Indianapolis, Indiana April 20 - 22, 2018

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 Dharma for winning Best Film of 2018. Their film Infectus will go on to represent Indianapolis against all the other city winners around the world at Filmapalooza 2019.


1st Place: Best Film of 2018

Infectus by Team Dharma

2nd Place: Best Film of 2018

Snap by Buffoonery Films

3rd Place: Best Film of 2018

WTF by Midlife Crisis

Required Elements

  • Character: Paula or Paul Thurber, Activist
  • Prop: a calculator
  • Line: ""I believe in peace.""

Audience Favorite

Infectus by Team Dharma

Best Writing

WTF by Midlife Crisis

Best Directing

Snap by Buffoonery Films

Best Cinematography

Infectus by Team Dharma

Best Sound Design

Infectus by Team Dharma

Best Actor

Association for Sheep Safety by Why April?

Best Ensemble Acting

WTF by Midlife Crisis

Best Special Effects

Infectus by Team Dharma

Best Costumes

Association for Sheep Safety by Why April?

Best Use of Character

Association for Sheep Safety by Why April?

Best Use of Prop

Social Bonding by The Tribe

Best Use of Line

A Hazy Tune by Introverse Productions

2018 Film List

  • A Hazy Tune by Introverse Productions

    A local musician struggles with his inability to play music after a traumatic brain injury.

  • Association for Sheep Safety by Why April?

    Gene Wilson, an old-school, gun-toting, rancher is visited by Paul Thurber, an activist who is concerned about sheep safety and the danger of firearms. It doesn't take long for things to go awry!

  • Brushing it Off by The Randoms

    Painted as a cast away, April expresses herself through her passion.

  • Fractured by 5 After 5 Productions

    A self destructive man finds peace in an unlikely bar.

  • God Is A Dude by Mutant Geek Videos

    Witches Against the Patriarchy

  • Handy Andy #2 by Swag Chef Chef

    Can a neighborhood evolve to embrace an unusual dynasty of handyman with divine abilities? Or will one woman's traditionalist ways end it all.

  • Infectus by Team Dharma

    TBD

  • Kraxos by T2 Productions

    Kraxos has returned.

  • Lady Bros by Short Bus Talking Pictures

    Two lady bros going on a journey for higher consciousness.

  • Record Breaker by Manmauji Films

    an ungainly mid-aged woman has her mind set on creating a world record to prove herself to the world,but mostly to her husband.

  • Snap by Buffoonery Films

    Snap! Their gone.

  • Social Bonding by The Tribe
  • The Cakeicide by Blue September Films

    The mystery of the cakeicide.

  • Us and Them by Fair Creek Films

    A federal agent searches for the truth amidst conspiracy and the depths of the mind.

  • WTF by Midlife Crisis

    Following the stripping of a champion's title, two fighters must prepare for battle to decide the champion of the WTF.


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