New Orleans, Louisiana July 22 - 24, 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 Lonely Eskimo Productions for winning Best Film of 2016. Their film All Things Considered will go on to represent New Orleans against all the other city winners around the world at Filmapalooza 2017.


1st Place: Best Film of 2016

All Things Considered by Lonely Eskimo Productions

2nd Place: Best Film of 2016

Genetic Lottery by EFguys sponsored by Twerklight

3rd Place: Best Film of 2016

Free Will by Thirsty Roots Films

Required Elements

  • Character: Dante or Danetta Longfellow, Professor
  • Prop: a slice of pizza
  • Line: "I'll deal with it in the morning." (or "I will deal with it in the morning.")

Audience Favorite: Group A

Genetic Lottery by EFguys sponsored by Twerklight

Audience Favorite: Group B

Grown Up Stuff by More Than 4 Productions

Best Writing

Genetic Lottery by EFguys sponsored by Twerklight

Best Directing

Genetic Lottery by EFguys sponsored by Twerklight

Best Cinematography

All Things Considered by Lonely Eskimo Productions

Best Musical Score

The Doctor's Assistant by Bag-a-Ho's

Best Actor

Bill Harris Free Will by Thirsty Roots Films

Best Actress

Angel Giuffra Genetic Lottery by EFguys sponsored by Twerklight

Best Supporting Actor

Craig Leydecker Help Me by Team LaFilm

Best Supporting Actress

Hayden Guthrie Grown Up Stuff by More Than 4 Productions

Best Ensemble Acting

MOE JOE by Admit Two Productions

Best Graphics

Free Will by Thirsty Roots Films

Best Special Effects

The Doctor's Assistant by Bag-a-Ho's

Best Choreography

The New Recruits by Backyard Shed Films

Best Costumes

The Doctor's Assistant by Bag-a-Ho's

Best Use of Character

Where the Sun Don't Shine by Zombie and the Drunk!

Best Use of Prop

Say Something by Say Something

Best Use of Line

Revisions by William Gil Films

2016 Film List

  • All Things Considered by Lonely Eskimo Productions

    Two couples receive a draft letter. Conflict ensues.

  • Free Will by Thirsty Roots Films

    Will, a blissfully ignorant father and husband, learns a lot about himself on an unexpected journey.

  • Genetic Lottery by EFguys sponsored by Twerklight

    A one-armed woman has the choice to be whole.

  • Grown Up Stuff by More Than 4 Productions

    A young boy confronts his crush and learns what it means to be an adult.

  • Help Me by Team LaFilm

    A woman is left alone in a house she recently moved in to but is she really alone?

  • MOE JOE by Admit Two Productions

    Two brothers discover the meaning of mojo while visiting New Orleans for Halloween.

  • Revisions by William Gil Films

    cop goes back in time and fixes things

  • Say Something by Say Something

    See what trouble comes to life when you bring together a mad professor and a saucy slice of pizza.

  • The Doctor's Assistant by Bag-a-Ho's

    Knowledge can be deadly

  • The New Recruits by Backyard Shed Films

    A couple awakes in a strange warehouse, and find themselves new recruits in the Great Army.

  • Where the Sun Don't Shine by Zombie and the Drunk!

    To celebrate Have a Bad Day Day, Professor Proctopuss tries to ruin Captain Sunshine's day.


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