Halifax, Canada 22 - 24 September 2017

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 Goblin Den Productions for winning Best Film of 2017. Their film No Control will go on to represent Halifax against all the other city winners around the world at Filmapalooza 2018.


1st Place: Best Film of 2017

No Control by Goblin Den Productions

2nd Place: Best Film of 2017

Shattered by Les Auteurs

Required Elements

  • Character: Oliver or Olivia Moody, Politician
  • Prop: a print photo
  • Line: "This/ That is shocking!"

Audience Favorite

No Control by Goblin Den Productions

Honorable Mention
Shattered by Les Auteurs

Best Editing

Shattered by Les Auteurs

Best Directing

Ryan Schimmel No Control by Goblin Den Productions

Best Cinematography

Shattered by Les Auteurs

Best Actor

Mike Poole Shattered by Les Auteurs

Best Supporting Actress

Suzanne Switzer No Control by Goblin Den Productions

Best Use of Line

No Control by Goblin Den Productions

2017 Film List

  • No Control by Goblin Den Productions

    Connor, an everyday man becomes a people saving hero, when he is given the power to travel in time but must overcome his own dilemma to be happy and find love.

  • Shattered by Les Auteurs

    Tensions rise in the office of Oliver Moody after an abuse scandal comes to light.


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