Saint Louis, Missouri August 12 - 14, 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 Videoramascope Pictures for winning Best Film of 2022. Their film HIT THE MARK will go on to represent Saint Louis against all the other city winners around the world at Filmapalooza 2023.


1st Place: Best Film of 2022

HIT THE MARK by Videoramascope Pictures

2nd Place: Best Film of 2022

Cheated! by Anonymous Productions

3rd Place: Best Film of 2022

High Abductible by Slow Shed

Required Elements

  • Character: Ben or Belle Hope, Insurance Agent
  • Prop: headphones or earbuds
  • Line: "Thank you. It means a lot."

Audience Favorite: Group A

HIT THE MARK by Videoramascope Pictures

Honorable Mention
Policy of Truth by Limited Batch Productions

Audience Favorite: Group B

Wasting All Our Time by Intravenous Peanut Pictures

Honorable Mention
Cheated! by Anonymous Productions

Best Writing

Chris Ferguson, Jessica Ferguson, Suki Peters, Bob Singleton, Kevin Sorice Policy of Truth by Limited Batch Productions

Best Editing

Keith Kennedy + Dan Stewart HIT THE MARK by Videoramascope Pictures

Best Directing

Keith Kennedy HIT THE MARK by Videoramascope Pictures

Best Cinematography

Mike Rohlfing Cheated! by Anonymous Productions

Best Sound Design

Keith Kennedy + Dan Stewart HIT THE MARK by Videoramascope Pictures

Best Song

Christian Meeks, Daniel Hoover, Garrett Henry, Luke McGowan, Mike Rohlfing, Bill Hoover, Lisa Grove, + Brent Johnson Cheated! by Anonymous Productions

Best Acting (in a leading role)

Dan Stewart HIT THE MARK by Videoramascope Pictures

Best Special Effects

Zach McDaniel + Mike Bischoff HIT THE MARK by Videoramascope Pictures

Best Use of Character

Do Not Deliver by Silly Goose Productions

Best Use of Prop

Cheated! by Anonymous Productions

Best Use of Line

Policy of Truth by Limited Batch Productions

2022 Film List

  • Book End by Imaginary Banana

    The Book will set them free

  • Cheated! by Anonymous Productions

    A high schooler's surprise gift puts him in tune with his consciences.

  • Copy That by New Sequence

    Her bad day just got worse.

  • Creative Indemnity by Tickle Bear Giggle Factory

    Insurance never got so creative.

  • Cuckoo by TEAM THUNDER GUN

    Have we all gone a litte cuckoo?

  • Do Not Deliver by Silly Goose Productions

    Why can't pizza be free tho?

  • Don't Panic... by NewFound Pictures

    Hide

  • Escaping Hope by Radioactive Studios

    Hope isn't welcome in this house

  • Finding Momo by Mr. Falcon

    Who will find Momo first?

  • Fish Bowl by Sofa King Productions

    Finding one's soul outside one's bowl

  • Happy Fun Time! by Los Hermanos Politicos

    Do you like happy? Do you like fun?

  • Hero Fidelity by AC/BC

    Insurance Agents are the real heroes

  • High Abductible by Slow Shed

    Are you protected against an alien abduction?

  • HIT THE MARK by Videoramascope Pictures

    There's no business like show business.

  • HOOKED by Last Call Productions

    Be carful what you catch on this lake.

  • HumanMatters by Surreal Stage Productions

    We're the Zorgofiggans!

  • Juniper by Five Star Pictures

    We all need a vacation.

  • Mantra by Tape G

    Hope your covered

  • Marbles by The Double "J" Bangerz

    Bob's about to lose his marbles.

  • Policy of Truth by Limited Batch Productions

    Rise Above The Lies

  • Royle Flush by 4th Wall Productions

    You've never seen a family business this shitty!

  • Thank You. It Means a Lot. by Last Hour Films

    Revenge isn't always what you expect.

  • The Big Break by One Half Year

    Snag the gig of a lifetime!

  • The Greatest Tragedy in American History by I. C. W. U.

    This is the Greatest Tragedy in American History

  • The Payout by Full Disclosure Films

    Definitely Not a Murder

  • The Stabber Cometh by ShigaYa

    Don't be a dope, call belle hope

  • Unsafe by Space Kamp Films

    Carpet Sharks with Lasers!?

  • Wasting All Our Time by Intravenous Peanut Pictures

    Hit the Road


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