Asheville, North Carolina June 19 - 21, 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 Artivational for winning Best Film of 2015. Their film Hair Today Gone Tomorrow will go on to represent Asheville against all the other city winners around the world at Filmapalooza 2016.


1st Place: Best Film of 2015

Hair Today Gone Tomorrow by Artivational

2nd Place: Best Film of 2015

Get Lost by Alone In A Crowd Productions

Required Elements

  • Character: Andrew or Adriana Elwood, Hairdresser
  • Prop: A vase
  • Line: "What! I can't believe it." OR What! I cannot believe it."

Audience Favorite: Group A

Lullaby by Skullthunder Films

Audience Favorite: Group B

The House Call by RodyPolis Films

Audience Favorite: Group C

Mother's Hunters by Team Long Shot

Best Writing

Hair Today Gone Tomorrow by Artivational

Best Editing

Get Lost by Alone In A Crowd Productions

Best Directing

Get Lost by Alone In A Crowd Productions

Best Cinematography

Hair Today Gone Tomorrow by Artivational

Best Sound Design

Get Lost by Alone In A Crowd Productions

Best Musical Score

Bad Investment by Green Leaf Arts

Best Actor

Spencer Bolin Blood Smoke II: Wrath of the Kongfather by Krusty Jugglers

Best Actress

Emily Shaules American Values by A-B Tech DME Program

Best Ensemble Acting

Mother's Hunters by Team Long Shot

Best Graphics

Hair Today Gone Tomorrow by Artivational

Best Special Effects

Go To Hell 3D by Flowersfilm

Best Choreography

Blood Smoke II: Wrath of the Kongfather by Krusty Jugglers

Best Costumes

Fates by Team UNCA

Best Use of Character

Hair Today Gone Tomorrow by Artivational

Best Use of Prop

Mother's Hunters by Team Long Shot

Best Use of Line

Last Looks by Three Hopes Cross Productions

Best Use of Genre

Bad Investment by Green Leaf Arts

2015 Film List

  • A Little Off The Top by Bigger Boat Pictures

    A young hairdressing student practices for her exam.

  • A Vase for Adriana by Torg Stories

    An Asheville gardener is pursued by a visiting commercial real estate developer.

  • American Values by A-B Tech DME Program

    A woman must choose between a career and her family

  • Bad Investment by Green Leaf Arts

    A Hip Hop label tries to sign a gifted R and B singer who turns out to be a bad investment.

  • Blood Rose by Smokey Fate Films

    Female detective pursues killer.

  • Blood Smoke II: Wrath of the Kongfather by Krusty Jugglers

    When a private eye's partner gets kidnapped he must seek the help of an old friend to rescue him.

  • Everything Will Be Okay by Giles Brothers Productions

    A man whose mother has recently passed away is comforted by an old childhood friend.

  • Fates by Team UNCA

    Hairdresser, Andrew Elwood's life, is set spinning when the fates turn against him.

  • Final Arrangement by Roam Films

    Husband and wife come to terms while finding closure through certain unrealities.

  • Get Lost by Alone In A Crowd Productions

    A nightmare outside of a dream.

  • Go To Hell 3D by Flowersfilm

    What! I can't believe it!

  • Hair Today Gone Tomorrow by Artivational

    Cutting hair isn't a job, it's an art.

  • Killer Charm by Team Blue Bear Productions

    Be wary of perceptions when a serial killer is on the loose.

  • Last Looks by Three Hopes Cross Productions

    A mysterious hairdresser seeks the truth

  • Lullaby by Skullthunder Films

    Escape to within

  • Mother's Hunters by Team Long Shot

    A simple scavenger hunt turns deadly when teams battle it out for the coveted prize!

  • Premonition by CENorG Productions

    Premonition. A potent poison.

  • Rondo and Delilah by Team WPCC

    Actors find love in corky comedy

  • Snippets by Forrader Photoplay

    A hairdresser has decided to move on and must deal with the criticism of all those who surroud him.

  • Split Ends by Shoot to Trill
  • The House Call by RodyPolis Films

    A small-town hair stylist receives a mysterious request for a house call.

  • The Macaroni Incident by Team ETSU
  • Vigilum Amicorum by Blacklist

    Two earnest detectives take down a dirty chief of police with the power of friendship

  • Where Are The Black Angels by EnterTame Us
  • Would you like some noodles? by Studio Casey Brown

    A hairdresser investigates the theft of his prized banana bread and has a strange encounter.

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