Inland Empire, California June 5 - 7, 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 dannyschrammfilms for winning Best Film of 2015. Their film FEARLESS will go on to represent Inland Empire against all the other city winners around the world at Filmapalooza 2016.


1st Place: Best Film of 2015

FEARLESS by dannyschrammfilms

2nd Place: Best Film of 2015

Control by Dream More Than Sleep

Required Elements

  • Character: Chris or Christine Campbell, Life Coach
  • Prop: a glass bowl
  • Line: "Happy? You bet I'm happy." (or "Happy? You bet I am happy.")

Audience Favorite: Group A

Happy Accident by Crashdown

Honorable Mentions
Control by Dream More Than Sleep
FEARLESS by dannyschrammfilms

Best Writing

Entanglement by Tiberiusfilm Ltd.

Best Directing

FEARLESS by dannyschrammfilms

Best Cinematography

FEARLESS by dannyschrammfilms

Best Acting

Control by Dream More Than Sleep

Best Ensemble Acting

The Real Hollywood by Studio 7 Productions

Best Use of Character

Nutty Buddies by Mic & Nik's Major Motion Pics

Best Use of Prop

aTypical Romance by Absurd Caca Roach Experiment

Best Use of Line

FEARLESS by dannyschrammfilms

2015 Film List

  • aTypical Romance by Absurd Caca Roach Experiment

    Romance can be complicated.

  • Control by Dream More Than Sleep

    When a psychic goes rogue his former employers race to control the situation.

  • Entanglement by Tiberiusfilm Ltd.

    What is the price of love?

  • FEARLESS by dannyschrammfilms

    What would you do if you weren't afraid?

  • Grit by Proxi Pixel

    A vengeful heart is out for revenge...

  • Happy Accident by Crashdown

    Today is the day it happens

  • Hard Knox P.D. by Underdawg Productions

    Desperate to become a detective, an under performing officer is relegated to guard a parking lot.

  • Hollow by Open Window Films

    The Forgotten Gift

  • Nutty Buddies by Mic & Nik's Major Motion Pics

    Two buddies find that they're better at being one another than they are being themselves.

  • The Real Hollywood by Studio 7 Productions

    The business is run by kids

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