Amarillo, Texas April 17 - 19, 2015

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 Three First Names for winning Best Film of 2015. Their film The Gardner Pt. 2 - Harvest Season will go on to represent Amarillo against all the other city winners around the world at Filmapalooza 2016.


1st Place: Best Film of 2015

The Gardner Pt. 2 - Harvest Season by Three First Names

2nd Place: Best Film of 2015

Coping Mechanism by Buffalo Media

3rd Place: Best Film of 2015

Death do us part by Augur Media Group

Required Elements

  • Character: Eleanor or Ethan Evans, Funeral Industry Employee
  • Prop: socks
  • Line: "Today's the day." (or "Today is the day.")

Audience Favorite: Group A

Small Town, Big Dreams by W.A.T.C.H.

Best Writing

The Gardner Pt. 2 - Harvest Season by Three First Names

Best Editing

Death do us part by Augur Media Group

Best Directing

The Gardner Pt. 2 - Harvest Season by Three First Names

Best Cinematography

The Gardner Pt. 2 - Harvest Season by Three First Names

Best Sound Design

The Gardner Pt. 2 - Harvest Season by Three First Names

Best Musical Score

Coping Mechanism by Buffalo Media

Best Song

Head Space by 2in2out

Best Acting

The Gardner Pt. 2 - Harvest Season by Three First Names

Best Actor

Angel Garcia Coping Mechanism by Buffalo Media

Honorable Mentions
Blue Malone Ethan and Eleanor by Wild Plains Productions
Cory Allen Schneider Dearly De-Parted by The JB Project Productions

Best Actress

Crystal Moss Ethan and Eleanor by Wild Plains Productions

Honorable Mention
Rosalie Gonzolaz Coping Mechanism by Buffalo Media

Best Supporting Actor

Cody Johnson Forever Alone by Massive Score

Best Supporting Actress

The Trio The Gardner Pt. 2 - Harvest Season by Three First Names

Best Ensemble Acting

The Gardner Pt. 2 - Harvest Season by Three First Names

Best Graphics

Head Space by 2in2out

Best Special Effects

Coping Mechanism by Buffalo Media

Best Choreography

The Gardner Pt. 2 - Harvest Season by Three First Names

Best Costumes

The Gardner Pt. 2 - Harvest Season by Three First Names

Best Use of Character

Forever Alone by Massive Score

Best Use of Prop

The Gardner Pt. 2 - Harvest Season by Three First Names

Best Use of Line

Forever Alone by Massive Score

Best Use of Genre

Ethan and Eleanor by Wild Plains Productions

2015 Film List

  • Bodies in Motion by Broken Leaf

    A funeral home consultant is sought out to help track a criminal who is stealing bodies.

  • Coping Mechanism by Buffalo Media

    Chandler teleports when he gets nervous. This is the story of overcoming his fear and controlling it

  • Dearly De-Parted by The JB Project Productions

    Funerals can cost you a lot, a whole lot.

  • Death do us part by Augur Media Group

    John just wants to pay his respects to his dead wife, or is it his wife paying her respects?

  • Ethan and Eleanor by Wild Plains Productions

    A couple reminisces on the unusual circumstances that brought them together.

  • Forever Alone by Massive Score

    A deal with the devil gone wrong

  • Head Space by 2in2out

    Near Future with state of theart social networking gone wrong.

  • Small Town, Big Dreams by W.A.T.C.H.

    A journey into an actors coming of age

  • The Gardner Pt. 2 - Harvest Season by Three First Names

    A sequel to the greatest film ever made.

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