Las Vegas, Nevada August 26 - 28, 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 Coldbrew for winning Best Film of 2016. Their film The Receivers will go on to represent Las Vegas against all the other city winners around the world at Filmapalooza 2017.


1st Place: Best Film of 2016

The Receivers by Coldbrew

2nd Place: Best Film of 2016

Clock Wipe by Light Forge Studios

3rd Place: Best Film of 2016

Re-Do by BYERFILMS

Required Elements

  • Character: Kirk or Kristy Trentwell, Candidate
  • Prop: a brush
  • Line: "Stop talking, start doing."

Audience Favorite: Group A

Re-Do by BYERFILMS

Audience Favorite: Group B

The Receivers by Coldbrew

Audience Favorite: Group C

The Battle by NewZ HoundZ

Best Writing

Clock Wipe by Light Forge Studios

Best Editing

The Battle by NewZ HoundZ

Best Directing

The Receivers by Coldbrew

Best Cinematography

The Receivers by Coldbrew

Best Sound Design

Clock Wipe by Light Forge Studios

Best Musical Score

The Receivers by Coldbrew

Best Actor

David Kurtz The Receivers by Coldbrew

Best Graphics

Re-Do by BYERFILMS

Best Special Effects

Clock Wipe by Light Forge Studios

Best Costumes

Re-Do by BYERFILMS

Best Set Design

Re-Do by BYERFILMS

2016 Film List

  • Clock Wipe by Light Forge Studios

    Sometimes you just have to break the universe. With your phone.

  • Re-Do by BYERFILMS
  • The Battle by NewZ HoundZ

    Learning to fight a new kind of evil.

  • The Receivers by Coldbrew

    Stop talking, start doing


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