Shanghai, 中国 2022年8月26日 - 2022年8月28日

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 屹山影视 for winning Best Film of 2022. Their film 神曲 will go on to represent Shanghai against all the other city winners around the world at Filmapalooza 2023.


1st Place: Best Film of 2022

神曲 by 屹山影视

2nd Place: Best Film of 2022

No Laughing Matter Second Morning by Whisky Soda

3rd Place: Best Film of 2022

Dead Romance by B9

Required Elements

  • Character: 朵纳 歌 / 大卫 歌 (Donna Ge / David Ge - stand up comedian)
  • Prop: 打火机 (Cigerette Lighter)
  • Line: "给我音乐,我会给你爱." (""Give me music and I'll show you love." OR "Give me music and I will show you love."")

Best Writing

No Laughing Matter Second Morning by Whisky Soda

Best Editing

神曲 by 屹山影视

Best Directing

Melancholy Flames by Rock Pushers

Best Cinematography

神曲 by 屹山影视

Best Sound Design

神曲 by 屹山影视

Best Music

A lifetime by A&T Entertainment

Honorable Mention
Broke by Bounce House Productions

Best Acting (in a supporting role)

No Laughing Matter Second Morning by Whisky Soda

Best Actor

Knickel Sloan Broke by Bounce House Productions

Honorable Mention
Richard Tse MY GIRL by Donkey's Bone

Best Actress

Hasnaa Rhazlaoui No Laughing Matter Second Morning by Whisky Soda

Honorable Mention
Camilla Zhao Melancholy Flames by Rock Pushers

Best Supporting Actor

Jesn Wu Redemption by Oh Shoot!

Best Supporting Actress

Paula Willis No Laughing Matter Second Morning by Whisky Soda

Best Ensemble Acting

Dead Romance by B9

Best Special Effects

Dead Romance by B9

Best Choreography

Melancholy Flames by Rock Pushers

Best Costumes

Lonely Flame by Little Big Foot

Best Set Design

Broke by Bounce House Productions

Best Production Design

Dead Romance by B9

Best Make Up

Dead Romance by B9

Best Poster

神曲 by 屹山影视

Best Use of Character

John Edward Lopez A Scarf Today by The Artsychoke

Best Use of Prop

A lifetime by A&T Entertainment

Best Use of Line

No Laughing Matter Second Morning by Whisky Soda

Best Use of Genre

Dead Romance by B9

Best Practical Effects

Dead Romance by B9

Best Emerging Actor

Sheldon Lopez A Scarf Today by The Artsychoke

Best Emerging Film Maker

Lonely Flame by Little Big Foot

Best Emerging Talent

Mirror by 魏老师和他的学生团

Best Gun Play

Redemption by Oh Shoot!

Best Location

Melancholy Flames by Rock Pushers

Best Producer

神曲 by 屹山影视

Honorable Mention
Dead Romance by B9

Best Props Master

Broke by Bounce House Productions

Best Screenplay

Dead Romance by B9

Best Technical Lighting

神曲 by 屹山影视

Honorable Mention
A Scarf Today by The Artsychoke

Special Mention

David Ge’s Talkshow by INS

by Gaspard de la Nuit

2022 Film List

  • A lifetime by A&T Entertainment

    don't play with fire

  • A Scarf Today by The Artsychoke

    Smallest voice, loudest love.

  • Broke by Bounce House Productions

    Room for one

  • David Ge’s Talkshow by INS

    A ‘sentimental’ virtual character was forced transferred to comedy channel due to lack of viewers.

  • Dead Romance by B9

    Till Death Do Us Part

  • Lonely Flame by Little Big Foot

    Love Burns Long After the Flame is Gone

  • Melancholy Flames by Rock Pushers

    Only a melancholy one can truly illuminate another melancholy one, like a flame that easily identifies with another flame.

  • Mirror by 魏老师和他的学生团

    Who is the the mirror?

  • MY GIRL by Donkey's Bone

    What love does to you

  • No Laughing Matter Second Morning by Whisky Soda

    Who knew death took so much paperwork?

  • Redemption by Oh Shoot!

    For peace

  • 神曲 by 屹山影视

    Two missionaries are hunted after stealing a powerful relic.


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