Brisbane, Australia 16 - 18 September 2016

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 Team Sway for winning Best Film of 2016. Their film Game Day will go on to represent Brisbane against all the other city winners around the world at Filmapalooza 2017.


1st Place: Best Film of 2016

Game Day by Team Sway

2nd Place: Best Film of 2016

Dinner for two by Rabriate

Required Elements

  • Character: Steve or Stephanie Villner, Paint Enthusiast
  • Prop: measuring tape
  • Line: "Oh my God, this is the answer I've been looking for!" (or "Oh my God, this is the answer I have been looking for!")

Audience Favorite: Group A

The Boy Next Door by Original Gangsters

Best Writing

Where on Earth is Cameron's Set of Keys, Though? by Arcane Century Productions

Best Editing

Dinner for two by Rabriate

Best Directing

Game Day by Team Sway

Best Cinematography

Dinner for two by Rabriate

Best Sound Design

Bump in the Road by Blue Moon Art House Productions

Best Musical Score

Bump in the Road by Blue Moon Art House Productions

Best Actor

David Breen Game Day by Team Sway

Best Actress

Tamara McLaughlin Master-Piece of Meat by Creative Clones

Best Supporting Actor

Tim Appleton Bump in the Road by Blue Moon Art House Productions

Best Supporting Actress

Leilani Jade War is Bad: The Musical by Grandy Scottarenko Film Production Company Corporation

Best Make Up

Master-Piece of Meat by Creative Clones

Best Visual Effects

Dinner for two by Rabriate

Best Production Design

Game Day by Team Sway

2016 Film List

  • A Measure of Time by STC Studios

    A man caught inside broken time

  • A Modern Fable by Project19

    a trier finds his persistence to win

  • And I ran by Real Goode

    A struggle for humanity in the face of war and tragedy

  • Bump in the Road by Blue Moon Art House Productions

    After discovering she is pregnant a young woman must decide what to do next.

  • Champions by A Tale of Three Cities

    An insight into the lives of two national champions as they prepare for the world championship.

  • Dig by The Initiative Production Company

    Stephanie looks for a family relic as the world comes to an end.

  • Dinner for two by Rabriate

    An ld man celebrates his 30th wedding anniversay

  • Duality by Skabende

    A young painter travels on a journey of self-discovery.

  • Exchange Student by The A Team

    A Brisbane University follows the adventures of a Syrian exchange student.

  • Game Day by Team Sway

    Every day is Game Day

  • Impossible Colours by Professional Amateurs

    Stephanie dreams of attending art school. An old friend returns, and faces her with a choice.

  • Jog On by Two Dollar Doughnut

    When one kilometre feels like a hundred.

  • Lifestyles of the lost and found by French Toast Mafia

    Hide and seek champion, Younique, is interviewed about her hide and seek lifestyle.

  • Master-Piece of Meat by Creative Clones

    When Life intimidates Art

  • Me, Myself and Time by Nonsense and Mayhem Productions

    Time Travel and self-love - Jeremy never knew how much he wanted both to be connected...

  • Measured Time by Usually Unusual

    Jenny finds herself reliving her past memories using a time travelling device .

  • Memories of You by Midnight International Productions

    Love can keep someone alive after death...

  • Off Topic by Fourth Wall

    What would you do, and how far would you go to make a sale?

  • Outline 48 by Going Commando

    A serial killer leaves behind a unique set of clues

  • Still Life by El Telon Theatre Company

    5.54

  • Super Strangers by The Crew

    Heroes with useless powers seek mentoring

  • The Adventure Boys by Polyglamourous

    Three brothers on an adventure!

  • The Art of Grief by Shoot From The Hip

    At the reading of a will, a family opens old wounds and get more than they bargained for...

  • The Box by The Drifters

    A man finds a locked box in the trash only to find out it's not just an ordinary box.

  • The Boy Next Door by Original Gangsters

    A curious girl gets more than she expected when she spies on her eccentric neighbour.

  • The Mouse by Remini and Friends

    In a world full of lions, a mouse struggles to find her place

  • War is Bad: The Musical by Grandy Scottarenko Film Production Company Corporation

    John and Steve are part of a nonviolent anti-war movement in a country that punishes protest.

  • Where on Earth is Cameron's Set of Keys, Though? by Arcane Century Productions

    Two people use the help of a mysterious woman to help find their missing friend.

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