Paducah, Kentucky August 14 - 16, 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 Socially Present for winning Best Film of 2015. Their film Surface to Air will go on to represent Paducah against all the other city winners around the world at Filmapalooza 2016.


1st Place: Best Film of 2015

Surface to Air by Socially Present

2nd Place: Best Film of 2015

Flag Day by EMP

Required Elements

  • Character: Cam or Carrie Trepard, Hypochondriac
  • Prop: a wallet
  • Line: "Why did I listen to you?"

Audience Favorite

Flag Day by EMP

Best Writing

Flag Day by EMP

Surface to Air by Socially Present

Best Editing

Bloodline by Doctor Deuce

Best Directing

Surface to Air by Socially Present

Best Cinematography

Surface to Air by Socially Present

Honorable Mention
Bloodline by Doctor Deuce

Best Sound Design

Flag Day by EMP

Bloodline by Doctor Deuce

Best Musical Score

Rubicon by Real Productions

Best Song

Daddy's Kiss Flag Day by EMP

Best Actor

Josh Cornelius Flag Day by EMP

Best Actress

Malinda Neihoff Surface to Air by Socially Present

Best Graphics

Surface to Air by Socially Present

Honorable Mention
Bloodline by Doctor Deuce

Best Special Effects

Errand by Provision Productions

Best Choreography

Flag Day by EMP

Best Costumes

The Vaccinator by Escapist Pictures

Best Use of Character

Surface to Air by Socially Present

Best Use of Prop

Surface to Air by Socially Present

A Second Chance by Furious Giraffe Productions

Best Use of Line

Surface to Air by Socially Present

2015 Film List

  • "Road to Stephen's" by CAB F A

    "Two friends try to get to another friend's house to watch the "Big Game" on the his Big Screen.

  • A Second Chance by Furious Giraffe Productions

    A girl with mysterious abilities follows a trail of her stolen possessions

  • Bloodline by Doctor Deuce

    Cam Trepard struggles to become a mass murderer through his own struggle with hypchondria.

  • Delta Law by Deltaland Micro Stars

    Crime does not escape justice in Delta Land

  • Errand by Provision Productions

    Room mate runs errand for "meds but turns out to be drugged Chocolate pudding

  • Flag Day by EMP

    A young man struggles with his past to become the man he was destined to be on Flag Day.

  • House Call by Bad Horse
  • Places She Liked To Play by RED BAND FILMS

    a young girl goes missing

  • Rubicon by Real Productions

    A woman reflects on her pursuit of singing and performing in musicals over the course of 70 years.

  • Surface to Air by Socially Present

    A hypochondriac finds love and acceptance.

  • The Vaccinator by Escapist Pictures

    After isolating himself from society, a hypochondriac who hoards meds runs across a helpful nurse.


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