Lynchburg, Virginia August 7 - 9, 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 Synthesize for winning Best Film of 2015. Their film Amulate will go on to represent Lynchburg against all the other city winners around the world at Filmapalooza 2016.

1st Place: Best Film of 2015

Amulate by Synthesize

2nd Place: Best Film of 2015

The Fourth by Go Theory

Required Elements

  • Character: Jared or Jenna Gibbons, Camp Counselor
  • Prop: a spoon
  • Line: "I wish I knew."

Audience Favorite: Group A

Amulate by Synthesize

Audience Favorite: Group B

Dead End Job by Pixelated Pictures

Best Writing

Dead End Job by Pixelated Pictures

Best Editing

Dead End Job by Pixelated Pictures

Best Directing

Jenna by AREA51

Best Cinematography

Amulate by Synthesize

Best Sound Design

One Minute More by Goon Squad

Best Musical Score

The Fourth by Go Theory

Best Acting

The Ride by White Hound

Best Set Design

Amulate by Synthesize

Best Use of Character

Jenna by AREA51

Best Use of Prop

Dead End Job by Pixelated Pictures

Best Use of Line

One Minute More by Goon Squad

2015 Film List

  • 1-800-VOODOO by Sleepwalk Media

    What can I Voodoo for You?

  • Amulate by Synthesize

    While traveling home a man discovers a stone that takes him to a new world while killing his body

  • Ave Marie by GenY Cinema

    A criminal takes refuge in the shadow of a mysterious cross.

  • Constance by LAN Productions

    A young screenwriter's imagination is liberated by the free-spirited character she creates.

  • Dead End Job by Pixelated Pictures

    A hitman becomes tired if his job.

  • EASY by Guthrie Films

    A woman's encounter with a man at a bar leads to a night of predatory acton.

  • Hashtag by Blujay Films

    A killer enacts his revenge on a culture of obsessed with staying connected with technology.

  • How to Love by Moon Chasers

    A love story turned tragedy but with no love lost.

  • Jenna by AREA51

    One small act of kindness

  • Jenna and Cass by Bigfoot Productions

    Cass and her buddy Jenna work together to dispose of her abusive boyfriend's body.

  • Long Shot by Money Mike

    Inspired by his cousins death in service for his Country Mike tries to join an elite military branch

  • Now I Know by The Muffin Men

    A young man struggles with depression following the loss of his younger brother.

  • One Minute More by Goon Squad

    Set in the near future, A man will do anything to be with the woman he loves for just a while longer

  • Skinny Camp by Gravy Sucking Pig Films

    A group of teens are forced to attend a camp of extreme gluttony

  • The Fourth by Go Theory

    A couple going on an anniversary getaway must overcome bumps in their relationship.

  • The Last Page by Spenc Toast

    Friends create a tribute to a series of adventures

  • The Letter by On Fleek Films

    A new couple in town receives a haunting letter from a former resident.

  • The Ride by White Hound

    A spirited camp counselor must convince her dying husband to make the most of the time he has left.

  • Where Is This Going by Bentrospection Productions

    Struggling with writing his book, a man has to choose between his fantasy and real experience

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