Philadelphia, Pennsylvania August 2 - 4, 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 Give Us Comedy for winning Best Film of 2019. Their film Man Up: The Musical will go on to represent Philadelphia against all the other city winners around the world at Filmapalooza 2020.


1st Place: Best Film of 2019

Man Up: The Musical by Give Us Comedy

2nd Place: Best Film of 2019

A Friend In Me by Thundering Herd

Required Elements

  • Character: Uncle George or Aunt Gina
  • Prop: a wrapped gift
  • Line: ""Why did you do that?" OR "Why'd you do that?""

Best Writing

Fishing with George by Colourpuzzle

Best Editing

Satisfaction Guaranteed by Peanut Butter Gang

Best Directing

Only Ghouls Fall In Love by Mosleyfilms

Best Cinematography

Emergency Contact by Restless Egg Syndrome

Best Musical Score

Breaking Rank by Little Osage

Best Song

Man Up: The Musical by Give Us Comedy

Best Acting

Keep it in the family by Reel Mates

Best Actor

Only Ghouls Fall In Love by Mosleyfilms

Best Actress

A.U.N.T by PhillyCAM

Best Graphics

The Best Time of the Year- A Musical by CasabuenaCP

Best Effects

Satisfaction Guaranteed by Peanut Butter Gang

Best Choreography

The Best Time of the Year- A Musical by CasabuenaCP

Best Costumes

A Friend In Me by Thundering Herd

Best Use of Character

Out Of My League by Thinking Art Entertainment

Best Use of Prop

Life Unwanted by It's a movie !

Best Use of Line

Keep it in the family by Reel Mates

2019 Film List

  • A Friend In Me by Thundering Herd

    Theres no such thing as too close.

  • A.U.N.T by PhillyCAM

    A man's Augmented Universally Networked Technology or A.U.N.T finds a meaningful connection with his girlfriend.

  • All Shook Up by Stuff Media

    Uncle George struggles to get Little Billy a birthday present on time.

  • Breaking Rank by Little Osage

    After an incident involving their respective loved ones, two detectives' partnership is tested, and their professional and personal futures hang in the balance.

  • Contact in the 4th Quarter by DANGH

    An Eagles fan is abducted during the Superbowl

  • Emergency Contact by Restless Egg Syndrome

    On a long drive, a woman thinks back to a night that changed her life forever.

  • Fishing with George by Colourpuzzle

    An inept uncle takes his niece on an impromptu fishing trip in hopes of reconnecting.

  • From The Horse's Mouth by The Bradley Bunch

    A rookie news reporter is sent on location to capture a climate story, but her key source is not who she expected.

  • Keep it in the family by Reel Mates

    Brother and sister are expose to be having anrelationship with each other

  • Life Unwanted by It's a movie !

    Aunt Gina (Emmanuel fake aunt) sends them a magical gift. But within that gift, anyone who grants a wish something bad always happens & in order to get their life back how it was they need to pass the gift to someone else.

  • Man Up: The Musical by Give Us Comedy

    After turning eighteen and excited about finally being a man, Richie meets with his uncle in the park, who punches him in the groin. Richie then embarks on his musical journey about learning what being a man is really about.

  • Only Ghouls Fall In Love by Mosleyfilms

    Two ghost hunters find and fight their first ghost, and somehow manage to find love along the way.

  • Out Of My League by Thinking Art Entertainment

    Hannah enlists the help of her disgraced, ex-pool champion Uncle to help win her pool shark boyfriend back.

  • pick-up by One by One Films

    Sometimes providing a lift can prove uber hectic for the ride share driver!

  • Satisfaction Guaranteed by Peanut Butter Gang

    When a mourning young adult loses his beloved aunt, he decides to order a robotic copy of the recently deceased, leading to absolute mayhem.

  • Serial Lovers by Pennsylvania People

    With the spark gone from their marriage, an unusual couple decide to step outside of their comfort zones to get back on track.

  • Setlife by notnow Productions

    A dysfunctional mockumentary about a dysfunctional film crew.

  • The Best Time of the Year- A Musical by CasabuenaCP

    Parents wait all year for this very special day!

  • Unkle George by Justice Productions

    Frustrated with the real world, a woman releases her childhood imaginary friend from his box, but he isn't happy with how long he has been locked away.

  • White Elephant by The GOVtown Company

    Christmas, Death, and WiFi. Choose wisely...


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