Providence, Rhode Island October 16 - 18, 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 Wacky Hat Productions for winning Best Film of 2015. Their film Upgrade will go on to represent Providence against all the other city winners around the world at Filmapalooza 2016.


1st Place: Best Film of 2015

Upgrade by Wacky Hat Productions

2nd Place: Best Film of 2015

Dead Man's Hand by J.Henderson Media

3rd Place: Best Film of 2015

Patheogenesis by All The Above Entertainment

Required Elements

  • Character: Charles or Charlotte Ward, History Student
  • Prop: a book
  • Line: "It's still sinking in." (or "It is still sinking in.")

Audience Favorite: Group A

Upgrade by Wacky Hat Productions

Best Writing

Upgrade by Wacky Hat Productions

Best Editing

Jason Miller Yesterdays News by What Door?

Best Directing

Judah Guiduci Patheogenesis by All The Above Entertainment

Best Cinematography

Jonathan Henderson Dead Man's Hand by J.Henderson Media

Best Actor

Gerson Andrade Patheogenesis by All The Above Entertainment

Best Actress

Olivia Marques Upgrade by Wacky Hat Productions

Best Special Effects

Patheogenesis by All The Above Entertainment

Best Make Up

Rise by Wagglerock Films

Best Use of Character

Rise by Wagglerock Films

Best Use of Prop

Upgrade by Wacky Hat Productions

Best Use of Line

The Late Charles Ward by Napalm Luck Productions

Most Charming Robot

Chris Gauthier Upgrade by Wacky Hat Productions

Cutest Zombie Movie

Rise by Wagglerock Films

2015 Film List

  • Dead Man's Hand by J.Henderson Media

    Trapped in the world of virtual reality, Charles Ward, fights for his life to find a way to escape.

  • Patheogenesis by All The Above Entertainment

    A splinter cell is formed to search for a former researchers cure of a worldwide plague

  • Rise by Wagglerock Films

    An innocent young girl learns a dark family secret

  • The Late Charles Ward by Napalm Luck Productions

    After a spaceship joyride gone wrong, 3 college friends find themselves stranded and pursued.

  • Upgrade by Wacky Hat Productions
  • Yesterdays News by What Door?

    One mans struggle meaning after success


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