Orlando, Florida September 24 - 26, 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 MakeDo Entertainment for winning Best Film of 2021. Their film Building a Life will go on to represent Orlando against all the other city winners around the world at Filmapalooza 2022.


1st Place: Best Film of 2021

Building a Life by MakeDo Entertainment

2nd Place: Best Film of 2021

The Cure by Creative Inlet Films

3rd Place: Best Film of 2021

Tether by The Scrappy Batch

Required Elements

  • Character: Uncle Jack or Aunt Jill
  • Prop: a bicycle or bike part
  • Line: "Life is too short to be unhappy."

2021 Film List

  • After We Met by Golden V House Productions

    After We Met

  • Almost There by 501 Productions

    Finding Peace

  • Building a Life by MakeDo Entertainment

    Meet the friends you make.

  • Harvey's Excellent Adventure by Golden Wedge Productions

    Harvey leads Joy on an Excellent Adventure

  • Hi Jack! by Strangers on the Internet (SOI BOIZ)

    Life is too short to be unhappy

  • Passion Avenue by Two Sense Films

    Again, Mary?

  • Pedaling to Pride by Panther Productions

    Racing to replace the past

  • Sheep Out Of Water by Sleep Deprived Studios

    All things come and go

  • Tether by The Scrappy Batch

    Youth try to control their powers.

  • The Cure by Creative Inlet Films

    It's going to take an extra ordinary agent to save the day.


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