Seattle, Washington July 12 - 14, 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 Twisted Ladder for winning Best Film of 2019. Their film One Last Game will go on to represent Seattle against all the other city winners around the world at Filmapalooza 2020.


1st Place: Best Film of 2019

One Last Game by Twisted Ladder

2nd Place: Best Film of 2019

Tundra by Gold Team

3rd Place: Best Film of 2019

Hotline by C3SCORP

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October 18 - 20, 2019

Required Elements

  • Character: Harry or Harriet Biddle, mechanic
  • Prop: a lanyard
  • Line: "The depth of your ignorance is deep."

Audience Favorite: Group A

Big Little Limes by Sleepy Wolf

Audience Favorite: Group B

Knock the Socks by The Wazoos

Hotline by C3SCORP

Audience Favorite: Group C

The Last Straw by ST Productions

Audience Favorite: Group D

Tundra by Gold Team

Audience Favorite: Group E

Fix My Heart by The Magic Atmosphere

Audience Favorite: Group F

Cars: The Silent Killer by GIF of a Dog Trying to Run While Being Held in the Air So It Looks Like He's Swimming

Best Writing

Waiting for the Snow by Industrial Conceit

Best Editing

One Last Game by Twisted Ladder

Honorable Mention
Tundra by Gold Team

Best Directing

Hotline by C3SCORP

Best Cinematography

One Last Game by Twisted Ladder

Honorable Mention
Rift by Crab Claw Creative

Best Sound Design

Project Overlook by Lightform

Honorable Mention
Crappy Musical by GrittyFlix

Best Musical Score

Project Overlook by Lightform

Best Music

Hazards Abound by Zillion

Best Acting

Ray Hopper Project Overlook by Lightform

Best Supporting Actor

Mikiech Nichols Ten Cents by That Guy With The Beard Films

Best Ensemble Acting

Big Little Limes by Sleepy Wolf

Tundra by Gold Team

Best Choreography

Hazards Abound by Zillion

Best Use of Character

Ten Cents by That Guy With The Beard Films

Best Use of Prop

Crappy Musical by GrittyFlix

Best Use of Line

The Last Straw by ST Productions

Best Use of Genre

Hazards Abound by Zillion

Best Practical Effects

Crappy Musical by GrittyFlix

Best Visual Effects

Tesser by TURA Productions

48 Without Borders Award

G.A. by Black & A Half

Audience Favorite Favorite

Tundra by Gold Team

Best 48 Second Trailer

Project Overlook by Lightform

Best Actor - Comedy

Rachel Taggart Tundra by Gold Team

Best Actor - Drama

Ray Hopper Project Overlook by Lightform

Best in City - Honorable Mention

Hazards Abound by Zillion

Best Poster

Power Walkers by Red Shed Films

Gloriously Indulgent Self Promotion Award

OfficeBall 2919 by Stupid Rain Productions

Seattle Women in Film "Buffy" Award

Fix My Heart by The Magic Atmosphere

SFI Emerging Voice

Ring Bearer by BenJo

We'll All Be Working For You In 10 Years Award

Biddle Family Therapy by The Future is Female

2019 Film List

  • "Pick A Genre" by Rekindle

    Fuck no. I'm doing an action movie.

  • A Biddle Bit of Justice by Vision

    A family of superheroes try to clear their name

  • A Gift by Resolution

    Guy discovers he has magical powers and wants to use them to bring back his dead wife.

  • Akuma by Team Filmanthropy

    Two agents discover their case is not what is seems...

  • Auto Body Swap by Telegram Sam & the Western Union

    When a down to earth mechanic and an up in the clouds artist accidentally trade places, both realize that they will have to adopt each other’s strengths in order to manage their own problems.

  • Backstage Pass by Inverted Hermit

    A struggling musician tries to get music advice from his angsty teenage son-in-law.

  • Baghead by Team Two

    Broken cars, broken hearts

  • BANANA BREAKDOWN, PANDA TAKEDOWN by Fox Force Films

    A car breakdown at a produce stand leads two friends on a mystical journey that forces them to confront their romantic feelings for each other.

  • Best of Plans by Last Minute Films

    A buddy comedy centered around two besties who deal with complications around career and romance at brunch.

  • Biddle and Fizz in the Apocalypse by New Spit

    Two former porn stars get screwed in the apocalypse.

  • Biddle Family Therapy by The Future is Female

    After many years, four cousins come together with a therapist in a session of family therapy in order to vent.

  • Big Little Limes by Sleepy Wolf

    Who cut the limes?

  • Blinded Justice by Team Mackaroni

    Out for justice can be blinding

  • Bliss by Amateurs,Kinda
  • BoneSteal Bound by Lucky Productions

    Teenage boy gets some surprising news, with the help of his blue-collar step-dad and enters the world of politics as mayor of a small rural town in South Dakota.

  • Boop by Almost Relatable Productions

    Sometimes only you can make yourself feel comfortable at a boat party, be your own life vest!

  • Bug by Seattle Misfits

    Harry arrives to fix a woman's car, but the problem proves more complicated than expected.

  • Carbon Copycat by Dulvlu Spa Media Entertainment

    A mechanic's world is turned upside down when he receives a visit from a mysterious man representing a well-known politician.

  • Cars: The Silent Killer by GIF of a Dog Trying to Run While Being Held in the Air So It Looks Like He's Swimming

    A woman is stuck in a time loop with a murderous automobile.

  • Cousins' Day by Scheherazade

    Cousins' Day celebration leads to inner journey.

  • Crappy Musical by GrittyFlix

    A couple must fight an evil hungry enemy to get their party badge back.

  • Cult of Kare by Glass Iris

    Its Karren!

  • DEAD END by Mcgill O'donnell & Hogwallop

    After a highway accident, eloping couple April and Greg find themselves at a tumultuous crossroads with the rest of their lives on the line.

  • Defiance by X-Force

    A mysterious cult investigates a traitor from within

  • Digitus Maleficarum Apartment Homes by Master Slaters

    Harriet and Laura Biddle search for a new place to live from a shady property manager, but they aren't as upstanding as they hope to seem.

  • Discovering Humans by Seg films

    The Bigfoot community stands by as Janice the Squatch reveals her findings on the pest population known as "humans".

  • Downhill From Here by Rosewater Family Films

    15-year-old detective Harriet Biddle has been hired to solve the biggest case of her life.

  • E-piphany by Meta-Frames

    A office worker hits the road to change his life course

  • Fix My Heart by The Magic Atmosphere

    A woman learns that only she can fix herself.

  • Fulcrum Charlie by Shouting at Strangers

    Two queens find themselves stranded in the countryside in need of aid from a reclusive family of mechanics.

  • Fury by Once in Blue Boom
  • G.A. by Black & A Half

    A young man's attempt at a marriage proposal may not happen without a little help.

  • Hallie & Ramona by Mirabile Visu

    Hallie and Ramona's friendship is tested as they prepare for the end of the world.

  • Harry's Auto Shop by Dark Works
  • Hazards Abound by Zillion

    Father of the Bride Marvin has to give a wedding toast, but first must conquer his regrets in the warehouse of his mind.

  • Hideout by Inked Blottos

    An recently paroled stick up artist crashes into the home of a disabled man just trying to live his life.

  • HITANIMALS by Destination Weird

    A puppy, a panda, a gorilla, and a unicorn walk into a recovery center for a violent addiction where their recovery is put to the final test.

  • Hotline by C3SCORP

    Jane finds herself in uncharted territory when agreeing to participate in an experimental trial.

  • Journey Into Darkness by Private Eyes

    Detective Jack Bennett, a dejected, washed up alcoholic, catches the case of his life just when he thinks his investigating days are numbered and discovers that he can't keep running from the demons he's been haunted with his entire life.

  • Knock the Socks by The Wazoos

    When one half of 'a pair of lucky socks' disappears, a duo of mismatched socks must voyage into dangerous, mysterious corners of the house to find the missing half before their owner dresses for his big interview.

  • Lil' Bit by BADZ
  • Milked by Plaid Shirt Productions

    After a strange accident, a couple has to come up with an even stranger business plan to pay for damages.

  • OfficeBall 2919 by Stupid Rain Productions

    Something goes awry at a space sporting event known as OfficeBall.

  • One Last Game by Twisted Ladder

    A scavenger hunt leads to a surprise

  • Orange peel by Up All Night Productions

    A spy is reactivated after years of retirement by two hacker girls trying to order food through the spy network

  • Pity Party by Two Jackets Productions

    All that's standing between Kate and a hot Halloween date is her piteous brother, whom she promised to her stupid best friend in exchange for the hook-up. She'll get him to the party by any means necessary.

  • Power Walkers by Red Shed Films

    Super!

  • Project Overlook by Lightform

    A grieving father tries to see his daughter one last time.

  • Rift by Crab Claw Creative

    An anxious record keeper convinces a small group of blue-collar workers to change, after seeing visions of the future when her car breaks down in a government -designated dead zone.

  • Ring Bearer by BenJo

    Two women commit themselves to eternal love through an elaborate ruse, deceiving a neighborhood shade-tree mechanic.

  • Scapegrace by Kangaroo punch

    3 teenagers take their little sister on a play date in the forest right after a body was found. The youngest gets lost playing hide and go seek, then things really start to darken up.

  • Serial by Brownspace Films
  • Shriff by Seattle Artists Guild

    Sibling rivalry becomes the wild wild west when a little girl's imagination comes out to play

  • Ten Cents by That Guy With The Beard Films

    Harriet does honest and wholesome work, until a hit & run puts her in a moral and ethical dilemma.

  • Tesser by TURA Productions

    A murder and a couple time traveling avatars? What could go wrong?

  • The Adoption by Tahoma Films

    A grieving young boy attempts to find new parents with the help of his grandfather.

  • The Air We Breathe by Second Mind Films

    With global warming causing algae blooms to threaten life on Earth, one woman surpasses her tolerance of not being able to touch the outside world.

  • The Devil is in the Details by Pesky Paw Productions

    On the verge of living a life with blinders on, an unfulfilled mechanic unintentionally summons a demon, but when that demon offers him the deal of a lifetime he learns that he must except himself for who he is before his marriage, identity and the life he loves is destroyed.

  • The Freya And Walter Show: Give A Dog A Chance by WildTry

    It's ruff out there.

  • The Last Issue by Williwaw

    A seasoned reporter must reconcile losing her girlfriend, job and car in one day.

  • The Last Straw by ST Productions

    Two wannabe-detectives attempt to topple a contraband-dealer's empire.

  • The Lie by Laser Cat Films

    A group of friends gather to reminisce when a dark secret is revealed.

  • The Ruffling by Nornir Productions

    the world will never be...not like the same? But, like what's the opposite of being all windy? That's what it won't be.

  • The Rule of Three by Caveglow

    Two friends have bad luck with the ladies.

  • The Swap by REwiredGeek

    In a time of ecological collapse a family is forced to put their daughter into indentured servitude to get their car converted to solar electric.

  • The Worm by A Wicked Patch

    An FBI agent races to stop an angry hacker attacking car electronics systems.

  • Through the Ringer by Maximum Overcast

    When two lovebirds meet for a date in the park, not everything goes as planned...

  • Troubled Sisters by Gum Wall Productions
  • Tundra by Gold Team

    A deep dive into the world's fastest growing tech startup, Tundra, following its CEO, employees, and number one customer.

  • Waiting for the Snow by Industrial Conceit

    When global warming has ended winter two women struggle to hold on to the dream of snow.

  • Wall of Dreams by Fankle Films

    Dreams or Family ... who would you choose?

  • Well Your Honor by Blast Radius Pictures

    Numerous obstacles prevent a young woman from obtaining her dream of reuniting with her daughter.

  • When you gotta go, you gotta go! by Flibbertigibbet

    When a group of kids head over to the mechanics house to get their bike fixed they find him belly up or is he? They take the mission to solve this mystery.

  • Zed to Dead by Tufted Puffin Productions

    Zed argues with Peace, Chaos, and Harry, her inner demons, about whether or not she should commit suicide.


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