Scotland 9 - 11 October 2020

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 Kick the Door for winning Best Film of 2020. Their film A Walk in the Park will go on to represent Scotland against all the other city winners around the world at Filmapalooza 2021.


1st Place: Best Film of 2020

A Walk in the Park by Kick the Door

Required Elements

  • Character: Alex Green, teacher
  • Prop: a leaf
  • Line: "I believe."

Best Writing

The Leaf Blower by Dropshack

Best Editing

Caedes Crow by Freshkimo Films

Best Directing

Fish Bowl by Dial 382

Best Cinematography

Caedes Crow by Freshkimo Films

Best Sound Design

Fish Bowl by Dial 382

Best Musical Score

A Walk in the Park by Kick the Door

Best Ensemble Acting

A Walk in the Park by Kick the Door

Best Graphics

I-Be-Leaf by Binc

Best Special Effects

Lifeline by Comharra

Best Costumes

I-Be-Leaf by Binc

Best Use of Character

The Leaf Blower by Dropshack

Best Use of Prop

The Leaf Blower by Dropshack

Best Use of Line

Alex Green's Magical Mystery Tour by CherryMan Media

Audience Award

Dollhouse by Lebowski Inc

cards against humanity by Seabass Productions

Talk of the Town

The Leaf Blower by Dropshack

2020 Film List

  • A Walk in the Park by Kick the Door

    Alex and Katie go on a date, but things aren't quite what they expected.

  • Alex Green's Magical Mystery Tour by CherryMan Media

    The pubs are closed, the drinks off limits - but what about the great outdoors?

  • Beagle & Steg by The Bookies

    2 buddies out camping meet a beautiful stranger in the woods which leads to disastrous consequences.

  • BeLeaf by GUSS Cavalry

    A bright young student discovers Professor Alex Green’s ‘leaf theory’ and realises existence itself isn’t as it seems. Will her ecological revelations be enough to help awaken humanity to nature's cry.

  • Caedes Crow by Freshkimo Films

    An estranged father and son go a hunting trip that will push them even further apart.

  • cards against humanity by Seabass Productions

    two fruits are playing for the fate of the world

  • Close Encounters of a Cake kind by Jurassic Top hat

    Aliens are known for their sweet tooth...

  • Coming of Age by Coven Productions

    Looking for sex advice in all the wrong eras.

  • Crossroads by clueless

    James, frustrated with lockdown, goes on a walk which becomes a journey.

  • Dollhouse by Lebowski Inc

    There's no place like home

  • Entente Cordiale? by Punctured Bicycles Productions

    An investigative agency take on a new job and their target is close by but all is not exactly as it may appear.

  • Fish Bowl by Dial 382

    Fish bowl

  • Heist by Swedish Decisions

    When two robbers on their first heist run out of gas they're forced to improvise.

  • I-Be-Leaf by Binc

    When her crime-fighting friends abandon her and her kids are napped, Alex Green must summon her inner dragon to foil the fearsome foliage behind it all.

  • Laumė Ragana by Jimbo Stewart

    Come closer and I'll tell you.

  • Lifeline by Comharra

    In the final moments before a solar flare destroys all life on earth, humanity was offered a lifeline. And for Alex Green, an opportunity to offer his brother mercy.

  • Much Ado by GUSS

    Life imitates art for a young teacher struggling to adapt to online teaching.

  • Murder: 4 Easy Steps by How We Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the 48 Hour Film Project

    A wannabe serial killer listens to a self-help guide for some helpful tips for his very first murder.

  • P.T.A by Slybacon Productions

    Kidnap and Murder spill out in two women's effort to win a P.T.A election.

  • Pancake Date by Cup of Tea Productions

    A long-distance couple try to make their favourite holiday work, from a distance.

  • Photosynesthesia by Level Five Films

    A disgraced researcher struggles to recreate the results of a scientific breakthrough.

  • Remains by Pretty Grim Productions

    Survivors search for an escape from climate crises

  • The Leaf Blower by Dropshack

    Seeing is believing

  • The Shielded by Perpetually Fatigued

    A disagreement between parents results in a life of "blissful" isolation for a mother and her son

  • The Teaching Tree by Owenhill Creations

    Though people may turn your back on myths, myths don't turn their back on people.

  • Vermillion by UNReality Films

    Man overcomes grief through mother journal.


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