Huntsville, Alabama March 27 - 29, 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 Half Minute Horror Productions for winning Best Film of 2015. Their film Match will go on to represent Huntsville against all the other city winners around the world at Filmapalooza 2016.


1st Place: Best Film of 2015

Match by Half Minute Horror Productions

2nd Place: Best Film of 2015

The Last Newspaper by Storyboard Creative

Required Elements

  • Character: Joe or Jolene Ellerby, Gym Teacher
  • Prop: an index card
  • Line: "Sorry, my friend. No can do."

Audience Favorite

The Morning After by UNA

Best Writing

Match by Half Minute Horror Productions

Best Editing

Death's Playground by Muddled Group

Best Directing

The Last Newspaper by Storyboard Creative

Best Cinematography

The Last Newspaper by Storyboard Creative

Best Sound Design

Match by Half Minute Horror Productions

Best Actor

Match by Half Minute Horror Productions

Best Use of Character

Crippled by 1 Up Films

Best Use of Prop

Death's Playground by Muddled Group

Best Use of Line

Match by Half Minute Horror Productions

Judges Choice Award

The Note by Giles Cory Productions

2015 Film List

  • Crippled by 1 Up Films

    Man struggles to find himself after being blamed for a tragedy.

  • Crosscut by Divided Spectrum Productions

    A simple rescue sparks a relationship that in time results in this hero's dark past coming to light.

  • Death's Playground by Muddled Group

    Can you beat Death at your own game?

  • Fighting for Breath by Ryan Blank Media, LLC

    Like a fish out of water, you'll be fighting for breath

  • Highnote by Outjogging

    Small town wants to become a city by attracting my residents with a jingle.

  • Match by Half Minute Horror Productions

    The person you're looking for is out there waiting.

  • Sleep by Green Paper

    In able to see it you have to wake up.

  • The Last Newspaper by Storyboard Creative

    The owner of the last newspaper gives advice to his last subscriber.

  • The Morning After by UNA

    After a wild night out, a woman encounters the only thing that could make the morning after awkward.

  • The Note by Giles Cory Productions

    A boy seeks advice from an array of sources on what his suicide note should say.

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