Providence, Rhode Island July 17 - 19, 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 What Cheer for winning Best Film of 2015. Their film The Last Laugh will go on to represent Providence against all the other city winners around the world at Filmapalooza 2016.


1st Place: Best Film of 2015

The Last Laugh by What Cheer

2nd Place: Best Film of 2015

Neighborhood Watch by Four Frogs Productions

3rd Place: Best Film of 2015

Valediction by Seriously Wrong Productions

48HFP: Science Fiction Project October 16 - 18, 2015

Bring on the aliens, spacecrafts and alternate dimensions and get ready for a weekend to remember!!

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Required Elements

  • Character: Van or Vanna Trumbull, Detective
  • Prop: a helmet
  • Line: "Where did that come from?"

Audience Favorite: Group A

30 Days 'Til Opening by 5148 Productions

Audience Favorite: Group B

A Run in the Woods: A Sock Opera by Chillo Hippo Productions

Audience Favorite: Group C

Death Rattle by SUMMER FLING

Audience Favorite: Group D

Buck's Bed and Breakfast by Shoot the Moon Films

Best Writing

Aptitude by Wacky Hat Productions

Best Editing

Finer Points by Animus Studios

Best Directing

Death! The Musical by 7 Around 2 Wrapped by 1

Best Cinematography

Death! The Musical by 7 Around 2 Wrapped by 1

Best Musical Score

Death Rattle by SUMMER FLING

Best Actor

Liam McNeill The Long Divide by Jetbed

Best Actress

Olivia Rizzo Valediction by Seriously Wrong Productions

Best Use of Character

Neighborhood Watch by Four Frogs Productions

Best Use of Prop

Personal Reflections by On the D.L.

Best Use of Line

Death Inc. by Open Door Productions

Best Film de Femme

Valediction by Seriously Wrong Productions

Best Use of Providence

Finer Points by Animus Studios

2015 Film List

  • 30 Days 'Til Opening by 5148 Productions

    Two women open an innovative new restaurant.

  • A Good Day to Grow Up by Stover and co

    Growing up...with murder

  • A Run in the Woods: A Sock Opera by Chillo Hippo Productions

    After a child wakes up, she is told stories to help get her back asleep.

  • A Taunting on Oak Street by Huttleston

    Where stress is a killer

  • All In by 3 Thirteen Productions

    We're bringing you back without actually going there

  • Aptitude by Wacky Hat Productions

    Her right of passage, Molly Flowers prepares to take her mandatory Superpower Aptitude Test.

  • Boogie Frights by Dream Team Studios

    A man obsessed with the Boogie Man tells his stories to a detective he THINKS he can trust

  • Buck's Bed and Breakfast by Shoot the Moon Films

    A couple on their vacation getaway stumble into an unexpected situation at their bed and breakfast.

  • Chinese Stakeout by The Roughnecks

    Growing up is hard for everyone, but it's even harder when aliens are involved!

  • Colchuck Origins by Megaporka productions

    You don't exist.

  • Dead on Arrival: The Story of DeathCop by Mindy's Hip

    A gritty 90's cop drama that never got picked up gains cult status online.

  • Death Inc. by Open Door Productions

    Dying on the job is just another day at the office.

  • Death Rattle by SUMMER FLING

    A suspect recalls the tale of his lover’s death through song under the stern eye of a detective.

  • Death! The Musical by 7 Around 2 Wrapped by 1

    Murder strikes the set of Death! The Musical, so the show’s Detective tries to solve whodunit.

  • Endings & Beginnings by Wax Idiotical Films

    It's about Romance... just not the part people like to think about.

  • FBI: Feline Bureau of Investigation by Smoked Salmon Studios

    Cat-tectives.

  • Finer Points by Animus Studios

    Troubled by his poor relationship with his father, Vincent struggles to make real relationships.

  • Friends Forever by Y2KEVIN

    One last Fourth to remember

  • Game Changer by CS50

    Gamenight can bring out the best in people

  • Hard Road by Funny Girls With Brains

    Push thru grief and move on with life

  • Home by K-Bella Productions

    Some say a moment defines you, but they're wrong,it's the sum of the moments that follow.

  • If I were you by All The Above Productions

    Detective investigates theft of mysterious helmet

  • Isaac by Messy Shed Productions

    A son picks up the cold trail of his father's strange disappearance.

  • It's Time by Wagglerock Films

    A sad circumstance turns into love

  • My Own Worst Enemy by Righteous Arts

    A female detective takes on a secret agency while saving a mentally destroyed agent

  • Nebulous by Huxley Pictures

    A paranoid young man fears the invasion of aliens.

  • Neighborhood Watch by Four Frogs Productions

    Inspired by spies when she loses wifi, Diane resorts to desperate measures to get connected.

  • Old Cases New Chords by Time Capsule Cronies

    does murder have a catchy beat?

  • Orders by The Filthy Sailors

    A detective must face his demons after losing an old friend.

  • Out Of The Family by MoviePoopie

    A girl brings a boy to meet her famly

  • Package Deal by Red Wine With Fish

    A man is sent on a daring mission in exchange for his pregnant wife.

  • Partners by Junction Z

    Solving crimes together

  • Person of Interest by State of Corruption

    Where'd That Come From?

  • Personal Reflections by On the D.L.

    Personalities clash when things take a turn for the worst during a weekly conversation group.

  • Powdered Noses by Stand By Films

    Two unassuming suburban housewives may not be all they appear to be.

  • Remembrance by The Tree-meisters

    A brother who protects his disabled brother.

  • Solace by Barking Dog Productions

    After the loss of his whole family, Det. Van Trumbull deals with the death of his dog.

  • Space Cops by Step-Dad Productions

    Earth's Real Superheros

  • Stuffed Crust by "That's Pretentious" Entertainment
  • Super Sorry for Your Loss by Napalm Luck Productions

    Mourning their leader's death, a group of heroes struggles to find unity in the face of their loss.

  • Testament by outlaw productions

    Agatha Christie with a twist

  • The Case of the Open Door by Root Beer Studios

    A childhood friend helps his buddy get through a breakup

  • The Descent by Joraff Productions

    A woman faces the realities of "a life not yet fully lived" running from her maker.

  • The Detective of Swag! by The Midnight Spectrum Club

    The Detective of Swag!

  • The End in Friend by BIG Productions

    Its all you'll have in the end.

  • The Kreed by A Push is a Tie

    One man uses a time traveling helmet to stop the band Kreed from forming and save his relationship.

  • The Last Laugh by What Cheer

    Keep you ducks in a row

  • The Long Divide by Jetbed

    In a gritty and desolate city, a man searches for a missing woman

  • The Ross Asylum Case by Foxtrot Uniform

    Armature ghost hunters find more than they bargained for when they investigate the abandoned Ross As

  • True Buddies by Go No Breaks! Films

    Buddies are for life

  • Unplanned Parenthood by Hipsters Love Hotsauce Films

    a girl birthed a child that was not planned, now she needs to get rid of it one way or another.

  • Valediction by Seriously Wrong Productions

    A recent bride comes to term with a serious loss.

  • warrant for dinner by The Super Secret Improv Collective

    two cops and a rookie detective uncover an earth-shattering mystery

  • Who's Done It? by Illest Villains

    An investigation to see which one of them did the dirty crime through previous memories/flashbacks.

  • You're My Inspiration by DROP TABLE productions

    Already-inspired man is dogged by inspirational narrators.

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