilm Productions

Best Actress

Rebecca Greaves By Sundown We'll Be In Heaven by Laurel Street Productions

Best Supporting Actor

James Donald Today's Special! by The Privateers - Krewe du Cinéma

Tony Pallo Cursed Love by DDTstudio

Best Supporting Actress

Brittanie Van Dyke The Cookie Cutters by Bag-a-Ho'z

Best Ensemble Acting

COED INVASION by Moms From Ohio

Best Graphics

Hard Count by Cut Dat Out Productions

Best Special Effects

SHE-CREEP by Cuss & Spit Pictures

Best Choreography

Camp Red Blue Jay by The COOL Cooperative

Best Costumes

Ride to Destiny by Team Crow

Best Use of Character

Stealing Time by The Best You've Never Heard Of

Best Use of Prop

V and Me by Kawaii AF

Best Use of Line

Today's Special! by The Privateers - Krewe du Cinéma

2019 Film List

  • A Killer Musician: The David Legend Story by 22Five04

    A look into the life of David Legend, local music producer who’s musical inspirations are far from the norm.

  • A Quiet Place by Reelbellion Productions

    A child's imaginary friend complicates his relationship with the child's uncle.

  • Accountant Con by Sleepy Slabbit Kids

    Two accountants encounter a mystical elf when their car breaks down en route to a convention.

  • Accounts Deceivable by Take Two

    Who killed Oliver Blackburn?

  • Alters by A Girl and her Goldfish Productions

    Catherine and Alex Biggs, co-dependent sisters, struggle with the powerful effects of mental illness.

  • ASSettes by Keeping It Reel

    Keep your Assets in line.

  • By Sundown We'll Be In Heaven by Laurel Street Productions

    Hansel and Gretel escape thinking they are on their way to safety only to find out otherwise.

  • Camp Red Blue Jay by The COOL Cooperative

    Summer Camp Musical

  • Canvass by Team McGillicutty

    Two election day hopefuls canvass a neighborhood and meet an unsuspecting resident. He quickly finds out why they may not be the best candidates for the job.

  • COED INVASION by Moms From Ohio

    4 hot college students are set loose in a new American City every weekend! Their touring the country, falling in love, and taking each city as it comes. Welcome to COED INVASION.

  • Counting on Floyd by NOLAspire Productions

    The pressure of taking after her father and his career, does she stand her ground? Floyd has her back.

  • Cursed Love by DDTstudio

    Seeking to win the approval of a young girl's love, a man that is cursed by a voodoo priestess sits down with her father.

  • Debaucherler by Dat's a Movie?

    A powerful man looks for love in all the wrong places.

  • Devotion by Pop-Tart Adventurers

    Two criminals on the run, come face to face with a Cajun legend.

  • Dimension by Out Of Focus

    Four friends sit and talk about the multidimensions theory.

  • Easy Out by Trident Productions

    Military Vet struggles in life.

  • Entitlement by The New Guys

    When a patriarch of a wealthy becomes ill, everyone scrambles for his wealth.

  • Father Figure by Fagan Films

    A son wrestles with hereditary parallels on the day of his father's funeral.

  • Fear No Man by St. Malo Productions

    Jerri takes a tumble into the western future.

  • Fired by Rivertown

    Nobody likes work. Being fired is worse.

  • Francine's B & B by Wine Night Productions

    A group of women go on a healing retreat but get more than they bargained for when they're flamboyant hostess tries to convince them to get back to nature.

  • Ghostly U by Concrete Waves

    If life is the classroom, death is the pop quiz.

  • Good Girl by HeadHunter/LaFilm Productions

    A young girl's love for her dog impacts her brother's life.

  • Hard Count by Cut Dat Out Productions

    Gerry Arnold longs to stick up for himself in the office.

  • Hardcopy by Jambalaya Fire

    The bureaucracy won't keep stop Elmore's swagger.

  • Haunted High by Forty Acres & A Pool

    Is it haunted or is he high?

  • Hyde & Seek by Raisethebar Productions

    Two detectives try to get into the mind of a serial killer playing a deadly game

  • Junk Busters New Orleans by I'm Your Density Productions

    A reality TV show specializing in hoarders tries to help a young family deal with generation-gap issues arising from their former Carnival Queen mother moving into their home.

  • Just Foot Massages by Backyard Shed Films

    Two brothers discover that a stroll through the French Quarter can be hard on the feet.

  • Maison des Femme by Team Rejected

    A woman fights to save her husband after she comes home to find him captured and being beaten up by intruders.

  • Meema's House by Crisp Flamingo Films

    Jeri the accountant is a mild mannered man until one night he decides to spice things up with the town's hottest new drug.

  • Missing Pieces by Sagway Productions

    Love and life is but a dream for Jerry and Rachel , but one day changed it all! How will Jerry adjust to his new reality?

  • Paper Baskets by RobRyan Productions

    A group of office workers fed up with their dead end jobs start an office paper-basketball league using a wastebasket until the stingy accountant decides to take away the one thing they love most.

  • Paper Trails by I. U. M. Productions

    Young widow refuses to accept her husband's death as suicide. She has help of her best friend to prove her accusations.

  • Paperless by Unsteady Productions

    An abused employee loses an important document.

  • Peace & Quiet by Half Glass Productions

    An alcoholic, misogynistic P.I. and his assistant on the outs tackle their last case divergent ways.

  • Power Trip by RougeWorx

    Jerry Arnold takes his wife on a romantic getaway, but it doesn't go according to plan. At least not according to his plan.

  • Press to Restart by Reel Misfits

    Jeri Arnold goes paperless in a trash can

  • Pulp by Windbreaker

    A friendly brunch sets a woman down a dark path.

  • Rich Life by Fence Post Productions

    Sometimes it's not who you think.

  • Ride to Destiny by Team Crow

    A cowgirl rides through the streets of New Orleans in search of her "Destiny".

  • SHE-CREEP by Cuss & Spit Pictures

    They say AirB&B are perfectly safe. Her experience suggested otherwise.

  • Stealing Time by The Best You've Never Heard Of

    Man steals time machine and uses it to get the girl - but altering time has consequences.

  • Tender Love by NaturalWay Films

    LaTasha just wants to catch a movie, but nothing in her house goes as planned.

  • The Cat Came Back by Rogue Martians

    Rejected by her lover, a young woman and her friends decide to cast a spell on her beloved pet. Hijinks ensue when she tries to change him back.

  • The Cookie Cutters by Bag-a-Ho'z

    Nosey mail lady learns a thing or two about a family on her route.

  • The Risks We Take by Cinematic Equity

    An abused wife runs to her best friend for help, only to find out that there are more looking for her than just her husband.

  • The Spot by GumboMonster

    Two Friends go on a road trip they'll never forget

  • Today's Special! by The Privateers - Krewe du Cinéma

    A ne'er-do-well restaurateur and a mischievous chef will go to any lengths to save their beloved Half Moon Restaurant. A fun-filled, family romp!

  • V and Me by Kawaii AF

    A rock and roll space adventure that no one accounted for!

  • Will Power by Warren World Productions

    Things get pretty ugly between siblings at the reading of Daddy’s will, until they find out all of the money is gone, and his assets are now worthless.

  • With a Price by Treday Productions

    A sinister real-estate agent from the 1800s snatches souls of couples after selling them homes so they he can stay alive.

  • Yahtzo! by Swamp Critter Films

    A paranoid agent gets back into the field and faces her only weakness...an idiot child man.


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