Philadelphia, Pennsylvania August 19 - 21, 2022

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 Syndicate for winning Best Film of 2022. Their film Hypochondronaut will go on to represent Philadelphia against all the other city winners around the world at Filmapalooza 2023.


1st Place: Best Film of 2022

Hypochondronaut by Syndicate

2nd Place: Best Film of 2022

Catching Feelings by Mosleyfilms

3rd Place: Best Film of 2022

The Todd & Tess Quest to the West by Pennsylvania People Productions

Required Elements

  • Character: Todd or Tess Snively, Hypochondriac
  • Prop: a basketball
  • Line: ""Somebody is not telling the truth." OR "Somebody's not telling the truth." OR "Somebody isn't telling the truth.""

Best Writing

Catching Feelings by Mosleyfilms

Best Editing

Self Sabotage by The Panic Attack Gamer & Friends

Best Directing

Catching Feelings by Mosleyfilms

Best Cinematography

Hypochondronaut by Syndicate

Best Sound Design

Hypochondronaut by Syndicate

Best Music

Memento Mori by Slack Productions

Best Acting (in a supporting role)

Liv Shoup Catching Feelings by Mosleyfilms

Jasmine "Solemente" WIlliams What About Kevin? by Made For Media

Best Acting (in a leading role)

Brandon Brooks Omega by High DEFINITION

Honorable Mention
Joseph Tartaglia Self Sabotage by The Panic Attack Gamer & Friends

Best Ensemble Acting

The Todd & Tess Quest to the West by Pennsylvania People Productions

Best Graphics

The Todd & Tess Quest to the West by Pennsylvania People Productions

Best Costumes

The Trip by Poley

Best Make Up And Hair

The Trip by Poley

Best Use of Character

human wash by restless egg syndrome

Best Use of Prop

The Trip by Poley

Best Use of Line

Omega by High DEFINITION

2022 Film List

  • Catching Feelings by Mosleyfilms

    You Just Need Some Rope.

  • human wash by restless egg syndrome

    everyone grieves differently

  • Hypochondronaut by Syndicate

    When the whole world is filthy, the only place to go is up.

  • Memento Mori by Slack Productions

    What laws would you break to succeed?

  • Omega by High DEFINITION

    Sheltered love

  • Self Sabotage by The Panic Attack Gamer & Friends

    Self Sabotage reveals the enemy within yourself

  • The Todd & Tess Quest to the West by Pennsylvania People Productions

    Can't Have A Good Time If You Don't Make Good Time

  • The Trip by Poley

    A trippy journey through the forrest to battle wizards and save children.

  • What About Kevin? by Made For Media

    "Look, we've been doing this for years. You Know I want You."


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